At 26th Picton Cubs we had a change in leadership, all our cubs said good bye to their Akela (Ann) who step down from her role after 5 years of hard work she put into the group. We all wish Ann all the best in her new role as an Assistance Cub Scout Leader at 26th Picton scouts. Our new Akela is called Deana and has been with 26th Picton Cubs Scouts since 2012.
Here is some of the activities cubs have taken part in on a Tuesday night at cub pack night:
On Saturday 26th September, 2015 6 cubs attended a district Our Skills day to complete the new Our Skills Challenge Award badge there were 10 base set up from different cubs groups from the south Liverpool district, cubs completed Tracking, Mini Pioneering, Problem Solving, New Sport, Healthy Eating, Sewing button & iron scarf, Tea/coffee, lay table and crispy cakes and Creative.
On 17th October cubs went to St Margaret’s C of E Academy school to complete scouting Around of the world a globally themed activity day cubs were awarded a badge, at the event there were a number of actives to take part in on the day from Games, Media, Craft and food.
Cubs have just completed their international badge we held a food tasting night on different foods from different parts of country’s we made a plaster Paris of the world scouting badge and cubs were provided a different country to research for their passport. We also held a Halloween fancy dress night in October.
November 2015 – cubs are in the process of doing their Astronomer Activity Badge we arranged a visit from Immersion Education who brought a large dome for all cubs to sit in and produced a great Astronomy talk on the stars, moon, sun and planets inside of the Immersion Education dome.
In December 2015 26th Picton Scouts Christmas float has been going for 25 years this year. This is a lovely evening seeing all the cubs taken part with this special event raise fund for local charities.
We still have plenty of craft evenings to complete in December and we will finish the term off with a Christmas party for all the cubs.
The Cubs have been very busy this year, with their Arts Badge, Chinese Food taster and now they’ve had a fun trip to Halfords as part of their Cyclist Badge. They had a fun time learning about bike safety and bike maintenance.
It’s been a very busy start to 2015 for Cubs. Here are some of the fun activities they have enjoyed.
They came 3rd place in the Liverpool South District 5-a-side Football Competition.
They have had an evening of tasting exotic fruits.
An evening of Chinese Food, including some Japanese style costumes brought by Matthew.
Completing the Artists Badge, where they made a collage of the Liverpool Skyline.
The Cub pack took part in the annual Liverpool South District Pictwood Derby, all had a great time building their model cars and competing against everyone. Tom Bates took Final Winner and Thomas O’Gorman was the grand final winner for best design!
The Cubs have had a busy month! They have recently visited St. Davids Church as part of their Faith Badge, and they have also nearly finished their Emergency Aid Stage 1 Badge. It is coming up to Halloween, and on Tuesday 21st October the Cubs will be doing Pumpkin Carving. The Cubs will need to bring their own pumpkin for this.
In November the Cubs will be starting their Animal Carer Badge, and will have the opportunity to visit the local Pets at Home store in the month, details to follow. They will also be doing the Christmas Float on Tuesday 2nd December, this is where they go around with parents/guardians collecting for local charities and the Scout group with a Santa & Christmas Tree. They will be finishing off the year with a party on the 9th December, and will be starting back up on 6th January 2015.
The Cubs have been busy the last couple of months. They took part in the District 5-A-Side football tournament where they came 2nd overall with the final score being 1-0. Well done to all that took part!
They also took part in the District Pictwood Derby, Carl Hughes received the trophy for best novelty car for the 2nd year in a row.
We are also saying good bye to 3 Cubs as they move up to Scouts, from all of us at Cubs we wish you all good luck in moving up!
Cubs Diary Update: Cubs finish on 1st April for the Easter break. We meet back on 22nd April.
Thank You to everyone who donated their Wish Tokens to the group, it’s with great pleasure to say we received 23,574 Wish Tokens!
We are collecting Liverpool Echo Wish Campaign Tokens! Once again we are part of the Wish Campaign and we need your help! 26th Picton Scout Group are in with a chance of getting a share of £25,000 and the more tokens we receive means we get a bigger share! The money that we will receive from the Wish Campaign will go towards us being able to do adventurous activities and allowing us to purchase equipment to do so.
If you are able to buy the Echo please make sure you cut the tokens out and bring them in to Scouts where we will have a collection box located. We also suggest asking your family, friends, parents workplaces and neighbours to donate their tokens to our organisation!
If you are not part of the group then we will also gladly accept them and you can bring them to us on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays when Scouts are in!
The mission statement supplied to Liverpool Echo:
26th Picton Scout Group cater for approx 100 young people on a weekly basis within three sections; Beavers, Cubs and Scouts who regularly undertake activities. We are now short of camping equipment and need to extended our range of equipment. We will be grateful for any financial help to achieve our goal of extending the activities to our three section groups.
Following success from previous Chocolate Bingo evenings we are going to run another one on Friday 4th October 2013 starting at 6:30pm but this time.. a Barbecue version!
For £4 you will receive entry, including one book of bingo cards and a barbecue meal! We will also offer further bingo books (and meals) on the night. Places are limited so unfortunately it’s a first-come first-served basis so please ensure you don’t miss out! Young People should now of had a letter but if not, please come and see a Section Leader who will help you out.