Past Times The Aberdonian – Scouting out fun By David Bradley February 20 2022, 5.00pm Share The Aberdonian – Scouting out fun Share via Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Messenger Linkedin Email Post link https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/past-times/3959259/scouting-out-fun/ Copy Link 1989 - Members of the 17th City of Aberdeen Cub Group with the cheque they presented to the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association are, from left, Kevin Stuart, Alan McKay, Barry Schyma, Ian Morrison and Christopher Graham. Take a look at these images from Scout Groups in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire from across the years. From camping trips to learning key skills and hosting fundraisers, the Scouts always seem to be up to something interesting! Are you in any of the photos below? 1987 – Going over his lines in St Mark’s Church Hall is Jamie Moir, 9, of the 9th Aberdeen Scout Group, who was auditioning for the Gang Show 1987 – Lord Provost Henry Rae and Lady Provost Margaret Rae host representatives from Scout troops from Aberdeen and Bavaria at Aberdeen Town House 1985 – Youngsters line up for photos after being presented with Chief Scout’s Award and Chief Scout’s Challenge certificates by Baillie Brian Rattray, centre 1987 – A group of Scouts from Oldmeldrum and Daviot prepare to set off to Jersey for a summer camp 1988 – Members of the 21st Cults Venture Scouts at Pittodrie with Dons stars before a sponsored terracing climb. From left: Kevin Greig, Jim Bett, Graham Forbes, John Law, Tom Jones, David Bremner, Bobby Connor, Gordon Donaldson, Paul Wright, Andrew Warnock and Willie Falconer 1986 – The boys from the 65th Aberdeen Cub Scout Pack (Milltimber) raise a cheer during a visit to the Aberdeen lifeboat 1987 – Scout leader David Pope shows members of the 24th Garthdee Aberdeen Scout Group how to use radios and car phones as part of a communications project 1988 – Heather Macdonald holds up her certificate after her investiture into the 18th A Cub Scouts at Aberdeen School for the Deaf. With her are (holding certificates, from left) John Wood, Paul Copland, Gavin McLeod and<br />Steven Booth. 1987 – The 1st Company, Brevik Scouts from Norway gather round at Templars Park, Maryculter, where they were to camp with the lads of the 1st Company, Insch, on one of a number of UK stops for the visitors. 1988 – Aberdeen Cub Scouts Adam Horrocks, left, and Marc Dodd, give a shoeshine to William Gallan in a fundraiser for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Helping with the collection is John Hendry and his guide dog, Earl. 1987 – Culter Cub Scouts searching for a new leader were, from top, Craig Hughes, Simon Balsamo, left, Colin Bell, Abby Duncan, Andrew Petrie and Sandy Ritchie 1989 – Checking over their bikes in preparation for a mountain bike trip from Aboyne are, left, Owen Wilson, 14, and Bruce Goodbrand, 15, both patrol leaders with the 21st Aberdeen Cults Scout Group.