UPDATE From Greenock And District Scouts

Congratulations To Alison And Jimmy

Greenock and District Scouts congratulate the new Mr and Mrs Jardine who were greeted by a guard of honour as they left the church after their wedding this week.

Alison is an assistant Scout leader with the 70th District Scouts.

Life’s A Beach For 70th Beavers

The 70th Beavers had their end-of-term meeting at Lunderston Bay with activities including making a fire to toast marshmallows, a scavenger hunt and a litter pick.

They made a picture from natural materials found on the beach and built a sand turtle complete with a stone-patterned shell. 

Five Beavers jumped the river -- not the Clyde! -- to continue their Scouting adventure in the Cub Pack.

The group thank the parents who stayed to help.

Explorer Belt Ceilidh

A fund-raising ceilidh is being held on Saturday 29 April to support the participants of Greenock and District Explorer Belt 2017. It is open to all. Flung Aboot will be the entertainment and it will be held at Lyle Kirk, Union Street Greenock from 7:30 until 10:30 with the event ending at 11. It is a bring-your-own beer, wine and nibbles event.  Tickets are £10, and can be bought through our PayPal -- send funds to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on PayPal making sure to send the money as a gift.

Stations of the Cross For 10th Scouts

The 10th Scout group finished up for Easter by taking the Stations of the Cross, which was totally youth-led, last Thursday in St Ninian’s.

Joint Sleepover For 6th And 59th Cubs

The 6th and 59th Cub packs had a joint sleepover at Drumshantie Road Scout Hall. The Cubs worked on many badges as well as doing fun activities and, of course, a campfire. All cubs cooked and ate their dinner as well as working towards their stage 3 First Aid.

32nd Northface Explorers At Annual Northern Camp

Twelve Explorer Scouts from the 32nd Northface Unit attended Aberdeen District's annual ‘woolly jumper’ activity camp, joining 400 Explorers from all over Scotland.

The activities were of the usual high standard. 

Tasty Time For 70th Cubs

The 70th Cubs finished up for the holidays with a chocolatey night making Easter nests. 

They also welcomed seven new Cubs who said their promise and hope that they are looking forward to all the fun to come.

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