2018 CUB JAMBOREE

2018 Cub Jamboree 1000 Cubs, Tents, Activities – what else could you need?? Following the Success of Cubjam in 2014 its running again. Cub scouts from all over NI, ROI and further afield will descend upon Crawfordsburn Scout Centre in May to have an action filled weekend.  This only happens every three or four years…

2017 Cubs and Explorers Summer Camp

As June pulled to a close, it was time for a few members of Ballymoney Scout Group to head north to attain their International Badge, as well as working towards their own unit Badges.   CUBS Cubs were all geared up for the international trip.  Once we landed and got camp set up Supper was…

May Explorer Expedition

May EXPLORER EXPEDITION We will be hiking, bushcrafting and camping in the vicinity of Binevenagh Mountain and Forest. ESSENTIAL INFORMATION EXPEDITION LEADER: David Hoy – 07516590708 OUTBOUND PICK UP: Ballymoney Scout Hall, Saturday 27th May at 11:00 am. INBOUND PICK UP:  Ballymoney Scout Hall, Sunday 28th November at 11:00 am. The total cost is £7 (This includes…

Explorers Mountain Report – Slieveanorra

Mountain: Slievanorra | Range: Antrim Plateau | Height: 499m | Patrol Length: 4km / 2.4 mi Pushed for time the unit headed for a quick and easy patrol high in the Glens of Antrim. Ballymoney to Magherahoney, up the winding road for Altarichard, then on to the first layby after the bridge to rest the van and take to…

Explorers meet Binevenagh

Over the past two weeks Ballymoney Explorer Scout Unit have been trekking over Binevenagh, one of our most striking mountains. This has been in preparation for an upcoming camp on the mountain. More info to follow 🙂

EXPLORERS – BASC Young Shots April 22nd 2017

  Young Shots Activity Day BASC Northern Ireland will be holding a Young Shots Activity Day on Saturday 22nd April at North Antrim Rifle and Pistol Club, near Dervock. The Unit will given one on one instruction in a variety of firearms by fully trained and experienced instructors from the BASC. This is a full day…

November Explorer Expedition

NOVEMBER EXPLORER EXPEDITION We will be hiking, bushcrafting and camping in the vicinity of Binevenagh Mountain and Forest. ESSENTIAL INFORMATION EXPEDITION LEADERS: David Hoy – 07516590708 Scott Moore: 07821411843 OUTBOUND PICK UP: Ballymoney Scout Hall, Saturday 5th November at 10:00 am. INBOUND PICK UP:  Ballymoney Scout Hall, Sunday 6th November at 11:00 am. The total…

Useful Info

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Cubs go Canoeing

Ballymoney cubs enjoyed an evening canoeing in Kilrea. A great time was had by all, and thankfully no one got too wet!  

Table Quiz

  TABLE QUIZ Be Prepared ……. to have…….FUN !!!   Support Ballymoney Scout Group.   Join us at BALLYMONEY RUGBY CLUB on Friday 5th June 2015, at 7.30pm   £5 per person/ £25 team (max 6) Supper included.    Speak to leaders for tickets and details  All children should supply a small prize for tombola.

Cubs Crawfordsburn Camp

Cubs held their big camp at Crawfordsburn Scout Centre this month.  There were loads of activities including Crate building, Bouldering, assault courses and teambuilding games. Already looking forward to the next camp!!

Ballymoney Cubs take home a fantastic third place in NI Quiz Finals.

After winning the District heats, Ballymoney Cubs took to Stormont to compete in the Northern Ireland Quiz Challenge finals 2015.  The competition was very tough with twenty five teams and one hundred children participating.   The Ballymoney team consisting of Luke, Simon, Wade and Luca put up an amazing fight and finished on a brilliant third…

Cubs Woodhall Weekend

The cubs went to Woodhall Residential centre this weekend and undertook a wide range of activities working towards their challenge awards. Outdoors they zoomed down ziplines, (Kaa was quickest of the Leaders…) skipped by numbers (much much harder than it sounds!) Did human Jenga on crates (congrats to Baggys team… ) High Ropes…. leading to…

Scouts County Archery Competition

This weekend saw Ballymoney host the County Archery Competition. A fierce battle took place over 10 rounds with all the teams getting ranked and then entering an elimination round. 1st Cookstown took the overall honours (hearty congratulations) and will now go forward to the Northern Ireland shoot, along with the second and third place teams….

Scouts and Explorers Winter Weekend

Last weekend the Scouts and Explorers packed up and headed off in the minibus for their winter weekend away at Dunluce Guide House. Once there, after setting up the hostel and unloading all the goodies brought by the Tesco delivery van, everything was set for a great weekend ahead. On Saturday the Scouts headed off…

Cubs Christmas camp

Shere Khans Christmas camp.. This year cubs joined up with beavers and started their Xmas camp with a trip to the millennium forum to watch jack and the beanstalk (oh no they didn’t..Lol) Once back at the guide house pass the pudding, wafting and flaffing in feeding frenzy, pass the pudding and card making were…