The 17th West Lothian Scout Group has been around for a fair wee while! See below for some of our History.
Summer & Event Camps we know of
1971 (7th - 14th Aug) - YMCA Campsite, Topps Farm, Denny, Stirlingshire.
Leaders:- A. Jeffrey, F. Nelson, J. Rafferty, J. Freeman, Fr. J. Ferrari.
Scouts:- T. Harkins, J.P. Curran, J. Lavin, P.Duffy, m. Healy, I. Haddow, D. White, A. Carr, J. Davis, J. Feeney, G. Noon, M. McManus, Geo. Noon, F. Green, G. Green.
1971 - Garvald, By Haddington, East Lothian.
1973 - Tullybannocher, Comrie, Perthshire.
1974 (Jul) - The Chief Scout's Visit, The Craigs, Torphican, West Lothian.
1974 (Aug) - Callander.
1975 (Aug) - Fordell Firs, Fife.
2004 (30th Apr - 3rd May) - Northern Ireland (visited the 1st Castlerock Scout Group)
Leaders:- Philip Stuart, Hugh Devine, Andy McKechnie, Liz Garvie, Teresa Kirk
Scouts:- Arran Robb, Owain Stuart, Callum Black, Ben Kirk, Michel Davis, Daniel White, Liam Shade.
From the 9th West Lothian Scouts: Anthony Callaghan, Brett Smith, Andrew Hoy.
2005 (Jul) - The Craigs & Fort William (visit from Danish Scouts)
Leaders:- Philip Stuart, Hugh Devine, Andy Hoy
2006 (28th - 30th Jul) - The Gladstone Centre (N. Wales)
Leaders:- Philip Stuart, Ken , Andy Hoy, Andy McKechnie, Janice Stewart.
Scouts:- D Stewart, Andrew Hoy, Callum Black, Liam Shade, Owain Stuart.
2007 (7th - 21st Jul) - Denmark Leaders:- Scouts:-
Events we know of
2005 (Jan) - First 'Clear the Head' walk.
2007 (12 May) - First JOTT the Group took part in.
2008 (10th May) - Explorers do JOTT
Leaders we know of
Hugh Devine Helper ( - Jan 2006) ASL SL to Jan 2006
Philip Stuart ASL Apr 2002 - Mar 2003 GSL Mar 2003 - Present ESL Sept 2005 - Present
Mary Forsythe Started Beavers
Gerry Nelson Started the Scout Troop in 1942
Andy Hoy SL Sept 2005 - July 2007
Andy McKechnie ASL Jul 2005 - Present
Ken Milburn AESL Nov 2005 - Present
Pat McCullagh Helper - Present
Interesting events and News Items
5th July 2006 Liam Shade - Helped rescue an elderly man from river.