Category: Cubs

Newcastle Leader Nominated for an Award!

We are very proud to hear that Assistant Cub Scout Leader, Alex Peatfield from 94th St. John’s Keele, has been nominated for a Sentinel Newspaper Our Hero Award! You can read the article here. We wish Alex the best of luck and hope he wins the award!

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Recent District Cub Activities

The District Cubs have been rather busy over the last week. Firstly on Wednesday 18th June they held their annual Sports Evening. Well done to Madeley Cubs who were the overall winners. Thanks to everyone for turning up and to Hempstalls Primary School for allowing us to use their field. Photos courtesy of Alex Peatfield and …

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District Cub Camp May 2014

May’s District Cub Camp took place on the Beech Field and in the Fox Glen at Kibblestone Scout Camp with 5 packs attending. The theme for for the weekend was Camelot, or in our case “Cubalot”. The Cubs made Dragons and then raced these on the Saturday evening before having a big campfire which was …

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Castle Capers 2014 is Almost Here!

Tomorrow night (Tuesday) is the first night of our District’s Gang Show, Castle Capers. Many hundreds of hours of hard work and rehearsing have been put in by the cast and those working behind the scenes to produce this year’s show, which is it’s 40th anniversary. The show is being staged at the Mitchell Arts …

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Castle Capers Gang Show – Less Than a Month Away!

Our Gang Show, Castle Capers is less than a month away! Tickets are available to NOW! The show, which is celebrating its 40th birthday this year, will be staged at the Mitchell Arts Centre in Hanley from Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th April 2014. Tickets are £8 for adults and £6 for concessions, except the …

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New Assistant District Commissioner Cubs

I am pleased to announce that I have just appointed Laura Alcock as ADC Cubs, after a long period without anybody in that role. Laura has been Cub Leader at 14th Basford for many years and up until her appointment as ADC she has been Assistant County Commissioner for Cubs. She is stepping down from …

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First District Cub Camp of 2014

Our first camp of the year, we combined St Giles with Westlands, and were very well supported by Newcastle and Nantwich Young Leader units and Keele Network which put 46 uniformed members on-site. When asked what our wet-weather programme was? The answer was ‘put on a waterproof coat’; apparently mud is good for the complexion! …

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94th Keele Cubs in Scouting Magazine

This month’s Scouting Magazine contains the Get Active supplement which has photos of the Cubs from 94th Keele having fun trying out some of their games and activities. Click on the picture below to see the 94th’s Cubs having fun in the magazine.

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2014 District Cub’s Swimming Gala

Well done to all 10 Packs who took part in today’s Cub District Swimming Gala at the NCHS Science College and who were cheered on by lots of parents and leaders. Cubs did various races including backstroke, breaststroke, ball push, egg & spoon, diving and many more. The overall winners with a big score of 32 …

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36th St. Wulstans Cub’s Christmas Sing Song

The end of a really successful year for 36th St. Wulstans Cub section rounded off by an excellent carol sing song at Hempstalls School. Photos Courtesy of Shaun McDonagh More photos in the Gallery This through the determination of this section’s Leaders who have given their all to educate all the Cubs in good Scouting …

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