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24-2: looking for clues!

Dear Cubs & Parents, This week at Cubs we will be outside looking for Clues …….. Cubs, you will need to be ready for a challenge – but we know you can do it !! Please bring your Cub to the Village Hall at the normal time – 6pm. Collection...

Cubs 27-1

Dear Cubs and Parents, This week at Cubs we will be doing some science based experiments. Don’t want to give anything away – but it’s going to be great fun ! Usual place: Village Hall Usual Time: 6pm to 7.30pm We may need to be outside for part of...

Cubs 20-1

Dear Cubs and Parents, Sorry for the lateness of this email. I have been really busy offsite testing this week and Friday has come around oh so quickly ! At Cubs tonight we will be outside, walking around the village. (We will not be going into Hardwick woods or along...

Prep for Cubs 13-1

Dear Cubs & Parents, In preparation for Cubs this week, please could I ask all Cubs and parents to save and bring along kitchen roll tubes and toilet roll tubes on Friday (the cardboard tubes from the inside). We have a great game planned for Friday, but a bit...

Cubs starts 13 Jan

Dear Cubs and Parents, Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year celebrations! Cubs will start back Friday 13th January. It will be the usual time : 6pm Usual place : Village Hall Best Wishes, Darrin (Akela)

Cubs Christmas party 16-12

Dear Cubs & Parents, Wow ! You guys made the Cambridge Evening News!!!! Looks like everyone had a fantastic time. So sorry I wasn’t able to be there and enjoy the fun. Best wishes, Akela, King Louis, Flunky and Baloo Aka Darrin, David, Chris &...

Cubs Christmas party

Dear Cubs and Parents, Following the conversations that we’ve had with Cubs, please find attached information for the Cubs 100th Party in two weeks time. The Party takes place at Hardwick Primary School and is between 6.30pm and 8.30pm Each Cub will need to...

Cubs 2-12

Dear Cubs & Parents, Wow ! December already ! Where has this year gone ? Cubs tomorrow will be in the village hall – I think we’ll stay inside after last week’s cold (but fun) evening of wide games outside. Usual place : Village Hall Usual time...

Cubs 25-11

Dear Cubs and Parents, Very sorry for having to cancel Cubs last week, but David and I are now feeling a lot better and looking forward to seeing you all this Friday ! The weather forecast looks dry (but cold) for Friday evening, so unless that changes – we will...

Cubs tonight is cancelled

Unfortunately I have to inform you all there won’t be any Cubs tonight. We are three leaders down – two due to illness (one of those is me) and so we can’t run unfortunately. Sorry for the short notice – last night I thought I would be able to...

Remembrance day

Dear Cubs & Parents, This Sunday at 10.45am there will be a service on the village green for Remembrance Day. The Cubs have been asked to place a wreath and be part of this service. I understand some of you may not be available, but if you are, please could I ask...

Cubs 9-11

Dear Cubs & Parents, Hope you all had a great bonfire night last weekend and enjoyed all the fireworks. Please don’t forget to bring your models & stories that forms the last part of the ‘Our Skills’ Challenge award badge – as we will...

Cubs 21-10

Dear Cubs & Parents, Yes there is Cubs tonight. No Cubs next week though – as it’s half term. Tonight at Cubs we are fortunate to have a Karate instructor coming to show us some of his moves. This is part of the Our Skills Challenge badge that the...

Cubs 14-10

Tonight at Cubs it’s all about ‘everybody’. A little cryptic I know – but I’m sure it will be an interesting evening. Please could all Cubs bring an empty toilet roll tube or kitchen roll tube with them. Usual place – Village Hall...

Cubs: tin required

Dear Cubs & Parents, This week at Cubs – it’s all about problem solving ! We are still working towards the ‘Our Skills Challenge’ Award badge – and the problem solving forms part of that. There will be 3 different problem solving...

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...