One of the fundamental principles of Scouting is that of service to others, which can come in all sorts of ways. Scouts may do a ‘service’ as part of their Chief Scouts Award or Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, which really Continue reading →
Over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend, 1st Washington Cubs joined up with 850 friends from across Durham Scout County, as we continued our 100 years of Cub Scouts centenary celebrations at a once-in-a-life time Cubboree!
At Scouts this week we turned out hand to the Great Scouty Grow Off. Each Scout has planted a hanging basket that they will be carefully looking after over the next few weeks. A prize is up for grabs for Continue reading →
As the title suggests, we did the Tesco Farm to Fork trail with the Cubs this week. We went to Tesco at Chester-le-Street, the staff were awesome and couldn’t have been more helpful. We had a tour of the fish Continue reading →
PARENTS AND CARERS WILL BE PLEASED TO KNOW THAT THIS WEEK AT CUBS WE ARE TEACHING THE CUBS HOW TO HELP OUT AT HOME, BY DOING LITTLE THINGS LIKE IRONING, SEWING ON BUTTONS, MAKING WRAPS AND FRUIT SALAD AND MAKING Continue reading →
I’m so over pancakes! I have eaten a ridiculous amount of them this week. As we have two Cub packs it meant we did pancake making twice, the cubs kept making them for me… then I had to do them Continue reading →
Tonight we continued work on the new teamwork challenge badge with a series of tasks designed to test our ability to work together. As it was the last night of the Patrol of the month competition, the points from every Continue reading →
Tonight we launched our centenary Scout challenge. At the leaders planning meeting we decided to tackle the new teamwork challenge badge in this programme run. Tonight we watched the National Geographic programme “Are you tougher than a Boy Scout” in Continue reading →