National Cub Day Brookfields

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Cubs had a Jungle Fever time with Jungle heat radiating down on them from clear skies. What luck and what better than to get wet.

DSC04033 DSC04031And get wet they did, if the Cub or Kea stumbled with their promiss or law on the St. Augustine sping the wheel of fortune base. As leader’s, were well armed with water guns.


“The Volcano” racing around the volcano, go the cubs, whilst it erupts sopping wet sponges.

DSC04034To the right, swinging what looks like fire round and round.

Group Camp – Scouts Own

On Sunday morning the whole St. Augustine group took 15min off for quite, contemplation, reflections,S1740013

Held in the special open air service area surrounded by trees, nestled by natureS1740006

And then the fun nature of the Keas, Cubs, Scout, bursts out again
but where was Glen? We all missed him.

Here doing duty, seeing off some early departures.



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What goes where?Marque in bits

There was much excitement from the Leaders as the big Marquee went up, as none of them had seen it up before, or were even sure that it was complete or serviceable. Marquee's UpAs it turned out the Marquee is in great condition making it a big asset that was much enjoyed by everyone at camp.

Marque full29  St. Augustine’s Cubs and Scouts came to JOTI JOTA at Brookfields.

Campers Gatepost

Above is the “Bier’s” camp gate, and the overnighter’s just before it gets dark and the nights sing along at the campfire.

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Atom in Hammock

Atom's Hammock

Atom made a hammock shelter for the night and ended up dryer than most of his friends in tents.

Hammock at night

Birthday boys

 Birthdays over the weekend were celebrated with song and cake 🙂


Jamboree Over The Internet (JOTI) went on all night for those whom were night owls.Typing messages to fellow Scouts all over the world.
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Performing Arts Camp 2013

Over the 21st and 22nd of September two Scouts, and two Leaders from St. Augustines joined with another 86 for a weekend of Song, Dance, and Dram at the Cubs & Scouts Performing Arts Weekend, run by the Hutt Valley Gang Show.

HVGS-big_MG_6144What an awesome weekend it was too with; none stop activities, plenty of good food, and an extreme buzz of excitement and chatter when not performing. _MG_6177

Atom hooded up on the left, taking part in 2 minute skit, created by the boys taking part.

_MG_6198All singing their hearts out

The singing had actions and some dance steps too, some simple, some complex with syncopated timings.

We Are Sailing Along…     _MG_6326

On the crest of a wave…          Osbourne
An all time favorite of the Gang Show.      _MG_6355

At the end certificates were presented, by former Gang Show leaders wearing their distinctive red scarfs.