For Cub Section Whanau

A big welcome to you and your Cub!

Kirikiriroa & St. Peter’s Cub Section is a special place, where your child will experience exciting opportunities to grow and develop as a person while making new friends, begin exploring the world around them and testing personal boundaries. The Cub Section builds on the foundations of self-discovery, learning, and independence through learning and practising new skills, as well as building their confidence and leadership skills. Cubs have fun and go on adventures, exploring the world around them while helping others and making a difference in their own communities.

Cubs work in small teams. This allows for your child to participate, assist, or lead depending on where they are on their personal journey through the Cub programme. Even if your child is new to the group, don’t be surprised if they take the lead on something they really enjoy!

Working through the programme, your child will learn new skills that will serve them on their journey through life. Through their journey through Scouts they will have the opportunity to build on these skills, and as their skills become greater, so does the adventure!

Cubs seek out the answers to the big questions, and to the smaller questions that don’t seem to matter but really should. Most importantly, they say yes more often than they say no – whether they’re taking part in their first ever camp away from home or accepting the last of the toasted marshmallows.

While parents are not expected to stay for sessions, if you would like to stay you are most welcome, there are also many opportunities to support your Cub and Kirikiriroa &  St. Peter’s Scout Group. If you can spare any time, there is always something that needs doing. It might be joining Kirikiriroa & St. Peter’s Scout Group Support Team, acting as an Adult Helper, helping the group fundraise, or even becoming a Kaiārahi (leader)! There are so many ways you can offer your support to Scouting.

If this is something that interests you, please discuss this with your Cub’s Kaiārahi or the Group Leaders Kakapo and Kauri.

As part of our child protection and Safe From Harm policy, any adult wanting to assist with any form of Scouting activity will need to be police checked.

You can read more about this on the Scouts Aotearoa website and submit an application.

Any help you are able to give to Kirikiriroa & St. Peter’s Scout Group and the Scout Movement is greatly appreciated.