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Cub Monday - June Posts Print E-mail

In case you've missed our Facebook and Instagram Cub Monday posts for June, here's a recap. 

We can't believe we are half way through our Cub Centenary year already! 

 

June 6th, 2016

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Cubbing: A Guide For Leaders Pack Scouters Series No. 1 By National Council Boy Scouts of Canada - published 1967

 

June 13th, 2016

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Jungle Lore in the Cub Scout Pack, published 1970.

 

June 20th, 2016

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Cub certification card, 1970. 

 

June 27th, 2016

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The One Star Test, publish date unknown. 

 

 
Riverina Region Cub Centenary Camp a Huge Success! Print E-mail

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The Riverina Region had an awesome time celebrating 100 years of Cubs at their Regional Cub Centenary Camp at Gundagai Show Ground, from May 13-15.

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130 Cubs from the Region attended the camp, which is held every year with a different theme. This particular event took 12 months to plan, and it was a huge success!

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Bases included the flying fox and obstacle course, which were a big hit with the Cubs!

There were also plenty of crafty activities to do, including putting coloured rice into bottles, making mini woggle men out of paracord, and putting together a yellow '100 years of Cubs' themed scarf to mark the occasion. 

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From the smiles on their faces, you can see they had an absolute blast! 

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North West Region Cuboomerang Camp Print E-mail

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Over the June long weekend, the North West Region held their annual Cuboomerang Camp at Lynchwood Scout Camp, near Tamworth.

Around 66 people attended the event, including Cubs, Leaders and Parent Helpers.

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Over the weekend the Cubs rotated across 7 activity bases where activities included knotting, first aid, self expression, fitness, health and safety, outdoor Scouting and navigation.

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The Gold Boomerang Cubs also did Promise and Law, Duty to God as they planned and ran activities on the Sunday morning.

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It was a great weekend that enabled the Cubs to have lots of Boomerang work signed off.

 
Well Done to All Scout Job Week 2016 Participants! Print E-mail

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Scout Job Week 2016 has now officially closed and we'd like to congratulate all of the Scout Groups who participated in this year's event! 

Running from May 1 to June 30, Scout Groups across all Regions in NSW got out into the community and offered to do odd jobs to raise some money. It's great to see the event is still so popular after all these years.

We hope everyone reached their fundraising goals and now encourage Groups to send their Scout Job Week cards to their Region office by July 31 to receive their badges and awards.

Depending on how much you have raised as an individual, you will receive either a bronze, silver or gold badge (pictured below). For those who reach gold, also receive a gold woggle.

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Thank you very much for choosing to participate in Scout Job Week 2016, we look forward to doing it all again next year.

Feel free to send any photos or videos from the event to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 
Don't Miss Out On Gang Show 2016 Print E-mail

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(Cumberland Gang Show performance in 2015)

 

The Gang Show season for 2016 is well and truly underway and we're inviting you to come along to watch some exciting dance, acting and musical performances from our NSW Scouts and Guides.

Already we've seen some wonderful talent from the Albury Gang Show cast, who performed at the Albury Entertainment Centre from June 17-18 and Hornsby Gang Show who wrapped up their last performance on July 9. 

If you missed out on that, there are still plenty of other shows running from now up until August. Show details are below!

 

 

Cumberland Gang Show 

Where:

Riverside Theatre - Cnr Church & Market Streets, Parramatta

When:

Friday July 8th, 7.30pm

Saturday July 9th, 2.00pm and 7.30pm

Sunday July 10th, 2.00pm

Wednesday July 13th, 7.30pm

Friday July 15th, 7.30pm

Saturday July 16th, 2.00pm and 7.30pm

Tickets: 

Child (14 &U) - $21

Adult - $33

Senior, Pensioner and Youth (15-26 years) - $27

Seniors Show (includes high tea) - $25

Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) - $102

VIP Package - $50

10% discount for groups of 10+

Cumberland Gang Show Website

Cumberland Gang Show Facebook Page

Bookings: 

Riverside Theatre Website

Riverside Box Office 

(02) 8839 3399

 

Central Coast Gang Show 

Where:

Laycock Street Community Theatre, North Gosford

When:

Thursday July 14th, 7.30pm

Friday July 15th, 7.30pm

Saturday July 16th, 1.00pm and 7.30pm

Tickets:

Adults - $25

Children/Concession/Full-time Students/Members - $20

Central Coast Gang Show Website

Central Coast Gang Show Facebook Page

Bookings:

Booking page

 

Korimul Gang Show

Where:

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

When:

Friday August 26th

Saturday August 27th

Tickets:

Adult - $30 

Child (13 &U) - $23 

Student - $25 

Concession/Pensioner/Senior - $24 

Groups over 10 - $22.50 pp

Korimul Gang Show Website 

Korimul Gang Show Facebook Page

Bookings:

Merringong Theatre Company

 

Book your tickets today! 

 
North Coast Region Celebrate Centenary at CubBOOM Event Print E-mail

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From April 29 to May 1, 302 Members and helpers from the North Coast Region attended the Region's Cub Centenary 'CubBOOM' event to celebrate 100 years of Cubs. 

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The camp drew in 172 Cubs, 18 Youth Helpers, 59 Leaders and 60 Parent Helpers, who all got involved in a Centenary celebration morning tea with yellow and green cup cakes!

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Like most camps, there were plenty of activities to keep the Cubs occupied, including the flying fox, archery, screen printing, slippery pole, canoeing, billy carts, tunnels and horizontal climbing wall, monkey bridge and low ropes.

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It was truly a great way to recognise this huge milestone!

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Hume Region Cubs Complete 19th Jamboree of the Trail Print E-mail

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Hume Region Cubs completed the 19th Annual Jamboree Of The Trail (JOTT) on Sunday 22nd May.

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JOTT is an annual day for the World Scout Movement to hike together. This year the Cubs hiked on the southern section of the Kiama Coast Walk, where they saw Whales a few times along the track.

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They walked about 9km altogether (although it felt like more than that) and it was a lot of fun!

Great effort, guys!

 
SC&T Region Pigskin2016 Print E-mail

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On April 1-3, 25 Scout Patrols from across the South Coast and Tablelands Region competed in Pigskin 2016 at the Wingello State Forest.

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Over the two days, the Patrols went from one activity base to another, working in teams to complete challenges and win points.

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The team with the most points, and winners of Pigskin2016, were "The Black Panthers" from 1st Bungendore. They earned a total of 1118 points from their adventures.

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In second place, "altijd de beste" from 1st Jamberoo earned 1076 points.

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And "The Black Widows" from 1st Bungendore, ranked third, with a total of 1063 points.

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All Patrols deserve a round of applause for their efforts!

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Photography by Zach Cockburn.

 

 

 
New Amateur Radio Classes On Offer Print E-mail

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JOTA JOTI 2016 is just around the corner, so why not prepare yourself for the big event by enrolling in an amateur radio course?

The NSW JOTA JOTI team is offering Scouts and Guides (aged 13+) the opportunity to obtain a foundation (or Level 1) amateur radio licence this August.

Classes of 3-6 people will run at 1st Erskine Park Scout Hall over two days on August 20-21 and by the end you'll have a nationally recognised qualification. 

Obtaining a licence will allow you to own and use amateur radio equipment, which will be very valuable once JOTA-JOTI comes around again!

If you wish to find out more or download the E1 form, visit the NSW JOTA JOTI website.

 

 
Sydney North Region Roventure Print E-mail

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On April 8-10, up to 200 Venturers and Rovers from Crews and Units across the Sydney North Region, attended the Sydney North Region Roventure at Ingleside Scout Camp. 

The annual Venturer/Rover camp theme was "Roventure.com" and run completely by Normanhurst Rovers and Venturers.

 

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Activities were all themed around social media and included physical and mental challenges such as yoga...

 

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And working as a team to build things such as a ballista! 

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Of course there was some friendly competition between the Groups, and Platabeen (1st Collaroy Plateau/2nd Narrabeen) Rover Crew were declared the winners by the end of the camp. 

Congratulations guys, we look forward to seeing what you guys come up with next year!

 

 
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