Feb 26, 2012

Darwin Defenders 1942-45 - When War Came to Australia

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.

Read more about the bombing of Darwin on the Darwin Defenders 1942-45 site. http://darwindefenders.org/

Feb 25, 2012

Raft Regatta 2012, March 9-12, Buxton's Bend Nangiloc

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).

Feb 15, 2012

Jamboree Information Session

Inviting all parents, Scouts and interested parties in the upcoming Jamboree (Jan next year!)
Come along for a brief video and Q & A session at the start of Scouts tonight.

Bring your questions, and hopefully I will have answers.



Feb 1, 2012

Bunnings BBQ!


We have a Bunnings BBQ this Saturday, 4th Feb 2012!

With the Jamboree at the end of the year, we need LOTS of help.

Please let David M or myself know ASAP if you can get there and at what time.

I will be there all day, cause I'm a good Scout Leader ha ha.

Sorry for that late notice

Steven Munro
Scout Leader
(PS Don't forget the working bee at hall on Sunday 5th Feb)