Come along any Wednesday during the school term from 7.00pm to 8.30pm at the 1st Lane Cove Scout Hall and see what we do, but it also may be an idea to check our program in case we have scheduled an outing.
Please see our location map for details.
Join in our games and activities to see if you enjoy it (parents are welcome to stay if they like). There is a no obligation 4-6 week “try out” period. To do so,
Complete the online the membership application form here: Youth Membership Application Lane Cove Scouts and
just come along to try Cub Scouts for a few weeks to see if you would like to join! The online form will be forwarded to the Group Leader (N.B.: membership is provisional during this try out phase, & will only be activated when a decision to join is made)
Your child will be covered by Scouts Australia insurance while they try out: just make sure they wear casual clothes and closed-toe shoes e.g. sports shoes
Check our Term 1 program here 1st Lane Cove_Cubs A4 Programme_Term 1 2018 just to make sure we will be at the Scout Hall
Don’t forget that some dates and activities may change so please keep checking this page!
These are some of the activities we did last year:
What is a Cub Scout Pack?
A Cub Scout Pack comprises up to 24 girls and boys aged 7 1/2 to 11 years who meet weekly at the Scout Hall and go on outdoor activities. Your pack will be divided into Sixes which are groups comprising six people. Each group of six will have a leader called a Sixer and an assistant leader called a Seconder.
What are the badges for?
The Cub Award System of Boomerang and Achievement Badges recognise the effort made by each Cub Scout at their own level of ability. The Boomerang Tests form part of a structured process followed by the leaders to ensure that the Scouting objectives are achieved for each Cub. We try to construct games and activities which, as long as the Cub tries his or her best, will result in the Cub meeting the requirement for that test. Activity badges are for special interest activities for which the Cubs can gain recognition. Please visit our badges page to see the placement of Cub and Scout badges on the uniform,
What else do we do?
Cub Scouts learn about basic bushcraft, first aid, safety and how to react in emergencies through structured activities and games. While the games are fun they also encourage teamwork and sharing.
Apart from our regular Wednesday evening pack nights, we have outdoor activities and camps – either under canvas or in dormitories in the colder weather. The cub pack takes an active part in local Scouting District and Regional events which enables the cubs to experience a wide variety of activities, many of them involving safe risk taking.
Cubs have also taken part in various local community events on Australia Day and ANZAC Day, supported Clean Up Australia and helped collect for the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal.
Our other 2017 activities have included attending the Cuboree (statewide camp for cub scouts), Sirius Cup canoeing and sailing regatta, campfires at our hall, wide games in Blackman Park. The Cub Scout Pack also took part in the Australia-wide ‘Scouts in Action Week’ in August with games and activities promoting being creative. Our District Bike Hike around Bicentennial Park, and we have attended the Sydney North Region Cub Fun Day in June. Five of the older cubs attended the recent Moocooboolah District Cub Leadership Camp to help give them skills to become Sixers and Seconders.
All of these events involve the cub scouts in different aspects of their community and develop a sense of belonging.