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Leagrave Cub Scout Pack

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Falkes District Scouts, Bedfordshire

Cubs are young people aged between 8 and 10½, who make up the second section of the Scouting family, between Beavers and Scouts.


Activities

During their time in the Pack, Cubs will get a chance to try lots of different activities like swimming, music, exploring, computing and collecting.

There are a range of badges available which Cubs can wear on their uniforms to show everyone how well they're doing.

Cubs also get to go on trips and days out, to places like the zoo, theme parks or a farm. Sometimes they will be able to go camping with the rest of the Pack and take part in all kinds of outdoor activities.


Structure and organisation

A Pack of Cubs is organised into Sixes, with each Six named after a colour, and a Sixer and a Seconder in charge.


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Where are we?

Southfields Primary School

Pastures Way

Lewsey

Luton

LU4 0PE

Bedfordshire

Southfields Primary School
Pastures Way
Leagrave
Luton
Bedfordshire
Luton
Meeting Times
Fridays - 19:15 to 20:45

Due to our active programme, we often meet outside of these times as well.

News & Blogs

County Football Tournament
14/05/2019 By David Faraday

On Saturday 11th May 2019, the Cubs took part in a County Football Tournament at Luton Football Ground.  Our team of 7 Cubs Scouts managed by our Young Leaders Cameron and David had a superb day, we drew 1-1, Lost 1-0, won 3-0, 2-0, 2-0 coming overall 2nd in our group.  A fantastic day, the Cubs and Young leaders showing true team spirit.

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Cubs go Gardening.
13/04/2019 By David Faraday

Today (13/04/19) a mix of 19 Cubs, 1 Scout and 2 Young leaders from both Lea and Leagrave Scout Groups joined together to tidy the garden at the Hockwell Ring Community Centre. Fantastic to see the 2 groups working and playing together.  The young people worked hard clearing the leaves and pots, ready for the day centre and  lunch club to begin planting.   After a quick snack we finished off the garden including emptying the bins and headed off to the park for a wide game and the play equipment.  A fantastic day, and new friends made.

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Blog | Cub End Of Term Swimming
05/04/2019 By David Faraday

The Cub Pack spent their last night of the winter term at Lewsley Park Swimming Pool. We had 15 Cubs, 2 Young Leaders, 1 Scout and 5 leaders attend. It was their fun session on the Friday Evening. After we all got in the pool and had some fun on the matts and the slide (I was the first one down it that night), it was time for some of the cubs to get to work on their swimming stage badges. We had 9 Cubs and 1 Scout that attacheved leavel one. 

Level One.

 

 

  1. Learn the general safety rules for swimming (such as not diving into shallow water or not swimming on your own) and where it is safe to swim locally.
  2. Show you know how to prepare for exercises such as taking part in a warm up.
  3. Demonstrate a controlled entry, without using the steps, into at least 1.5 metres of water.
  4. Swim 10 metres on your front.
  5. Tread water for 30 seconds in a vertical position.
  6. Using a buoyancy aid, float still in the water for 30 seconds.
  7. Demonstrate your ability to retrieve an object from chest-deep water.
  8. Perform a push and glide on both your front and back.
  9. Swim 25 metres without stopping.
  10. Take part in an organised swimming activity.

 

We then had 2 Cubs and 1 Scout that then went on to do their level 2.

 

A big well done to all that achieved a swimming badge.

 

This has got to be the first time that we have sent the Cubs home cleaner than when they arrived!!

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Adam Goodman Memorial Challenge 2019
02/04/2019 By Gary Sturrock

Adam Goodman Memorial Challenge 2019 and 20 young people and Leaders from Leagrave Scout Group along with 5 young people and leaders from Hydra ESU arrived to take part in this years challenge. Also present were Wigmore Valley, Strathmore and Lea amongst the 70 taking part.
All set up and the competition began with 1 team of Beavers, 1 team of Cubs and 2 teams of Scouts from Leagrave creating their water bottle rockets for the competition. 
After lunch the competition got under way with the design of each rocket being marked, then onto blast off by section.
The first part was for the furthest distance and if the rocket stayed intact.
Next came the highest rocket again with a check on the condition of the rocket.
Once the site had been cleaned up and the results checked, Yvonne and Sharon Goodman presented the trophies and flags to the winners. 
Longest flight went to Leagrave Scouts.
Wigmore Valley Group won the best designs for all sections.
Overall the Adam Goodman Memorial Flag this year went to Strathmore Blue Foxes, with Lea Scout Group second and Leagrave came in last of the 4 groups represented. 
Pictures of the day are shown below:

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St Partick's Day Parade Luton 2019
18/03/2019 By Gary Sturrock

Sunday 17th March as it was St Patrick's Day Leagrave Scout Group attended for first time both parading and with a stall promoting scouting and paracord bracelet, woggle & key chain making.
7.30 am and leaders were on Market Hill putting up the group's pop up marquees and event tents for the use of the Luton Irish Forum and erecting a smaller marquee for our own use.
Then it was off to the start of the parade where over 40 members of the group and a number of parents gathered to parade around the town in front of the Lady Major, MP's and local dignitaries to Market Hill where the parade ended and the stalls were open with a music stage ready to entertain the masses.

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Below are some pictures of the day and parade.

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Leagrave Cub Scout Pack
Southfields Primary School, Pastures Way, Leagrave, Luton, Bedfordshire, Luton
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