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2016


Pinewood Derby - 2016

Well Done to all the competitors in this years Pinewood Derby. Another great set of cars again. 

2016 Results

Overall Winner Tez
Highest Placed Scout Thomas
Sir Tortoise Award  Oliver
Judges Special Awards  
Judges Special Award Cameron
Judges Special Award Dan
Judges Special Award Thomas
   

 Photos here

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Cyclocross Competition - 2016

Well done to Cameron who came 2nd in the under 14.5 Scout category at the recent competition at Bispham Hall.

Photos here

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Chariot Race Competition - 2016

Our small team of Scouts did a great job and were the highest placed St Helens Scout team in the competition at Bispham Hall in October. They came 4th overall in a field of 40 or so Scout teams.

Photos here

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County 5-a-side Football Final - 2016

As District Winners, our Scouts represented St Helens Scouts in the County Final playing against the top teams from the other Districts.

We played well and came runners up. Well done the team!

Thanks to the team managers Tron and Gandalf and our supporters!

Photos here

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District 5-a-side Football - 2016

Our Scouts came out on top! Well done the team!

Thanks to the team managers Tron and Gandalf!

Photos here

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Well Done our Great Escape team.

6th out of 75 teams! We were only 7 points from the top. Well done

Photos here

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2015


Well Done our Great Escape team.

6th out of 75 teams! We were only 7 points from the top. Well done

Photos here

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Pinewood Derby - 2015

Well Done to all the competitors in this years Pinewood Derby. Another great set of cars again. 

2015 Results

Overall Winner Tom C
Highest Placed Scout Skittle
Sir Tortoise Award Joe
Judges Special Awards  
Judges Special Award Craig
Judges Special Award Bob
Judges Special Award Dan
   

Photos here

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Well Done our Swimming Team

Well done to our Scout swimming team at last week's District Swimming Gala.

Team manager Rob managed our team take first place in the Scout Under 14.5 yrs relay race and the team as a whole to first place to take the Scout team trophy

Well done Joe, Tom, Elliot, Oliver and Cameron.

Photos here

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Jamboree on the Internet - 2015

We had another great weekend contacting Scouts from around the world, including Australia, India, Canada and many others.

Photos here

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Well Earned Dave!

On Friday, Dave was presented with his Wood Badge training award by the new District Commissioner, Brian McKee. Dave now has his Wood Beads to wear with pride. Well Done

Dave also becomes a member of the largest Scout Troop in the World, the 1st Gilwell Park

 

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Chariot Race - 2015

Well done to our team for coming 8th in this years Chariot Race.

Our team got the fastest time on Saturday and Sunday after their runs which was great. We had good running numbers both days.

Unfortunately our fastest times were beaten later in the days.

 

Photos here

 

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Scout Summer Camp 2015 - Blackwell Court

The Scouts had a great time recently at Blackwell Court Activity Centre near Bromgrove.

The weather was mixed but that didn't stop the fun and challenges, from making our own cups to climbing the Giant Ladder.

 

Photos here

 

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County 5-a-side, Birkenhead, June 2015

Congratulations to our team for winning the County 5-a-side football competition at Birkenhead last weekend. Our team played well to get through the heats to gain the trophy. Well done.

Thanks to the supporters and the team managers ASL Miles and PL Tron.

Photos here

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Troop of the Year 2014-2015

Our Scouts were awarded the Troop of The Year shield at this months St Helens District Annual General Meeting. They were presented their award by the District Commissioner Mts Chris Williams.

Well done!!

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5-a-side, West Park Rugby Club, May 2015

Congratulations on your 17 goals scored. Unfortunately the only goal conceded was in the final giving us second place and a place in the county competition later in the year.

Thanks to the supporters including Tron and Miles.

Photos here

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Well Done our Great Escape team.

5th out of 75 teams! we were only 4 points from 3rd place. The team did very well and battled the wet and muddy conditions with good spirits and great teamwork.

Photos here

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2014


 

 

 

Pinewood Derby - 2014

Well Done to all the competitors in this years Pinewood Derby.

Another great set of cars again.

 

2014 Results

Overall Winner Max
Highest Placed Scout Alex
Sir Tortoise Award Oliver
Judges Special Awards  
Judges Special Award Ciaron
Judges Special Award Joe
Judges Special Award Craig
   

Some Photos here, more soon

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District Swimming Gala 2014

Well done to our Team
Our team of 4 Scouts came Second Overall at the evenings gala this year.

Tom came 2nd in the Breaststroke
Oliver came 3rd in the Backstroke
Elliot came 2nd in the Freestyle
Joe came 1st in the Breaststroke.

They came second in the under 14.5 Relay. Photos here

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Jamboree on the Internet - 2014

We had another great weekend contacting Scouts from around the world, including Mexico, Bangladesh, Serbia, Canada and many others.

Photos here

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Chariot Race - 2014

Well done to our team who came 8th overall in the race this year.

Photos here

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New leadership - 2014

Congratulations to our new Youth Leadership team.

Senior Patrol Leader Boris
Senior Patrol Leader Tolver
Patrol Leader Chris
Patrol Leader Derek
Assistant Patrol Leader Craig
Assistant Patrol Leader Tron

 

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2013


 


Pinewood Derby - 2013

Well Done to all the competitors in this years Pinewood Derby. Another great set of cars again.

2013 Results

Overall Winner Max
Highest Placed Scout Alex
Sir Tortoise Award Craig
Judges Special Awards  
Judges Special Award Alex
Judges Special Award Craig
Judges Special Award Gandalf
   

Some Photos here, more soon

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Swimming Gala - 2013

Our six swimmers (3 Cubs and 3 Scouts) were great.

All six won medals, several left the competition standing!

Tom

George

Oliver

Cubs U9.5 Freestyle

Cubs U9.5 Backstroke

Cubs U11 Backstroke

Gold

Gold

Silver

Elliot

Joe

Tolver

Scouts U12.5 Freestyle

Scouts U12.5 Breaststroke

Scouts U14.5 Freestyle

Bronze

Silver

Silver

Barbara


Chariot Race - 2013 - Bispham Hall

Well Done!! Our Scouts worked hard to qualify for Sunday's final where we were the 5th Scout team and the 2nd St Helens team. Our team picked up a faster time on Sunday. Well done.

Some Photos here, more soon

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Lord Derby Competition - 2013 - Tawd Vale

Well Done!! Our Scout team came third out of 21 teams at this weekends Lord Derby Challenge at Tawd Vale. We came second in the District competition earlier this year.

Photos here

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Summer Camp 2013 - Ashworth Valley

We had another great time at Ashworth Valley, near Rochdale, during the summer.

All the Cubs and Scouts enjoyed the weather and countryside around the site

We tried go karts, climbing and abseiling and even sky diving!

Photos here

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Great Escape Competition 2013

Well done to our Scout team at last weekends Great Escape competition.

After visiting 15 challenge bases over two days our team came 12th overall from 60 teams from across Merseyside. They were only 20 points behind the winners.

The Scouts looked after themselves for the weekend while leaders from our group ran two of the challenge bases.

Results are here http://www.merseysidescouts.com/Great-Escape/

Photos here

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District Cross Country

We had a great afternoon at today's Cross Country


Daniel Curran & Oliver Lloyd were both 2nd in Cubs U10.
Tom Daly was 2nd in Cubs U11.
Elliot Lloyd was 2nd in Scouts U12.
Joe was 2nd and Rocky 3rd in Explorers,
Our Explorer team of Joe, Rocky & Sparky won the Explorer Team trophy.
Dave Bolton came 1st in Male Leaders (retaining his title)


Barbara

 

Pinewood Derby Finals

Another exciting race night was held at the den recently, photos here

Overall Winner Tez
Highest Placed Scout Max
Sir Tortoise Award Charlie
Judges Special Awards  
Car most like a Car Max
Most Effort a car Amy
Judges Special Award Boris
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District Swimming Gala

Wonderful night!

Under 9.5 Freestyle - 1st place - Tom P
Under 11 Freestyle - 2nd place - Elliot L
Under 9.5 Backstroke - 2nd place - Oliver L
Under 11 Breaststroke - 2nd place - Joe M
Cub's Relay race - 1st place - Tom C, Tom P, Elliot L & Joe M
Cub's Team trophy - 3rd place - George L, Tom C, Tom P, Elliot L, Oliver L & Joe M

Under 12.5 Breaststroke - 2nd place - Tolver A
Under 14.5 Breaststroke - 1st place - Denton A
Leader's race - 3rd place - Tez

WELL DONE TO YOU ALL!

Barbara

Photos

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2012


Scout Chariot Race 2012

Congratulations to our Scouts who came 13th overall after two days of racing through mud and ponds pulling their chariot.
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Summer Camp 2012 - Ashworth Valley

Cubs, Scouts, Helpers and Leaders all enjoyed their camp at Ashworth Valley Scout Camp near Heywood in July.There were lots of activities including climbing, abseiling, walking, zip-line, grass sledging and playing frisbee.
Thanks to the leaders for making it happen.
You can find photos on the Events, Group Page from the links above
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Scouts - Dream Tour

The scouts had an interesting and enjoyable tour of The Dream Site at Sutton with Mr Alan Roby in July.

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5-a-side Football - 3rd Place

Well done to our Scout 5-a-side team who came third in the District Competition at Carmel College in May.
Thanks to Liam and Miles for their coaching and management.
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Team Spirit Winners - Great Escape 2012

Well done to our team from last weekends Great Escape Competition. Our team won the Team Spirit Award.

Well done. The Scouts planned the menu, bought the food and cooked for themselves all weekend as well as getting to the bases to face the 15 challenges.

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999 Winners 2012

Well done to our team of Scouts who won the Lord Derby 999 at Bispham Hall in March.
They were presented with 7 bases ranging from pancake making to putting a patrol tent up. They came first overall out of 8 teams from the District.
Photo to follow.
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Equinox Challenge 2012 - Delemere Forest

In February two teams of St Andrews' Scouts took part in the Equinox Challenge eveny in Delamere Forest in Cheshire. They evaded teams of catchers to find markers worth points scatterd through the forest. Our teams came 19th and 38th. Well done. Photo to follow.


Winter Camp 2012 - Linnet Clough

The older Scouts enjoyed a chilly weekend away near Marple Bridge recently. Polar Bear badges were awarded due to minus 2 temperature on the Saturday Night. We had an enjoyable walk on the Sunday finding some patches of snow to jump in.
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2011


 

Pinewood Derby 2011

Congratulations to the Pinewood Derby Champions, Tolver and Mark.
All the Scouts made their cars to a specification and competed in our Grand Final in December.
See the Cars and Videos here
 
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Cubs at Jungle Parc

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Chariot Race 2011

Well done to our team who took part in this years Chariot Race at Bispham Hall on the weekend of October 7th. They survived the rain and running the Chariot Race obstacle course twice.

The team made it to the Sunday Final and raced again to come 15th overall. The scouts and leaders all enjoyed the weekend.

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Cross Country Medals

Well done to Mark and Dave who brought home some more medals for us in the District Cross Country Competition at Bispham Hall recently.

A gold for Mark and a silver for Dave.

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Great Escape 2011

Well done to our team who took part in this years Great Escape competition at Tawd Vale over the weekend of April 1st. They survived the thunder and showers and enjoyed the weekend.

We came 27th from 75. More at http://merseysidescouts.com/tge/

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999 Team in Action

Well done to our team of Scouts who came second in the annual District 999 competition, held at Bispham Hall recently.

Our team got to represent St Helens District in the County Lord Derby competition at Tawd Vale the following week.

 

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Well done to our team of Scouts who came second in the annual District 999 competition, held at Bispham Hall recently.

Our team got to represent St Helens District in the County Lord Derby competition at Tawd Vale the following week.