Cub DIY Badge Day

Cherokee and Arapaho Cubs took part in the County Cub Badge day, where they completed all the critieria to achieve their DIY activity badge. They made key holder, planes, string art, coasters and photo holders, using the necessary tools safely. They also had fun on the bouldering wall, agility trail and grass sledges.

Bug Hotels

As part of their DIY and Environmental Conservation badges, some of Cherokee Cubs have made bug hotels. We’re looking forward to seeing pictures of them in their gardens, and any guests that have moved in!

Wooden Robots

Arapaho Cubs had a visit from Mike who helped them achieve their DIY activity badge. They made wooden robots and jigs to make their own paracord bracelets. They learnt all about how to join different pieces of wood together and used lots of tools to create their projects.

Bird Boxes

Cherokee continued their bird theme for this term, by making nest boxes for small birds that appear in their garden. Baloo kindly cut the wood for everyone, but Cubs, with supervision from parents, built the box making use of screwdrivers, hammers, sandpaper and tape measures. Their challenge for the week is to paint or varnish…

Camp Award

Well done to Oliver who was presented with the Cherokee Cubs Shield for being the most helpful Cub at the DIY Camp 2017.


Cherokee Cubs had a great weekend at Bail Wood Campsite, near Aldbrough. ¬†Whilst there they completed their DIY badge in Baloo’s pop up workshop! ¬†They made bird boxes, welly boot removers and catapults, and were even inventive with the off cuts of wood from the above, making them into Christmas bells to decorate the scout…