Welcome to Cubs

Cubs meet on Thursday evenings from 18.30hrs to 20.00hrs during school term-time.


We follow the National Cub Scout Programme and include a range of activities to allow the Cubs to complete work towards challenge and activity badges. If a Cub completes all the relevant activities set on Pack nights, then he will progressively be awarded badges to display proudly on his uniform. Full details of all the badges can be found on the Scouting website.
Activities are indoor and outdoor and include map & compass work, tracking, short hikes, cooking, tent pitching, making camp gadgets, team and individual tasks, arts & crafts and educational items.


New Cubs will be invested in four-six weeks once they have a Cub top and activity trousers and have learnt their Cub Scout Promise & Law. Investiture will take place at the start of the meeting – family members are welcome to attend.


This can be bought from the Scoutshops on line at www.scouts.org.uk or The School Wear Shop 5 Goal Lane, Sudbury (01787) 881500.

Full uniform is to be worn by all Cubs in the Pack

  • Cub/Scout Trousers (Youth’s Scout Activity Trousers/blue combat style)
  • Scout Uniform Belt and Buckle
  • Green sweatshirt top.

These trousers are very hard wearing and this will bring the Cub Pack into line with the Scout Troop and the trousers can be worn in the Scout Troop when you go up. We will supply group scarf and woggle at investiture.


Cubs are usually invited to attend a District event once a year for a two-night camp.


It is important that your child attends Cubs regularly, as we have drawn up a comprehensive and balanced programme of activities, for their enjoyment and education


If your child has decided to leave, it would be appreciated if you would let us know, so we can allocate their space to someone on the waiting list.


Subscriptions are payable to 1st Bures Cubs Scouts. They are currently £36.00 per term. Subscription money pays for membership fees, insurance, maintenance of Scout & Guide Headquarters/grounds, badges, day/evening out, fuel for mini bus, Pack nights, District events and Leaders travelling expenses.

Access to the Scout HQ

Access to the Scout Headquarters by car is from the Sudbury Road entrance (B1508) just passed the cottages (Croft End Cottage). You must ONLY access this entrance and EXIT via The Croft ensuring a One-way System is operational. This helps minimize traffic congestion. The speed limit along The Croft is 10mph. At no time should you exit via the Sudbury Road, as it is on a dangerous corner.

How to join the pack

There is currently no waiting list – please contact us if you would like to add your child’s name on the joining list when he/she is approaching their eight birthday. The age range is from eight to ten years old.

Please email Joanne Waring email: cubs@1stburesscouts.org.uk or Mobile: 07815 298 950 for more information.

Position of Badges & Awards on Cub Uniform


Apply to join Cubs

  • All we need are a few details and we will contact you as soon as a space becomes available or to add you to our waiting list.

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Supporters & Leaders Meeting @ The Scout & Guide Headquarters
Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Agenda will be email before this meeting

Jumble Sale @ Community Centre
Mar 17 all-day

We are collecting Jumble/Bric-a-Brac at the start of February 2018.

See leaflet drop in February for contacts

We will also be selling Books, Clothes & Bric-a-Brac.

Refreshments will be available on the day

Jumble starts at 2pm. Finishes at 4pm

St George’s Day Parade & Service @ Holy Trinity Church
Apr 22 all-day
AGM & Awards Evening @ The Scout & Guide Headquarters
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The first part of the evening will be a short AGM followed by Awards presentation for all Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Leaders.

There will also be a BBQ at the end of the evening.

Jo Waring

Jo Waring

Cubs Leader

Cubs with their New Dagger Kayaks

Cubs with their new Dagger Kayaks. The Scout Group was awarded the sum of £714 from Braintree District Council - Councillors Community Grants towards two Dagger Kayaks and Paddles. Many thanks from the Cub Pack. Their first trip out on the River Stour with Scout...

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Camp Site work afternoon

Many thanks for the three Leaders & Scouts and one parent for helping out on Saturday 5th November down at the camp site area - clearing up fallen leaves. We could have done with a lot more help and time taken would have been less for everyone involved. We also made a...

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