School For Adventure 2015

SCHOOL FOR ADVENTURE 2015

SEPTEMBER 19TH – 27TH

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THIS YEARS CAMP
CHECK OUT THE ATTACHED FLYER AND APPLICATION FORM

IF YOU WANT TO JOIN US AT THE BEST CAMP OF THE YEAR
FOR BOTH SCOUTS AND GUIDES
THEN GET IT IN FAST, AS THERE ARE ONLY 48 PLACES.

 

For Scouts and Guides aged 13½ to 15 at time of camp -

 

For those wishing to come along and help -

 

Enquiries – See Flyer for details

Basic Scout Leadership Course – 20-21 June 2015

Basic Scout Leadership Course

 20th – 21st June 2015

 Camp Coutts

 Click here for  Scout Leadership Course June 2015 – Information Letter

Scout applications – Download the following 2 forms, sign and return with payment to Region Office by the closing date

Leader applications – Download the following 2 forms, sign and return with payment to Region Office by the closing date

Cheques payable to “Scouts Australia”

All forms and payments to be at Region Office by closing date.

Absolutely no late applications will be accepted.

Enquiries –          Peter Jamieson          Region Commissioner Scouts         ph  0418 696 561

Region Annual Report Presentation – 4th June

 

Region Annual Report Presentation – All Welcome!

Note change of date – THURSDAY 4th June, 2015

 

Please click here for your Region Report Presentation 2015 information and invitation.

 

If you have a couple of interesting photos for either the Annual Report or the slideshow presentation on the night, please email to Region Office – maximum size per email is 5MB – or send a disc or USB.

 

State Palaver – 24/25 May 15

 

State Palaver is a great opportunity to try out and bring home new program ideas and activities, make new friends, catch up with old friends.

It is being held at Katoomba – in a heated conference centre, don’t worry about the cold.

You can arrive Friday night or Saturday morning – activities start pretty early, details to come.

The theme is international – “Castaway Cruises” – come cruising to many cultures for the weekend.

Read the flier, fill out the E1, and send the E1 and payment to South Met Region Office as soon as you can.

Enquiries – Jan Mulheron, RC Cubs

  • Ph 0407 247 560
  • Email mulheron@bigpond.net.au

 

Joey Fun Day – 17th May 2015

When – Sunday 17th May 2015

Where – Campbelltown Steam and Machinery museum
86 Menangle Rd, Menangle Park

Everyone to meet at park as plenty of parking available

Information and Registration -

 

Parents are responsible for their children on the day.

There are rides and machinery moving around giving rides so need to watch out.

Keep kids away behind barriers and ENJOY the Fantastic Day.

Museum will be selling Sausages, drinks and tea coffee ice creams etc.

There are BBQs available to cook own food on.

Starting time is 9.30 am till 3.00pm, we will meet just outside entry gate

  • parents will need to be marked off master sheet and can then enter
  • if not on master sheet they will have to pay museum entry prices and also for a badge if available on day.

Cost –

  • $8.00 for Joeys with Badge
  • $6.00 for Leaders with badge
  • Parents, siblings, other youth is $5.00 each
  • Note – maximum family price is 2 parents with 2 joeys or 1 joey and two siblings. Their own children – not other family’s children with them.

Region Office will only accept group booking sheet with one payment – no individual family payments.

Please make sure that all joeys are registered with Region Office before event.

Closing date – Friday 8th May.

Absolutely no late applications accepted.

  • Anyone who has not paid Region by this date and wants to come, can pay at gate for museum entry fees and can pay for a badge if available.

    Enquiries
    Lionel Pascoe
    0417 075 227
    2nd Panania joeys

Region Camp – Cubs & Joeys

Visitors Day at Region  Camp

Sunday 7th May, 2015

Please refer to the application and information below for all relevant details and registration form for Region Camp.

Please refer to the skeleton E1 form – mobs/packs must fill in details before distributing, such as travel arrangements, cost, closing date for forms to get back to the group etc.

Note closing date – Tuesday 26th May

  • No late applications will be accepted after closing date – either Group or individual
  • No refunds after Friday 29th May

Enquiries – Region Office, ph 9570 4525, or

                      Jan Mulheron, Region Commissioner Cub Scouts

  • Ph 0407 247 560
  • Email mulheron@bigpond.net.au

 

Region Camp – 5-8 June 2015

 

Please refer to the application and information below for all relevant details and registration form for Region Camp.

Please refer to the skeleton E1 form – troops must fill in details before distributing, such as travel arrangements, cost, closing date for forms to get back to troop etc.

APPLICATION FORM Information Sheet – Region Camp 2015

2015 E1 Region Camp

Note different travel arrangements this year -

  • scouts/parents will not be admitted to the camp road on Friday 5th June.
  • Scouts are to be dropped off/catch a train to Waterfall Railway Station. They can either walk in to the camp along the usual walking trail into camp, or there will be a shuttle bus running.
  • Only troop leaders with substantial troop gear will be admitted to the camp road – not a car with scout personal gear.
  • Details will be sent to troops booked into the camp.
  • Parking over the weekend – see notes in the Information sheet regarding parking, there will be no parking at the bottom carpark or along the camp road.

Note closing date – Tuesday 26th May

  • Troops not booked into camp by that date will not be coming to camp.
  • Individuals  not booked in by that date will not be coming to camp, whether the troop is booked in or not.
  • Registration form and payment by Group Cheque to be received at Region Office by the closing date.

Enquiries – Peter Jamieson, Region Commissioner Scouts

  • Ph 0418 696 561
  • Email Peter.Jamieson@jensen-group.com

Cub Day Out – 3rd May 2015

 

Theme                  “SHOW TIME”

When                   Sunday 3rd May, 2015  9.30am to 3.00pm

Where                  Heathcote Scout Camp – Freeman Road, Heathcote

Who                     Registered cubs, new chums, leaders, parent helpers as required

How Much          Cubs $12, Leaders/Youth helpers/Parent helpers $5

 

 

Rough running schedule on the day -

9.30am                Register

9.50am                Parade

10am to 12pm    Activities, have morning tea when it suits your pack

12pm to 1pm      Lunch – at the large campfire

1pm to 3pm        Activities, have afternoon tea when it suits your pack

 

Activities will be entertainment themed, there should be something to suit everyone!

 

E1 form – the skeleton E1 is here E1 Cub Day Out 2015

  • You have to fill in details such as where to meet, times, cost, emergency contacts etc
  • We suggest you consider catching the train, parking might get a bit tight at the camp, and the roads congested.
  • If parents are driving, some of you might consider using Heathcote Station carpark, as an easier option to be dropped off/picked up. There is an overhead bridge to cross the highway, and pedestrian crossing halfway down Oliver Street.

 

Due to the tight time frame of getting notes out (my fault, I know)

The closing date has been changed to WEDNESDAY 29th April.

If you meeting is on a Wednesday night, please email me once you get home and know your numbers.

 

For each pack – please let me know whether or not you intend to come, so I will not be chasing you for a response.

If possible, approximate numbers would be helpful.

Registration forms and payments to Region Office.

  • Cub Day Out 2015 Registration - click here for form
  • Extra badges will be available $3 each.
  • Any parent helpers must have M5 form lodged at Region Office, or provide copy of Working With Children Check.

If you have any spare leaders, venturers, rovers or parents who would like to help us run some activities, please contact me.

Enquiries -

          Starfish – Jan Mulheron – Region Commissioner Cub Scouts

Ph – 0407 247 560

Email – mulheron@bigpond.net.au

 

First Aid Courses

 

The St Johns Ambulance (Scout Region) will be running the following First Aid Courses this year -

 

2 Day – Provide First Aid

  • 7-8      March 2015
  • 30-31  May 2015
  • 18-19  July 2015
  • 7-8      November 2015

 

1 Day – Provide First Aid

  • 13        September 2015

 

Details for both enquiries and booking are on the First Aid page (under the main “Acivities” page)