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Cubs Win Indoor Challenge Again

The 2008 District Indoor challenge was an egg race. Each team had to design and build a vehicle to safely transport it’s passenger (the egg). The vehicles had to travel under their own momentum having been launched from a ramp. Teams were additionally marked on teamwork and behaviour. Our team, which included one Cub Scout […]

Cub Report – January 2008

There is not much to report since the last executive meeting, due to the Christmas holidays. We currently have around 19 Cubs in the pack, with 4 moving to Scouts at the end of the month, and another 1-2 at Easter. There are 3 Beavers coming up at the end of the month and around […]

Cubs Win Handicraft Competition Again

The district handicraft competition this year had the theme of the fair coming to town. The challenge was to design and build a model of a “travelling” fairground. We entered a team of 4, and an additional 2 of our Cubs formed a team with 1 Cub from 2nd Guildford. The standard of the models […]

Cub Report – November 2007

Carole having taken a break from Scouting in the trinity term, decided that the time was right for her to pass on the leadership of the Cub section. I would like to personally thank her for all her years of running the Cub pack, both recently and when I was a Cub there myself (which […]

Cub Report – 2006/2007

We’ve put on a varied programme of activities over the last year, including: a walk (and a very well fought game of Capture the Flag) on Puttenham common, tracking, pancake making, blindfold trails, tent pitching, fire lighting (and cooking). To celebrate 100 years of Scouting we’ve been running a 100 challenge throughout the year, with […]

Cubs Retain Indoor Challenge Shield

The 2007 District Indoor challenge had an international theme to celebrate 100 years of scouting. On the day each of the 10 teams picked an envelope containing the name of a country. Their challenge for the competition was to figure out which photo on the wall was the landmark from their country, based on a […]

Cubs Win Handicraft Competition

The district handicraft competition this year had the theme of travelling to the moon. It is the 100th anniversary of Scouting next year, and a large number of the men who have walked on the moon were themselves Scouts in their childhood. The challenge was to design and build a model of a rocket that […]

Sixers and Seconders Camp

We held our first sixers and seconders camp on the weekend of the 7th and 8th of October 2006 at the Scout Hut. All 8 sixers and seconders attended and thoroughly enjoyed the weekend, learning not only new skills, but also trying out lots of new games and cooking their lunch on altar fires on […]

Cubs win District Indoor Challenge

A team of 4 Cubs from 1st Normandy won the District Cub Indoor Challenge. The challenge was to prepare and serve a two course meal with ingredients provided on the day. Our team chose to make a lamb bolognese (and a vegetarian alternative) followed by fruit pancakes.