Chris Holliss, Akela of Birchwood Cub Pack has raised nearly £200 for the Group in the gruelling 'Three Peaks 24hr Challenge'. Aiming to climb Scotland's Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike and Snowden all in just 2 days.
The group of 10 completed all the peaks, starting the ascent of Ben Nevis at 6am on Saturday 20th September, and climbed to the peak and back down in 5 hours and 40 minutes.
At 8pm the group started up Scarfell Pike, with cloud cover creating very poor visibility
For the second year Birchwood cub pack entered two teams into the District Archery Competition the 27th September. Once again our eight cubs did the Group proud, reaching fourth and third place in the team results tables at the event at Tolmers Scout Activity Centre.
Team 1, who came fourth, was made up of Cameron Dunn, Gracie Gibbins, Finn Styles and Dylan Team 2, who came third - missing out on second place by just 1 point- was Ryan Phillips, Margaret McHale, Daniel Holl
Well done to the ten Cubs from Birchwood Pack who took part in the County Night Hike in September. They joined around 800 Cubs and 80 leaders from packs across Hertfordshire in the 9 mile night hike.
In two teams our cubs set off after dinner on Saturday 20 September reading their maps around a route that took in six bases, and took part in activities to complete the Communication activity badge.
Most of our cubs made it around the full course, completing the hike in 4