Sep 6, 2017

Scouts Tonight - 6 September 2017

Ambulance visit not happening tonight unless someone has organised it and not let me know. Wide games tonight. Start and end at the hall.

Aug 8, 2017

Scouts This Week!

No Scouts this Wednesday night. Instead, we are meeting on Thursday night at the Irymple Scout Hall, Sunbeam Ave, Irymple. 7-9pm.

Jul 24, 2017

Parents Meeting - Wednesday night (26th July) at 7pm

Hello all,

This Wednesday night (26th July) at 7pm we are having Parent Meeting at the Hall in the room at the back. All parents are welcome. At the moment a small band of 3 or 4 parents are running the group. This is not enough. We have meetings every other month. Please come along

Support your child by helping run our Scout Group.

Alanie Sleep
5th Mildura Scout Group

Jul 20, 2017

Term 3 Scout Program 2017 (low tech version)

Sunraysia District Scout Hike 2017 - 28th - 30th July

The District Hike is only ONE WEEK away, we need to get those not on CareMonkey signed up and their profiles completed.

Friday 28th July at 7:00pm (on Yelta Rd, 29km past Meridian Road) to Sunday 30th June at 1pm (Deadman's Track, 15km down Yelta Road). We shall meet at our hall at 6pm and head out together in cars. 

Scouts will be self-catering so need to plan their menu and bring all required food. Water will be available to fill up drink bottles. Cooking equipment and tents can be shared with friends .Bring warm sleeping gear as it will be VERY cold. Bring an extra blanket!

For more information call John on 0477175911 or check out our Facebook group for the ongoing discussion about everything 5th Mildura.

New Scouts and Scout with less than 12 months experience: Hike with a day pack. (Clothes, lunch, snacks and water). Cooking equipment, bedding, food, and tent does not need to be carried.

Older and more experienced Scouts:

Hike with full pack. (Clothes, food and water, cooking equipment, bedding and tent. Sharing of tent components, cooking equipment, etc. would be a good idea. (Refer to maximum pack weight on the Camping and Hiking Information sheets).

Water and gear not carried by Scouts will be carried by support vehicles. Water bottle refills will be available during the day.

I recommend, unless the Scout has a very good, light weight, hike sleeping bag, additional blankets should be carried by the support vehicle. The support vehicle will deliver the extra blankets and camping gear (for younger Scouts) to the Saturday night camp, then again to the Sunday finishing point.

May 31, 2017

Scouts Tonight - Walk from Kings Billabong to Nichols Point Scouts Hall & Investiture of Ella & Brianna.

Scouts Tonight (31 May 2017). Walk from Kings Billabong to Nichols Point Scout Hall via the Nichols Point Cemetery. (Last part of the 'Their Service / Our Heritage' badge) Start at the first bridge at Kings Billabong (from the entrance at the end of Irymple Avenue). Walk finishes at the Nichols Point Scout Hall. We will be investing Ella & Brianna at 8:45pm at Nichols Point Scout Hall.

Mar 28, 2017

Scout Term 1 Breakup - Term 1 Breakup. Wednesday 7-9pm at Nowingi Place

We are borrowing the 5th Mildura billie carts and taking them down to Nowingi Place for rides along the paths.

Please bring your own scooter, skateboard, green machine, billie cart, roller blades, roller skates, etc. (No bikes). Everyone MUST wear a helmet while riding ANYTHING.

Bring your own water bottle and insect repellant.

We will provide sausage and bread. Might even be an ice cream on offer.

Mar 25, 2017


SCOUTHIKE 2017, Tallarook State Forrest
(Same weekend as our local Sunraysia District Scout Hike)

Click to book!

Sunraysia District Scouts have the opportunity to travel down to Tallarook State Forest to participate in the Victorian ScoutHike, along with 800+ other scouts from around the state. (The local district hike will be held on the same weekend, so Scouts need to choose one or the other.) 

The cost to attend the Victorian Scout Hike is $100 (Transport and registration) plus individual's are required to provide their own food for the weekend. (Food can be sorted out closer to the departure date in activity patrols if agreed, this would be approximately $20).

This is a fantastic opportunity for our Scouts to travel to a state event. Numbers are capped at the first 20 Scouts to pay in full through TryBooking. If we do have more interest, we may be able to get an extra van / car and parent helpers to take more scouts.

We are aiming to take 3 x patrols of 6 Scouts (18 Scouts), the remaining 2 seats are available to parent helpers ($50 per ticket for bus transport only).

There is NO COST for parent helpers wishing to attend, who provide their own transport.

Places are limited due to the number of seats on the bus.

Mar 22, 2017

Fishing at Scouts Tonight - Lock 11 (22 March 2017)

Fishing tonight at Lock 11.
BYO gear if you have any, otherwise we will share.
Bring a torch and insect repellent.
Parents welcome.

Mar 15, 2017

Scout Dump Hike - Tonight (15 March 2017)

Start on Gibbs Street (between Ranfurly Way and the railway line) at 7pm. See image.
Finish at McDonalds for a 60 cent cone.
Pick up at McDonalds (Deakin Ave).

Please bring a drink bottle and wear shoes suitable for walking.

Mar 8, 2017

Scouts Tonight is at Waves - 8 March 2016, 7-9pm

Scouts is at Waves tonight from 7-9pm.
Everyone must be out of the water by 8:45pm.
The Troop fund will cover the cost of Scouts.

Bring a full set of clothes if you require to do survival skills fully dressed.
This is only if you are up to this level, a proficient swimmer and confident in your abilities.

Feb 21, 2017

New Youth Membership Procedure & Y4 Visitor Details Form

New members wishing to attend Scouts must complete the new Y4 form.

Download from here.
Y4 Visitor Details Form Jul16

New online membership procedure.

The old Y1 form has been superseded.

Feb 20, 2017

Raft Regatta 2017

Location of Activity: Buxton's Bend, Nangiloc / Colignan
Dates of Activity: Friday 24/2/17 to Sunday 28/2/17
Cost: $0.00 (self-cater)

Must have a pre-made, non-cooking lunch for Saturday.

Transport Arrangements:
Depart: Scout Hall, 6:30pm Friday. Car Pooling
Return: Pickup from Buxton's Bend at 1:30pm Sunday
See Google Map below.
Scouts need only scarf to travel to and from activity.

There will be swimming.

Leader in Charge of Activity: Steven Munro, Sunraysia District Scout Leader / Alcheringa Scout Leader
Emergency Contact During Activity: John Loughhead 0477175911

Personal Gear Memory Jog (not exhaustive)
  • hat, wide brimmed (take a spare also). No hat = no activity
  • water shoes or old sneakers
  • sunscreen
  • rashie or T-shirt for water
  • towels
  • mess kit / camp stove
  • toiletries
  • dry clothes
  • dry shoes (this often is forgotten)
  • life jacket if you prefer to use your own. We will take our 5th Mildura life jackets.
  • warm clothes for evenings
  • All gear must be clearly marked with the owner's name. No responsibility will be taken for any lost property.
Shoes, Life Jacket, Hat, T-Shirt and Water Bottle are compulsory while on the raft!

Tents / Sleeping
  • BYO if you want to. We will also take a couple of the large 5th Mildura tents.
  • no Scout to sleep alone - everyone to share a tent with someone.
  • sleeping bag
  • roll out mattress
  • swags not recommended as they tak up too much space inside small tents.

This is to be treated as a mid-weight camp. There will be a BBQ this year for anyone who wants to use it. I will also have an esky for storage of perishable items for everyone. There will not be a 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!


Map to Raft Regatta camp site. (Use controls on map to zoom in and out).

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Feb 2, 2017

Scout Program - Term 1, 2017 (corrected version 8th Feb 2017)

Welcome Back Catherine!

We welcome one of our former 5th Mildura Scouts, now and Rover and Leader, Catherine Jayne Dyke back home as a new Assistant Scout Leader at 5th Mildura Scouts. Catherine will attend fortnightly, balancing her Scout volunteering with her work commitments. We are very luck to have Catherine on board!

Welcome Back to Scouts in 2017

Happy New Year 5th Mildura Scouts and Families!! Here starts the 2017 year of Scouting at 5th Mildura.

This Wednesday night from 7pm to 8pm, we are having Troop Council at our hall. PL's and APL's only.

The following Wednesday night we are having scouts at the Red Cliffs RSL (Jamieson Avenue, Red Cliffs). The RSL has arranged a guest speaker, and they will be cooking us hot dogs in bread!! Full uniform. Drop off and pick up from the RSL Hall.