Cub Trips & Activities

Here is a list of our recent cub trips and activities

District CubHike – Oct 2022

On a miraculously sunny and rain-free weekend (sandwiched between weeks of rain and flooding!), 21 Cubs and six Leaders set-off a challenging overnight Cub bushwalk. Starting from Gordon, we catch the train via Hornsby to our starting pont at Cowan. Read More …

Nico’s Grey Wolf Hike – May 2022

One of the last activities undertaken by Cub Scouts doing their “Grey Wolf” Peak Award is an adventurous journey – usually a bushwalk, which the Cub must plan and lead themselves. Nico chose a walk from the St Ives Wildflower Read More …

A VIVID Cubs Excursion – June 2022

We’ve got a cold but clear evening for our Cubs excursion to VIVID: “the annual creative festival that showcases the soul of our city, in collaboration with the most brilliant and boundary-pushing artists, thinkers and musicians of our time”. It’s Read More …

New Cub Investitures – Mar 2021

Our Autumn Cub Camp provides an opportunity to invest some of our new Cubs, in a stunning location that overlooks Brisbane Water National Park. The investiture ceremony is when a Cub Scout publicly announces their commitment to the Cub Scout Law and Read More …

Autumn Cub Camp – Mar 2021

After almost a week of rain, storms and flood, we’re greeted by a sunny Friday for our Autumn Cub Camp at Kariong, about an hour north of Sydney. It’s our largest Cub camp for a long time, with almost 30 Read More …

Cub Canoe Day at Narrabeen Lagoon – Feb 2021

After an ominous weather forecast for the weekend, we wake up to a sunny and warm morning for our Cub Canoe Day. Run by Paul from the North Harbour Water Base, this all-day activity gives the Cubs the opportunity to achieve Read More …

Recognising new and old Cubs – Dec 2020

On our penultimate Cub evening of 2020, we take some time to formally welcome two of our newer Cubs – and celebrate the achievements of some of our most experienced Cubs. We start the evening by investing new Cubs Sach and Read More …

Cub Leadership Camp – Oct 2020

Every year we challenge some of our older Cubs in a Leadership Course; this year we held a two-day event at Ingleside Scout Camp. It’s an opportunity to enable our Patrol Leaders (PLs) and Assistant Patrol Leaders (APLs) to become Read More …

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 …