Southport Scouts 1st & 2nd at County Camping Competition

Jul
08

Congratulations to the 48th Southport Scout Troop who came 1st place in this weekend's County Camping Competition at Tawd Vale and to the 1st Southport Lockhart Troop who came in 2 points behind them to clinch 2nd place.
Both teams were competing against other Troops from around Merseyside, who were in the County Competition because they had won their District versions of the event.
The troops were judged on their Camping skills which included preparing and cooking a meal (based on a theme) for the judges. Well Done to everyone!

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Wingding County Cub Camp

Jun
22

Last weekend the 1st, 14th, 19th and 48th Southport Cub Packs joined 850 other Cubs from around Merseyside to take part in the bi-annual County Wingding Camp at Tawd Vale. They were joined on the Saturday by a few hundred more Beaver Scouts, again including Colonies from Southport. Despite torrential rain at times everyone had a brilliant time taking part in all the activities on offer including :- Go-karting, Falconry displays, climbing towers, zip lines , water zorbing, bell boating, Craft tents, helter skelter to name but a few.

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New District Minibus available for Booking

Jun
19

Below is a report submitted by the District Minibus Support Team. If you wish to book the minibus please refer to the booking and Conditions information form which can be downloaded from the Forms / Info section of this website. A huge 'Thank you' from Southport District to the minibus team for all their hard work!

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District Cub Camp 2012

Jun
10

Southport District Cubs spent their Annual Camp at Bibby Farm for 3 nights over last weekend's extended Golden Jubilee Bank Holiday.The Leaders met on Friday 1st June to erect tents and get ready for the Cubs arriving between 7 and 8 p.m. Typically it was a blistering hot day!!! The Cubs arrived and got changed to make their name/group badges for the weekend.

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Southport Leaders Honoured at Mayor's Presentation

Jun
10

Congratulations to Byron Chapman and Alex Rimmer, from the 62nd Scout Group, who attended the Mayor's Presentation recently and were given certificates for Outstanding Achievement in Volunteering.
Congratulations also go to Debbie Ward, Andrew Tinsley, Penny Rimmer, Sarah Harper, Catherine Dodd, Catherine Cooper, Martin Cooper, Diane Chapman, Graham Borwick, Ailsa Andrew and Chris Scott who also have certificates but couldn't make it to the ceremony.

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New Kayak Coach For Southport District

Jun
09

Big congratulations go to Robbie Smith,Scout leader at the 62nd Scout Group, for achieving his goal in becoming a Kayak / Canoe Instructor.
During last week Robbie spent a hard week in Wales where he completed the British Canoe Union Level one coaching assessment and passed with flying colours.
We are happy to have him in the team, well done Robbie !!!
Stuart Eley (CSL & Level 2 Coach)

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62nd Cub Pack Win District Dragonboat Racing Competition

May
19

Congratulations to the 62nd A team who won this years District Dragonboat Racing Competition which took place yesterday evening, 18th May, at Waterside Lodge.

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Southport Scouts march in front of the Queen

Apr
30

Southport Explorer / Network Scouts, who were recently awarded their Queen's Scout Award, have just been to London to march at the Annual Queens Scout Parade in Windsor Castle's Quadrangle. Part of the parade included marching a few feet in front of the Queen and afterwards they went on to meet the Chief Scout, Bear Grylls.

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19th Southport Pack of the Year

Apr
25

Congratulations to the 19th Southport Cub Pack who were announced as Pack of the Year at our St.George's Day service last Sunday.
They will now have the honour of leading next year's parade carrying the Union and St.George's Flags.
Pack of the Year is decided by the results of various District Competitions, Nights Camping away and Chief Scout Silver Awards.
The 19th gained 655 points, in second place were the 62nd Cub Pack with 647 points and third were the 48th Cub Pack with 624 points.

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St. George's Day Parade

Apr
23

Southport District Scouts enjoyed another Sunny afternoon for their Annual St.George's Day Parade through Southport yesterday.
The parade set off from waterside Lodge (District HQ) crossed Lord Street at the monument and finished at Holy Trinity Church for a Service and the Presentations of Awards.
Congratulations to all of the following winners :-

Troop of the Year :-

1st Place - 48th Scout Troop
2nd Place - 1st Southport Lockhart Troop
3rd Place - 55th Southport Scout Troop

Pack of the Year :-

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