53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
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The 53rd has added another Kayak
to its fleet, getting ready for an active
Last updated on  04.04.2021
60th Celebration Sunset Cruise
The 53rd is now closed until further notice. All
sections will go online with virtual meetings
completing badge and Award work at home.

Leaders and some Explorers have been getting
our Scout Huts ready for the much anticipated
return. Online Scouting continues with the New
Stay Safe, Stay Home Badge that will be
awarded to all our Members taking a regular
part in their Saturday Online Meetings since
January 2021.
Above: The 53rd on Summer Camp, Dhekelia 2019.
Photo of the Week:
53rd Scouts have online meetings
run by their PLs. Above Tigers
Patrol meeting run by PL  Grace.
Picture of  March.
53rd Explorers build F14 models
as part of their Tomcat Challenge.
53rd Scouting Trips Abroad
This Weeks Letters:
1. Newsletter 16th Jan 2021
The 53rd's Cluedo Challenge
On Saturday 13th Feb players had the chance to
work their way around the Cluedo board, visiting  
rooms collecting details like a detective, How -
Where - When - Why and Who assassinated 9
The Finish of the 53rd's Keep on Scouting 2020 Badge.
The 53rd has now finished the final Task for the Keep on Scouting Badge. All Cubs,
Scouts and Explorers that have been taking an active part in the Online Scouting
Program during 2020 will be awarded the Badge. Some of our members have already
earned the Badge during the first Lockdown. The 53rd is now continuing with an online
program finishing more Badge requirements and getting our members ready for the
anticipated return to our Scout Huts.
World Figures. Once they had collected all their observations they opened a Kahoots Quiz. The Cluedo results
have now been uploaded. Congratulations to the three First Place Detectives. Sian Welsh, Kyriakos Antoniou and
Grace you will be contacted about your Prize. Well done to all who took part. We hope you enjoyed the Challenge.
Click on the Cluedo Picture to see the results.
Thinking Day 22nd February 2021
As a tribute to the Founder of the Scout Movement, Lord Baden Powell, the 53rd Cubs, Scouts,
Explorers and Leaders  make portraits of BP and proudly pose with them for this years
Thinking Day, the 53rd day of the year, Monday 22nd February 2021.
On the 22nd February Scouts all around the World celebrate the birthday of Lord Baden Powell
by remembering and retaking their Scout Promise.
Click on this like to open the Video of the Thinking Day Challenge.
53rd Food Collection
A big Thank you to all who donated items to the 53rd’s
Thinking Day food collection for the St Catherin's Church
Charity AGAPI. In total two car loads of supplies were
collected and will be distributed to families in need.
53rd Explorers Maindros One Project.
Every Year Explorers take part in Maindros One Project run by the Cyprus Scouts
Association, an activity of community service. Due to the present situation
Explorers are unable to get out and help, so this year the Maindros One project
must be online. Explorers have chosen to promote the 17 SDGs in an attempt to
make the World a better place. Click on the image to see the video.