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Week Ending 2.05.15

05.01 Beaver 505.01 Beaver 6Beavers get a taste of camp life

Around 150 youngsters descended on Everton on Saturday for Beaver Day. Snow had been forecast but the sun was splitting the skies which made sure they all had a fab time.
05.01 - Beaver 305.01 - Beaver 4Beavers made Nessie models, took part in Highland Games, toasted marshmallows and tried to find Peter Pan’s fairies among other activities.

 

 

05.01 Beaver 505.01 Beaver 6 Many thanks to all leaders and parents who gave up their day as well as David Storey who led the camp-fire and to Paul and his team who helped prepare the site.

10th Greenock and District Scout Group has fun at Funworld

05.01 - 10thLast Thursday Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Young Leaders went for a well-deserved trip to Funworld to start off the summer term. They all had great fun on the slides and inflatables – leaders included and the scouts enjoyed a surprise game of laser matrix beating the leaders in the process. Big thanks to all the staff at Funworld for all your help in organising this trip and on the night ,

 Everest Challengers Almost There

05.01 Everest 105.01 - Everest 2This month’s Everest Challenge took Scouts and Explorers from the District to the Arrochar Alps last weekend where they climbed hills on both days, camping wild at Butterbridge in between.

Beinn an Lochain gave views over Inveraray, Butterbridge and the Rest and Be Thankful on Saturday, and Ben Donich gave views over Lochgoilhead on Sunday. The first walkers should hopefully break the 13,000ft barrier next time and with that they’ll gain their Eiger neckies.

 23rd World Scout Jamboree Wherries Night

There will be a Wherries Night in aid of 70th Scout Group IST Participants.

7.30 pm – Late

Friday 8th May 2015

Lyle Kirk, Union Street Building, Greenock

All welcome – ticket price £10

(Under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult)

Please contact 01475 791210 for tickets!

 Kilmacolm Cubs Enjoy A Nature Hike

05.01 - Everest 205.01 - 42nd 2Despite worries over bad weather the sun shine throughout the hike as the youngsters took the opportunity to spot and write down the flora and fauna they encountered on the walk.

Once at the top of the Cairn near Langbank, Akela Jen Gray took the opportunity to invest new leader  Esther Brombley and new Cub Corey Macleod with their neckties.

There was just time for a bite to eat before they all headed back to the Scout Hall.

Thanks to all the parent helpers who came along and made the day such a success.