Wakering, Barling and 3rd Southchurch Packs survived a night in Southend Museum.

36 Cubs from Wakering, Barling and 3rd Southchurch packs enjoying a sleepover at Southend Museum – hardly a sleep, but plenty of fun over night.

The cubs visited the planetarium, made models, took part in a torchlight treasure hunt, ate pizza, drank hot chocolate and finally rolled out their sleeping bags and settled down to watch a video while scoffing a midnight feast.

Leader Sue Smith wished a big thank you to museum staff Steve, Mike and Cheryl “We may have been the first Cubs to enjoy their hospitality but we certainly won