Big Day Out 2017 – Cubs

One brilliant day packed full of exciting activities celebrating everything that is great about Cubs. Over 500 Cubs will join us for a day of adventure on Sunday 11th June 2017 at Moor House Adventure Centre. Cubs will get to explore our four themed zones packed full exciting and fresh activities, including:

Active Zone Survival Zone
  • Archery
  • The Cube
  • Tug of War
  • Adventure Races
  • Space Hopper Madness
  • Giant Inflatables
  • Crate Stacking
  • Zorbing & Body Zorb
  • Fire Lighting
  • Backwoods Cooking
  • Shelter building
  • Wood Turning
  • Assault Courses
  • Campfire Fun
  • Tracking
  • Rope Making
Nature Zone Science Zone
  • Geocaching
  • Radio Wide Games
  • Sea Life Search
  • Trees and Bug Hunts
  • Tie Dye
  • Candle Making
  • Kites
  • Toboggan Run
  • Raft Building
  • Ballisters
  • Hot Air Balloons
  • Making energy
  • Planetarium
  • Creepy Crawlies
  • Street Science
  • Programming
  • Photography
  • Crazy Crafts
  • Climbing and Abseiling
  • Bouldering

And there are more activities yet to be announced! Please note, all activities are subject to change.

There will be free tea, coffee and juice on offer all day and everyone will need to bring a packed lunch with them to enjoy. Unlike previous Big Day Outs, Groups do not need to provide an activity but will be allocated to help run one of the centrally organised events.

The programme

  • Big-Day-Out-Logo10:30am – Welcome Ceremony - warm up and get ready for a fun filled day by making as much noise as possible!
  • 11am – Activities Open. Try all those available around the site in our four zones and tick off your passport as you go.
  • 1pm – Lunch. Return to your shelter, chill out and enjoy your packed lunch.
  • 1:30pm – Activities Open Again.
  • 4:30pm - The Final Act. Gather for a big send off and launch of our centenary challenge.
  • 5pm – Say Goodbye.

For everyone's safety, we'll allocate you an arrival and departure time which will be included in our joining instructions.

How to book

The cost of the day is just £15 which includes a day packed full of activities and unlimited drinks. Bookings are now open and close on the 19th May at 5pm, or when we reach a maximum number of 750. Groups should collate bookings from their Cubs and then book on our website:

Volunteer

We're looking for a enthusiastic team of volunteers to help us during the day. If you're not coming with a group, we'd love to hear from you. You can even join our Events Team BBQ on the Saturday night.

More Information

For more information, please email events@durhamscouts.org.uk.