Cubs Indoor Challenge 2018

On Saturday 24th February, eight teams took part in the annual Cubs Indoor Challenge. The teams from 5th Guildford ‘Lions’, 1st Stoughton, 2nd Guildford, 1st Rydes Hill, 1st Weyfield and St Nicolas 9th Guildford had to construct a marble run to see how far a marble can run from the start to finish. They were […]

New Activity Badges

Ahead of the launch of the revised programme in 2015, the Scout Association has launched a range of new activity for the Beaver, Cub, Scout and Explorer sections. For further information on any of the new badges, use the links below: Beaver Scout Activity Badges Camp Craft  Collector Communicator Cyclist Gardener Photographer Sports Space Disability […]

Cub Scout’s footsteps for the future

Matthew Hill, aged 8, from 2nd Guildford Scout Group has raised over £2,500 to help rebuild his Scout HQ by completing a 32 mile walk. Matthew walked from Guildford to London to raise money to help rebuild his Group’s Scout meeting place. His efforts means Scouting can continue to deliver high quality activities and opportunities for young […]

5th Guildford Cubs Visit Blackbushe Airport

On Sunday 3rd July, four Sixers from 5th Guildford ‘Lions’ were invited to Blackbushe Airport to go through the air activities badge. As well being able to site in a plane and learn the controls they learnt the phonetic alphabet, recognised tail fins from ten commercial airlines and learnt which part of the plane does […]

District Cub Quiz 2011

Eight teams from Guildford West battled it out to see who was the brains of Guildford in last nights district quiz. This years competition was hosted by last years winners St Nicolas/9th Guildford and was held at the URC in Guildford. Teams from 5th Guildford, 1st Rydes Hill (St Marys), 2nd Guildford, St Nicolas/9th Guildford, […]

District Cubs Handicraft Competition 2010

In true Blue Peter style, with egg boxes and sticky backed plastic, six teams competed against each other to design a Christmas Mobile, Table Decoration and a Christmas Tree Decoration. The teams had to design and build a Christmas Mobile (similar to the Christmas advent used by Blue Peter), a table decoration and Christmas Tree […]

District Cubs Backwoods Day 2010

On Saturday 2nd October, Cubs from the Guildford area congregated at 1st Normandy Scout HQ and grounds to participate in a backwoods day. The Cubs from 1st Normandy, 5th Guildford, 1st Stoughton and 2nd Guildford learnt some new skills as well as having a fun day. Inspired by the new Chief Scout Bear Grylls, the […]

Cub Scout Indoor Challenge 2010

8 teams of Cub scouts took on the challenge of making a self propelled vehicle which would transport an egg safely. They were provided with cardboard, wooden and plastic “wheels”, dowelling and various wooden shapes, card, paper, balloons, elastic bands, glue, sellotape, plasticine and several other craft items. They were also supplied with instructions on […]

Cub Scout Handicraft Competition 2009

On a very wet and windy Saturday eight teams of Cub scouts worked very hard to make a zoetrope and a paper rocket. Paper rockets; easy, do that in a few minutes….wrong! These rockets had full cutting out and folding instructions, not only for the rocket but the bellows to fire them (it was said […]

Cub Scout Cooking Competition 2009

This year the cooking competition was run following County rules, last year the competition took place at the District camp and all teams made the same main course and pudding, with Stoughton winning and going forward to represent us in the area finals. This year all packs participating created their own menus, of 2 courses. […]