Meet at 79 Cook St Forestville for a hike to the Natural Bridge, an interesting local sandstone formation. Parents are welcome to join us. Wear full uniform and bring a small backpack with a drink and a small first aid kit if you have one. Wear suitable closed in shoes. If it is raining bring a raincoat. Bring a signed copy of the A1 form on the right ---------------->
Jamboree on the Trail - Sunday 16 June 2013
With other cub packs from the Northern beaches District we will meet at Milsons Point station, then walk across the harbour bridge, visit the Pylon Lookout. After lunch we'll go to Wynyard and catch a bus back to Warringah Mall. Buy a Sunday Fun day ticket ($2.50) beforehand to cover all the public transport. Families welcome. See www.pylonlookout.com.au
Fishing at North Narrabeen
We are going fishing at North Narrabeen this week, weather permitting. Please find the Permission note (A1) below . Please bring with you. If possible, please practice rigging your fishing line with a hook and sinker as we will not have time to assist every child with this. Bait will be supplied. We will have guest presenters who will share their fishing knowledge with us. Cubs wear uniform. Bring a raincoat. I will try not to cancel, unless there is thunder, lightning or torrential rain. If unsure please check the website after 5.45pm and I will have details of another evening event.(indoors) If you have spare rods please bring them. Kids fishing rods are $9 at KMart.
This is a combined night with Harbord Cubs. Please find the A1 permission note below. Check this website after 5.30pm on the night to see if it is called off. Get your Level 1 or Level 2 Swimmers badge on this night, or just play Pool Games. Parents please help on the night.
On Wednesday night we invested two new Cubs, Joseph and Ryan, pictured here with Skipper, Baloo and Rikki. Welcome to the world of Scouts!
Cub Scout Halloween Disco Friday 26th October
You are invited to the 1st Collaroy Plateau Cub Scout Halloween Disco! Date: Friday 26th of October Time: 6pm - 8pm Where: Skip Kitchener Hall Corner of Goodwin St and Lakeside Rd, Narrabeen Cost: $10 Come along for a night of dancing, games and Halloween fun! Bring in cans of food for your chance to win an awesome Halloween prize! Don’t forget to wear a great costume!
Back by popular request. Bring your bike and helmet. Wear long pants in case of stacks. Brothers, sisters and parents get in on the action too! There will be lights and the gate will be open for parking. Please bring an A1 note, from below. Please ring Rikki in case of weather to see if it is on. 9975 7205.
Invitation to try our Cub Pack
Hi there to all those who enquired about Cubs at the Brookvale Show. We would like to invite you to try Cubs for up to six weeks. Please come next Wednesday night 17th October, from 6.30 to 8pm. Parents are welcome to stay and watch, but be warned, it's noisy! Any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Pamela (RIKKI) on 9975 7205 or 0427 353 594. At Cubs, we have an opening parade, play games and learn about things like the environment, outdoor cooking, canoeing, sailing, hiking, play more games, maybe sing, act, do crafts, have a closing parade, and earn badges!
Slimey Science Night Wednesday 17th October
First week back is Slimey Science Night. Learn some cool facts with lots of hands on experiments mixed in with a few games!
Wednesdays 6.30 to 8.00pm This term's Theme is Get Out!! (outside that is)
Term 3 Theme: Native Americans
This term we will be looking at the different tribes in North America, including their food, crafts, how they lived and what they did for fun! As well as our usual Boomerang work, we will also be working towards two other badges, Level 2 International culture and Scouts in Action blanket badge.
Do you want to have fun in the snow? On the last weekend of the school holidays Brookvale - Curl Curl Cubs have an opportunity to go to the snow! The bus will leave from Harbord Scout Hall on Friday night and return on Sunday evening. Cost includes coach, all meals, accommodation. You need to supply your own suitable clothing and bedclothes. We will be staying at the Scouts own snow lodge in Jindabyne. Activities include tobogganning, snow ball fights, sight seeing up the Thredbo chairlift, making a snowman (or snow penguin!) and making new friends with the other Sydney North Cubs that are going. There are a limited number of parents welcome to come and assist with the cooking and running of the camp. So if you feel your cub is too young to go away on their own, you could come as well! Cost is $190 per person.
Come along to theSydney North Region Cub Scout Olympic Fun Day at East Ryde School on Sunday 19th August 2012. The original June date was washed out - if you paid in June you don't need to pay again but you do need the new A1 form below.
Cost is $10 per Cub
Great Olympic activities to enjoy. Meet other Cubs and Leaders from across the Region.
Jamboree on the Trail 5th August
This is the day when all Scouts all over the world go on a hike on a trail in the bush on the same day. I hope you can make it. There is a cool badge for all participants. This year we are going for a hike at North Head. Cost is $4 to cover the badge. Please bring your note and money on Wednesday.
Off to the Rockhouse this week!
Let's go indoor rockclimbing, at the Rockhouse. Please bring both notes, $13 and an adult to belay. The more adults the more goes the Cubs get.
Leadership Camp weekend 19th May
This is a special invitation only camp for potential and current Sixers and Seconds. It is held at Ingleside Scout Camp, over both days. Cubs learn all about how to take leadership of their Six, including cool new games, how to run a Pack Council, and meet lots of leaders and other senior Cubs from around the district.
District Campfire Saturday night 19th May
On Saturday the 19th May we will join all the Cubs o leadership Camp and all the other Cubs in the district at a giant Campfire, at Ingleside Scout Camp. Join us for a wide game, BBQ dinner and then campfire.
Anzac Day March Brookvale 25 March 7am
The whole group marches together while proud parents look on. Wear the correct uniform: Neatly ironed and rolled scarf, beige pants, school shoes. Meet at Brookvale Public School and march down the centre of Pittwater Road to the memorial at Brookvale Bus Depot in the company of veterans, bands and cadets. Afterwards there is a great breakfast put on by Brookvale Bus depot.
Pack Council Wednesday 18th April: 7 to 8pm
Come and have your say! Calling all Sixers and Seconds to atttend a Pack Council meeting where we review the next term program and plan a new pack holiday. Silver Boomerangs ( 9 year olds) should come to 2 pack councils, out of four we will hold per year.
A group of keen cubs and leaders headed off on the Cub Scout Snow adventure weekend. They were joined by Cromer Dee Why and Harbord packs. More photos on the Snow Trip page.
Junior Landcare Watermelon Challenge
The Cubs have been given their seeds, now they need to plant them and look after them. This can count towards their badgework, including a Landcare badge. Plus when we have all those watermelons next year, we can have watermelon competitions! Refer to www.juniorlandcarechallenge.com.au for instructions.
Zoosnooz is coming up at the end of term. However there are very limited places so you must get your money in by 29 February. See form below. This is the form for Cubs, separate forms for Scouts and Venturers.
Try Sailing Day Sunday 25 March 1pm at Balgowlah
Try out sailing at the Scout Harbour Base. Bring your note and money this week so we can let the organisers know.
This Wednesday we are going to the BMX bike track ar Terrey Hills. Don't forget your helmet, and wear sturdy shoes, long pants and long sleeved shirt, as there could be a few spills. If you went to the Bike Camp bring your Cycling Log Book, you may have earnt your Level 2 badge! Remember to bring your note.
Sirius Cup Regata Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 March 2012
Sirius Cup is a state wide regatta for all sections. Includes sailing, canoes and iron scout events. Together with the scouts we will be camping at Balmoral Oval for the weekend.
There are Cub canoe events on Sunday morning that we will compete in. There are team events with 2 and 4 cubs in age groups. See the photos from last time to get an idea of what goes on. On Saturday w2e will do some practice starts and maybe go for a walk around the harbour.
Keep the weekend clear, details, permission forms, costs, etc, on the permission form A1 below. To compete in the sailing events requires a Scout Level 2 sailing certificate, so we will only be competing in canoe events.
Swimming cancelled due to expected bad weather - meet at the hall - 7/03/2012
Wear uniform and bring your yellow book. Also we need to know numbers to buy food for Sirius Cup this weekend. Thanks to all those who have already handed in notes and money. To celebrate the Leap Year we are having a swimming night at Curl Curl Rock Pool, Carrington Pde, South Curl Curl. See permission form A1 below. Just cross out the old date, and write on the new one.
Mar 27 (Sunday) Canoe course at Narrabeen Lagoon Apr 22-24 (Easter) Cub Family camp at Camp Windeyer, near Berowra. Details to follow. Apr 25 (Easter Monday) Anzac Day March. Join with the Venturers, Scouts and Joeys in the Anzac Day march. Meet at corner Pittwater and Old Pittwater Rds at 6:25am. Wear full uniform and polished school shoes. May 21-22 Leadership Camp at Ingleside. Attendance by invitation. June 5 (Sunday) Jamboree on the Trail, hike from North Narrabeen to Mona Vale Beach. June 11-13 10 year olds camp with the Scouts at the district camp. Aug 7 (Sunday) Tree Day at Ingleside. Sep 14 Visit to Oceanworld at Manly, A1 form above. Oct 7-9 Cub Snow trip. Final payments now due. Oct 15-16 JOTA. Visit the Scouts at JOTA, use the radios and computers. Oct 28-30 Cub District Camp at Kariong.
Medieval Camp Please ensure that your Cub is available to come to the district camp at Kariong on the 28th to 30th October 2011.
This will be an excellent opportunity for them to camp in their Sixes, meet other cubs from the Northern Beaches and HAVE FUN! Cost is $65.
Past and present Brooky cub scouts going to Yamaha Music festival.
Term 1 2011
Feb 2 First night back, talk about Cuboree, plus photos Feb 9 Curl Curl Hall. Treasure Hunt, make First Aid kit (boomerang) Feb 16 Laws of the Jungle part 1 (boomerang) and outside games Feb 23 Laws of the Jungle part 2 (boomerang), Founders Day, birthday cake for Baden-Powell Mar 2 Cooking night (boomerang) make a kebab and cook it over an open fire Mar 6 Sunday Clean Up Australia Day. Meet at the hall 9am, wear old clothes Mar 9 Pack Council Sixers and Seconds only. Mar 16 Warriewood Wetlands Walk. Walk to the waterfall. Trail marking (boomerang test). Maybe check a geocache if time. Meet at Katoa Reserve, just past the corner of Garden St and Jacksons Rd. Bring a drink and insect repellant. Parents and siblings welcome to join in. Invest Joeys who have come up. Bring signed A1 Permission Form above. Mar 23 No meeting Mar 24 (Thursday) Climbing at the Rock House with the scouts, going up ceremony for Daniel, Carissa and Mitchell. See email for A1 and Rock House release form. Mar 27 (Sunday) Canoe course Narrabeen Lagoon, Download see A1 and A2 forms above, payment of $15 due Mar 23. Mar 30 Hall. Badgework, finish First Aid kits, investitures, hand out badges. Bring your Yellow Book. Apr 6 Anzac preparation night. Marching practice, visit the memorial at the bus depot. At the hall.
May 4 First meeting Term 2.
Term 4 2010
08-10/10/10 Cub Snow Fun Trip Meet at 5.30pm at Harbord Scout Hall 13/10/10 No meeting tonight 16/10/10 Visit to JOTA Rikki duty leader, note to come by email and see copy above 20/10/10 Brookvale Hall meeting Baloo duty leader 27/10/10 Brookvale hall meeting Skipper duty leader 30-31/10/10 Shakedown camp, Ingleside Scout Camp. For all cubs, leaders and parents that will attend Cuboree. See note above. 03/11/10 Brookvale Hall Rikki duty leader 10/11/10 Brookvale hall Skipper duty leader SELF EXPRESSIONCubs can prepare to sing a song or play a musical instrument. Also bring a poem, short story or a report or a newsletter article that you have written. These will be marked off, but not read out.(Hint, they can be from school) Alternatively there are magic, juggling, puppet options. Check your yellow book. PLEASE BRING YOUR YELLOW BOOK TO BE SIGNED OFF. 17/11/10 Brookvale hall Baloo duty leader 24/11/10 Brookvale hall Rikki duty leader 28/11/10 Out and AboutBrookvale - Curl Curl Cub Scouts are not attending Out and About this year due to a lack of numbers. 01/12/10 meeting is on 08/12/10 Brookvale hall Baloo duty leader 10-11/12/10 Xmas tree sales. 12/12/10 Christmas party, lets go canoeing
Pamela was recently invested, and also went to a camp for new leaders, scout name is RIKKI
The camp for new leaders was just like a cub pack holiday, only for adults! We slept in bunks, ate lots of yummy food, had opening and closing parade, played games, made new friends, had a campfire and learnt lots of cool things!
Future Scout Day Australian Jamboree 9th January 2010
Seven Cubs and three Leaders went to Cataract Scout Park by bus for the day to see what a Jamboree is like. They got to try some of the activities and received an award.
See Sebastian's report on the Sirius Cup Regatta, as part of his Creative Writing target for the Gold Boomerang.
CUBS Term 1 2010 Program
WHEN / WEAR / WHERE / WHAT
03/02/10 UNIFORM Brookvale Hall, meeting, collect two notes, Swimming next week, Canoe Course fortnight.
10/02/10 SWIMMERS Dee Why Pool, meet at top car park, can you swim 50m in a PFD? Required for those going to Canoe Course.
13/02/10 CASUAL, Narrabeen Lake, Cub Canoe Course, one day certificate course for Cubs $15, 16 places booked only, get in quick, so you can qualify for Sirius Cup!
17/02/10 CASUAL, Brookvale Hall, Pack Council, no normal meeting, Leaders, Gold and Silver Boomerang Cubs are invited to meet and discuss the running of the pack, future program. 6.30 to 8.00
22/02/10 UNIFORM Brookvale Hall, Founders Day, Cubs visit Joeys for a birthday party for Baden-Powell, bring party food, Link Badge for Harry and Tom. NOTE meeting time MONDAY 6.30 to 7.30
03/03/10 UNIFORM Curl Curl Hall, Rikki's Mad Scientist Night 10/03/10 UNIFORM Brookvale Hall, camping games
14-15/03/10 UNIFORM ETC, Sirius Cup Regatta weekend, start with a Movie Night at the hall on Saturday night, bring bedding & sleeping bag, then off to Sirius Cup at Balmoral on Sunday, have you got your swimmers, hat, sunscreen, shoes to go in the cub canoe races
17/03/10 no meeting (we will be too worn out)
24/03/10 CASUAL Curl Curl Hall, Bike Night, bring your bikes and helmets
31/03/10 UNIFORM Brookvale Hall, end of term PARTY NIGHT. Cub Parent Meeting, at 6.30 for 15 minutes. Other siblings are welcome.
KEEP THESE DATES: 18th May Cuboree 50% payment due 21-23 May Conservation Camp: Ingleside 20 Jun Cub Fun Day 26-27 Jun Cub Leadership Camp (invitation only) 8-10th Oct Cub Snow Fun Trip 6-7 Nov Shake Down Camp (practice for Cuboree) 9-13 Jan 2011 Cuboree at Cataract $220, parent helpers $180.
TERM 2 2010
TERM 2 2010 Brookvale – Curl Curl Cub Pack
When / Wear / Where / What
11/04/10 SUNDAY/ Casual / Jamieson Park. 8km bike ride right around Narrabeen Lakes. 10am to 2pm. Bring water, lunch and a couple of parents.
21/04/10 / Uniform / Brookvale Hall / Masks and sculptures / origami / paper planes and ANZAC DAY practice. Which SIX has the most correct uniform? (PRIZES).
25/04/10 Anzac Day March, 6.30am Pittwater Rd, Brookvale. Please wear proper uniform, correct beige pants, a belt, school shoes.
28/04/10 / Uniform / Brookvale Hall /Masks and Sculptures
6/05/10 THURSDAY Rockhouse, Winbourne Estate, Brookvale, with the Scouts. 6.30 to 8.30. Casual gear, non slip shoes. Please find the form above.
12/05/10 / Uniform / Brookvale Hall / Scouts in Action : First Aid. Special badge for this night!
20/05/10 THURSDAY uniform Warringah Mall outside Woolworths Trolley Push, our major fundraiser for Scout Job Month. Who is going to JOTT?
21-23/05/10 FRIDAY TO SUNDAY Arrive in uniform / Ingleside Cub Camp / Conservation Camp. Includes a visit to Featherdale, cubs earn three badges in total! Highly recommended. Please find the form above.
26/05/10 no normal meeting. Pack Council, sixers and seconds and new leaders. : Charlotte, Daniel, Aaron, Melanie, Aurelie, Carissa, Mitchell, Jonah and Simon and Bronte: how do I lead? Program ideas.
30/05/10 SUNDAY/ Uniform / Georges Hts(Mosman area) / JOTT Jamboree of the Trail: district (and world) event, earn a badge, parents, siblings welcome 30/05/10 SUNDAY Annual Dinner and AGM. From 4pm. A short meeting followed by Dinner, please RSVP so catering can be arranged. For the whole family.
02/06/10 Cubolympics / Curl Curl Hall.
09/06/10 / Uniform / Brookvale Hall / Promise and Law / Campfire night for Red pack.
16/06/10 / Uniform / Brookvale Hall / Indoor hockey tournament
20/06/10 / Uniform / East Ryde Public School / Cub Fun Day, 10am to 3pm, region event, 10 - 3pm, $10
23/06/10 / Uniform / Brookvale Hall / Knots and lashings / 7.30 special presentation and cake! parents welcome / 8.00 Leaders programming meeting, parents welcome
26-27/06/10 / Arrive in uniform / Ingleside scout Camp / Leadership Camp / Sixers, Seconds and others invitation only 26/06/10 5-7.30pm / Ingleside Scout Camp / Uniform / District Campfire Night. (for all cubs, includes those on leadership camp)Includes wide game, BBQ dinner, campfire action and a badge! $5
30/06/10 ? Brookvale Hall
Term 3 2010 is Cub Vs Wild! We will be preparing for wild adventures by learning about compasses, maps, trail signs and by training our senses! There will be WILD craft too! All meetings are at Brookvale Scout Hall unless advised otherwise. Full uniform.
Term 3 Program
21 JulyCooking for Trivia Night – Rock Cakes. Need 4 parent helpers. Everyone must bring Yellow Books. Duty Leader Skipper.
20 JulySeonee (meeting for district Cub leaders)
24 JulySATURDAY NIGHT Family Trivia Night
Time: 6 pm for 6.30 pm start
Where: Brookvale Scout Hall
Cost: $10 per Scouting Family (to cover prizes and materials) please bring a plate to share
Drinks: Tea and coffee provided, BYO everything else
There will be a number of prizes throughout the night, including a lucky door prize as well as spot prizes. The teams will be made up on the night so they cover most ages, with the intention that each team is hosted by a Leader. Make sure you bring your thinking caps. It looks like it is going to be a great night!
27 JulyLeaders Group meeting
28 JulyScout Marketplace, combined meeting with Scouts. Cubs will be doing tests from Yellow Books. Duty Leader Rikki.
4 AugustCampfire cooking Black and White sixes.Red and Blue sixes inside activities. Need a parent helper to light fire. Duty Leader Baloo
11 AugustFollow the markers and hints to discover the mysterious treasure of the Lost Tribe using trail signs and mapping, mystery location to be advised. Duty Leader Baloo
17 AugustParent meeting, Seonee
18 AugustMaps and Compass. Map symbols, contours. Gold boomerangs need to make lashing for next week. Duty leader Rikki
20-22 AugustPalaver: Region Camp for cub leaders. Medieval theme
25 August Palaver. Rules re Parade. Allocate sixes from the first week. FINAL CUBOREE PAYMENT DUE. Parents please see Rikki. Please bring your yellow books.
31 August Leaders Group Meeting
1 September Fires. Bats and moths game. Make a fire and burn the string, use the lashings from last week. Songs around the campfire. Need 2 parent helpers. Duty leader Skipper
8 September Wild Brookvale. Penny Hike. Duty Leader Rikki
14 SeptemberParent meeting,
15 SeptemberCodes and signals, morse code, semaphore, phonetic alphabet. Preparation for JOTA. Duty Leader Skipper
22 SeptemberGroup camp preparation night and end of term party
28 SeptemberLeaders Group meeting
26 -28 SeptemberAnnual Group Family Camp, Dunns Swamp, NSW