Cub Monday - February Posts Print E-mail

If you follow our Facebook and Instagram pages, you would be quite aware by now that this year marks the centenary of Cub Scouts! To celebrate this milestone, we have been posting up images of historical items relating to Cubs every Monday, naming the campaign #CubMonday. Every second week on Wednesdays, we also run a Cub competition. 

As February has now pretty much come to an end (it's gone so fast!), here is a compilation of every image we have put up this month. Enjoy!


February 1st, 2016

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Jungle Wisdom, A Book For CubMasters By V.C Barclay - published 1925.


February 8th, 2016

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Wolf Cub Pack from 1st Newtown, who met every Monday evening at St Stephen’s Parish Hall - taken in 1931.

Back row standing: G. Wells, W. Thompson, K. Mulquin, A Dunn, Luscombe

W. Carter, W. Fryirs, R. Nickolson, Hill, J.W. Vitlin, R. Baker

Sitting: J. Canty, C. Ayres, M. Scott, C.J. Scott, C.M. Cliffard, R. Foster

J. Miller, R. Anderson, W. Smith.

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Text translation:

The outstanding personalities of this Pack at the time this photo was taken were—

Kenneth Foster, Senior Sixer, Wellington St, Newtown, aged 12 years old. A lad of outstanding physique, tall, excellent mentality, charming personality, champion swimmer, and all-round sport and ideal leader.

John Vitlin, Sixer, Susan St, Newtown, 12 years old, splendid mentality, a hard trier and worker, won the Marble Championship of N.S.W, a quiet worker.

Ronald Nicholson, Sixer, Salisbury Rd, Camperdown, 11 years old. Smart boy, a fair leader, a good worker.

David Nichol, Sixer, Erskineville Rd, Erskineville, 12 years old. A lad who could work and work with a will, a splendid leader, champion swimmer, and all sport, a mighty hitter in cricket. An idol among his mates.

Reginald Baker, Second, Albert St, Erskineville, 10 years old. A smart and clever boy of high mentality, an appealing personality, a faultless leader, a forceful worker.

Albert Dunn, Second, English St, Camperdown, 11 years old. A good worker and trier.

Kevin Mulquin, Second, Albert St, Erskineville, 12 years old, moderate worker but a splendid left-hand fast bowler, tip-top batsman and slips fieldman.

Charles Ayres, Second, Albert St, Erskineville, 11 years old. A slow but sure worker.

Raymond Anderson, Sixer, Linthorpe St, Newtown, 12 years old. A small boy but energetic leader and worker for his Six and Pack, good mentality.

Wally Fryirs, Second, North St, Newtown, 10 years old. A splendid boy with an excellent future.

The Pack held its meetings in the St. Stephen’s Parish Hall on Monday Evening at 6.45 pm 8 pm. It won the W.S.D. Cub Relay Race, winning easily. A Dunn won 100 yds Championship under 12 years. The Pack was placed 4th and 5th in the District Cub Comp.

February 10th, 2016 
Cub and Scout Cook Book - publish date unknown.
February 15, 2016
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The Treasure Chest of Games By Skip Reilly, published 1938.
February 22nd, 2016
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How To Run A Pack - published in 1945.
February 24th, 2016
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Wolf Cub Section Song Book - publish date unknown.
February 29th, 2016
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Wolf Cubs - published in 1948.

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