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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Southport Scouts enjoy a Fun Weekend at the Great Escape

Apr
02

Various Southport Scout Troops have just returned from a fun and challenging weekend at The County 'Great Escape' Competition at Tawd Vale.
Teams of 6 had to find their way round the site and compete in various physical and mental challenge bases set up for them. They were awarded points for teamwork and the speed at which they completed each challenge.....a few got wet.....For photos and results please go to Merseyside County's Website.

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Southport District 1st & 2nd at County Lord Derby Competition!

Mar
19

Huge Congratulations to the 1st Southport Lockhart 'A' Team who beat off the competition to Win the County Lord Derby Competition this weekend, closely followed by the 48th Scout Troop who came Second. Both teams had earned their place to compete in the County Competition after taking part in our District version a few weeks ago. They competed against 18 other Teams from Merseyside County in a series of Scouting skill challenges at Tawd Vale Campsite. For photos head over to the Photo Gallery on Merseyside County Website.

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19th Cub Pack Win District Outdoor Competition

Mar
19

Congratulations to the 19th Cub Scout Pack who won the District 'Outdoor' Competition this weekend. The teams of 6 had to build and light their own fires, prepare their own Mince Stew Main Course and Baked Apple pudding and cook these in foil directly on the fires.
The day was very enjoyable (and Sunny) and most of the Cubs ate their meals for lunch. Well done to the 62nd and 48th Cubs Packs who came joint second.

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