Cubs JOTAJOTI Saturday draws to a close

It’s been an amazing day for 1st Abram Cubs, as our Young People experienced Amateur Radio for the first time.  Making contacts via VHF (2m) and DMR (Digital Mode Radio), they learned the basic science behind amateur radio and got…

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JOTA-JOTI 2021 is here!

The event of the Scouting Technical calendar is finally here! It’s a Global Event owned by the World Organisation of Scout Movements (WOSM). But what does it all mean? JOTI, or Jamboree on the Internet is an event which brings…

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Cubs create Fusion Dining

Tonight, under the close and watchful eye of Shere Khan, our Cubs completed their Chef Badge in the creation of a meal! In true 1st Abram Cubs style, it wouldn’t do well for our Cubs to all do the same…

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The art of Self Defence (Scouts)

At the end of each year we hold a troop forum where the scouts discuss amongst their patrols what activities, trips, badges they would like to take part in. When I sat down to look at what they had listed…some…

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Cubs are becoming Chefs

This week, our Cubs started work on their Chef badge. This great badge takes the Cook badge from Beavers up a notch with the aim of preparing Cubs to cook their own two course meal. Of course, before we let…

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Calling all Book Readers

Beavers and Cubs both have Book Reader badges, but let’s face it – with so many badges and skills, reading 6 books is a bit of a tough ask. Not forgetting Scouts & Explorers – these two sections don’t have…

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It’s hard work turning 90…

As you can imagine, Sunday’s party took some planning to pull off, and with that in mind, we’re just recovering from that energy! With our leaders looking back at the last few weeks in a blur, the confetti is cleared…

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All about Squirrels

You may have heard, or read about a new section in Scouting called ‘Squirrels’. This new section, aimed at 4 and 5 year olds, is to help more young people gain skills for life at a time when it matters…

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Crankwood Explorers to move Day

1st Abram partner unit, Crankwood Firestarters, have made the decision to move their regular meeting day. From week commencing 27th September, our Explorers unit will move from meeting on a Wednesday evening, to meeting on a Thursday evening. Moving the…

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Cubs are getting prepared

This evening our Cubs got their thinking caps on, whilst talking about the Communicator badge, specifically discussing the so-called ‘Plan B’ If Plan A is what we’re running now, when everything is fine, then Plan B is what we’d put…

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