Two Cub Scouts were left alone to enjoy some cooking with the leaders on Monday night as the rest of the pack took part in a Uni-hock competition. A mini programme had been organised for them which included food hygiene and cooking. They completed the Cubs Cooking Badge and finished the evening with some great cooking skills. Perfect Pizzas…
Begin with a clove hitch underneath the spar to be supported. Wrap the two ends of the rope together so that the short end is trapped and the clove hitch cannot come undone. Wrap the rope first over one spar, then under the other, pulling tight all the time. On the second turn round, go inside the previous turn of rope on the top but outside underneath the spars. After three turns, apply three frapping turns which pull on the rope turns already made, making them even tighter.
Monday evening saw three sections come together for some team building exercises. We had Cubs who were having a taster session at Scouts and Explorers who were completing Young Leadership Training, meeting together to complete a number of teamwork tasks set by the Leaders. Simple ice breakers opened the evening and once everyone had been given a team the real fun began. A toxic waste challenge; moving a can of toxic waste without touching it with human hands. Equipment – stri
Last week the Scouts and Explorers started a navigation course to assist them when completing expeditions. Both sections are being trained on a number of evenings in advanced navigation over the next two terms. Last week everyone completed a short test so that the leaders could assess everyone's skills in the area. This week saw a review of the results and training in the areas that were lacking. Part of the training includes learning how to pace when out on the mountains. To