Newsletter 1/2023



The spring season is about to begin and the weekly activities will start during January The new meeting times and places have been announced in a separate message, but they can also be found on our website. The Autum went quite well and weekly activities rolled out good. Unfortunately all the events were yet so succesful and we cancelled couple of them because of too few participants.

Advent calendar campaign was goos and we managed in the goal of fundraising. New board is elected and you find it here.

All the Spring events can be found on our website and there is always a registration link of the event to the Kuksa membership. We hope that the registration deadlines will hold, so that we can properly resource the events and excursions.

If your child's friend wants to join the troop, you should inquire about the possibility by sending an email to If you have financial challenges to pay, the member register in Kuksa can directly apply for a payment exemption. For event and excursion fees, please contact the troop leader.

Then a few more words about camps and events. The first thing that comes to mind is the gear. According to our attention, there are continuous shortcomings, especially in rain gear. We have been children and young people ourselves. Rain pants or a jacket are not the coolest clothes and rubber boots are boring. One of the success factors of the trip is staying dry and warm. We hope that during the fall, when you are packing with your child or supervising the packing, you will go through the equipment packed according to the list and assess whether the equipment is rainproof and warm enough. Waterproof clothing and shoes should be tested before the event to make sure there are no holes or cracks in the membrane.

We start with Leppäpirkot a new cub scout group in Haukilahti from the beginning of February. Meeting place is at Monitoimitalo every Mon at 1800 hrs. Igf you know anybody who wants their 7-9 yrs kid in scouting, please direct them to our website or ask them to send email to us.

-Mudi, troop leader

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