County Patrol Leader Day

Mar
09

Patrol Leaders from various Troops in our District attended a County PL day recently where they took part in various activities, some of which included ; Axe throwing, pitching tents blindfolded, eating bugs and lots more team based challenges....a great day was had by all.
Thanks to everyone that organised it.

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County 'Speaking Up' Event

Mar
02

Some of the Scouts from 1st Southport Lockhart Troop attended the County Organised 'Speaking Up ' event in Liverpool this weekend. The young people discussed what they wanted to focus on before going to the Chambers to ask open questions to the Youth Commissioner, Lord Mayor of Liverpool and others similar. Some of the topics included environment, mental health, employment, tuition fees, Scout uniforms and how to improve the image scouting has.

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District Chief Scout Awards Day

Dec
08

Following the recent County awards day some of our Beavers , Cubs and Scouts attended Southport Districts Chief Scout Awards Day this weekend. 41 of our Young People received Certificates for the awards they work on over a couple of years as they attend each Scouting age group. A huge Well Done to all of Southports Young People who have earned these awards this year and to all their leaders for working hard to give them the opportunities to complete them!

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1st Southport Lockharts win the Triple Trophy

Dec
01

It was the District Scout Triple Trophy this weekend and as a change the activities the Scouts competed in were Model Making, Drawing and Photography.
Each scout competed individually in the sections and gained certificates if they won an activity and a trophy if they won the competition overall. Well done to Issy, from 1st Southport Lockhart troop who won the Photography section and the Triple Trophy overall.

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62nd Cub Pack win Swimming Gala for 4th Year in a Row!

Dec
01

Huge Congratulations to the 62nd Cub Pack who won our District Swimming Gala on Saturday night for the 4th year in a row!
They were closely followed by 1st Southport Panther Pack who came 2nd and then 1st Southport Tiger Pack who came 3rd.
The gala was held at Formby Pool and was a mixture of straight races and fun type events.

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District Cub Indoor Competition 2014

Oct
24

On Wednesday 22nd October Southport District Cubs held their annual Indoor Competition, this year it was a quiz. Nine Packs from the district took part with six Cubs in each team. Subjects ranged from Anagrams to Music and Entertainment to Super Heroes. This year the winners were the 58th Southport (pictured), in second place came the 1st Panthers and third place went to the 48th Southport. Four Cub leaders organised the event on behalf of the district, our thanks go to Byron, Carole, Claire and Helen, and the certificates were presented by the District Commissioner Chris Scott.

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Southport District Success at the Feast of Lanterns Scout Camp

Oct
13

Various Troops from Southport had an enjoyable weekend at the County 'Feast of Lantern's' Camp at Tawd Vale Scout Campsite.
Each Troop that attends has to create a sculpture using lights and candles which are then judged in different categories.Well done to 'Spearhead' who achieved 3rd place in Explorer Scout category and to the 61st Scouts and 48th Scouts who achieved 2nd & 3rd Place in the Fantasia Category.

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Chariot Race 2014

Oct
06

Well done to Shackleton Troop who entered this years very wet and muddy Chariot Race Weekend at Bispham Hall. One of the only Southport Troops to enter they did us all proud with their A team achieving 4th place and their B team coming 22nd out of the 50 + teams that enter from various Counties! The A team were one of only two teams that didn't incur any penalty points over the two days of the competition! Well done everyone

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World Jamboree Fundraising Reaches its Target!

Oct
06

Thanks to everyone that attended the Blind Wine tasting event this weekend that was to help raise funds for 4 of our District Scouts to go to the World Scout Jamboree in Japan in 2015. The fantastic news is that it was such a success that the organisers has reached their target and now the Scouts are set for their once in a lifetime trip. Well done to the Scouts and their parents for all their hard work in organising the various fundraising events for this over the past year and to everyone that contributed!

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District 'Wet' Night Awards

Sep
19

Last Wednesday was the last District Scout 'Wet' Night of the 2014 season.
Scouts from across the District have been Sailing and Kayaking each week since the Season started last April in the hope of achieving some Awards / qualifications at the end of it all. Wednesday saw the Scouts being presented with the certificates they earned, after which they tucked in to some food that was laid on for them. Big thanks go to all the water instructors who give up their time to make this happen, and will continue to next year.

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