53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
Latest News:
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  14.09.2019
60th Celebration Sunset Cruise
The meetings on the 21st  Sep are as follows:
- Cub and Explorers Meeting  3.00pm to 5.30pm
at the Moutayiaka scout hut.
- Scout Meeting 3.00pm to 5.30pm at the
Yermasoyia Scout hut.

The 53rd cannot accept any more new
members.  Anyone wishing to join the group will
have to go down on a Waiting list fro Sep 2020.
Above: The 53rd on Summer Camp, Dhekelia 2019.
Photo of the Week:
Eight 53rd Members are back in
Cyprus after spending a 10 day
Scouting adventure at KISC.
Picture of  August.
53rd Members at the 24th World
Scout Jamboree in the USA.
24th WSJ USA 2019
1) Newsletter 14th Sep
53rd Scouting Trips Abroad
24th World Scout Jamboree USA 2019
On the 22nd July 19 members of the 53rd arrived at The Summit Bechtel
Reserve in the wilds of West Virginia,USA for a once in a lifetime experience.
They were part of 45,000 members of the world scouting assosication who
spent 12 days together, camping, hiking, shooting, rafting,kayaking, performing
and much much more.  A full report of this great adventure can be found using
the link on the right.
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.
2) Enrolement Form 2019 - 20
This year the Group has decided to cut down on paperwork for environmentalist purposes.  Therefore the weekly
Newsletters will NOT be handed out at the end of each meeting.  Only permission forms when required will still be
printed and handed out. The groups web-site which keeps parents and members informed on all activities.  The
weekly newsletter letter will now be posted during the weekend after each meeting.  Also should anyone miss a
meeting it is their responsibility to check the for any letters or important information which they may have missed.
1) Newsletter 7th Sep