Medieval Cub Camp

Over the weekend of the 16th-18th May the 4th  Oxford Cubs joined with the 33rd Kidlington Jacala and the 10th Oxford Cubs for the Medieval Cub Camp at Youlbury. We had superb weather and an action packed couple of days with 67 cubs taking part in 12 different action bases featuring Backwoods Cooking, den making,…

Scouting for all

Scouting in Botley is part of a truly impressive international movement, serving 31 million youth members in 216 countries. Scouting UK has half a million members, including 100,000 adult volunteers. I was a Cub/Scout/Venture myself, back in the ’70s and ’80s. I got involved again 5 years ago as a leader, and have just joined…

100 Cubs compete with KubKars

On Saturday 8th February seven of the Fourth Oxford Cubs competed in the first Oxford Spires District Kub Kar Challenge in Kidlington. Working from some special Canadian Kub Kar Kits, which consisted of a block of wood, five plastic wheels and some nails, we were left to see what we could create … We had…