Category: Cubs

Cub Outdoorsman Course

Western Cape Region ran an Outdoorsman Badge course for cubs at Hawequas. The Outdoorsman Badge is one of the badges for ten year old cubs, and the course usually takes the form of a 2-night “Survivor” theme camp, but this year it was reduced to a one day activity due to Covid. As usual 1st [read more]

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A return to the outdoors … and the Hall!

The highlight for the 3rd quarter of 2020 was, without a doubt, our return in person to meetings. While the cubs learned a lot about cultures, food, and crafts to do at home during lockdown, there was not much contest with the ability to walk in nature, light fires, and get messy in the local [read more]

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Cub Freedom Day Mountaineering

Normally if we said the cubs were going to wave the South African flag on top of a mountain on Freedom Day, we would pack a backpack, put on our boots, and climb a mountain to do it. This year, because of lockdown, we asked the cubs to build their own furniture mountains at home [read more]

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Senior Cub Adventure Camp

Once a year, Western Cape runs a camp for 10 year old cubs in their final year before going up to scouts. The camp theme is based on the “Survivor” reality show and it takes place at the Hawequas scout campsite. In March this year 72 cubs took part, with ten cubs from 1st Claremont [read more]

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Cubs Cycling at Koeberg Nature Reserve

On Sunday 16th February some Cubs went on a ride. Matthew D, Juliet, Kupa, Samuel and myself joined with our Dads. It was right next to Koeberg power station. When we first started to ride it was very hot. We cycled on a road first then on gravel. We saw springbok right at the start, [read more]

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Senior Cubs Camp

Several of our 10 year old cubs took part in this year’s Senior Cubs Survivor Camp.

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Safety, first aid, snakes, BP Day, more fires and making friends

Some highlights from the first term: snakes, CPR, Liesbeek District campfire, B-P birthday cake, visit from the neighbourhood watch, and a sunset hike at Constantia Nek. [easy-image-collage id=13367]

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The AGM – The Pack Report

Membership: Our membership averaged 34, and in January we moved from 4 Sixes to 6 Sixes, and increased to 36 Cubs. We have 15 girls and 21 boys. We currently have 6 Cubs working on Membership, 14 working on Silver Wolf and  16 working on Gold Wolf, Last year, we averaged over 80% attendance again, [read more]

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