Merry Christmas from 19th Durham

We would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas! We hope you have a covid safe, isolation free Christmas period. See you in the new year for more adventure! Our cubs have also made a Merry Christmas Video.

Cubs Visit Moor House

7th December 2020

This month our cubs visited moor house for a session of activities run by Moor House staff. After lockdown 2.0 it was great to get the cubs out completing a stream walk, archery, shelter building and more.

Preparing for Face to Face Scouting to Return

Keeping our young people safe.

A lot of work has been going on behind the scenes to get out young people back face to face scouting as safely as possible. Following the rules set out by The Scout Association and The National Youth Agency (NYA),…

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Everybody is Kung Fu Fighting

By D'Arcy Emberson

Everybody is Kung Fu Fighting Our ASL (Assistant Scout Leader) was recently approached by scout magazine to write an article about her experience with martial arts. With the summer holidays fast approaching, now’s a great time for young people and…

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The Great Escape

“The Great Escape”… Back in Novemeber, the Young Leaders took charge of an evening with the Cub Pack and decided to test the Cubs creative skills by doing stop start animation. This involves the Cubs moving objects very slighly and…

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Wellbeing and Resilience

On the 7th February the Cubs had a special guest, Liz Scott, who taught the Cubs about wellbeing and resilience. She led a few exercises with them on what resilience is and the factors that deteriorate resilience. The night’s activities…

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Chinese New Year – Year of the Pig

2019 marks the year of the Pig and the Cubs decided to celebrate this occasion in style… Traditionally there is a lion dance which takes place on this special day. The Lion dance mimic’s a lion’s movement in a lion…

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Really Useful Night at Cubs

Last week the Cubs had a hands on experience with various “really useful” skills. With the help from a couple of parent volunteers alongside the Cub Leaders the Cubs were able to put on plasters, change a light bulb, put…

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Group Bonfire/Fireworks Night – Thursday 8th November

Please find all the information you need for this year’s Bonfire/Fireworks Night on Thursday 8th Novemeber Location: Moor House Adventure Centre, Rainton Gate, West Rainton, Houghton le Spring, DH4 6QY Time: Please arrive from around 18:30, we aim to finish…

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Night At Beamish 2018

Last weekend brought an adventure for our Beavers and Cubs at Beamish. On Saturday morning we got on our first tram ride down to the town then we saw lots of exciting shops, some businesses and of course the sweet shop. Some…

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