53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
Latest News:
The minutes from the last Parents
meeting can be found on the Parents
Due to the bad weather on Troodos
this weekend there will be No trip to
the snow on Sunday.
The 53rd cannot accept any more
new members.  Anyone wishing to
join the group will have to go down
on the Sep 2020 Waiting list.  
The Calendar Page has been
updated for January 2020.
The Limassol Scout shop will be
closed from the 23rd Dec to the 7th
Yoga classes will resume on
Tuesday 14th Jan 2020.
Last updated on  22.01.2020
60th Celebration Sunset Cruise
The next Cub and Scout Meeting will be on the
1st Feb at the normal time 3.00pm to 5.30pm at
the Moutayiaka Scout Hut.

Next Saturday 25th January the Cubs, Scouts
and Explorers will be going on a Trip to Nicosia
so there will be no meeting on Saturday 25th
Jan. The program for the next two months can be
found on the Calendar Page.
Above: The 53rd on Summer Camp, Dhekelia 2019.
Photo of the Week:
Cubs enjoy a game with  Ryan a
Scout District Youth Commissioner
in Worcester UK visiting the 53rd.
Picture of  January.
Starting the New Year by cutting the
53rd's 2020 Vassilopitta on during
the Meetings on the 11th January.
24th WSJ USA 2019
53rd Scouting Trips Abroad
KISC 2019 District Trip
53rd Christmas Dinner Dance 2019.
We would like to thank everyone who helped and took part in this years
53rd's Christmas Dinner Dance on Saturday 7th December at Ceti
Locale. 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. Thanks also to
everyone who provided some superb prizes for our Christmas lottery.
53rd Gets an Award from Afis Cyprus.
On Tuesday 12th Nov the 53rd received an Award for the most batteries, by
weight, recycled by a Scout Group at the 10 Year Celebrations of Afis Cyprus.
The 53rd first started collecting batteries for recycling in 2013.  This initiative is
still ongoing and we are still collecting batteries in order to help Afis reach their
goal of 90 tons for the year of 2019.  Thank you to everyone who has helped us
so far.  Please remember to continue to bring your used batteries for recycling
in order to help them succeed.
Making the World a better place, 53rd for SDGs.
In the next two months the 53rd will be introducing the Sustainable
Development Goals, SDGs, to all our members and Parents. The SDGs
are an aggressive, but achievable group of objectives that, if attained,
will make the world a much better place. The 17 goals seek to end
poverty, ensure food security, make access to healthcare universal,
protect the environment, and much more by 2030.
1) Newsletter 18th Jan
District Hotel  Weekend
This year’s District weekend Hotel getaway will be at the Atlantica
Aeneas Resort in Ayia Napa on the 1st  – 2nd  February. This event
is organised by the Limassol Scouting District for all the Parents and
Friends of the 10 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 €145.00
Room with 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12 years old €175.00
Room with 1 Adult and 1 Child under 12 years old €145.00
Single room €105.00
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 by the 19th
January 2020.
1) Newsletter 11th Jan