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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...

Happy New Year Scouts!

Happy New Year Scouts! Remember this Friday 8-12 we are at Winter Camp so there will be no activities in the village hall. If you are going to Winter Camp you should have had an email from Jay already regarding this weekend’s arrangements (including...

More pictures from the Autumn Scout camp

Remember these pictures from autumn Scout camp? Well we’ve just added some more that Jay took. If your Scout was in Jay’s group and didn’t feature so much in the first lot of pictures, you may find some good shots here: Please click on the image...

Cubs and Scouts are meeting together this week 18-12 6pm

Cubs and Scouts are meeting together this week at 6pm (Scouts it’s earlier for you). We will be fnding out exactly how well the Scouts and Cubs can get along together – you’ll be working in pairs in a very loud and raucous Beetle Drive competition....

Cubs 11-12

Dear all, Cubs is on normal. Please send your cub along with a torch, coat and wellies please. Many thanks,...

Scouts 11-12

Scouts this week we have some more challenges for you. As with the others you’ve had recently, you’ll need to be VERY creative. Bring along all your acting, poetry, singing and dramatic skills (you’ve got those right? – if you’ve got some...

Scouts 4-12

This week Scouts Jay Grylls has another challenge for you. It’s going to require you to be creative (again) and employ all your powers of problem solving. Are you up for it? We think you might be! Patrol points (after inspections and during our crazy challenge...

Cubs 4-12

Hi Cub parents, Please note there is a change of venue tomorrow for Cubs. At 6pm please meet for registration at the front of Uniplumb on Highfields Road, and from there we will going two doors up the road. We will be completing the last part of the ‘Our World’...

Pictures from last weekend’s Scout camp

Here are some (lots) of pictures from last weekend’s Scout camp. (Apologies if we didn’t manage to get pictures of you – it’s just that the camera and the camera man spent more time with one group than the other) Please click on the image above...

Scouts 27-11

Hot on the heels of last weekend’s camp we’ve got some more team-building exercises planned. Best of all, Jay Grylls is in charge! We’re in the village hall this Friday as normal (7:45-9:15pm). Please make sure you bring a warm...

Scouts 20-11

Remember Scouts Friday 20 November we are at PGL aiming to arrive 5:00-5:30. Details here: Scouts our PGL camp is here Time to get packing!

Scouts 13-11

13-11 we played some fun/ new games – all for eternal glory (and patrol points). Patrol points for the evening were: Cobras: 11 for inspection Eagles: 11 for inspection (marked by Ange – she’s tough) + 3 for overall game results = 14 Wolves: 13 for...

Cubs 13-11

Hi Everyone, Cubs as usual at the village hall for 6pm. Tomorrow we will be playing an international game, followed by learning the Cub promise from another country – part of what we need to achieve for the “Our World” Challenge badge – the target for this term: Also,...

Scouts our PGL camp is almost here!

Scouts our PGL Camp (20-22 November is almost here)! Isn’t it exciting! I can’t wait! Here are a few details and answers to questions I’ve been asked. Arrival time I have told PGL we will arrive any time from 5:00pm. I think I might get there (if...

Cubs 6-11

Dear Cub families, Hope you all had a great half term, and that you managed to spend some quality time together. Despite the fact there is a PTA disco at school this Friday which clashes with Cubs, we will be running the Cub session as usual at the village hall. As...

Picture of the Scouts bonfire night!

The bonfire night was fun! A big fire, sausages, marshmallows, a few fireworks. What’s not to like about that? Thanks to the Leamans for making their place available – it was a little bit of magic on a Friday night – thank...

Picture of Scouts doing a fantastic job

Here’s a picture of some brilliant Scouts doing a fantastic job helping around the village the Saturday of October half term. You guys did an awesome...

Scouts 23-10

Scouts this week it’s an end of 1/2 term massive survival challenge. Then we’re done with the survival stuff. Do you think you could: Get your partrol through a minefield and across a river (don’t worry – a pretend river) with your rescue...

Cubs 23-10 – some stuff to bring

Hi Everyone, Cubs this week is a repeat of last week’s activities, so that everyone gets to make/finish 2 bird feeders and a bee or bug hotel. Below are some links so you can see what we’re aiming for: Bird feeders made from oranges and plastic bottles Bird feeder...

Scouts 16-10

This week… by popular request… it’s… MANHUNT!!! Dress up warm (we’re Scouts, we won’t melt. we’re not afraid of the weather) and bring a torch. See you Friday. We’re starting in the village hall as normal 7:45-9:15pm....

Cubs 16-9

Hi Cub families, For the next two weeks, we will be splitting the Cubs into two groups and tackling the DIY badge with each Cub making several bird feeders and a bug hotel (although the hotel might change if B and Q don’t come to the party……). Please could you...

Scouts 9-10

Scouts this week we are in the Village Hall as normal 7:45-9:15pm. See you then!...

Cubs 9-1

Dear all, Cubs usual place, usual time tonight. Can your cub bring along there good deed logs please. Many thanks, Akela

Cubs 2-10

Hi Everyone, Hope you’re able to enjoy some of this gorgeous weather – just a pity we have to go to work! This Friday we’ll be taking the Cubs into Hardwick Woods for a treasure hunt, so please send them in coats and wellies, and with a small plastic bag (like a...

Scouts 2-10

Scouts this week we are carrying on with our survival activities. Pictures from last week are here: Scout survival training. If you were bridge building last week you will be wrapping your mummy this week ahead of its fashion parade. Don’t worry, it’s not second hand...

Scout escape opportunities coming up this term

Winter Camp January ’16 It’s time to register your interest for Wintercamp 8-10 January ’16. A weekend of more fun than you can imagine (and a chance to strap on your wellingtons, put on as many layers as you possibly can, and find out how hard you...

Cubs 25-9

Dear all. There is a plan. We will introduce one of the ‘All New’ Challenge awards the ‘OUR WORLD CHALLENGE AWARD’. But then we’ll be outside so could cubs come with suitable outdoor clothing please, they may get wet! Usual start and finish time. Many thanks....

Cubs 18-9

Hi Cub families, This week the sorting hat has re-shuffled the sixes and appointed new sixers and seconders, so woggle colours may well be swapped, and leadership stripes may well be given out to be sewn onto jumpers. We will be saying goodbye to Olii Wilson, whom we...

Scout survival skills 18-9

Scouts this week we are in the village hall as normal – 7:45-9:15pm. STOP PRESS – IF YOU CAN PLEASE BE AT THE VILLAGE HALL FOR THE EARLIER TIME OF 7:15 PM (so we can get a group photo Scouts, Cubs and leaders) We will be working on your survival skills....

Cubs 11 Sep

Hi Cubs! I hope you all had a good summer, and are ready for some more adventure at Caldecote Cub pack this term. Cubs starts again on Friday – the usual place of the Village Hall, at 6:00pm until 7.30pm. We’ll be toughening up on uniform inspections this year, so...

Scouts Fri 11 Sep – note change of time and venue

We want to keep out and about as much as possible and make use of what light we have at the start of this term. So please note for our first Friday back we have a change of time and venue. 6:45pm to approx 8:30-8:45pm near Wimpole Hall – see the map attached...

Scouts and Cubs start back Fri 11 Sep

Scouts and Cubs start back Friday 11 Sep. Remember (unless otherwise advised) our normal meet times are in the village hall 6:00-7:30pm for Cubs and 7:45-9:15pm for Scouts. See you on the 11th (we’ve got lots of fun planned)!