News from the District

Cub Camp June 2014

Frankby Greasby on the Trail

Find out about the Beavan Challenge

2nd Greasby win award

Cubs Swimming Gala 2014

Cub 5 a side Football 2014

Cub Poster Competition

Cub Skills Competition

Wild West Camp

Beaver visit to Knowsley

Merseyside meets Bear Grylls


News from Scout Troops



Cub Camp - Sandiway - June 2014

Cubs from 4th Moreton, 6th Heswall, St Andrew's, Meols and 1st Thurstaston attended camp at Sandiway, Cheshire. They took part in a variety of activities.

These included toasting marshmallow and layering them with Nutella spread on biscuits.

Was that delicious?



Map and compass work


Fun on the water with rafts!

Come on in - the water's lovely!

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1st Frankby Greasby Scout Group Jamboree On The Trail (JOTT) 2014

On Saturday 10th May 2014, 30 Young Members and 8 leaders along with many Parent helpers embarked on our day hike as part of our participation in JOTT. The forecast didn’t look great for the day but fortunately only a few showers occurred over the hike with the odd break out of sunshine. We set out from Greasby along the millennium way towards Arrowe Park in high spirits shortly after this photo. The boys had a small treasure hunt on route with the reward of sweets for the sections as they found the hides. The first hide was for the Beavers to discover and it didn’t take them long to unearth the container. We continued on giving each section Beavers, Cubs and Scouts a turn. Soon we had reached The side of Arrowe Park and where heading towards Irby across the fields. All sections where continuing at a great pace and getting a chance to mix and talk with each other. We grabbed a quick break before entering into Harrock Woods and crossing the fields into Irby. Some very inquisitive Cows made for a more interesting field crossing but didn’t cause any problems. Soon after we were on the home leg through Royden Park towards our collection point for the day. Some legs were starting to tire as we neared the end but all members of the group had made great progress around the route, bringing us to the finish on time. The Scouts had managed to fulfil some of the Criteria towards the new geocaching badge, the Cubs and Beavers had gained a hike away and a chance to practice the recent navigational skills learnt last term. The Weather had held as we took our final group photo in Royden Park and handed out the Badges to those who participated to mark another successful hike for Jamboree on the Trail, joining thousands of other scouts around the globe all doing the same. We are looking forwards to next year, when again we can participate in this Global Scouting event.


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The Beavan Challenge

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Wild West Camp

In June, Beavers Cubs and Scouts from West Wirral attended a Wild West themed camp at Hadlow Road Camp Site

Beavers, cubs and scouts visited the Wild West recreation

Each Group designed a Totem Pole. This was 5th Heswall's winning totem.

There was opportunity to make music

Practising lassooing skills

Shooting bottles

A friendly Indian

More friendly Indians

I'm in mid-air!

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Merseyside Scouts meet Bear Grylls

Chief Scout Bear Grylls flew into Liverpool's Festival gardens ro meet scouts from Merseyside. Whilst he was there an attempt was made to break the Guinness Book of Records with a continuous hand shake, Bear made his way round to greet every scout there

Here he meets members of 1st West Kirby


After he left an attempt was made on the world wobble board record

Members of St Andrew's, Meols, with their boards

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