53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
Latest News:
The list of winning lottery tickets for
this year Christmas Draw can be
found on the right of this main page.
The Minutes of the Parents
Committee Meeting which was held
on the 24th Nov can be found on the
Parents Page.
Last updated on  13.01.2019
Dhekelia 2017
60th Celebration Sunset Cruise
The Leaders of the 53rd would like to take this
opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year
and welcome you all back to another exciting
year of Scouting with the 53rd.

The next Cub, Scout and Explorer Meeting will
be on the 19th January 2019 at the normal time
3.00pm to 5.30pm at the Moutayiaka Scout Hut.
The program for the next two months can be
found on the Calendar Page.
Above: The 53rd at Vavatsinia Camp site Dec  2018.
Theltio Thrasis
Photo of the Week:
53rd Cubs build Catapults during
their Meeting on the 12th Jan.
Picture of  January.
Starting 2019 with the cutting of the
Vasilopita at the Moutayiaka Scout
Hut on Saurday 12th Jan.
Roverway Netherlands 2018
1) Newsletter 12th Jan
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, the first will be on the 17th November. 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.
53rd Christmas Dinner Dance.
Due to a tremendous amount of support we would like to thank everyone who
helped and took part in the 53rd's Christmas Dinner Dance on Saturday 1st
December at Ceti Locale.  Attended by 110 people this was one of the most
successful dinner dances on record. The atmosphere was amazing with delicious
food and plenty of drink and of course fabulous entertainment provided by our
favorite Dj's Marios and Marios which kept the dance floor full until 1.30 am.. Thanks
also to everyone who provided some superb prizes for our Christmas lottery.
2) Explorer Newsletter 12th Jan
This  weeks puzzle from 15th Dec to 12th Jan ( One Point )
Hawkeye was drinking his cup of tea when he was suddenly blinded. How did this happen?
Send your answers to:

Solution to last weeks puzzle
The man is me.
Limassol Scout District Hotel weekend.
This year’s District weekend Hotel getaway will be at the Atlantica Aeneas Resort in
Ayia Napa on the 9th – 10th February. This event is organised by the Limassol
Scouting District for all the Parents and Friends of the 12 Scout Groups in
Limassol. The event is very relaxing and encourages participants to use all the
Hotel facilities. The cost is as follows: Double room €145, Room with 2 Adults and
2 Children under 12 years old €175, Room with 1 Adult and 1 Child under 12 years
old €145, Single room €105. This cost covers the rooms, Saturday Dinner, Sunday
breakfast, Sunday Lunch, all local drinks at dinner and lunch. i.e. all inclusive.
Any Families wishing to take part please contact SKIP ( Richard ) on 99604211.