The 1st Kew Cub Scouts are aged 8 to 10 years and meet on Thursdays between 7PM and 8.30PM. The 1st Kew Cub pack love exploring the outdoors, discovering and learning interesting things!
If you enjoy fun, games, making friends, being part of a team and learning new skills then you’ll love being a 1st Kew Cub Scout!
Cubs go on camps, and attend Cuborees with hundreds of other Cub Scouts, From learning things like how to use a compass, going on bush walks and bike trips to trying out exciting things like sailing, canoeing, abseiling and sometimes even flying!
Cubing is about learning, belonging, and having fun. Our activities are designed to stimulate the emotional and adventurous spirits whilst helping develop teamwork and leadership skills. Being part of the 1st Kew Pack and small teams called Sixes allow our Cubs to learn life-long skills, make friends and have a lot of fun is a safe and secure environment.
The Cub Award Scheme has three parts: the Boomerang Scheme; the Achievement Badge Scheme; and the Grey Wolf Award.
Boomerang Scheme is the major part of Cub training and helps achieve strong values and responsibility, outdoor and other specialist skills, creativity and world and community awareness. Split into three levels of Bronze, Silver and Gold based around the four categories of Art and Literature; Nature, Science and Technology; Sport and Recreation; and Our World.
A Cub can earn a number of special interest badges as well.
The Grey Wolf Award is the ultimate for any Cub and is achieved following the completion of the Gold boomerang and several other activities.
Further information on Cub Scouts Badges and Awards is available through Scouts Victoria.
Marg first became a Cub Scout leader in Lockington in 1967 before moving to Kew in 1969 and the Camberwell South District in 1970 where she was District Cub leader and later, District Commissioner from 1975 to 1989. Marg has been District Cub Leader, District Leader Training, District Commissioner, and District Leader Development since 1995 and acted in various leader positions in many other groups.
Patrick has been the Pack Leader at 1st Kew for 2 years. A Scout in his teens, he started as a Parent Helper when his son became a Joey Scout. Now the whole family is involved! Patrick’s son is a Scout and Daughter is a Cub (both at 1st Kew). Patrick’s favorite Cub activity is camping! Outside of scouting Patrick helps out at Nippers, is an avid skier, loves travelling with his family and is an American Football Official.