Ayrshire Area Scouts
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Blair Atholl 2004 Presentation to Bill & Flora Coulter Kyle Pioneering Competition
March 2004
Area Scout Sevens 2004 Blair Atholl 2004 Camp New Training Scheme
Kyle District Explorer Scouts & Leaders assist with Glasgow Disabled Scouts    

Blair Atholl 2004

The Ayrshire contingent for the 2004 Blair Atholle Jamborette have started to meet and get to know each other. The following pictures show some of the Scouts at a recent camp they held. They will be having a number of further meets over the coming months to prepare for July 2004.

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Presentation to Bill and Flora Coulter

The Area Commissioners Presentation Evening for Adults was held in Troon on Thursday 4th December.

As well as the normal presentations made during the evening, the main feature was a presentation to Bill and Flora to mark their retirement as Wardens (and much more) of the Culzean Camp Site.

Both Bill and Flora have been with Culzean from day one, initially supporting their son, Calum, who took on the role of Warden. However as time went on and Calum moved to pastures new, Bill and Flora stepped in and took over the roles.

From the days when we, Ayrshire Scouting, moved in the Culzean Tree Nursery, the pair have worked steadily to prepare the site for camp, cut down trees, drag the roots out of the ground, leveling the camp site, installing drainage, sowing the grass etc.

Flora also handled all the booking for the site, and on most occasions turned out to meet the campers and to see they off site again at the end of the camp. But it did not stop there, they made regular visits to the site, to open the 'tuck shop' and to do general maintenance whilst they were there.

But it was not just week-ends, Bill and Flora would be found there at various times, when work permitted, do all the little, and not so little jobs, that were needed to keep the site in tip top condition.

To mark their retirement after nearly 20 years at the camp site, Sandy Gow (Ayrshire Area Scout Council President), presented the couple with a crystal bowl, suitably engraved to mark the occasion.

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Kyle District Pioneering Competition



The 2004 Winners - 48th Ayrshire Dundonald Scouts.

Once again Kyle District Scouts are grateful to Tiso's of Ayr for sponsoring this event.

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Area Scouts Sevens

Presentation of Medals and Trophy

Third in the event - 100th Ayrshire (Alloway)

Runners up - the 21st Ayrshire (Kilmarnock)

The winners - Team A from the 19th Ayrshire (Kilwinning)

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Blair Atholl 2004 Camp

The following pictures are of the Ayrshire contingent at Blair Atholl during 2004. Further information on Blair Atholl 2006 can be found at the Blair Atholl Jamborette Web Page.

The Ayrshire contingent and pictures of some of their joint patrols

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New Training Scheme

Ayrshire held the first of it's new Training courses in Loans during September. It covered Modules 1,3 and 4 wnd was well received by all on the course.

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Kyle District Explorer Scouts & Leaders assist with Glasgow Disabled Scouts

Explorer Scouts and Leaders from the District once again joined up with the 76th & 77th Glasgow disabled Scouts to provide help with their annual camp, this year held at Bonaly, Edinburgh.


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Author :- Bob McIntyre