Cub Trips & Activities

Here is a list of our recent cub trips and activities

Anna’s Grey Wolf Hike – Aug 2020

It’s another sunny weekend (despite earlier forecasts of rain) and another Grey Wolf hike, this time led by Anna. She’s chosen the Pipeline Track loop in St Ives, and is leading three younger Cubs on her “Adventurous Journey”. They set Read More …

Isabella’s Grey Wolf hike – July 2020

My Grey Wolf walk was the section of the Great North Walk from Mount Kuring-Gai to Berowra. It was 10.56km long and the elevation gain was 306m. The people who I led on the walk were Grace, Amalia, Charlotte, Sina, Read More …

Amalia’s Grey Wolf hike – July 2020

My Grey Wolf Walk On Saturday the 4th of July 2020, at 10:15am, my group and I set off on the Thornleigh to Hornsby part of the Great North Walk. The people in the group were me, Isabella, Grace, Kira Read More …

Virtual Cub Program launch – Mar 2020

Making the best of our self-isolation situation, we launched the Virtual Cub Program with our first video-conference call to introduce to the Cubs what we’ll be doing for the next two months. A new experience for most of the Cubs, Read More …

Family Camp on the Colo River – Mar 2020

As the threat of Coronavirus looms and lockdowns seem only a matter of time, we escape reality for a couple of days at Camp Bielany on the Upper Colo River… It will be the last camp we have for a Read More …

Gordon Creek Bushwalk and Investitures – Feb 2020

We’re off on our first bushwalk of the year – a loop down to Gordon Creek in East Killara. We like to challenge the Cubs a little on our bushwalks, so we’re starting out with a short “off track” section Read More …

Burning Palms Loop (Grey Wolf) – Nov 2019

Track: Burning Palms Loop Track (Royal National Park) Length: 8.2km Grade: 4 Start/End: Garawarra Farm Carpark Duration: 4 hours After a long drive across Sydney (thank you Toby and Dad), we arrived at the Royal National Park at 10:00am. After Read More …

Soccer Competition and BBQ – Dec 2019

We usually finish Term 4 with our traditional Iceblocking activity: this year we decided to do things a bit differently! After the unfortunate cancellation of the District Soccer Competition due to heavy rain a few weeks prior, the Cubs voted to finish Read More …

Another Stony Creek Cleanup – Nov 2019

It’s exactly a year after our last clean-up of Stony Creek in Gordon, and the area around our Scout Hall. This activity is back by popular demand from the Cubs, who are excited about what they might find this time. Read More …

Spring Cub Camp – Oct 2019

Day 1: we put up tents and toast marshmallows Despite the forecast of a wet weekend, 18 hardy Cubs headed off to Cataract Scout Park for our Spring Camp. A break in the rain allowed our Cubs to put up their Read More …

Region Cub Challenge – Sep 2019

The Region Cub Scout challenge is designed to enable a Patrol of Cubs to work as a team to complete a range of activities that are both challenging and rewarding. The 2nd Gordon Cub patrol rose to the challenge, successfully Read More …

Grey Wolf awards – Aug 2019

Congratulation to Dylan A and Luke D, who achieved the Grey Wolf award (and were the first 2nd Gordon cubs to achieve this under the New Youth Program). The Grey Wolf is is the peak award for a Cub. Earning Read More …

Ollie’s Grey Wolf hike – Aug 2019

It’s time for another adventurous journey, as Ollie K completes one of the activities required to achieve the Grey Wolf award. We’re walking from Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach, along the coast. There’s iconic views of the city and harbour Read More …

Cubs Medieval Night – July 2019

The Cubs enjoyed a hugely successful Medieval Night to finish off Term 2. The first step is to don some medieval costumes, traditionally worn by Cub Scouts in the 6th century BC. This is followed by some intense sword-fighting and Read More …

Cubs visit the Wildflower Garden – Jun 2019

It’s our second visit to the St Ives Wildflower Garden, with the Cubs keen to earn their “Environment” badge. Their first task is to construct an “activity book” so they can write field notes on what they see. We’re in Read More …

Luke’s Grey Wolf adventure – May 2019

A number of 2nd Gordon’s Cubs are working hard to achieve the Grey Wolf award, the highest award a Cub Scout can achieve. Part of this achievement is to undertake an “adventurous journey”: Dylan led a Grey Wolf Hike in March, and the Read More …

New Cub invested – May 2019

Congratulations to Michael W – our newest Cub in the rapidly growing Cub section. Michael was invested in a “secret location” near the 2nd Gordon Scout Hall. Michael pledged his Cub Scout Promise and recited the Cub Scout Law, before Read More …

Seven new Cubs invested into 2G – Mar 2019

Congratulations to our seven newest Cub members, who were invested at a Secret Location near the Scout Hall: James A Felix B Nico S Oscar W Scarlett M Andrew Z Ryker B All new Cubs pledged their Cub Scout Promise Read More …

Dylan’s Grey Wolf Hike – Mar 2019

The Grey Wolf is the highest award a Cub Scout can achieve, requiring additional activities be undertaken by the Cubs. One of these activities is to lead an “adventurous journey” – which for the Cub Scout section generally means a Read More …

Cub Leadership Day – Mar 2019

With the recent addition of quite a few new Cubs to 2nd Gordon, and many of our more senior Cubs eager to achieve the Grey Wolf peak award, we decided to run a Leadership Course for our current and soon-to-be Read More …