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

DateMeeting
01/04/2021
Easter holiday

08/04/2021
Easter holiday

15/04/2021
Easter holiday

22/04/2021
Online Cubs

29/04/2021
First Outdoors Meeting

The aims of the first outdoors meeting would be to

• Encourage people to feel welcome again and meet new cubs
• Remind you of the fun Scouting outdoors activities they have enjoyed
• Give them an opportunity to share their hopes for the future


06/05/2021
Badgework at home - Artist Badge

Grab a paintbrush, build a masterpiece out of clay, or get behind the camera. It’s time to let your imagination run wild.

How to earn your badge:
Choose three of these activities to do:
You must have your leader or another adult with you for one of these activities.

a) Imagine an event, character or scene. Now draw it using a pencil, brush, pen or crayon.
b) Design and make a greetings card.
c) Make a poster advertising Scouting or a Cub Scout event.
d) Design and make a decorated book cover.
e) Draw or paint a picture of still life or a landscape.
f) Make a display of photographs on a subject that interests you.
g) Make a video on a subject that interests you.
h) Design and build a model.
i) Make a model out of clay.


13/05/2021
Second Outdoors Meeting

This weeks cubs will work towards their International Activities Badge and Global Issues Badge. They will then have the opportunity to complete work on the badge during subsequent weeks including by joining in with activities at home.


20/05/2021
Badgework at home - Global Issues

This week we've got a range of activities for you to work towards completing your 'Global Issues' Badge that you started last week.

1. At home - identify five belongings of yours that have come from other countries, bring to next face to face meeting. We'll ask you to tell the pack about where they come from and why your belongings have come from so far away

2. Take part in an international awareness day or week.
Thursday 20 May is WORLD BEE DAY

We have a series of activities for you to work through to find out about bees https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/tag/world-bee-day/

Can you bring some thoughts to the next meeting on why bees are important to us.

3. Monitor the waste you produce as a Family and make a plan to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste. What could you do to help reduce waste?


27/05/2021
Third Outdoors Meeting

This week we will be working on our Gardening Badge.

Wear: wet weather gear and wellies, plus clothes you dont mind getting dirty
Meet: 18:30 behind Fox & Hounds Pub Uffington
Pickup 20:00 behind Fox & Hounds Pub.


03/06/2021
Half term

10/06/2021
Badgework at home - Global Issues

This week is a badgework at home evening to allow leaders to support the shared programme with Stanford Cubs.

This week you'll continue working on the tasks you started before half term. If you can share evidence of completing any of these tasks we can sign off your badgework.

1. At home - identify five belongings of yours that have come from other countries, bring to next face to face meeting. We'll ask you to tell the pack about where they come from and why your belongings have come from so far away

2. Take part in an international awareness day or week.
Thursday 20 May is WORLD BEE DAY

We have a series of activities for you to work through to find out about bees https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/tag/world-bee-day/

Can you bring some thoughts to the next meeting on why bees are important to us.

3. Monitor the waste you produce as a Family and make a plan to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste. What could you do to help reduce waste?


17/06/2021
Badgework at home - Outdoors Challenge Badge

This week is a badgework at home evening to allow leaders to support the shared programme with Stanford Cubs.

You'll be working on the following task at home:

Build a camp gadget using knots you've learnt.

Activity 1: Windproof matches and Cotton Wool Firelighters
1. Give the scouts a tea light/candle and get them to light it so it melts, leave it on the side while they melt
2. Meanwhile give the scouts a few balls of cotton wool
3. From a tub of vaseline, smear a small lump (about the size of a small fingernail) into the vaseline
4. Wrap the cotton wool firelighter in tin foil
5. Once the candles have melted, give the scouts a few matches each
6. Get them to coat the end of the matches in wax

Activity 2: Wood shavings
1. Get the scouts to go out and find some wood (or you might need to bring some beforehand)
2. Using bushcraft knives, get the scouts to flay the wood into shavings which they can keep in their tub to start a fire with.


24/06/2021
Outdoors Meeting - Hike and Den Building

01/07/2021
Badgework at home - Mini Medics


Explain how to reassure someone at the scene of an emergency


08/07/2021
Outdoors Meeting - Ridgeway Litter Pick

Litter pick at National Trust White Horse


15/07/2021
Badgework at Home

22/07/2021
Face-to-face end of year celebration

Please bring neckers and old clothes