Drawing tutorial

Drawing tutorial

We had a loud and colourful session to brighten up our Zoom sessions when illustrator Liz Million dropped into one of our sessions to give us a Halloween drawing lesson. Who would’ve known that all drawings start with baked beans and potatoes… but she managed to get some great pictures ...

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Scouting indoors

Scouting indoors

It’s been a strange 2020 with all our plans thrown aside. However, we’ve still been busy Scouting where possible. Just a lot more online! Despite not being able to meet up we’ve still managed meetings most weeks, including: Learning about various animals with visits from exotic pets, llamas, and a ...

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Bell ringing at Linslade

Bell ringing at Linslade

The Cubs recently visited Linslade Ringers at St. Barnabas Church in Leighton Buzzard for a lesson in bell ringing. Everyone got a go with the bells, with our expert instructors for the night, though only a few could fit in the tiny tower at any time. Meanwhile the Vicar gave ...

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Ready, Steady, Cook

Ready, Steady, Cook

To work towards our Cook’s badge the Cubs were set some cooking challenges – none too advanced, but a good chance to learn about safety and hygiene too. Each team was set the challenge of making “The best sandwich ever”, including a vegetarian option, followed by a microwave mug cake.

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Cubs Canoeing

Cubs Canoeing

The Cubs went to learn about canoeing with the local experts at the Leighton Buzzard Canoe Club. We had a busy couple of hours learning about exercises, balance, and having a good paddle (and in some cases swim) in the Grand Union Canal.

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Out in the woods

Out in the woods

With the better weather the Cubs have been out-and-about doing some Naturalist work, learning about bugs and trees, and shelter building. Sadly some of the shelters didn’t look too robust, but thankfully it was a dry night and we weren’t sleeping in them!

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International Sleepover

The Cubs have been learning about other countries and cultures, trying foods, and learning about customs from around the world, including: Masks to ward off the evil spirits (Germany) Chinese chopstick lessons Origami practice Learning about problems in other parts of the world such as water filtering Learning facts, figures ...

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Christmas Sleepover

Christmas Sleepover

A gang of tough Cubs and Scouts braved the freezing temperatures for a Sleepover at Phasels Wood in December. Activities included Climbing, Crate Stacking, Air rifle shooting, Pioneering… and lots of things involving food and warmth to stop us from freezing! Sadly there was no visit from Santa, but we ...

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