Alpha Cub Pack

National Scout Car Races 2016

6 Jul 2016

Another great year at the National Scout Car Races in York.

Keeping Up To Date During Walesby Cub Camp

25 May 2016

With camp just around the corner I’m sure everyone is packed and getting super excited!
For the parents that don’t get to join in the fun and adventure on camp we are going to try and keep them up to date with what we are doing as best as we can.
Depending on the phone signal and what time we have available we’ll be tweeting throughout the day from 1st Ripley’s twitter account @1stRipleyScouts
In the evenings we’ll try and write a diary of what we have been doing during the day and …

Ambulance Visit and more for Alpha Pack in January

24 Feb 2016

Ambulance visit kick’s off Alpha Packs busy year.

National Scout Car Races 2015 – Blackpool

8 Jul 2015

Cubs, Scouts and Young Leaders from 1st Ripley Scout Group have been enjoying themselves in Blackpool over the 3rd, 4th and 5th of July when they went to the National Scout Car Races which was held in Blackpool this year.
8 Cubs, 4 Scouts and 4 Explorer Scouts/Young Leaders took part in the event on the 4th July racing against Scouts from all over the country around a 400 metre track in friendly competition. After the racing we all went into Blackpool for Fish and Chips and a look around the arcades, …

Superhero Cubs at Spring Bank

14 Jun 2015

The Cubs had a fantastic time at Drum Hill over the Spring Bank weekend at the Spring Bank Camp, where the theme this year was Superheroes and Villains. We camped with Cubs and Scouts from Erewash and Codnor.
Throughout the course of the weekend the Cubs took part in a huge number of the activities on offer such as climbing, abseiling, air rifle shooting, caving, mountain biking, craft activities, discos, gunge a leader, archery and many, many more.
We would like to say a huge thank you to the leaders from Erewash, …

Cubs Earn Highest Award and Cub/Scout Quiz

14 Mar 2015

Two Cubs, Dillon Ault and Mark Hawley have achieved the Chief Scout Silver Award, the highest award a Cub can gain in Scouting. They were presented with the award at the Annual Ripley and Heanor District Cub and Scout Quiz held at the Headquarters of 1st Ripley Scout Group on Tuesday 3rd March 2015.
To achieve the award both Cubs have had to work hard to get the Creative, Community, Fitness, Global, Outdoor and Promise Challenge badges which are part of the requirements for the Silver Award.
Meanwhile in the quiz the …