Welcome to 9th/16th Cape Town Scouts and Cubs

Who are we? We are part of one of the best worldwide youth organisations, learning leadership and life skills through fun and adventure. The Cape Town group meets on Thursdays at our Scout Hall in Upper Orange street. We always welcome new members. Cubs, age 7 to 11, and Scouts age 11 to 18. Contact us: 9th16thCapeTown@gmail.com

Want to join Scouting? Read more on our "What is Scouting" page, and feel free to contact us!

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Rayner Training - Feb 2016
9th / 16th Cape Town joined forces with 1st Durbanville to train for the Rayner Trophy competition. This included a sunrise hike up Lion's Head.

Troop Camp - January 2016 - Greyton
We had an amazing troop camp in Greyton, earning three different badges and spending much time swimming in the huge dam.

Joint activity with Hermanus Scouts
Frans from Hermanus Scouts invited us to a joint activity at Appleton on Signal Hill for his 1st Class Friendship Activity. We played a number of games to get to know each other.

Troop Camp - December 2015
Here are is the full set of photos from our joint Troop Camp with 1st Durbanville Scouts. We camped for 2 nights at Hawequas Scout Adventure Centre - Wellington, Western Cape and we enjoyed a Mexican themed dinner cooked by the Scouters.

Close of year campfire
9th/16th Cape Town Scouts enjoyed a close of year picnic followed by a campfire.

Teamwork games
We played some teamwork games as we opened our third patrol and shuffled scouts around.

9th / 16th Cape Town AGM awards
Well done to the prize winners for 2015, handed out at our AGM.

Atlantic District Competition
The first of the Atlantic District competition was held in the Oranjezicht Area. Patrols from 9th/16th Cape Town, 2nd Cape Town and 1st Durbanville participated, with helpers from 1st Camps Bay joining.

Cubs and Halloween
The cubs dressed up for Halloween.

Lion's Head Hike - Paint the Lion Purple
We participated in the "Paint the Lion Purple" campaign where scouts from all over the province go up Lion's Head in their purple branding. 

Lion's Head - Paint the Lion Purple

9th / 16th Cape Town Scouters

Here are the adults who look after our Scouts and Cubs in the Group. Thanks to their dedication the boys and girls in Scouts and Cubs learn something different and have fun.