National Cub Challange Final Day

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Our Cubs attended the above event today and did themselves proud when finishing 10th  overall in Ireland.It was an early start for the boys as we met at the Scout Hall at 6-45am for the trip to Maynooth.After a short stop at Midway for breakfast we finally arrived in Maynooth at 10am.Before the competition began there were various games for the boys.

At 11am the first part of the competition began This was a quiz and our boys scores 41 points out of 80 here leaving them in 23 position.It must be said that the questions asked were really to hard for this age group.The top score being 53.

After lunch the boys had the second part of the day which were a series of team challanges.This included Pioneering,Firelighting,Making paper aeroplanes and making shapes following instuctions.The boys were outstanding in the pioneering scoring 25 out of 25 and 22 out of 25 in making shapes.These scores added to the quiz score saw us jump up to 10th place.The boys did themselves and the cub pack proud.

On the way home we stoped in to Supermacs before arriving back at the Scout Hall at 7-30pm

A big thanks to Mike and Mary who looked after the boys today.

Our team was Cillain Hickey,John Conway,Sean Long,Dean Carey,Niall Barrett and Robin Ryan Blake.Also a mention to Joey Hempenstal who unfortunatly had to pull out due to illness.Joey was part of this team until then and was one of the reasons why we got this far

Pictures from this even can be found by clicking on the link below

https://picasaweb.google.com/105355496522232224733/NationalCubChallangeFinalDay2012

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