53rd News
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group  Cyprus
Latest News:
The Minutes from the last Parents
meeting can be found on the Parents
The Calendar Page has been
updated for June.
The next Yoga class will be on
Tuesday 7th May at the Moutayiaka
Scout hut from 6pm to 7pm.
This Year’s Summer Camp for Cubs,
Scouts and Explorers will be from the
5th - 11th July at the Scout Campsite
in Dhekelia.
Last updated on  09.06.2019
60th Celebration Sunset Cruise
The next Cub, Scout and Explorer meetings will
be on Saturday 15th June at the Yermasoyia
Scout hut from 3pm to 5.30pm.

The 53rd Parents committee is happy to
announce that the Annual Christmas Dinner
Dance for Parents and friends of the 53rd will be
held at the CETI Locale on the 7th December
2019 with our DJ Marios. Please visit the
Parents Page to read the minutes from last
week’s meeting.
Above: The 53rd at Vavatsinia Camp site Dec  2018.
Photo of the Week:
53rd Leaders at the D of  E
Ceremony where Stephanie and
Vassiliki get their Gold Award.
Picture of  June.
53rd Explorers and Older Scouts
take part in the Yermasoyia Flower
Parade on Saturdy 8th June.
Roverway Netherlands 2018
1) Newsletter 8th June
53rd Scouting Trips Abroad
Thales Challenge hike 22nd - 25th April.
On Monday 22nd April 8 Explorers started their four day unassisted
hike, The 53rd's Thales Challenge 2019, from Argaka Village near
Polis and finished at Pafos Airport in Timi. Their first night spot was
Philousa Village where they rested for day two which was the
hardest day of the four. After passing though Sarama and Phiti
villages they finally arrive at their second night spot Ayios
Dhimitrianos. The last night spot was Amargeti Village. They arrived
at the finish on Thursday at 3pm with lots of stories about this great
adventure. Read more about the Thales Challenge on Skips Page.
Family Camp.
The Group intends to hold its annual Family Camp on the 14th – 17th
June at the Polis Camp site. Those families taking part please let
Skip know by the 25th May, he can be contacted by Mobile
99604211.  Some families will be going from the Friday, whilst
others will be coming down on Saturday morning.  Anyone needing
equipment for camping can borrow things from the Scout Group
stores. Any first time Campers are welcome. Visit the Parents Page
and read a report from the last Family Camp.
Family BBQ Sunday 30th June.
On Sunday 30th June from 10.00am until 2.00pm the Group will have another fun day for all the family.  This event
will be a Family barbeque, the purpose of which is to raise much needed funds.  The event will consist of a short
hike of approximately 3kms and will incorporate different challenging activities for both parents and children.  
Whilst you are walking the Parents Committee will be preparing the food for your return.
The cost of this event will be €15 per person, under 12 Years old €10, this cost is to cover the food. One Drink will
also be provided. ( so bring a cool box with more drinks ). The money must be handed in together with the slip that
can be found on the Newsletter on Saturday the 22nd  June in order for the parents committee to organise the
catering.  The food provided will be souvla, salad, greek dips, pitta, halloumi for the vegetarians and Watermelon.