Congratulations to our Six Star Cubs: Alex, Miles, Micheal and Benjamin!
Cub Scouts are Girls and Boys 8 to 10 years of age
1st Trafalgar Cubs meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:45 -
8:30, September - May, at the St. Michael's School on Sewell Avenue in
Challenging hikes, weekend camps are just a few of the fun outdoor adventures that Cubs enjoy.
With the Cub motto of "Do Your Best" front and centre, Cubs are encouraged to try new and more challenging activities. Learning important first aid skills, paddling a canoe for the first time, or leading a game at camp will open the door for Cubs to try other adventures they never thought possible.
Cubs also experience an exciting variety of other activities: games and sports, model-building, music, story-telling and play-acting. And like Beavers, Cubs enjoy their adventures with their friends.
I promise to do my best
To love and serve God,
to do my duty to the Queen;
To keep the law
of the Wolf Cub pack,
And to do a good turn
for somebody every day.
The Cub respects the Old Wolf,
the Cub respects him/herself.
Do Your Best
D-Y-Y-Y-B, D-Y-Y-Y-B, D-Y-Y-Y-B, D-Y-Y-Y-B
(draw this out like a wolf howl)
W-e-e-l-lDOB, DOB, DOB, DOB!"
(make it sound like short, sharp barks)
DYB (pronounced "dib") means Do Your Best, and
We'll DOB, DOB, DOB, DOB means we'll Do Our Best
One of the most exciting and meaningful aspects of the Cub Program is the opportunity to earn badges.
Youth will be given opportunity to earn badges, stars and awards through the various program activity areas, such as The Natural World (Black Star), Home and Community (Blue Star), Canada and the World (Purple Star), Creative Expression (Tawny Star), Outdoor Activities (Green Star), and Health and Fitness (Red Star).
Each year our planning team set a general theme for our program based on two of these six activity areas mentioned above. As a group we work weekly activities around specific badge requirements. Therefore as a group the cubs will earn many of the badges in that activity area. Individually Cubs can also earn badges based on activities at home, school or other community organization. Cubs are expected to come prepared, to participate and to have fun. We help them as much as possible, but they must try first. Badges are earned not given.
Stars provide an basic introduction to each activity area. These require little or no previous experience in the activity area. Star requirements act as a stepping stone towards specific badges:
Badges provide opportunity for the you to explore a particular activity area in greater detail. It requires Cubs to have or develop a greater skill and knowledge level through the badge work. Some badges interrelate providing an even greater learning experience.
Awards are designed to give more focus and challenge to Cubs who are especially keen to explore a specific badge area, and require and develop greater skill and knowledge for Cubs. The awards copy the look, style and shape of Scout achievement badges and prepare Cubs for the transition to Scouts.
Plan for Badge Completion within the 1st Trafalgar Cub Pack:
2012 - 2013 Purple & Red
2014 - 2015 Green & Tawny
2015 - 2016 Black & Blue
Our code of conduct can be found here: Code of Conduct
Participation in Scouting should be rewarding and fun for all.
To ensure all Cubs have an opportunity to experience and enjoy Scouting to the fullest, it is imperative that a certain level of conduct and discipline be maintained.At a Cub meeting or event we do expect a lot of noise, activity and fun. However, Leaders must ensure the safety of all Cubs during pack activities.