Cubs get prepared

Cubs were busy on Monday evening preparing for emergencies ranging from earthquakes to fires and tsunami.    They prepared for practical things they could do, and had fun with a “quick response” game.  Ask your cub for household advice on emergency preparation!

Activities all help to achieve progress on the cubs award scheme.   Remember to check OSM for your cub’s progress.

 

Brooklyn Scouts 70 years ago!

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Brooklyn Scouts had a fascinating visit from John Cook former Brooklyn Scout and Queens Scout.   John regaled the Scouts with stories from the 1940s and 50s.  Back then, Brooklyn Scouts were an important part of the local community, as they are today.  John generously donated some badges and his original Patrol Leaders certificate to the group archives.  John lined up for photos with his Patrol Leaders certificate from 1952, and scouts Lucia and Sam who were receiving their Assistant Patrol Leaders certificates 65 years on.   He also enjoyed damper and jam breadsticks cooked by the scouts over their fire grills.