Cheshire Cub Scouts have celebrated their 100th
birthday with The Wildest Party Ever.
Almost 2,000 people attended a weekend camp at Capesthorne Hall
- the home of Cheshire Scouts' President, Sir William
Bromley-Davenport - to mark the 100th anniversary of the
founding of the Cub section in the Scout movement.
More than 1,300 Cubs were joined by over 500 adult volunteers
and leaders for a weekend of fun and excitement.
Activities over the weekend ranged from traditional skills such
as knotting and den building, to Frisbee golf and riding an
inflatable rodeo bull, plus entertainment on stage and in the main
Chester District volunteer Jane Hughes said: `I love everything
about Cubs. The young people are amazing and it is true to say that
it changes lives and gives them unforgettable experiences that they
wouldn't have had if they weren't involved without Scouting. Having
been a volunteer for over 40 years I've seen the effects that
scouting has had on so many peoples' lives."
Cub Imogen from the 2nd Middlewich pack in Mid
Cheshire District added: `My favourite thing from the weekend was
the disco on Friday night and all the different activities. I
wanted to celebrate Cubs100 with all the leaders and other
The County's Cubs have a series of activities during the year to
mark the centenary and have already attended a regional celebration
with an exclusive day out at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Photo Gallery - view more pictures
from the event in the gallery.