St Albans cub scouts celebrate centenary
PUBLISHED: 12:00 10 January 2017
Hundreds of cub scouts gathered to celebrate their movement’s 100th anniversary with a party.
Cub scouts celebrate centenary
About 300 boys and girls celebrated the 100th anniversary of Cub Scouts
The group is aimed at children between the ages of eight and 10
A range of entertainment was on offer at the celebratory party
At precisely 7.16pm, in correlation with the date they set up, they took part in a syncronised promise renewal
Cub Scouts at the celebratory event
They had a range of cakes from Simmons bakery to mark the century.
The St Albans District Scout Group organised an evening of fun and entertainment at the Pioneer Club, in Heathlands Drive, St Albans, to commemorate a century since the cub scouts began.
About 300 girls and boys attended and enjoyed a range of cakes from Simmons bakery. They also took part in a synchronised promise renewal with other scout groups from all over the country.
The cub scouts were established in 1916 and it is aimed at boys and girls aged between eight and 10. It teaches a number of life skills and covers a range of different activities.
District commissioner, Annette Payne, said: “We did a synchronised promise renewal all over the country at 7.16pm precisely; it’s something that we all do so and so at that time all over in various places a synchronised promise was made.”
Annette continued: “We had a big party with entertainment and cakes and it was really good.”