Cub Scouts 8-11 Years - Create the Path

What is Cub Scouts all about?

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What is Cub Scouts all about?

Cub Scouts is for boys and girls starting from 8 years of age who transition to the Scout Unit after turning 11 and before turning 12.

Cub Scouts are:

  • Creating their own paths
  • Developing their sense of place
  • Exploring the world around them
  • Encountering new experiences
  • Expanding perspectives
  • Determining their own adventures
  • Building upon friendships

 

They generally meet once a week as well as going on some super cool weekend activities.

There are fun camps for Cub Scouts which could have interesting themes like ‘Space Odyssey’ or ‘Pirates on the High Seas’. With some experience, you can even join a 5-day ‘Cuboree’ with hundreds of other excited Cub Scouts at Gilwell Park, near Gembrook.

Cub Scouts play fantastic games like scavenger hunts or they might build a catapult together.

They can also earn a range of badges for bushcraft, cooking, canoeing and many other skills.  There’s even a ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ badge, designed with the help of Victoria Police, which involves the Cub Scouts being aware of emergency phone numbers and learning about security issues for themselves or their homes.

The highest achievement in the Cub Scout section is to earn the Grey Wolf Award.

 

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