Mar 28, 2013

Scouts: First Night Term 2, 17th April (Troop Council & Bring a Friend Night)

First night back in Term 2 is 'Bring a Friend' night.

PL's and APL's will be having a Troop Council at 6pm to plan the term's activities in more detail..

Mar 25, 2013

Scouts: Kings Billabong Bird Hide Car Park 7pm Wednesday

Meet at Kings Billabong nature walk car park at 7pm, Wednesday 27/3/13.
Pick up at 9pm at the same place.

Directions: Proceed to Bruces Bend and follow the 'nature walk' signs for 1.5km and you will see the carpark on the left. This is where the walk begins.

Mar 20, 2013

Harmony Day - March 21, 2013

Spreekt Nederlands - Scout Law

This is Emma's translation of the Australian Scout Law to Dutch and finding the Dutch Scout Law and translating it to English. This is the text Madelief read out to gain her 'Spreekt Nederlands' badge.

The Australian Scout Law 

A Scout is trustworthy.
A Scout is loyal.
A Scout is helpful.
A Scout is friendly.
A Scout is cheerful.
A Scout is considerate.
A Scout is thrifty.
A Scout is courageous.
A Scout is respectful.
A Scout cares for the environment. 

The Dutch translation of the Australian Scout law. 
Een Scout is betrouwbaar. 
Een Scout is trouw.
Een Scout is behulpzaam.
Een Scout is vriendelijk.
Een Scout is vrolijk.
Een Scout is zorgzaam.
Een Scout is zuinig.
Een Scout is dapper.
Een Scout is eerbiedig.
Een Scout zorgt voor de natuur.

The Dutch Scout law. 
Een Scout trekt er samen
met anderen op uit
om de wereld om zich heen te ontdekken
en deze meer leefbaar te maken
een scout is eerlijk, trouw, en houdt vol.
een scout is spaarzaam en sober
en zorgt goed voor de natuur.
En respecteert zichzelf en anderen. 

The English translation of the Dutch Scout law.
A scout ventures out into the world
together with others
to explore the world around him / her
and to make it a better place to live in.
He / she is honest, loyal and will persevere.
He / She is thrifty and plain
and cares for nature.
He / She respects him / herself and others 

The Original Scout law 
A Scout’s honour is to be trusted.
A Scout is loyal
A Scout’s duty is to be useful and to help others.
A scout is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout.
A Scout is courteous.
A Scout is a friend to animals.
A Scout obeys orders
A Scout smiles and whistles under all difficulties.
A Scout is thrifty.
A Scout is clean in thought, word and deed.

District Cub Scout Rally, Sunday, 24 March 2013

Hi Cub Scouts,

A reminder that we have our District Cub Scout Rally on this coming Sunday, 24 March 2013.

Location: Bushman's Rest Caravan Park, Lake Cullulleraine
Time: 10.30am to 2.00pm
Cost: $2.00 each
Lunch: BBQ lunch supplied
Theme: Water Activities

See the attached flyer for more details and what to bring.
Please wear your Cub Scout shirt and scarf to and from this event.
Families are more than welcome to join us and join in the activities for the day.
For further information please contact myself on 0434 540 202 or by reply email.

Yours in Scouting,
David Searle
District Commissioner
Sunraysia District Scouts

Mar 11, 2013


Afternoon all,
Sorry that I am a bit tardy getting this out - we went camping :)

If I have missed any items please let me know asap so I can amend.

Just a reminder that any and all parents/carers are most welcome at these meetings - the more minds we have the better the ideas!!



Mar 8, 2013

Map to Border Bash 2013

6km up Arumpo Road on the left, at the Tapio Rodeo Grounds.

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Mar 5, 2013


The next Parent Committee Meeting will be held at the Hall
WEDNESDAY 13th MARCH, 7:30pm.
Please have all Agenda items to me by midnight Friday 8th.
Caitlin Holmes, Secretary.