Shining Stars Easter Appeal

Mar
03

As part of her 'Personal Challenge' Badge Sacha Pursall, from the 55th Southport Cub Pack, has set up an Appeal called the 'Shining Stars Easter Appeal' in memory of her two brothers who sadly passed away due to ill health. Sacha started up her appeal when she was 9 and as part of her fund raising is asking for donations of Easter Eggs,Toy's,Game's, Books and money to go to Zoe's Place Baby Hospice and Claire House Children's Hospice. She also has a donation station in Tesco's Kew store (where she is pictured with her brother, Stephan) and this is there until the 20th of March.

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Cubs 100 - Blackpool Party

Feb
13

On Saturday 6th February, 182 of our Cubs and Leaders ( 3 coaches full) descended on Blackpool Pleasure Beach to join 8000 Cubs from the North West to celebrate the Centenary of Cubs. This was the first major event of our Centenary year and the first time in the Pleasure Beach's history they had closed the park to the Public for a private Party to take place. It was wet and cold but this didn't deter us and loads of fun was had by all.

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New Scout Group to be opened - 40th Southport Crossens

Feb
12

Southport District are re-opening the 40th Southport Scout Group in Crossens! As any of you who had a long wait for a place for your child will know there is a real need for this at that end of Southport. All they need now is a team of enthusiastic adults to get things off the ground. Please share far and wide and lets see who we can find!

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District Scout 'Frostbite' Camp 2016

Feb
01

Well done to our Scout Troops that braved the cold and wet weather at this weekend's 'Frostbite' camp at Scarisbrick Hall. The troops cooked and ate outside and some braved building their own shelters and spending the night in them! Brilliant effort and teamwork all round!

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2016 - Cub Centenary & Beaver's 30th Anniversary

Jan
08

We're back after the Christmas break and 2016 is set to be a fantastic year for the Cubs and Beavers as they celebrate their 100th and 30th Anniversaries. Lots of events are planned for Southport District including extra special water fun days and a massive County Camp for both sections and also, for the Cubs, taking over a cinema to see the new Jungle book film, taking over Blackpool Pleasure Beach and a special ' Promise' party at the end of the year! It's going to be a year to remember!

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County Young Persons Awards Day 2015

Nov
23

Well done to all our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts who attended the County Young Persons Awards Day to receive their various Chief scout / Platinum awards from the County Commissioner this weekend. A lot of work went into achieving these awards so well deserved!

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62nd Cubs win the 2015 District Swimming Gala

Nov
23

Congratulations to the 62nd Cub Pack who won both the Relay and Overall Trophy at this year's District Swimming Gala. They were closely followed by 1st Panthers in 2nd and the 61st in 3rd place. All 10 Southport Cub Packs took part. Many thanks to everyone that helped organise and run the gala, from Formby Pool, the scorers, judges, lifeguards, heat organisers to those that prepared the programmes, certificates etc. Well done everybody!

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District Awards Day 2015

Nov
02

It was our District Awards day on Sunday 1st November. After a special guest talk and some promotional videos we spent the afternoon giving out certificates to around 80 of our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts who had earned their various Chief Scout Awards. We then spent the evening giving out Long Service awards and Chief Scout Commendations to some of our Leaders and other Adult members. Our Jamboree Contingent then gave us a talk about their experiences in Japan and also presented District with a framed momento.

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Scouting Around the World - County Event 2015

Oct
19

Various Cub Packs and Beaver Colonies from Southport District joined others from around the County last Saturday to take part in ' Scouting Around the World'. Over 600 cubs, beavers and leaders enjoyed lots of different bases which included foreign foods, traditions, music and games. A big thank you from Southport District to County for organising this. All reports are lots of fun was had by all.

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JOTA / JOTI 2015

Oct
19

It was Scouting's 'Jamboree on the Air / internet' this weekend. Both the 48th Scouts and 1st Southport Lockhart Troop took part and were able to talk to other Scouts both in other parts of this country and around the world as far away as Australia and America!

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