19th February 2012 (9:58am) marked the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Darwin. We will be remembering the bombing of Darwin, the defenders and those who lost their lives on the 19th February each year.
Location of Activity: Buxton's Bend, Nangiloc Dates of Activity: 9/3/12 to 12/3/12 Cost: $0.00 (self-cater / BYO everything)
Must have a pre-made, non-cooking lunch for Saturday.
Transport Arrangements: Depart: Scout Hall, Meet at 6:00pm Friday, depart 6:30pm. Car Pooling Raft Regatta District Camp officially finishes at 1pm Sunday, but 5th Mildura will be camping an additional night. Return: Pickup from Buxton's Bend at 11am Monday. Scouts need only scarf to travel to and from activity.
There will be swimming.
Leader in Charge of Activity: Steven Munro Emergency Contact During Activity: Noel Whitchurch
Refer also to the handout for the personal gear memory jog.
All gear must be clearly marked with the owner's name. No responsibility will be taken for any lost property. If you have, or can get a Life Jacket please bring it, we only have 16 for the Troop.
Shoes, Life Jacket, Hat, T-Shirt & Water Bottle are compulsory while on the raft!
This is to be treated as a light weight camp. There will be no BBQ or kitchen tent or hot water. Scouts will be required to organise, pack, and setup their camp. They will also have to cook /arrange their meals. Leaders / Parents will be there to help and supervise.
Remember, if it is a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN, you will not be allowed to cook anything!
We will require a minimum of 2 parents to attend this camp. Please contact us if you are available.
Map to Raft Regatta camp site below. (Use controls on map to zoom in and out).