Oct 17, 2018

JOTA / JOTI 2018

OK here is some JOTA/JOTI info.
Yes it is Mildura Show 🎡 weekend, but you can see the fireworks 🎆(just) from the hall.

Come along and see if you can make a new friend, who is in Scouting or Guiding from anywhere around the world.

It will make you see how big our organisations are!

See you there!

Steven Munro

Aug 15, 2018

Scouts Tonight. 15 August 2018

Fitness Circuit at Syd Mills Park, Walnut Avenue. Drop off and pick up at the Park. Clothes and footwear suitable for working out. Bring a drink bottle and wear something warm. Scarf only. Milo at the end of the night.

May 14, 2018

Sunraysia District Scout Bike Hike 2018

This year the Bike Hike will be held in along the banks of the Murray on the Victorian side, from John’s Way (just past Lindermans) to the Nichols Point Scout Hall. 

We will be camping on Friday night just off Johns Way, over Outlet Creek, which is just past the Karadoc Winery off the Kulkyne Way. (See map below).

Starts: Friday May 18th, Meet at 6:00pm at the 5th Mildura Scout Hall. Depart the Hall by 6:30pm. (Scouts to arrange car pooling). We will be taking the scout trailer for the transport of bikes and gear.

Finishes: Approximately 1pm Sunday at the John Douglas Scout Centre at Nichols Point. (Exact time will be advised to Parents by text message).

What to Bring: Usual camping gear. Tent (at least 2 scouts per tent - Scouts to organise), sleeping bag, etc. It will be very cold. Your main bag will be carried in a trailer from camp site to camp site. You will only need to carry a small bag with food, water, etc.

Food. You will be self catering, hike style for all meals. Bring your own food and hike cooking gear. Keep it light weight, if possible.

You will need a small back pack which will hold your snacks, lunch, water, first aid kit. Hat. Water bottle.

Any questions? Ask us on Wednesday night.

Directions from the 5th Mildura Scout Hall to the Friday night camp site (starting point).
View Directions to Bike / Hike 2018 in a larger map

Apr 7, 2018

Term 2 Cub Scout Program

5th Mildura Cub Scouts
Term 2 2018

16th April                                 Getting Clucky
23rd April                                Finding our way
25th April                       ANZAC DAY Merbein 9am, Mildura 10.30am Full Uniform
28th and 29th April       80’s Sleepover at the Hall
7th of May                     Jambowlree, Joint night with Scouts and Venturers pick up and Drop off at Sunraysia Ten Pin Bowling.
Tuesday 15th May        Joint night with Red Cliffs Cubs 6.30pm at Red Cliffs Hall
18th &19th of May                  Leadership Camp for all Sixers and Seconds and any 10year old Cub Scouts, Psyche Pumps, 6pm Friday night til 11am Saturday, $10 each
21st of May                            Maps made easy Pack Council Meeting 6pm
28th May                                 JOTT- further info later
June 4th                                   Commonwealth Games Celebration          
June 11th                       Public Holiday
June 18th                                 Rio Vista House
June 25th                                 Sixers and Seconders to plan


Mar 21, 2018

Scouts Tonight - 21 March 2018 - Deakin Avenue Memorial Walk

Change of plan because the lock master we know is away for 4 weeks. We are meeting at the hall at 7pm, then walking down Deakin Avenue looking at all the war memorials and doing a quiz. Pick up is at 9pm at the Great Australian Ice Creamery. Some will buy an ice cream at the end.

Mar 1, 2018

Term 1 Program 2018

Raft Regatta 2018

Location of Activity: Buxton's Bend, Nangiloc / Colignan
Dates of Activity: 6pm Friday 2/3/18 to 2pm Sunday 4/3/18
Cost: $0.00 (self-cater)

THEME: Australiana - flags, t-shirts, face paint, etc.

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: Sharon Bruton & John Lauder, Irymple 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. Boys with boys, girls with girls.
  • sleeping bag
  • roll out mattress
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.


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

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Raft Regatta Menu Guide.

  • Eat dinner before you leave. 
  • Supper - something easy like fruit jellies or tubs of fruit or biscuits. I will supply hot water if they want Milo. 
  • Breakfast - no cooking. Little cereals are good, breakfast bars etc. fruit juice box/milo 
  • Lunch - lunch that can be eaten while out on the river somewhere. No cooking. Salada , rice cakes, tuna and vegemite are good. Piece of fruit 
  • Dinner - BBQ. Sausages, onion, bread and sauce. BYO meat placed in Troop esky Friday night. 
  • Supper - something similar to Friday night. 
  • Breakfast - similar to Saturday. 
  • Lunch - similar to Saturday. 
Remember this is only a guide. There will be an esky with ice. I will have water and cordial.

Bring only what is needed. Avoid food that spoil easily.