• Coniston Cubs Shoot for the Stars!
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cubs Scout group had a blast tonight as they completed a series of space activities linked to the Cubs Astronomer Activity Badge and held a badge ceremony to award Chief Scout Silver.
  • Scouts & Saxons at the Quarries!
    Our 26th Milton Keynes Scout Troop travelled back to Saxon times over the half term when they joined the UK branch of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) at their 2022 “Fall Camporee” event. The BSA were running their camp at the Quarries for the first time! We brought along 16 Scouts for the two-night…

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  • Coniston Cubs visit to the Blue Light Hub Fire Station
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cub Scouts were super excited to visit The Blue Light Hub fire station on Tuesday 4 October 2022. The session began with a very special moment as five young people made their promises in the investiture ceremony to join the Coniston Cub Scouts pack – warmest welcome to Freya, Arpit, Markel,…

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  • Badge Designs
    Dear Friends, Family and Members of 26th Milton Keynes Scout Group, It is customary for every Scout group to have its own unique group badge.  These are worn on the necker or the sleeve and are normally inspired by the place the group meets or by the history of the group. The 26th Milton Keynes…

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  • Coniston Cubs at Curly Tails
    Our Milton Keynes 26th Cub Pack had a fantastic time at Curly Tails Pig Sanctuary at their last session before the Summer half term!
  • St Georges Day Celebrations: 26th MK Scouts on Parade!
    Members of the Coniston Cubs pack and Red Tarn Scouts troop from 26th Milton Keynes Scout Group took part in their first ever MK District St Georges Day Scouts parade. As the newest Scout group in the MK District, 26th MK Scouts Group had the privilege of being right at the front of the parade,…

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  • Coniston Cubs (and parents!) go Orienteering
    Our 26th Milton Keynes Cubs pack had great fun racing around the orienteering trail at Caldecotte Lake. Thanks to the support of six amazing parent helpers (including Cub Leader Bagheera’s dad) there were enough adults for the whole Cub pack to split up into their Sixes groupings, armed with maps and compasses for the competition….

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  • Coniston Cubs Hit the Heights at Climb Quest MK
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cubs had a fantastic time at Climb Quest MK during one of their weekly Cub sessions. Everyone joined in with the fun together – Cubs, young leaders, and adult leaders. Akela and Bagheera felt so incredibly proud as all the Cubs demonstrated doing their best individually and collectively as a pack….

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  • Coniston Cubs Get Crafty!
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cubs got crafty and creative as they used their imaginative to cobble together a wide range of recyclable materials and create wonderful works of art in our digital scout hut. Bottle tops, tin foil, plastic bottles and containers, cardboard cereal and tea boxes, juice cartons and straws were all put to…

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  • Coniston Cubs tour of MK Waste Recovery Park
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cubs went on a tour of the MK Waste Recovery Park in Wolverton to discover how black bag rubbish is processed in MK, as part of their Cubs Environmental Conservation Activity Badge. It was a real privilege for the Cubs to be the first community group to have a tour of…

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  • Coniston Cubs raise £373 for Willen Hospice
    As part of our 26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cub Scout group’s campaign to give back to our local communities, Coniston Cubs recently raised £373 for Willen Hospice, the Charity the Cubs chose for us to support in this spring term. Two of our Sixers, Alex and Svea, plus Cub Drew who raised the most sponsorship…

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  • “Cub Dine With Me” on Chinese New Year of the Tiger!
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cub Scouts cooked up a feast in our Digital Scout Hut online for Chinese New Year on Tuesday 1 February 2022 – the year of the Tiger! Bring on the luck with the colour red! As red is an auspicious colour in Chinese beliefs, Coniston Cubs got into the spirit by…

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  • Coniston Cubs give back to our communities
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cub Scout have worked hard to give back to two local charities this term, helping to support the MK Food Bank and The Winter Night Shelter MK. At a pack forum the start of the autumn term, the Cubs picked charities from the local community that they wanted to support. Our…

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  • Coniston Cubs at Climb Quest MK
    Jessica, Ivaan, Mohi and Tawana were the four lucky Coniston Cubs from 26th Milton Keynes Scout group who were picked from a prize draw to take part in a free taster session at Climb Quest. Check out the action with the video highlights and Cub interviews here, and then read on for the article below!…

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  • The Great Big Coniston Cubs Bake Off 2021 crowns its Star Baker!
    26th Milton Keynes Cub Scouts got together in their digital scout hut for The Great Big Coniston Cubs Bake Off (GBCCBO). Cubs and leaders alike joined in to create magnificent microwave mug cakes and oven-baked delights! Emotions and enthusiasm ran high as pillowy mountains of squirty cream melted, Akela’s own chocolate mug cake exploded in…

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  • Coniston Cubs under Canvas!
    26th Milton Keynes Coniston Cubs experienced their first overnight camp at The Quarries this week. It was a memorable FIRST experience in many ways for the Cubs – first time away from home, first time camping ever, as well as first time camping as a Cub pack. So, well done to everyone in the pack! …

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  • New DEAL!
    There isn’t a Scout group in existence that doesn’t wish that their stores had more in common with the TARDIS(external Link) – or perhaps less if it has been a while since it was cleared out – for a group with no fixed base, like our blended scout group* 26th Milton Keynes this becomes even more of a challenge.  Like all scout groups the 26th has acquired stuff and…

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  • Coniston Cubs’ Activity Day!
    It was a fun-packed day of adventure for 26th MK Scouts Coniston Cubs as they took part in their first ever day trip for an exciting programme of outdoors activities at the Leslie Sell Activity Centre near Bedford. The day kick-started with a Grand Howl, and then the wonderful welcoming of Ashley R as a…

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  • Coniston Cubs First Meeting
    Tonight we had the first meeting of our cub pack, Coniston Cubs at the Amphitheatre at Campbell Park. The weather was kind and sunny for our new team of Akela (Susan), Bagheera (Stewart) & Raksha (Julie) to welcome 14 young people into their pack, supported by Group Scout Leader Jenny, who spent much of the…

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  • Best Laid Plans….Needs More Volunteers!
    With the second half of the Summer Term arriving imminently, and our Cubs Team having just finished going through the vetting and appointments process, it was time to send out invites to prospective members. We’d heard along the grapevine that invitations to potential Cubs wasn’t getting many takers, and with the 26th Milton Keynes being…

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  • Form C is in!
    One of the key stages for a new Group is it’s registration with the Scout Association, This is done by completing a Form C by the District Executive, and sending it off. The Form C for the 26th Milton Keynes is now with HQ to register us, and make us exist, Once complete, The volunteers…

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  • Building the Foundations
    Like all new projects it’s important to get a strong foundation to build from, we have a Group Scout Leader, Jenny Ryder, all sorted so now we’re looking for the next layer of foundations that form the basis of a Scout Group. The Group Exec Committee is required, at barest of minimums, to have a…

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