Kyle and Carrick Scout District covers some 422 square miles from Ballantrae & Loch Ryan in the south to Troon & Loans in the north. The District includes the towns of Ayr, Prestwick, Troon, Maybole and Girvan, together with an extensive rural area containing many small, often remote villages. It is an attractive area, with a mix of agricultural land, woodlands and forests, and a long coastline, complementing its centres of population. It is steeped in history and culture, together with a wide range of leisure and sporting facilities.
A good turnout to this years event, held again on the Cathcart Halls and sponsored by Ayr College. Third in the event were the 12th Ayrshire (Prestwick Kingcase), second the 48th Ayrshire (Dundonald) 'A' team and the winners the 69th Ayrshire (Tarbolton) team.
Further pictures of the day can be found on the District Cooking Competition 2007.
Tarbolton Games Hall was again the venue for the indoor 5-a-side fottball tournament with 16 teams from all over the District taking part, making a great afternoon.
Further pictures of the day can be found on the Cub Scout indoor 5-a-side tournie.
Cub Scouts from all over the District took part in the annual Service which was held at St Columba's Church Ayr recently.
As well as the usual carols there were readings from 3 of the Cub Scouts from the 18th who were the host Group this year.
The collection taken during the Service raised £100 for a one year old, Rhys, who suffers from cerebral palsy and £100 for 'Cash for Kids'.
140 Cub Scouts from all over the District took party in a fun activity day at Culzean on Sunday 24th with lots of great bases for the youngsters to take part in.
Despite the weather, they all enjoyed the shortned day, due to the weather. Defiately a case of MUD, MUD, Glorious MUD - until they got home.
Further pictures of the day can be found on the Cub Scout Birthday Picture Gallery.
150 Beaver Scouts from all over the District took party in a fun activity day at Culzean on Saturday 23rd with lots of great bases for the youngsters to take part in.
Further pictures of the day can be found on the Beaver Scout Birthday Picture Gallery.
The District ran a Scout Camp at Culzean recently.
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The Cub Scout 5-a-side tournament was held recently at Whiltletts with 5 teams taking place in a league.
The District has 16 Scout Groups and seven Explorer Scout Units operating currently. The District also has a B.P. Scout Guild section.
Below is a list of the Groups/Units in the District and where they operate.
You may click on a specific Group, or page through them at your leisure.
|2nd Ayrshire (Ballantrae)||3rd Ayrshire (Girvan)||7th Ayrshire (Maybole)||12th Ayrshire (Prestwick Kingcase)|
|14th Ayrshire (1st Prestwick)||18th Ayrshire (Ayr St Columba)||26th Ayrshire (Straiton)||28th Ayrshire (Troon)|
|31st Ayrshire (Loans)||43rd Ayrshire (Ayr Kincaidston)||48th Ayrshire (Dundonald)||66th Ayrshire (Symington)|
|69th Ayrshire (Tarbolton)||77th Ayrshire (Dailly)||94th Ayrshire (Barrhill)||100th Ayrshire (Alloway)|
|District Explorer Scouts||B.P. Guild (Troon)|
For further information on the District, please E-Mail Bob McIntyre
The Group operates in Ballantrae and has Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
Ballantrae is the most southern point of the District and indeed the Area
The 3rd operates in Girvan and has Beaver Scouts, Cub scouts and Scouts.
This Group operates in Maybole and has Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and a Scouts.
The Group operate at the south end of Prestwick and have Beaver Scouts, Cubs Scouts and Scouts.
The 14th operate at the north end of Prestwick and have Cubs and Scouts.
This Group operate in the centre of Ayr and have Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.
The 26th operate in Straiton and have Beaver Scout and Cub Scout sections.
The 28th operate in Troon and have Beaver Scout, Cub Scout and Scout sections.
Based in Loans, this Group run Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.
The 43rd operate from Kincaidston, in Ayr and have Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.
The 48th operate from Dundonald and have Beavers,Cubs and Scouts operating.
The 66th are based in Symington and have Beavers and Cubs running in the village.
Tarbolton is the home of this Group and they operate Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.
Based in Dailly, this Group runs Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.
The 94th operates in the country village of Barrhill and runs a Cub Scout Section which is currently inactive.
The 100th Ayrshire operate from Alloway, the birth Place of Robert Burns. They run Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.
The District currently has 7 active Explorer Scout Units located in Alloway, Ayr, Dundonald, Loans, Prestwick, Tarbolton and Troon
The only B.P. Scout Guild in Ayrshire, they meet once a month in Troon Old Parish Church Hall and have some very interesting sessions. For more information visit their page.
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Author :- Bob McIntyre