Cubs Cooking up a Storm!

Cubs Cooking Minestrone Soup

About 24 Cubs enjoyed a wonderful couple of days cooking up a storm over the 2nd and 3rd April. The best news is parents got to sample these cooked treats too but more about that shortly..

Broken Bay Cubs were joined by 3 Cubs from the 1st Narara  Scout Group for this culinary activity.

Activities on the first day included:

  • Peeling and chopping vegetables for the Minestrone Soup (so much that two enormous pots had to be deployed);
  • Chopping cheese and cabanossi;
  • Making loads of yummy biscuits (I managed to try one of those – delicious!);
  • Making their own billy can and using it to boil water;
  • Pitching tents (perfect weather for it);
  • Preparing and cooking – dessert – Nutella Smores (I now know the meaning of smores – you want more of the smores)! Tortilla filled with nutella, marshmallows, and chocolate chips) wrapped in foil and cooked on a camp fire;
  • Preparing hamburger patties;
  • Napkin folding; and
  • Movie.

Parents were welcomed to a beautifully decorated Cub Hall to experience these delectable delights. Sampling:

  • Cheese, cabanossi and crackers (starters);
  • Minestrone Soup (entrée);
  • Hamburger with choice of salad (main);
  • Nicely rounded off by Nutella Smores (dessert) – leaving the parents replete and happy.

A big THANK YOU to Akela and Jacala (Broken Bay Scout Group) for making this all happen, Bagheera (1st Narara Scout Group) and all the parent helpers!

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WIRES Information Night enjoyed by the Group

WIRES Information Night

Hello again!

Last night, Casey Poolman, an Education Officer from WIRES (Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service) Central Coast provided a most informative evening for the Broken Bay Scout Group at the Ettalong Hall (22nd March).

A big THANK YOU to Casey for giving up her time and sharing important tips in regards to our native wildlife.

The talk was very much a “hands on” approach as you can see from the following photos!

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Patch looks a little uncertain about handling this one…

BBSG Wires Night3







New Roof for our Umina Hall!

New Roof for the Cub Hall

A big Hello!

Is everyone blown away by the beauty of the new roof for our Umina Beach Joey/Cub Hall? It even comes complete with whirly birds.

I would like to deliver a heartfelt thank you to everyone involved with the new roof with a special thanks to Kotic and the roof workers Craig, Camo, Jake and Dicko who made it all happen!

Thank you Anthony for the twilight shot.

Fun at Founder’s Day!

Founder's Day Cake

Hello and welcome to 2016!

Things have been so busy that already we’ve reached the 1st March and this is our first post.

Loads of fun was to be had by all at the recent Founder’s Day celebrated at the Gosford waterfront on 21st February.

I think the following images give an inkling of what transpired.

Smile it’s Founder’s Day…!

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Ball Game Fun at Founder's Day Billy Cart Fun at Founder's Day

Are you aged 6 to 8 years? Well jump into Joeys!


Joeys is all about focusing on fun , friendship, and a gentle introduction into the adventures and challenges within Scouting.

Come along and learn more about being a Joey at the Broken Bay Scout Group Hall, 6 Carawa Street, Umina Beach.

Wednesdays 5.00 to 6.00 pm (during school term)
(at the far end of the street adjacent to the parking for Club Umina).

No commitment to join!

Newcastle Region Rally

Off to Region Rally
Off to Region Rally

Broken Bay Scouts headed off by train in late May to join other region Scouts at the weekend Newcastle Region Rally to compete for the Billy Knight  Shield.

This adventure took the Scouts across various points (Newcastle Museum, Newcastle Cathedral, Nobby’s Beach and Wickham Park) using their own ingenuity, hiking, catching buses, followed by a ferry trip to an overnight camp at Stockton Beach. Followed by more activities around Stockton Beach the following day.

Along the way they had to find “Hunter” the mascot…


…and engage in loads of fun challenges which even included lifting a car in Newcastle Museum.

"Car at Newcastle Museum"
“Car at Newcastle Museum”

A great time was enjoyed by all!