This weeks puzzle. From 18th - 24th June (One Point)
Q. A Box contains 6 oranges. Do you know how to divide them among 6 Scouts so that each one has an orange
and one orange stays in the box? Send your answers to: email@example.com
Solution to last weeks puzzle
A. You imagine you are not in a dark room.
53rd St Barnabas Scout Group Cyprus
Read more about the Thales
Challenge hike on Skips Page.
On Saturday the 13th May the Group
will have its Summer Fete at the
Scout Hut in Yermasoyia. The fete will
start at 4pm and finish at 7pm.
The minutes of the last Parents
Meeting can be found on the Parents
The Program will be very busy until
the end of April, when we will slow
down for School exam time.
Last updated on 18.06.2017
THIS WEEKS LETTERS
The next Cub, Scout and Explorer meetings will be on
Saturday 24th June at the Yermasoyia Scout Hut at
the usual times 3pm to 5.30pm. Please visit the
Calendar Page on the 53rd Web site to see a more
Any new members wishing to join the group will have
to go down on the Waiting list and will be contacted by
telephone at the beginning of September. To be put
on the waiting list send an email with child’s name,
date of birth and contact details to:
Above: The 53rd on Summer Camp 2016.
Photo of the Week:
53rd Explorer in front of their water
slide that they built for the fun
Camp at the Yermasoyia Scout Hut.
Picture of June.
Families at the 53rd Family
Camp in Polis over the Long
weekend 2nd - 5th June.
Fund Raising for the 53rd - OPAP Marathon and Walkdown 2017.
Lucas Anastasiou ( a 53rd Parent ) completed the OPAP Limassol full Marathon on
Sunday 19th March 2017. Lucas ran the full 42Km Marathon raising over 400Euros for
the 53rd. Pictured Left: Lucas Presents the money raised to the 53rd.
This years Walkdown hike was on Sunday 9th April. 11 Parents and Friends of the
53rd successfully completed the 42Km Walkdown Challenge to Yermasoyia Dam.
More Photos from the Walkdown hike can be found on the Parents Page.
A successful finish of the three and four day unassisted hikes for the 53rd.
Over the last four months the older Explorers of the 53rd have been training getting
themselves ready for the Three Day and Four day hikes. On the 24th March 6 Explorers
started their three day 50Km hike in the Troodos Mountains for their Award of
Completion. Pictured below left is the team at the finish of the three day hike.
On the 8th April 8 of the Explorers started their 80Km four day hike known as the
Thales challenge. They started from Argaka, Polis and finished at Pafos Airport on the
11th April. This for 7 Explorers was a main requirement for the Republic Award.
Pictured above left is the team at the finish of this years Thales Challenge hike.
Both hikes were unassisted. That means they carried all their Food and equipment
and no Leaders were present. They pre selected the nights spots get permission to
Camp at the Villages were water and toilet facilities were available. For more about
these hikes read the Explorers accounts on the Explorer Section Page.
53rd Family Camp Polis.
Over sixty people joined the 53rd scouting family for an amazing
weekend at Polis campsite. The weekend camp ran from Friday to
Monday with families coming and going throughout the weekend. The
children all had fun playing games and swimming, whilst the adults had
fun relaxing and getting to know everyone. The 53rd treated everyone to
a gaint Souvla BBQ on Saturday night and the evening was filled with
laughter. For more information please read the parents page.
Above: Parents Camp June 2017.