Cub Trips & Activities

Here is a list of our recent cub trips and activities

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Cub Leader Toby invested to 2G – Feb 2019

Congratulations to Toby who was invested to the group in the Cub Scouts section. Toby has a son in Cubs, and a daughter in Scouts, and along with his wife Helen, their family participates at numerous events. Toby was joined Read More …

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Cubs clean up Stony Creek – Nov 2018

It’s amazing what you find, only a hundred metres from the Scout Hall… The Cubs all participated in an activity to clean up the local creek, Stony Creek, and collected a diverse array of garbage including: a bicycle, in fairly Read More …

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Cubs Camp at Crosslands – Nov 2018

The Cubs have been looking forward to our Term 4 Summer Camp – we’re heading to Camp Windeyer on Berowra Creek for the weekend. While it’s only about half an hour drive from our Scout Hall, it feels like a Read More …

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Glow Worm Tunnel Adventure – Sep 2018

I wish I was a glow worm A glow worm’s never glum For how can you be grumpy, When the sun shines out your bum? The Cubs were also pretty happy about the weekend trip to the Glow Worm Tunnel Read More …

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Cubs visit the Scout Heritage Centre – Aug 2018

The Cubs are excited about their visit to the Scout Heritage Centre at Sydney Olympic Park. Run by experienced and enthusiastic Scout Activity Leaders, and near a fantastic playground, it promised to be a fun and educational day. We started with Read More …

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Australian Scout Medallion Project – Aug 2018

On Sunday 5th August, Tom L, our Australian Scout Medallion candidate organised and documented the planning of a brilliant project for his award requirements. It included all sections of 2nd Gordon’s group including Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and Rovers in canoes Read More …

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Cubs explore Middle Harbour Creek – Mar 18

The Cubs were looking forward to the first bushwalk of 2018… so the forecast of some scattered showers wasn’t going to dampen their enthusiasm (I’m not entirely sure if that pun was intended!). A “few showers” ended up being fairly Read More …

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Cubs Regional Soccer Competition – Dec 2017

The 2nd Gordon Cubs participated in the regional “World Cub Soccer” competition on Monday evening, fielding a team against local Cub groups including 1st Gordon, 1st Turramurra and West Pymble. We were undefeated in the competition, which was a great Read More …

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