Monthly Archives: October 2015

Night Hike at Highwoods County Park

The evening started with a recap of the hiking skills the Cubs had learnt the week before. Some had their daysacks packed with drinks, energy foods etc. Each Cub was handed a map, at this point they had to work … Continue reading

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JOTA – Jamboree Over The Air!

This was an opportunity for the Cubs to learn all about the worlld of HAM radio and how it works, including morse signals and aerials.  As the Cubs all turned up they were treated to a brief video of what … Continue reading

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Navigation And Its Requirements.

In preparation for next weeks hike, we decided to go over all the parts of navigation that a Cub will have to know to have a safe and enjoyable hike, whether that be a day hike or one that spans many … Continue reading

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Cubs di Palio

Tonight we taught the Cubs all about the Palio.  The Palio di Siena (known locally simply as Il Palio) is a horse race that is held twice each year, on July 2 and August 16, in Siena, Italy. Ten horses … Continue reading

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