Category Archives: Cubs/Scouts

Cub Cooking

We’ve been incredibly lucky this term with the weather – apart from today, when it has poured. Not so good when the planned activity was for the Cubs was to cook their own supper on a fire they had built!...

Cubs making damper

The 7th Hemel Hempstead (Lockers Park) Cubs have been in action this evening. Firstly they started by making some fires – a harder task than normal, due to the rain we had yesterday. Once they had all accomplished this, they...

Cub Shelter Building

It’s funny how different teams interpret the same task. “You need to build a shelter for 2 people to protect them from the rain.” Six Sixes and six totally different approaches. Half of the Sixes produced a pretty decent shelter that...

Cub S’Mores

The first full day back at school also saw the 7th Hemel Hempstead (Lockers Park) Cubs have their first meeting of the term. The summer term is my favourite one of the whole year as, weather permitting, all of the meetings...

Scouts Pinewood Derby

Over the last couple of weeks our Scouts have designed, made and decorated cars from kits consisting of a small wooden block, wheels and nails (used for axles), in preparation for the Hemel Hempstead District Scouts’ Annual Pinewood Derby. This...

Cub Pancakes

We were a couple of days late, but I don’t think any of the Cubs minded – in fact the Old Gym was buzzing as each Six started to make their pancake mix. Some were concerned that the batter was...

Cub Communicators

For the last two weeks the Cubs have been working on their Communication Badge. They’ve communicated in a large variety of ways. We started with “Chinese Whispers” – some interesting results there! They also did Morse code – a message...

Cub First Aid

At the start of most Cub meetings we play a game – today it was a version of hockey involving two teams, but with only one player at a time from each, competing for a bean bag. Cubs can be...

Cub Cooking

Our Cubs are quite an adventurous lot – they need to be because we expect them to do some quite challenging things. Tonight over 30 of them cooked their own supper – a delicious and nutritious stir fry, served in...