Nov 13, 2019

Scouts Tonight 13 November 2019 - Merbein Common Archaeological Walk.

Meet on Wentworth Road, in front of the Merbein Cemetery. Pick-up from the same location. Parents welcome to stay and come for a walk.

Torch, drink bottle, warm clothes, walking shoes.

Jul 21, 2019

5th Mildura Scout Group, Term 3 Program, 2019

Week 1 – Mon 15 July – Ice Skating (Group Night)

Week 1 – Wed 17 July – Troop Council (PL’s and APL’s only)

Week 2 – Monday 22 July – Grey Wolf Presentation: Carla Harriss (Scouts invited to attend).

Week 2 – Wed 24 July – Apollo 11 Night (games, quiz, trivia, fun facts).

Week 3 – Wed 31 July – Roller Skating, Sun City Rollerama. 55 The Crescent, Mildura.

Week 3 – Thursday 4 July – Scarf Day

Week 4 – Thurs 8 August, 6:30pm – Scouts in Action Month ‘Water Aerobics at Waves’.

Week 5 – Wed 14 August – Plan for District Troop Camp (write note, plan format, menu, set badge work goals, program).

Week 6 – Wed 21 August – First Aid (Mock Emergency). Training for 1 hour. Mock Emergency 1 hour.

Week 7 – Wed 28 August – Father’s Day Night

Week 8 – Wed 4 Sept – Packing for camp. (Check menus, gear list, etc).

Week 8 – Thursday 5 Sept – Shopping in Patrols or Troop.

District Troop Camp (District Event) - 6-8 September – Little Manly, Curlwaa (camp however we want, do whatever we want).

Week 9 – Wed 11 Sept – Eco Village.

Week 10 – Wed 18 Sept – Rover Night.

Feb 14, 2019

Raft Regatta 2019

Location of Activity: Buxton's Bend, Nangiloc / Colignan
Dates of Activity: 6:30pm Friday 22/2/19 to 1:30pm Sunday 24/2/19
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: John Loughhead (5th Mildura) & John Lauder (Irymple)
Emergency Contact During Activity: John Loughhead 0477175911 & Your Scout Leader

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. 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. We will supply hot water if they want Milo. 
  • Breakfast. Little cereals are good, breakfast bars etc. fruit juice box/milo. BBQ available.
  • 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.

Jan 29, 2019

Scouts: Troop Council T1, 2019.

ATTENTION SCOUTS: there will be a Troop Council held on Wednesday night at the Hall from 7:30pm til 8:30pm. 

Patrol Leaders and APL need only attend, please come armed with ideas for term 1 planning.