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The Cub Section represents the second stage in the Scouting journey.

Cub Scouts range from 9 to 11 years of age.

Cub Scouting is aimed at exploration whilst having fun.

In Cubs children build on the skills and knowledge they have gained during Beavers.

The Cub journey allows children to undertake greater challenges and also further develop their independence.

We currently have more than 30 cubs in our cub section and we meet every Monday evening in the Den for an hour and a half.

Cub Scouts enjoy new adventures while making new friends along the way.

Their commitment is recognised by earning activity badges.

As well as regular weekly meetings, Cub Scouts also enjoy activity days, weekend camps and lots more:

  • Go camping
  • Play games
  • Explore the outdoors
  • Try adventurous activities – such as hillwalking, kayaking and archery
  • Meet people from their local community
  • Experience the culture of other countries
  • Keep themselves and others safe

There are all sorts of games and fun activities which are led by our skilled Leaders during the weekly meetings. Cub Scouts work toward developing their Scouting skills in areas such as map reading, track and trail, first aid and camping.


Cub Scouts are encouraged to spend more time in the outdoors and also take part in a greater number of weekend activities then the younger Beaver Section.

Our cubs participate in two Annual Summer Camps each year – one with the rest of our group and another with the county cubs.

The 2014 county camp took place in Castle Saunderson International Scout Camp, Co. Cavan.

In the last few years, our Cub Section have taken part in a number of hikes in the Connemara Mountains and on Croagh Patrick.


Our Cub section has also participated in various watersport activities over the past year – kayaking on camp and during the summer holidays in Galway City.