Monthly Archive: July 2014

Beavers Signing Off for the Summer…

It was a hot night at Beavers last night – camp fires, archery and then water fights to cool down. Jenny gave out the end of term badges and then it was a fond...

Summer Term – All Along The Flight Tower

To gain the Air Activities badge, the pack travelled to Fairoaks Airport in Ottershaw for an evening of plane spotting and adventure.  Our host Dan, who is an air traffic controller at Heathrow, was...

Wickwoods Summer Camp

Day 1: We chose the beautiful setting of Wickwoods in Great Windsor Park for our Summer camp this year.  It was an inspired choice, and despite ravenous mosquitos and the usual bouts of soggy...

Summer Term – 26 Cubs and a Boat

To gain the Water Activities badge, the cubs have to do two separate disciplines on the water.  So on back-to-back weeks, the boys tried canoeing and dragon boating.  Both were tremendous fun, the cubs learned...

Summer Term – Up on the Moor’s

In early June, Baloo organised a hike across Staines Moor. As a pack, we had not been there for years, and while we basked in some early summer sunshine, the cubs got ready to yomp across...

Summer Term – It’s War Baby

Despite having no educational or scouting merit whatsoever, we organised a Nerf gun war as a cub night.  Giles was our generous host as the cubs charged around the Richardson’s fabulous back garden firing a...

Five-A-Side Football Tournament

It’s not about the winning, it’s the taking part that counts.  This is fortunate, as both our teams exited this years district 5-a-side football tournament before the semi-final stages. The previous cub leader, Ant...

Summer Term – Gimme Shelter

The old school art of shelter building is always a popular cub night.  Each six was given the task of buildng something they could actually sleep in, if, in the unlikely event, they found...