Cuboree 2017

 

Cuboree 2017

When – 3rd to 7th January 2017 – Tuesday to Saturday

Where – Cataract Scout Park

Cost – $300 for cubs; $270 for leaders, older scouts, venturers, rovers, adult/parent helpers

Theme – “Myths and Legends”

Website – www.nswcuboree.com.au – new content being added all the time. Has a great video in the “Promotions” page

What is Cuboree - Click here for a general overview of what a Cuboree is

How Cuboree Hangs Together. - Click here to see who camps with who, and the different roles for people

Eligibility – who can come -

  • Cubs – must be 8 years old at start of camp, must not yet be 11 at start of camp
  • Scouts – must be in scout section for 2 years, have Pioneer badge, hopefully have attended a Scout Leadership Course
  • Venturers – must have Venturing Skills badge
  • Rovers – must have Working with Children Check
  • Leaders – of any section are welcome, there are jobs for everyone
  • Parent/Adult helpers – must fill out an “A2 – Application for Adult Helper” – requires Working with Children Check and Police Clearance. See your Cub Leader or Group Leader regarding this, send in to Region Office ASAP – you cannot finish the application until it is processed and you have a scout member number.
  • ** Parents submitting an A2 will probably not have their scout member number by end of July in time to submit their application. This is understood. If the application is complete except for the member number, they will be considered for a place in Pack Catering if that was their preference.

Applications -

  • Applications are filled out online – see the Cuboree website (link above) and click on the orange “Cuboree Applications”
  • Cuboree – Filling Out Application - this is a great guide to understanding some of the terminology, how the camp works and completing the application – please read it for details to fill in
  • Closing Date – 31st July 2016 for cubs - end of October for all activity leaders, both junior and senior.

Group Leaders -

  •  Check all applications for correct signatures – parent/applicant to sign the medical page; cub/scout/venturer to sign “Applicant” on permissions page; parent/applicant to sign permissions page; cub/scout/venturer leader to sign permissions page for youth, Group Leader to sign permissions page for all
  • Make separate batches for those paid by credit card and those paying by Group cheque/direct deposit
  • Application Cover Sheet - fill out and attach for each separate batch of applications being sent to Region Office

Any enquiries -

  • Speak to your Cub Leader or Group Leader
  • Contact Jan Mulheron, Region Commissioner Cub Scouts – mulheron@bigpond.net.au – 0407 247 560

 

 

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