Dragon Cubs Programme

Cubs
Here are details of this terms programme, remember things may change due to weather and leader availability so be sure to check a day or so before a meeting

DateTitleDetails
09/01/2020Welcome back, pack forum, anti-bullying activities
16/01/2020DIY Badge Activities 11. Show the safe use of, and how to take care of, tools such as a hammer, a saw, a screwdriver, spanners, pliers, a hand-drill, a glue gun etc. 2. Talk to your leader about how to work safely on your projects, especially when you're using electric tools. 3. Learn what the difference is between hard wood, soft wood, chipboard, plywood and MDF. For each of them, find out what they're best used for. 4. Key skills - learn to measure accurately, saw, join wood with 2 methods, use a hammer, screwdriver and drill, and prepare surfaces and stain/varnish/paint them 5. Project planning - decide which project to make in week 2 (with adult supervision). RISK ASSESSMENT TO BE REVIEWED BY ALL at https://kingalfredscouts-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/r/personal/katharinemurkett_kascouts_org_uk/_layouts/15/Doc.aspx?sourcedoc=%7B4EDF36E8-DBF3-4B94-95FB-22265CF49C06%7D&file=Risk%20Assessment%20-%20DIY%20night%20and%20use%20of%20tools.docx&action=default&mobileredirect=true
23/01/2020Pioneer/Activity Badge Work+How work towards your Pioneer badge: 1. Make your own rope, 2. Tie a simple lashing. 3a. Show how you would tie three different knots, such as a reef, figure of eight, sheet bend or bowline 3b. Show how you would make one hitch, such as a clove hitch, round turn and two half-hitches or a cow hitch 3. Take part in a knot game. To work towards your activity badge: 4. Knife skills.
30/01/2020DIY Badge Activities 2 - ProjectsApply week 1 skills to build selected project to be made under adult supervision. How to earn your badge: Help design and make something useful. An adult needs to supervise you. Show that you’re able to: measure accurately saw join pieces of wood together in two different ways use a hammer, screwdriver and drill prepare surfaces and stain, varnish or paint. RISK ASSESSMENT TO BE REVIEWED BY ALL at https://kingalfredscouts-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/r/personal/katharinemurkett_kascouts_org_uk/_layouts/15/Doc.aspx?sourcedoc=%7B4EDF36E8-DBF3-4B94-95FB-22265CF49C06%7D&file=Risk%20Assessment%20-%20DIY%20night%20and%20use%20of%20tools.docx&action=default&mobileredirect=true
06/02/2020Night hikeCHANGE Meet: White Horse Hill National Trust car park SN7 7QN Pick-up: same location. Focus: Adventure Challenge Badge This week the cubs will need to: 1. Prepare for your activities and hikes, including clothing and bag packing; 2. Do a hike or follow a trail (for at least 1hr). To support this cubs should plan what they need to bring with them in their backpack. Parents may wish to help in planning the items the cubs consider are needed for a night hike. A suggested (parent) kit list is given below: - torch or headlamp; - Uniform Shirt, Activity Trousers & Necker; - Hiking/Walking Boots (broken in); - Hiking/Walking Socks; - Walking Trousers (not Jeans); - T-Shirts/Base Layers Fleece/Mid Layer; - Fleece Jacket; - Waterproof/Windproof Outer Jacket; - Warm Hat (as appropriate); - Gloves (as appropriate); - water bottle; - snack.
13/02/2020 Animal Carer Badge - Pets at homeLOCATION: Pets at Home. St Margret’s Retail Park Swindon SN3 4ES FOCUS: Visit to Pets at Home. Find out about some of the animals you see. What are their feeding habits and natural habitats? ACTIVITY: Cubs will look at the animals in the store to complete one part of the badge, completing an an in store activity. RISK ASSESSMENT: Located in Attachments
20/02/2020HALF TERM - NO CUBS
27/02/2020WellbeingMindfullness/Yoga/Healthy Eating
05/03/2020Climbing - Rockstars Swindon Climbing experience - Lessons in bouldering and top roping on an indoor wall. Gardening club in the hall Risk Assessment - added to Section Admin (James Warden)
12/03/2020World Badge. FestivalFestival - celebrate a festival from another culture. Cubs will be doing Mardi Gras themed activities and games. Can everyone bring 1 food dish with an explanation of the festival and culture it represents. Can cubs research what Mardi Gras is?
19/03/2020SUSPENDED
26/03/2020SUSPENDED
02/04/2020SUSPENDED