53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
Latest News:
The latest minutes of the Parents
meeting can be found on the Parents
The Calendar page has been
updated for the next two months.
Three Scouts from the 53rd enjoy the
Desmos International Camp which
was held at the Platania Scout
Eight 53rd Members are now back in
Cyprus after a 10 day Scouting trip to
KISC in Switzerland.
19 Members of the 53rd take part in
the 24th World Scout Jamboree in
the USA.
Last updated on  16.10.2019
60th Celebration Sunset Cruise
The next meeting for Cubs, Scouts and
Explorers will be on the 19th October at the
Moutayiaka Scout hut at 3pm to 5.30pm. On the
19th of October we will be in Full Uniform. Full
uniform meaning Shirts not T-shirts.

The Yoga classes start every Tuesday at the
Moutayiaka Scout hut from 6pm to 7pm for
Parents and friends of the 53rd. The cost is
€5euros every session and the class will run for
two months. Everyone is welcome.
Above: The 53rd on Summer Camp, Dhekelia 2019.
Photo of the Week:
53rd Scouts at the CYTA safe
online ambassador’s
Presentation in Nicosia
Picture of  October.
53rd Explorers and Scouts at
the finish of this years K1.5 Hike.
24th WSJ USA 2019
53rd Scouting Trips Abroad
KISC 2019 District Trip
2nd International Desmos Camp Cyprus
The Desmos Camp  was held from 18th to the 24th August. 3 of the 53rd scouts
joined 170 scouts from 9 different countries in the second Desmos Orthodox
Camp in Platania.  They joined in on a variety of activities which included an
international day, a hike to the waterfalls and a hike to Kakopetria and a visit to
Limassol old town which was also assisted by 53rd Network Members. Our
scouts really enjoyed getting to know other scouts and made new friends.
Limassol District Trip to KISC in Switzerland
Eight Members of the 53rd enjoyed a 10 day Scouting adventure at the
Kandersteg International Scout Center in Switzerland, together with another 16
members from the Limassol District.  They took part in various activities which
included river rafting, hikes to glacier lakes and mountain huts as well as
joining other scouts from all over the world in on sight activities such as the
International campfire and International Day.  More information and photos can
be found in the link on the right.
Farewell Dinner
We had the traditional farewell dinner to thank the
young leaders who will be leaving us to go and
study abroad.  The dinner was held on Friday 21st
August at the Forsos Taverna in Moutiagia and the
four were given special handcrafted pictures made
by Antreas to remember their time with the 53rd.
K1.5 Assault Hike 13th October.
This year over 70 Explorers and Scouts successfully completed the
K1.5  hike. The 53rd would like to Thank all who sponsored our
members raising much needed funds. The K1.5 assault hike is a
14kms hike starting from Saittas and finishing at Troodos square.
The hike is a great introduction for new scouts, great practice for older
scouts and Explorers, preparing them for further hikes to come in the
Troodos mountains. This is a sponsored hike in order to raise funds
for the running of the group.  It is one of our major fund raisers.
1) Newsletter 12th Oct
1) Newsletter 5th Oct