That’s a wrap! Happy Summer!

If we’re completely honest, the last 2 academic years have been absolutely awful as COVID gripped the nation forced us into lockdowns, keeping us indoors, and putting restrictions on our operations that made Scouting incredibly difficult. Our leaders took it…

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The summer break begins for Cubs

It’s been a rough academic year for us all, maybe more so for Cubs.  From the start of the first lockdown to March this year we ran entirely online – then returning with a split pack….  As a thank you…

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Cubs Get the fires burning

Our Cubs have concluded their Scouting Skills for this term, with Fire Lighting! This week, and last, they learned how to bed, light and build a fire using only ferro rod strikers! All Cubs were able to produce a spark…

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Scouts taking the lead!!

As part of their time at Scouts I like to encourage each of them to take over and lead a meeting. I feel that is a good way to not only build on their skills for life in planning and…

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Cubs get the sharp end of the stick

Last week and this week, our Cubs continued their Skills Drive with knife handling skills.  The simple, but terrifying task of carving a piece of wood into a pointed stick.  Our Cubs are now comfortable in handling knives and have…

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It’s the 200k for John-Joe!

1st Abram Cub Scout, John-Joe started walking during lockdown as part of his Personal Challenge award, and absolutely smashed his target. Not satisfied with that, he decided to go the extra mile (quite literally), and set himself a new target,…

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Cubs Get Knotted

1st Abram Cubs have got straight down to business this term, catching up on their essential Scouting Skills and ticking boxes in badges. These two weeks (1 group per week), have seen Cubs trying their hands at knots!  And I…

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1st Abram Cubs win Pick of The Pack

It’s been a funny year, one in which the annual District Pick of The Pack Quiz fell from being a swift heat and final with only a couple of weeks before, to complexly organised heats and tonight’s final via Zoom,…

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Scouts are back in business

Well Scouts have returned back to the hut and all though with covid restrictions still in place there were happy faces all round. Great to see patrols Cobra, Wolf, Hawk and Kodiak back working together as a team and having…

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Cubs back together and wanting s’more

We’re so pleased that Cubs are now back together doing Cubbing things!  Last week and this week saw our Cubs enjoying a chat around a campfire, and toasted some marshmallows to make s’mores.  It’s so good to see Cubs back…

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