This year we are celebrating 100 years of Cubbing worldwide. In South Africa we are celebrating through Group, District, Regional and National events. But, if we really want to know why Cubbing Rocks, who better to ask than the Cubs themselves….
We spoke to Lindiwe Buthelezi (10) from 1st Henley Cub Pack in Gauteng.
SSA: Why is Cubbing so much fun?
Cubbing is so much fun because I learn new things every Friday.
SSA: What was your best experience with Cubs?
It was when we went camping.
SSA: What is the weirdest thing you ate outdoors?
The weirdest thing I have eaten outdoors are Mopani worms.
SSA: What was the toughest challenge at Cubs?
The toughest challenge at Cubs was when I learnt how to make the knot called a figure of eight.
SSA: What was the most amazing place you visited with Cubs?
The most amazing place I went with Cubs is when we went to a camp.
SSA: Can you name a few things you have learnt by being a Cub?
I have learnt to have respect, to be honest and never give up!
SSA: What things have you done with Cubs to help people in your community?
We did tree planting and recycling..
SSA: What did you teach your mum that you learned at Cubs?
I taught my mum how to make a sling out of my Scout scarf.
SSA: What makes a good Akela?
By being kind, strict, caring and teaching us new things every week.
SSA: Why is your Akela special?
My Akela is special because of what he teaches us and how he cares about us.
Cubbing Rocks because … you learn about different things!
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