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Week Ending 10.09.22



We are still looking for any male Scouts/Explorer Scouts aged 13-17 who would be interested in joining the gang.

If you know anyone please encourage them to come along – Sunday 11th is the last day for registering!



If anyone needs to borrow a kilt for the show please let Shoona McCaig know as soon as possible. Kilts are needed both for the Cast Photo (date to be confirmed) and for the show finale. Kilt fittings will be Sunday 18th Sept @1pm, District HQ, Finnart St, Greenock.


White plimsolls will no longer be needed. Please ensure you get black plimsolls as these will be needed throughout the show. 


Help needed! – We need help with wardrobe/dressers during show week. If this is something you can help with please contact Shoona McCaig.

You must have a PVG to help backstage, so if you don’t have one please come along to District HQ, Finnart Street, Greenock, 18th September, at 10:30am.


Programme Advertising

We have written to a number of existing and potential new sponsors. Deadline for replying to these requests for support is this coming Friday 9th September so anyone able to help please reply to assist us with allocation of advertising space.


Raffle Prize Donations

We are looking for donations of items for raffle prizes. In particular we would appreciate if someone (or their company) could consider donating a large value item suitable as a main prize.


Gang Show Posters

If you would be able to have a poster advertising the show displayed in your school, parent’s place of work or local shop or community centre please collect one at rehearsals. It is now time to make the public aware we are gearing up for a great show.


Ticket Sales

A show is not a show without an audience – no point in rehearsing and there is no audience to watch you ! 

Please make sure you get your ticket orders in so that your friends and family get the tickets they want.

If you have any questions or need any more information on anything please contact

85th Scouts 

In August the 85th Inverkip & Wemyss Bay Scouts were delighted to hold their first summer camp since 2019. 

The Troop camped at a national scout adventure centre in the Lake District for a week For the first time that any leader can remember, there wasn’t a drop of rain for the whole camp and the Scouts made the most of the sunshine. 




They spent the week cooking their own meals on open fires and trying out activities including powerboating, crate climbing, paddleboarding and canoeing. 







The braver ones climbed high up a tree before jumping out of it to try to catch a swinging trapeze in an activity called ‘leap of faith’. 

In a break with tradition, the camp was held later in the summer when the English schools were also on holiday. This meant that they got to meet Scouts from down South and pick up some new campfire songs from them. 

On the days off activities, the group had a tour inside an old slate mine and finished the week with a trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach.