The Spirit of Adventure! (Age 7.5-11)
Excitement, Independence and FUN!
Learn to ‘do your best’ at whatever you try and help others to ‘do their best’ too !
Each week you will get together with other boys and girls your age and be led into adventure! You’ll wear your own Cub Scout uniform to show you’re one of us. And you’ll be able to collect special badges to put on your uniform to show your achievements.
Out and About
Cub Scouts get to see a lot and do a lot. They are always busy. We spend weekends away together camping and exploring. In the summer months we utilise our lakeside setting for fishing trips, canoeing activities and practicing our outdoor skills of tracking and map reading. We go to district activities like the fun day and district hike and we visit places in our local community.
Fun in a Pack
You will find there are around 24 boys and girls in your Cub Scout Pack. All of them are just like you. They all might have different interests and be good at different things, but they all want to enjoy themselves and have fun. Like you, they’ll be learning new things each week and discovering how great it is to be a Cub Scout.
Fun from the Start
At your first Pack meeting you may feel a bit shy to begin with but it won’t take long to get to know everyone. You will learn the Scout Salute, the Handshake, the Motto, the Grand Howl, Pack Calls, the Cub Scout Law and the Cub Scout Promise. The leaders will help you. You’ll soon be making friends with the other Cub Scouts and having a terrific time!
Fun in a Six
Your Pack will be divided into `Sixes’, so named because each `Six’ will have 6 people in it. The first badge you’ll put on your uniform is the colour patch of your Six.
Fun with your Sixer
One of the boys or girls in your group will be your `Sixer’ (a bit like the Captain of your school sports team). You’ll know your Sixer by the two yellow stripes worn on their left pocket. The Sixer often has a `Second’ as a helper (a bit like a Vice-Captain) who wears one yellow stripe. You too could eventually wear these stripes one day and become a Sixer or a Second of your Pack.
Fun with your Leaders
Your Cub Scout Leaders are adults who may once have been Cub Scouts themselves!
Your Leader is known as `Akela’ (The Wolf – the one who stands alone). Akela’s helpers are known as ‘Raksha’ (The mother wolf), Matkah (the seal) and `Bagheera’ (The black panther ) and ‘Jeebi’ (The ghost). The names are from the famous Rudyard Kipling story “The Jungle Book”.
Fun earning Badges
Cub Scouts can earn achievement badges by doing things that interest them and by learning new skills like cycling, electronics, sports, cookery, boating, writing and more.
There are also special Boomerang Badges earned by doing things like tying knots, first aid, hiking in the bush and building models. There are three levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold Boomerang Badges.
Fun each week
Cub Scout Packs meets every Wednesday night of school term from 7pm to 8.30pm.
How can I join?
Complete your details on our Contact us page selecting Group Scout Leader in the category section. We will be in contact shortly to arrange a trial session. In the meantime, go to the Membership Pack section of this web site and complete the enclosed forms.