This  weeks puzzle.  From 9th July - 9th Sep (One Point)
If there are 6 apples and you take away 4, how many do you have?  
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Solution to last weeks puzzle
5 Scouts get an apple each one and the Sixth Scout gets an apple with the box still containing the apple.
53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
Latest News:
On the 12th July 36 members of the
53rd will be going to KISC in
Switzerland for a Scouting Adventure.
70 Members of the 53rd enjoy a fun
packed 5 day camp at the Dhekelia
Scout wood camp site. To see  and
read more visit the Summer Camp
Eight members of the 53rd will
receive their Republic Awards from
the President of the Cyprus Republic
on the 18th July at the Presidential
Last updated on 09.07.2017
Dhekelia 2017
53rd Scouting Trips Abroad
The next Cub, Scout and Explorer Meeting will be on
Saturday 9th September at the usual time 3.00pm –
5.30pm at the Moutayiaka Scout Hut. Please visit the
Calendar Page on the 53rd Web site to see a more
detailed program.

Any new members wishing to join the group will have
to go down on the Waiting list and will be contacted by
telephone at the beginning of September.  To be put
on the waiting list send an email with child’s name,
date of birth and contact details to:
Above: The 53rd on Summer Camp 2016.
1) Newsletter 8th July
Theltio Thrasis
Photo of the Week:
53rd Cubs at the Limassol
Municipal Gardens on their
treasure hunt Saturday 8th July.
Picture of July.
In the sea once again on the
Dhekelia Summer Camp, part of
the 53rd's Fleet.
KISC Switerland 2017
A successful finish of the three and four day unassisted hikes for the 53rd.
Over the last four months the older Explorers of the 53rd have been training getting
themselves ready for the Three Day and Four day hikes. On the 24th March 6 Explorers
started their  three day  50Km hike in the Troodos Mountains for their Award of
Pictured below left is the team at the finish of the three day hike.
On the 8th April 8 of the Explorers started their 80Km  four day hike known as the
Thales challenge. They started from Argaka, Polis and finished at Pafos Airport on the
11th April. This for 7 Explorers was a main requirement for the Republic Award.
Pictured above left is the team at the finish of this years Thales Challenge hike.
Both hikes were unassisted.  That means they carried all their Food and equipment
and no Leaders were present. They pre selected the nights spots get permission to
Camp at the Villages were water and toilet facilities were available. For more about
these hikes read the Explorers accounts on the Explorer Section Page.
53rd Trip to KISC Switzerland 12th - 23rd July.
On Wednesday 12th July 36 members of the 53rd will start a 10 day
Scouting adventure with a trip to Kandersteg International Scout
Centre which is located in Switzerland. Over the 10 days our Scouts
will hike in the Alps, exploring and getting to know other Scouts from
all around the World who are also staying at KISC. The 53rd visited
the Center in 2010 and 2013, this will be our third visit. To follow how
are Scouts are doing please visit the 53rd Trip to KISC Facebook Page
Dhekelia Summer Camp 2017.
This years summer camp was held at the Dhekelia
Scout Wood Campsite from the 30th June to 4th July.
Over 70 Members of the 53rd enjoyed a fun packed
program. Please visit the Summer Camp Page to
read reports and see photos from the Camp.