A good Akela is a person that respects us!

This year we are celebrating 100 years of Cubbing worldwide.  If we really want to know why Cubbing Rocks, who better to ask than the Cubs themselves….

We spoke to Valencio Abrahams (10) from St Mary’s Development and Care Center (DCC) Cub Pack in the Eastern Cape.

Valencio 1SSA: Why is Cubbing so much fun?
Cubbing is so much fun because we learn about people.

SSA: What was your best experience with Cubs?
The best experience was hiking to Toposcope and Grey Dam which is our local nature reserve.

SSA: What is the weirdest thing you ate outdoors?
I am thinking back to a sense game we played, we tried different things.

SSA: What was the toughest challenge at Cubs?
The toughest challenge was playing cricket because I don’t like it.

SSA: What was the most amazing place you visited with Cubs?
The most amazing place we visited with Cubs was Rhodes University.

SSA: Can you name a few things you have learnt by being a Cub?
I have learnt how to play cricket.

SSA: What things have you done with Cubs to help people in your community?
We did a Cubs Alive Campaign, where we made a person stop smoking.

SSA: What makes a good Akela?
A good Akela is a person that respects us!

SSA: Why is your Akela special?
My Akela is special because she teaches us well and she loves us all.

Cubbing Rocks because … I start thinking about the time we made a rock band. That was fun!

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