Cub Section News

16 Oct 2016


Steve Capel was officially invested as 1st Woosehill Scout’s new Group Scout Leader (GSL) at the Group’s first joint campfire, attended by all Sections. Steve joined new Beavers and Scouts as they took their Promises and reaffirmed that he would ‘do his best’ as he received the Group’s distinctive blue necker from youngest Scout. Following the ceremony, everyone gathered round the roaring campfire to sing songs and enjoy hot chocolate, marshmallows and cakes. A great way to mark a new era …

21 May 2016

Thursday saw the District Annual review at the Waterside Centre, where around 35 people listened to the new Town Mayor provide her first official speech in the role.
It was a night for introductions as Lorraine Bolam – the new District Commissioner welcomed Alison Sutton and Nick Green to their roles as Deputy DC’s strengthening the District team.
Neil Graham – ADC Cubs gave a short presentation to the meeting around Cubs 100 sharing this video.

The Harry Row Cup went David Taylor for his on going support as District Treasurer and the …

21 May 2016

Wokingham District Scouts are happy  to announce that Lorraine Bolam has agreed to take on the role of District Commissioner.
Lorraine had been acting DC since Keith Gambles stood down just over twelve months ago.
Lorraine comes with a long and experienced background in Scouting, having held appointments at Group, District and County levels in the past. At this weeks AGM she also announced her new District team to help carry the District forward into the future. The District also has 2 new Deputy DC’s supporting Lorraine, with Alison Sutton focusing on …

20 Jan 2016

Wokingham District is looking to start the cubs 100 years’ celebrations with the annual District Quiz.

Last year this was won by Arborfield Panthers Cub Pack and we look forward to seeing them defend their trophy.

Each team can consist of between 4 and 6 cubs with an average age of 9.
(This is to try to encourage a good mix of older and younger cubs to be included in the team).

There will be 5 rounds of questions consisting of:

Round 1 will be a famous people picture quiz. (25 questions)
Round 2 will be …

4 Jan 2016

Wokingham District is preparing to celebrate 100 years of cub scouts in 2016, the cubs officially started on 16th December 1916 and thus we will be holding a “Promise Party” on the Friday 16th December 2016.   Cubs from around the country will renew their promise at 7.16 pm (19:16) on the 16th, Cubs in Wokingham are invited to do this all together at one BIG PARTY.   However the Promise Party is actually the last of the events we have planned.
We have revived all the District events for this special year …

28 Apr 2015

On Sunday over 450 members of Wokingham Scouting District gathered to mark St George’s Day.
The Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network and Leaders from the Town’s 9 Groups paraded from the Town Hall to All Saints Church for a short celebration and then paraded back to the Town Hall. The parade was lead by Saint Sebastians Band and The Town’s Major.
The District Commissioner Keith Gambles said ” It was good to see so many young people and parents supporting Scouting in Wokingham.” He followed up by adding ” it is …

21 Nov 2014

Cubs from across the District met up on Saturday to battle it out to be named District Chess Champion.
4 Groups entered players to the competition held at 1st Finchampstead Scout HQ. In between matches the Cubs took part in other activities to break up the day.
James, from 1st Wokingham Cub pack was crowned Champion and received his certificate from Nancy Savage the District Cub Leader.
Well done James and everyone one else for taking part.

17 Nov 2014

Groups from across the District joined in either local or the Towns main Remembrance services last weekend.
At the main service in All Saints, over 500 people listened to the list of names of Wokingham residents who gave their lives in the Great War, plus a selection of names from the twin towns.
Members from 1st Wokingham, 3rd Wokingham and 1st Emmbrook joined Guides, Army and ATC to march round town and then meet up to lay wreaths in the Town Hall.


17 Nov 2014

Members of 1st Emmbrook recently spent a Saturday brightening up the underpass at the Woosehill Roundabout.
With a the approval of Wokingham Council they have added some Scouting colour to one of the walls.
Next time your down that way why not take a look !

1 Sep 2014

It is with great sorrow that we have to announce the passing of Colin last Wednesday 27th August.
Colin had held several roles in his active time in Wokingham District including the running of this web site.
At this stage we have no more details on arrangements.