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

This site is designed to keep you in touch with what is happening with our Cubs and Scouts, and to showcase our activities. You are welcome to submit relevant photos and articles or notes by email to 9th16thCapeTown@gmail.com.

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

Upcoming events

Kontiki 2015 - what an adventure - Grease Musical

Kontiki 2015 - 9th/16th Cape Town joined 6th Rondebosch. We came 23rd out of 30 on our first attempt which is a great result. Most pf the photos were taken by Peter Macfarlane

See the photos below, or directly here.

Kontiki - Practise day

Whipping ropes

Gone Home - David Hitchman

David Hitchman, passed away on the morning of 23 February 2015. He was a scout and Troop Scouter of 16th Cape Town for a number of years. His Daughter Jennifer and son Christopher were cubs at 9th/16th with Joy. Our condolences go out to David's family.


Photos - Catapult building - Feb 2015

For Kontiki 2015, we need to build a catapult. This is what we managed to do in our practice round.

Photos - Troop Camp at Appleton

Our Scouts enjoyed a two-night camp at Appleton on Signal Hill. The activities included night stalking in the mountain area, stave branding, cooking, and Braam Malherbe (the warden) showed us some real live (but harmless) snakes.

Photos - parent meeting

See what the Scouts decided to do outside while their parents were sitting in the parent meeting.

Photos - turtle soccer

Scouts are playing s game of Turtle Soccer, where they have to hit the ball with their hands between the other scouts' legs. If someone scores a 'goal' against them, they have to play one-handed. Another goal results in you playing with no hands!

Scout Adventure Camp in Bonnievale

The 9th/16th Cape Town Scouts joined 6th Rondebosch on an Adventure Camp in Bonnievale on the Breede River. Activities included canoeing, wall climbing, and an obstacle course. See the pictures below:

Scout hike up Table Mountain

The 9th/16th Cape Town Scouts went up Table Mountain on a hike lead by Mike Scott.

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.