Aug 28, 2014

Scouts in Action Month - August 2014

Breaking the Cycle – Bullying is not a part of Scouting

"Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others."
Robert Baden-Powell



Anti-Bullying Learning and Teaching Resource (ALTER) Catholic Education ...

Aug 27, 2014

Scouts Tonight, 27th August - Scouts in Action & Cohen Shield

Tonight at Scouts we will be participating in Scouts in Action Month.
Breaking the Cycle.
Bullying in not a part of Scouting.

We will also be preparing for the Cohen Shield Camp.

Mystery Cooking Box Night will take place another night later in the year.

Cohen Shield Camp 2014 - Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2014

Sunraysia District Scout’s
Cohen Shield
Competition & Activity Camp
Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2014

Butler’s Bend (Munro’s Bend), Trentham Cliffs, NSW

Cost:  $30.00 (Includes food, drinks, activity equipment and badge).
Health Form & Money Due Back: Wednesday 10th September 2014
Transport Arrangements: Parents and or car pooling when organised by Scouts.
Depart: Scout Hall, Meet at 6:00pm. Depart at 6:30pm. Car Pooling, or meet us there.
Return: Pick up from Camp 2:00pm. (Campsite must be packed up and clean before any Scouts can depart.)
Un packing: All scouts/parents are expected to help un-pack the trailers into the new shed at 2:30pm, immediately after leaving from the campsite.
Uniform: Scouts need to wear uniform to and from camp.
There will not be swimming on this camp.
Leader in Charge of Activity:                   Steven Munro Tel. 0499 777 692
Emergency Contact During Activity:    John Loughhead Tel. 0477 175 911
Personal Gear Memory Jog

1.             Jeans / Long Pants
2.             Shorts
3.             Warm pullover / windcheater
4.             Waterproof coat or parka
5.             Warm cap / Wide brim, shady hat
6.             Changes of clothing
7.             Socks
8.             Shirt / skivvy / T-shirt
9.             Extra Shoes / sneakers
10.           Pyjamas or other for night wear
11.           Soiled linen bag
12.           Comb / Hair Brush
13.           Washer, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap in a waterproof bag
14.           Towel/s
15.           Handkerchiefs
16.           Unbreakable eating gear:  bowls, mug / cup, 2 plates, knife, fork, spoon. In a tie top bag.
17.           Tea Towel
18.           Pillow
19.           Sheets / Inner bag
20.           Sleeping Bag / Blankets
21.           Sleeping mat, Air bed
22.           Notebook and Pencil
23.           Torch / Spare batteries
24.           Water Bottle
25.           Personal First Aid Kit
26.           Rubbish Bag
27.           Sunscreen Lotion
28.           Insect Repellent

Everything must be clearly marked with the owner’s name.
No Responsibility will be taken for any lost property.

*** Note: don’t forget your Dilly bag with eating utensils.
*** Make sure you have a hat;
*** Thongs are not permitted at a scout camp;

Map to Butler’s Bend



REPCO Dad of the Year BBQ - Saturday 6th September - Cuboree Fundraiser

The 5th Mildura Cubs are having a BBQ at REPCO in the hope to make enough to buy some sort of lighting system to take to Cubore.

REPCO are selling “Dad of the Year” mugs for $5 with profits going to Scouts Australia.

Where: Repco Mildura - 93-97 Seventh Street, Mildura
Date: Saturday 6th September
Time: 10am to 2pm

Come down and support this fundraiser.

There is a special blanket badge for Cubs who help out and for a limited number of Cubs and Scouts who come and buy a sausage.

Make sure you and your mates all go to www.dadoftheyear.com.au and nominate a Dad to win him $10,000!

Parent & Supporter's Roster

10am to 12 noon
  1. Kevin Delbridge, Dion & Ashley
  2. Hoyles
  3. Belinda & Amos

12 noon to 2pm

  1. Rodney & Riley
  2. Michael & Finn Beattie
  3. Kerri 
If your name is not on this list please come and buy a sausage to support our fundraising to buy lighting. Cubs can still earn father’s day badge if they come and buy a sausage!

Aug 25, 2014

5th Mildura Scouts - Fantastic Race 2014

5th Mildura Scouts enjoying lunch at the Werribee Zoo at the end of the Fantastic Race. August 10, 2014.
20th place out of 44 patrols.




5th Mildura's Scouts Australia Geocoin

5th Mildura Scouts purchased a Scouts Australia Geocoin and are now tracking its movements via geocaching.com. Last known location is a geocache near Mannum, SA.


Aug 7, 2014

Scout Prayer 6 August - 100 Year Anniversary of the Outbreak of WW1


Rainbow of Candles

red – the colour of blood, we remember all those who have been injured in fighting or war.

orange – the colour of bright orange jackets worn so that people can be seen, while they work to look after people who are in danger, we remember fire-fighters and ambulance teams

yellow – sometimes people tie a yellow ribbon to welcome people home, we remember those who are missing a member of their family who is away from home at the moment.
green – the colour of camouflage clothes, we remember those who are serving our country today.

blue – the colour of the caps of the peacekeeping forces, we remember those working for peace.

indigo – a sad colour, we remember those who are sad because of the past.

violet – a royal colour, we remember kings and queens and politicians as they rule our countries.