53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
Latest News:
The Minutes of the Parents
Committee Meeting which was held
on the 2nd Feb can be found on the
Parents Page.
Yoga classes every Tuesday at the
Moutayiaka Scout hut from 6pm to
7pm for Parents and friends of the
53rd. The cost is €5euros every
session. Everyone is welcome.
There will be no Puzzle Challenge
this year due to the lack of interest.
The list of winning lottery tickets for
this year Christmas Draw can be
found on the right of this main page.
Last updated on  15.02.2019
Dhekelia 2017
60th Celebration Sunset Cruise
The next Cub, Scout and Explorer Meeting will
be on the 16th Feb 2019 at the normal time
3.00pm to 5.30pm at the Moutayiaka Scout Hut.

Please check the Calendar Page for the latest
changes to the program due to the weather.
Above: The 53rd at Vavatsinia Camp site Dec  2018.
Theltio Thrasis
Photo of the Week:
53rd Cubs, Scouts and Explorers
enjoy a day at the Riverland Bio
Farm feeding the animals.
Picture of  February.
53rd Scouts start 5 different badges
from Photography to Collectors.
Roverway Netherlands 2018
1) Newsletter 2nd Feb 2019
53rd Scouting Trips Abroad
Walkdown 2019.
This year’s sponsored Walkdown on Saturday 2nd March and is open to Parents, Friends of the 53rd, Leaders and
Explorers over 16. Those wishing to take part must let us know in the next two weeks so that Sponsor Forms can
be handed out. There will be training hikes on the 20th Jan and 17th Feb. The Walkdown Hike will start at Troodos
Square on the Saturday 2nd March. We will leave the Scout Hut at 5.00 am by Car and head for the Square where
we will start at 6.00am. The total distance of the hike will be 42Km and will finish at Germasoyia Dam around 5.00
pm. Please contact Skip to get more details about the route, training and equipment needed.
2) Scout One day hike 24th Feb
3) Explorer Two day hike
Running for the 53rd.
This Year Eros Adamides  ( a 53rd former Cub, Scout, Explorer and Leader ) will be
doing the OPAP Limassol full Marathon on the 24th March 2019. Eros who is blind
will be running the full Marathon 42Km with his running partner as a sponsored event
and all the proceeds will be donated to the 53rd. The Group will be opening an online
sponsor page soon. Anyone interested in sponsoring please contact Skip as a
sponsor form will also be in the 53rd Office.
First Aid Course.
After popular demand we have organized another 6 hour First Aid Course in English
(Emergency First Aid at Work with the instructor Dimitris Pieroudis from Chironas
School of Health and Safety) for any Explorers and Parents on Sunday 24th Feb.
The course will start at 9.00am and finish at 4.00pm at the Moutayiaka Scout Hut.
The course will cost €20 to be paid on the 16th Feb. This is an Adult course with a
written test and a certificate from the UK. Those interested please contact Skip.