Feb 22, 2011

Sunraysia District Scout Raft Regatta 2011, Friday 4 March, 6:00pm to Sunday 6 March, 1:00pm


RAFT REGATTA 2011

This year, Raft Regatta will be held at the Bushman's Rest Caravan Park at Lake Cullulleraine. We will be camping on the lawn area in front of the old hall.

Where: Bushman's Rest Caravan Park, Lake Cullulleraine. (When entering the caravan park, please stop off at the office and let the manager know that you are there for the Scout Raft Regatta).

Cost: $10 per head (to be paid to 5th Mildura Scouts)

Starts: Friday March 4th, Meet at 6:00pm at the 5th Mildura Scout Hall. Depart the Hall by 6:30pm. (Scouts to arrange car pooling).

Finishes: Pickup at Lake Culluleraine on Sunday at lunchtime. We will have lunch before we leave.

What to Bring:
  • Usual camping gear. Tent (at least 2 scouts per tent - Scouts to organise), sleeping bag, etc.
  • Food - We will be self catering, hike style. Bring your own food and hike cooking gear. Keep it light weight. No cooking fires
  • Saturday lunch to be carried for lunch on the water. You will probably need to lash an esky to your raft.
  • We will be having a fishing competition! Bring tackle and bait.
  • Bring your own life jacket if you have one (we have some if you don't).
  • Long shirts and pants to stop mozzies.
  • Mozzie repellant. The really strong stuff!
  • Maybe mozzie nets over hats / over beds inside tents?
  • Sunscreen.
  • Bathers and rash vet.
  • BIG hat.
  • Water bottle.
Any questions? Ask us on Wednesday night.

Raft Building:
Wednesday night, March 2 is the last chance to finish building the rafts. Bring all the equipment and tools you will need to finish your rafts. Bring along your handy Mums or Dads to help!

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