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Cubs 23-9

Dear Cubs & Parents, We hope all the Cubs had fun last week learning some ‘life skills’ as part of the “Our Skills Challenge Award” Badge. As I’m sure they have all told you, the Cubs can now iron their Scarfs, peel potatoes, lay the...

Cubs 16-9

At Cubs tonight, we shall be starting our first badge of the Autumn term, which will be the “Our Skills Challenge Award”. We have some interesting things for you to do towards this badge and a game or two if we can fit everything in ! Usual place –...

Cubs is BACK

Cubs was back in the hall 9-9 starting the a new school year with a SPLASH. Leaders and cubs arrived home very...

Scouts 15-7

Tonight we’re in the village hall as normal 7:45-9:15pm. Jay Grylls is in charge and we’re going to be having fun with some of his (and your) favourite games. See you tonight!

Pictures from Cubs football

Dear Cubs and Parents, Well done for a superb performance at the Cooley Cup last night! You all played brilliantly and should all be very proud of yourselves – Excellent team work !!!! Attached are a couple of pictures from last night. Darrin...

Cubs 8-7 it’s the athletics badge

Tonight for Cubs it’s the athletics badge. Please note that other people are in the hall tonight getting ready for a wedding reception, so please bring your Cubs to the flagpole in the village hall grounds, where we leaders will register them. Pickup is at the...

Kit list for Cub camp 15-7

Hi Parents, It’s getting close to Cub Camp, so please find info below: 1) Camp Kit List – attached 2) Directions: Postcode is NG32 3ER I’ll try and be there early to greet you all, but on arrival head to reception, and if I’m not around, the staff will help. We...

Cubs 1-7

Dear Cubs & Parents, Cubs tonight will be at the Village Hall – usual time 6pm until 7.30pm I understand that it’s the School sleep over tonight at 7.30pm so, if you need to pick your Cub up early – that’s fine. We shall be having fun and...

Scouts pictures from foam twister

1-7 we played foam twister and did some camp preparations. It was messy but it was fun! Top marks to Danny for “most enthusiastic participation”. STOP PRESS: Next Friday 8-7 we are doing a one night camp out at the...

Cubs 24-6

Hi Everyone, Just to let you know that Cubs is as usual at the village hall – 6pm – and we will be embarking on an inside adventure, which will count towards the term’s ‘Adventure Challenge’ badge. I can’t give away too much in advance, but if any of your nippers are...

Scouts 17-6

Scouts I have been keeping an eye on the weather forecast before finalising the programme but it’s not looking great. So, please meet at the village hall as normal 7:45-9:15pm for (inside) Scout fun! Meanwhile, I’m going to Morrisons shopping for very...

Cubs 16-6: change of time and location

Hi Parents, The Cubs Olympics this week is THURSDAY at Hardwick playing fields: Scout and Guide Hut, Recreation Ground, Egremont Road, Hardwick, Cambridge, Cambs, CB23 7XR. Coming from Caldecote past Pet Paks: turn right into Hardwick, past the post office /shop, and...

No Cubs 10-6

Dear All, This Friday is the Caldecote PTA school disco, which historically means the children having to choose between two things they really want to do.. a tough call! This year we have decided to push back our Cubs schedule by one week to avoid the conflict,...

Cubs & Scouts combined family mini trek: 6:00pm

This week the group is joining together for a mini-adventure at Clayhithe, between Hornigsea and Waterbeach. 6.00pm drop off in the layby opposite the Bridge pub, 7.30pm collection from the pub car park please. Put “The Bridge, Clayhithe Road, Waterbeach”...

Clash of the Cubs

Following on from previous emails, Caldecote Cubs Team A are taking part in their first heat on Friday. As a Pack, we will be supporting them, in an enthusiastic and totally biased manner. The heat will be held at a different venue to Caldecote, so please see the...

Scouts: it’s manhunt

Scouts tonight, by special request, it’s… MANHUNT Please meet at the village hall as normal 7:45 – 9:15pm (And if you want to know how many Scouts it’s possible to get in Jay’s car, the answer to that earth shattering question can be...

Scouts = fire!

This week at Scouts it’s FIRE with Jay. Meet at Hannah’s house. Times as normal: 7:45-9:15pm. See you soon…

Cubs 6-5

Dear Cubs & Parents, Friday at Cubs we will be playing games on the sports field near the park / play area – making the most of the beautiful weather we are having. As we will be running about, please provide your Cub with a water bottle, in case they get...

Scouts car rally

Scouts 6-5 was our car rally with a difference. The Scouts (making the best possible use of their Mum/ Dad taxis) had to collect: Chips A real dog A tree (without damaging the environment) A bike A photo of their car filled with the greatest number of people possible...

You can join the adventure too!

Caldecote Scouts and Cubs offers our children and their parents the ideal chance to enjoy little and not-so-little adventures together. Our group has been running for the past five years and continues to attract new members as they reach joining age (from around age...

Cubs 29-4

Dear Cubs & Parents, One of our leaders is missing! The Cubs’ mission tomorrow will be to ‘track down’ our missing leader. We will be outside, around the village for most of the evening, so please send your Cub with wellies and a coat – it...

Scouts 29-4

Scouts tonight we have more fun planned. We’re in the village hall as normal: 7:45-9:15pm. Check out the tank track videos from last week: scout tank track videos.

Cub summer camp 15-17 July: details are here!

Dear Cub parents/carers, Please find attached details of the proposed Cub summer camp, and a booking form. Your Cub will be coming home from our meeting 22-4 with an additional leaflet about the centre we are using. We’ve had great times together on camp in the past 3...

Pictures from Cubs

Here are some pictures from Friday’s Cubs meeting. On Friday Cubs were presented with their Digital Citizen stage 1 badges. This term we will be trying to achieve the Adventure Challenge...

Cubs starts back tonight 15-4

Hi Cub families, Caldecote Cubs starts again tonight 15-4 for the summer term. So we’ll see you at the village hall at 6pm. The Parent Helper list is attached, and Terri K and Karen S are listed as being parent helpers – hope that’s still OK with both of you. The Cubs...

Scouts foam twister 15-4

15-4 we had Olii helping us get ready for a Summer camp (thanks Olii). Also Elsa’s Mum (Mandy) helping us with foam/ radioactive gloop twister. This was a new game for us which took a bit of organisation and we wouldn’t have gotten there on it if it...

Scouts tried out Explorers

The older Scouts tried out Explorers in Hardwick last night. It sounds like they had great fun making speed-omelettes and trying to eat Easter eggs in an unconventional way. I don’t think this is news: Jay is going to move on as his son Connor becomes too old...

Scouts: there are kidnappers about

This week we will be hot on the trail of kidnappers. Please wear warm clothes as will be outside most of the evening. See you Friday normal time (7.45) normal place (village hall) See you there Jay

Cubs digital citizen

Just a gentle reminder that the homework for the Digital Citizen Badge is due in this Friday 18th March. A sheet was given to each Cub on the evening of Friday 4th March explaining what was required, but I have attached a copy to this email too. Please let me know if...

Scouts 11-3

Scouts this week is going to see your patrol kidnapped (pretend), blindfolded, driven off and dumped by the side of the road – you don’t know where. All you have is your team mates, your wits, a map and an emergency rendezvous point (the Toft fish and chip...

Scouts 4-3

Scouts tonight Jay and I have a couple of fun new (and old) games we’d like to try with you. Plus we’d like to make some progress on the mechanic’s badge: changing a tyre on one of the leader’s cars. This is going to be a big/ proper challenge...

Scouts 26-2

Remember those fun spot-light games we played on our Autumn Scout camp? This week we’re going to do some of those again. Remember to wrap up warm and wear wellies and warm clothes/ coats. Bring a torch too. Meet the the village hall as normal 7:45-9:15pm....

Cubs 25-2

Dear All, We have a joint walk with Hardwick Cubs Friday this week. Please see attachments. A 6.15pm start at Dry Drayton church. Warm clothes, wellies, gloves, hat, torch, hi-viz tops if you have them and possibly waterproof clothing will be required. Pick up at...

Greetings from Scouts in New Zealand

Hello from Ollie who goes to Scouts in Wellington New Zealand. Ollie is Toby and Faith’s cousin and Skip’s nephew. Skip has been staying with Ollie in New Zealand and went to Ollie’s Scouts group. It’s the middle of summer in Wellington so they...

Scouts 7-2

Hi Everyone Scouts this week we need to pack away the tents from winter camp which have been hanging in a barn to dry!! We don’t want mouldy tents do we? The older Scouts should be experts at this by now so can show the younger Scouts how it’s done. We...

URGENT – Scouts tonight 29-1 is cancelled!

Please see below a copy of the email that has just gone out to our Scouts distribution list: OK Scouts tonight is cancelled. Reason = Jay and I are both ill and feeling sorry for ourselves. It’s the first time in 5 years that this has happened. Apologies if you are...

Cubs 29-1

Dear Cub Parent. THIS WEEK the GHOST WALK in Cambridge is ON. Starting outside Kath Kidston, 31-33 Market Hill, City Centre, Cambridge CB2 3NU at 6.00pm. Collection at around 7.15pm from the same place if you aren’t coming with us, and you are very welcome to if you...

Scouts 29-1

Scouts this week we are continuing our work on the mechanics badge, concentrating on seeing whether we can change a tyre as well as Lewis Hamilton’s pit crew. Scouts come along with your ‘serious’ hat on. This should be fun, like completing a puzzle...

Scouts 22-1

Scouts 22-1 we are in the village hall as normal 7:45-9:15pm. Please wrap up warm because we will be outside. We will be working on our mechanics badge – practising some car maintenance that will stop your car blowing up (once you have one – Toby has...

Cubs 22-10

Dear All. This week at Cubs King Louie (the orangutan who isn’t a character in the original Jungle Book but appears in a Disney adaptation. Good old Wikipedia) AKA David G has been working on the this term’s Badge work and will be starting Cubs off on the...

Scouts 15-10

Scouts this week you are doing paracord with Jay. In the village hall as normal 7:45-9:15pm. Some of you have done this before and enjoyed it. Sorry I won’t be there (working out of town this week). Enjoy!...

Cubs starting back

Hi Cubs and Cub parents, We hope you had a great Christmas and a happy family time at New Year. Here’s to 2016 being a good year for all of us….. Please note that Cubs starts again on Friday 15 January. The subscription remains at £33.00 for the term – thanks – and...