Cubs Knots & Lashings

Polishing up two weeks fun with Ropes the Cubs have all mastered their basic knots and lashings.. Now what will they make with them?

Easter Raffle Winner

Thank you to all those who supported our Easter fundraiser by entering our raffle. We raised £311 which will be used to buy more tents and equipment for our group camp later this year. The winner of the hamper was Margaret Archibald. Congratulations!! Also a huge thank you to those who donated prizes including cinema…

Beach fun & Leader Investitures

Scouts visited Portstewart Strand on a clear, cool spring evening, for a walk through the dunes, some sand sledding and s’mores on the beach. Two leaders were also invested, Graham for cubs and Joan for scouts. Welcome to the group 😀

Rememberance Day 100 Years After the end of Great War (WW1)

We had a great turn out today from all the young people in all sections. We also had representatives from all the sections for the wreath laying in the morning with the beavers sections having the honour of laying the wreath. It was very impressive to see over 40 scouts aged from 5 & three…

Cubs Halloween Harry Potter Camp

On Saturday 20th October 2018 the cubs set off to Ballylough House (renamed Hogwarts for the weekend).  Once all the tents were set up they had a quick lunch and lessons began.  This involved carving pumpkins which were used at night to light up the campsite and we all walked through the Forbidden Forest to…

Restart a Heart Day 2018

As part of the nationwide Restart a Heart day the Group partnered with both the St Johns Ambulance and the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service to run a special evening where all the young people (some leaders and parents too!) learnt all about resuscitation, CPR, how to help others and key Life Saving skills.  43 members…

Cubs Halloween Camp

Cubs Halloween Harry Potter Camp – Sat 20th October – Sunday 21st October All Details now available on the payments page for registered members. www.ballymoneyscoutgroup.co.uk .

Cub Registration night

Hi everyone  Cubs will restart on Wednesday 12h September at 6.45pm.  It is essential that all parents stay in the hall at the start of the the session as there will be a short presentation with regards to the new payment and registration system.  Hope to see you all there as you will need to…

New Scouting Year

Registration nights as follows:- Beavers 6-8 year old 11/09/2018 from 18:45 – 20:00 Cubs 8-10.5 year old 12/09/2018 from 18:45 – 20:15 Scouts 10.5 – 14 year old 07/09/2018 from 19:00 – 21:00 for the scouts section this will be a social night for all parents, scouts and potential scouts.  Come along, fill in the…

Cubs soon to restart!

Cubs restarting on september 12th at 6.45pm in the hall.  This years leadership team have an action packed programme in place.   We have spaces available, please contact KAA on 07922032609 for details!    

End of Year Group Camp

Ballymoney Scout Group had their first ever all section group camp in June.   The Scouts and Cubs went horse riding on Friday night before getting some bounce time on the inflatable assault course.  This was followed by a camp fire and s’mores toasted on the fire.  After a few songs it was off to…

BARK Food Collection

Over the month of June all three sections have been bringing in donations for BARK a local dog shelter.  BARK had put out an appeal for donations of tinned dog food to the local community and Ballymoney Scout Group answered.  We hope that what we have collected over the month will have made a small…

Group Camp Kit List

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CubjamNI 2018

More pics to follow, Many thanks to Raksha for pulling video together, thanks to Kaa, Cypress and Shere Khan for helping out all weekend.    

St Georges Day 2018

A great turnout on Sunday to both celebrate the patron saint of Scouting and to help Castlerock scout group celebrate their centenary year. Many thanks to all the kids and parents who came and to the leaders for their support. (Please feel free to send me any pics you have of the day  – especially…

Cubs building!

Strengths, weaknesses, techniques….. Cubs investigated the best way to build an egg supporting structure. Spaghetti, marshmallows, straws & blu tac, paper and tape… it was a very narrow victory for one team.   Much fun.  Thanks to raksha for her worksheets and prizes.

Emergency Aid with St John

Cubs undertook Emergency Aid badgework tonight.  Practical hands on training was provided by Sheila, James and Sham from St John Ambulance. Kaa, Raksha, Luke, Matthew and Akela where all victims and casualties and got tended to by cubs. Badges were awarded by the team, many thanks!

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…