Scout newsletter 6th JUly 2024



Dear Parents,

1. The next Scout meeting will be on Saturday 7th September at the Yermasoyia Scout hut from 3.00pm to 5.30pm. All sections will have their first meeting at the Yermasoyia Scout hut so those going up to the next section can be moved.


2. In total 70 Members of the 53rd will be taking part in this year’s Summer Camp at the Scout Campsite in Platania. The Permissions and kit list for those going on this year’s Summer Camp have been handed out or sent electronically. Anyone who has not received the Summer Camp info/equipment list and permission form please contact Skip.


3. Any new members wishing to join the group will have to go down on the Waiting list and will be contacted 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 53sp@cyprusscouts.org New members will be starting on the 14th September and will be notified by telephone.


4. This Summer we have members taking part in 2 overseas Scouting trips.


On the 21st July 11 members (1 Leader, 9 Explorers and 1 Network member) from the 53rd will be going to Norway to take part in the Explorer Roverway Camp. They will spend 10 days camping with 5,000 other Scouts from European Countries and 2 days exploring Oslo.


On the 28th July 4 Members (1 Leader and 3 Scouts) from the 53rd will take part in the Mini Jamboree which will be held in Gibraltar. They will spend 7 days camping with 400 our Scouts from small states in Europe exploring Gibraltar and then 2 days relaxing in Spain.


5. The Leaders would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your help and support, and wish everyone a great summer. We hope that you all have a restful holiday and come back ready for another exciting and full scouting year.


Yours in Scouting

Tracey Vlamis

Group Scout Leader

Tel 99604211.