District Beaver Fun Day - March 2014

Mar
17

60 Beaver Scouts recently enjoyed a Fun Day at Waterside Lodge. The day was split into two halves with the 2nd, 19th and 62nd colonies attending the morning session and the 14th, 55th and 3 Beaver Scouts from the 62nd attending the afternoon session.

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District Leader Meetings with a Difference.....

Mar
03

Our Scout leaders took part in a District Scout Leaders meeting with a difference recently. Every third meeting is going to be a taster session for a different activity that can hopefully be taken back to their Troops...this time round it was a Flight Simulator session...who said being a leader is all work and no play?

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District Lord Derby Scout Competition 2014

Mar
02

First competition of the year, and what a day! The sun cracking the flags. District Lord Derby at Waterside Lodge. Scouts from 7 troops took part in bases which enable the scouts to do battle.

Bases consisted of bombs being transported, candle lighting pioneering style, first aid, fire lighting, chopping area, code breaking & a millionaire scout quiz.
All involved, Scout Leaders and Judges, said they enjoyed the event.

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Operation Frostbite District Scout Patrol Leader Camp 2014

Feb
04

On the evening of Friday 24th January 23 Southport District Scouts arrived at Waterside Lodge International Airport for their flight to Adventure on the Operation Frostbite PL / APL Weekend Camp.The Scouts survived a plane crash, faced many challenges, swam across a freezing cold lake, built a cooking stove with the aircraft wreckage, gutted a fish, learned key first aid survival skills, built a bridge to cross a river, went rifle shooting, learnt key knots, cooked their food, made new friends and had a laugh.....oh and slept outside under the stars in freezing cold wet and windy conditions

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Fundraising Disco for Japan Jamboree

Jan
09

As part of our ongoing efforts to raise funds for Southport's Scouts to attend the 23rd World Jamboree in Japan a Disco is being organised for all Sections at our District Headquarters on Saturday 1st February 2014. For Further details of times etc please refer to the information being sent to each section or contact your ADC.

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International Jamboree in Japan 2015

Jan
06

Max and Robert from the 48th Southport Scout group and Sam from the 1st Southport Scout group have been chosen to represent Southport District and attend the World Scout Jamboree in Japan in 2015. The 3 boys with help from their fellow Scouts, family and friends held a bag pack at the very busy Sainsbury's Southport store on New Years Eve. Thanks to the very generous shoppers they raised a fantastic £801.29 which will be used to fund their exciting trip.

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District Beaver Scout Sleepover

Jan
06

Over the weekend of 7th/8th December 57 beavers attended the District Sleepover held at Waterside Lodge over 2 days and nights. The theme was Christmas. As well as all the activities on offer we also tried to have a traditional Christmas Dinner (11 turkey crowns along with all the trimmings) which was enjoyed by all the Beavers and Leaders.

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62nd Cub Pack's Swimming Gala Hat Trick!

Nov
18

Huge Congratulations to the 62nd Cub Pack who won last Saturday's District Swimming Gala for the third year in a row!
Well done to the 19th Cubs who came 2nd and the 1st 'Panther' Cubs who came 3rd. The teams had to compete in straight races, fun races and in a team relay race.

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48th & 1st Panther Cubs win Indoor Competition

Oct
31

Congratulations to the 48th and 1st Southport Panther Cub Packs for coming joint 1st in last nights District Indoor Competition. Each Pack entered a team of 6 cubs which went round various bases taking on challenges based on an International Theme. The winning teams were closely followed by the 62nd and 58th Cub Packs. Well done to everyone who competed and to the leaders who organised the various bases.

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Merseyside Scouts Officially Record Breakers

Oct
22

Its Official! Merseyside Scout Council have announced that the 1,238 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network and Leaders that attended the Chief Scout visit at Festival Gardens last May and took part in the Longest Handshake Relay are officially World Record Holders. Well done to everyone that took part from Southport District!
To see the Official website follow this link http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/1/longest-handshake-relay

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