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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1st Southport (Panthers) win District Cub Indoor Competition 2015

Oct
15

This year's Cub District Indoor Competition took the form of a 'Trading Post'. Our ten cub packs arrived at Waterside Lodge in teams of 6, where they were given a choice of around 20 challenges to do. For each challenge they had to use tokens to buy equipment to complete it, which earned them more tokens to buy more equipment for the bigger challenges and so on.....The team with the most tokens at the end won.

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48th & 2nd Southport Win 2015 Feast of Lanterns

Oct
12

Huge Congratulations to both the 48th & 2nd Southport Scout Troops for winning their categories at this weekends 'Feast of Lanterns' camping competition at Tawd Vale! Well done everyone! Pictured is the 2nd Southport's Alien Garden. More photographs can be seen on our District Facebook Page

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Chariot Race 2015

Oct
12

Well done to 1st Southport's Shackleton Troop who took part in last weekend's Chariot Race Competition at Bispham Hall Scout Estate. The teams had to race their chariot and its rider, against the clock, across a course that included various obstacles and challenges (Average time 8mins). Competing against 46 other teams, Shackleton's A team achieved a fantastic 4th Place whilst their B team secured 23rd. On top of this they also brought home the Scouting Spirit Trophy. Excellent result!

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World Jamboree - Japan - follow events as they happen

Jul
29

The opening ceremony for the World Jamboree in Japan is underway, Laura, one of 1st Southport Lockhart's Leaders has been to Gilwell to help set up and run a Blog that will be reporting on the Jamboree as it happens. To follow this click on this link https://jamboreeukmedia.wordpress.com/

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Southport Beavers Water Fun Day 2015

Jul
28

72 Beaver Scouts from 6 colonies recently enjoyed a Water Fun Day at Waterside Lodge. The morning session was attended by the 19th, 48th and 55th colonies and the afternoon session was attended by the 2nd, 14th and 62nd colonies.

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World Jamboree - Japan - 2015

Jul
25

Our four Scouts from Southport District, Sam, Adam, Robert and Max have just set off on their adventure to the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Kirara-hama, Japan.
They will be joining 30,000 Scouts from almost every country in the world who, for 16 days will live together, experience each other’s cultures, take part in activities and have an amazing adventure on the site in Yamaguchi City.
Part of the programme will include a visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings.

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Radio City Tour

Jul
07

The team from Lockhart Troop, who won a tour up Radio City Tower during the recent Scavenger Hunt in Liverpool, claimed their prize last weekend. The tour included Radio City' s studios as well as seeing the views Liverpool has to offer. One of the Scouts was even interviewed by Radio City and this was broadcast the next day. Many thanks to Claire Simmo and the rest of the Radio City team for taking the time to do this.

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County Cooking Competition 2015

Jun
30

A huge well done to 1st Southport Lockhart Troop who came a fantastic 2nd place at the County Cooking Competition on Sunday. The competition took place at Tawd Vale where our Scouts competed against 6 other teams from across the County. The team can be seen on the photograph practising for the Competition at their own Scout HQ beforehand.

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