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Super, Scout Super Splash

April 14, 2014 in Cubs, Scouts by admin


The annual Scout Super Splash event was held on Saturday 12. April 2014. Both our Packs and Troops entered teams and everyone had a great night.

Congratulations to the Manannan Pack’s B Team who won the Cub Section category and the Moddey Dhoo Scouts who came second in the Scout Section. A big well done to everyone who took part, you were all a credit to the Group.

Click on the picture below for full results.


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Phoenix Scouts Watertrough Cottage Camp

April 11, 2014 in Scouts by admin


Over the weekend of the 23. – 25. May 2014, we are holding a Camp at the Groups Bunkhouse, Watertrough Cottage, which is located at South Barrule, near Foxdale.

The Camp runs from 19:30 on Friday 23. May to 10:00 on Sunday 25. May 2014. During the Camp we will be spending the morning at Laser Mayhem and in the afternoon at Ape-Mann,
which will include their new High Level Ropes Course, as well as the Zip Wire, Climbing, Go-Karts and Low Level Rope Course.

Scouts can choose to either sleep in the Bunkhouse, or if they wish they can bring their own Hike Tent to sleep in, in the grounds surrounding Watertrough Cottage.

Further details in this letter.

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Family Quiz Night

April 9, 2014 in Beavers, Cubs, Explorers, Scouts by admin


The Group’s annual Family Quiz Night is on Friday 16. May 2014 and everyone is invited. Tickets will be available in the Scout Hall from the 11. May. The Quiz Night is one of our popular social events and your support at this and our other events is appreciated. You can download the Quiz Night Flyer here: here.

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Hike Camp Weekend

March 25, 2014 in Scouts by admin


Scouts from both the Moddey Dhoo and Phoenix Scout Troops took part in a Hike Camp Weekend over the 21. – 23. March 2014. The camp was based at 1st Rushen Scout Group Headquarters in Port Erin.

Once everyone had settled in, we spent an hour doing map work. The intention then was to go for a short hike followed by a Wide Game but as it was pouring down outside we stayed inside instead, so had some games followed by supper and a movie.

imageOn Saturday after breakfast, inspection and the Scouts making their packed lunches, we headed off on the hike, which took us up Bradda Head, along the headland and down a very steep and slippy hill to Fleshwick, we then wound our way to Gansey Bay and followed the Raad Ny Foillan to Castletown. The day started a bit wet, but it soon cleared up and we had sunshine for most of the hike. At Castletown everyone was treated to an ice cream or cold drink, before the Scouts spent an hour in the swimming pool. The bus took us back to Port Erin which was a relief to some Scouts. After tea the Scouts played outside before it got dark, then we settled down to a movie.

On Sunday it was a case of packing up gear, giving the hall a tidy up before heading off home.

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach Day Trip

March 6, 2014 in Explorers, Scouts by admin


On Saturday 14. June 2014 (please note change of date), we are running a trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach for all Scouts in the Moddey Dhoo and Phoenix Scout Troops, members of the Onchan District Explorer Scouts and any Leaders in the Group.

We will be travelling to Liverpool on the 07:30 Seacat to Liverpool and then by coach to Blackpool. Time in at the Pleasure Beach will be around five hours, before we travel back to Liverpool for the 19:15 Seacat to the Island, arriving home at about 22:00.

The cost per person is £60.00, which includes, ferry and coach travel, an unlimited rides wristband for the Pleasure Beach and a meal on the Seacat when heading home.

Further details can be found in this letter.