6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Muriel Martin Elementary School
110 Deer Ridge Drive
Scouter: Jim Mawby (Akela)
CUBS (Ages 8-10)
Challenging hikes, weekend camps and an introduction to water activities like canoeing or kayaking are just a few of the fun outdoor adventures that Cub Scouts enjoy. With the Cub motto (“Do Your Best”) front and centre, Cub Scouts are encouraged to try new and challenging activities, including STEM projects and cultural experiences. A Cub Section is called a “Pack”.
We love to go camping to teach the Cubs about self independence, as well as group participation. Last year we went to Chickakoo Lake and had a Wildfire Prevention Officer and Fish & Wildlife Officer appear. They provided information about forest fire prevention, fire safety, proper fishing methods, and camping techniques. We visited an EMS Dispatch Centre, and had a Paramedic show us the ins and outs of their ambulance and the life-saving equipment they use. We’ve built and raced Kub Kars, and launched balls at Scouters using catapults built that same day. We’ve held Nerf Wars and learned how to load and shoot a bow and arrow. Over the summer, we will be going on a canoe/camping trip from Devon to Fort Edmonton Park.
As much fun as Cub Scouts have, we learn how to do all of these activities before performing each one. We’ve taught the Cubs how to make fisherman’s knot and how to lash wood together. We’ve showed them how to find their way using a compass and readings. They’ve learned how to pack a camping backpack and what items are necessary for your Survival Kit. Using both modern and old manual tools, the Cubs have learned how to cut and sand wood down to make a smooth aerodynamic Kub Kar.
These are just a few of the things your child will learn and do when they join 2nd St. Albert Scouts – Monday’s Cubs.