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2008 TERM 4 NEWS

19/Oct/08 - Scouts navigate a 7km hike along the Mt Bass trail to Winifred falls in the National Park and enjoyed swimming in the creek on a hot day. Eight new Scouts were invested near the falls.

25-26/Oct/08 - Scouts attend the NSW Scouts Centenary Camp at the Sydney Showground.

When Baden-Powell visited Australia he attended a Scout camp in the showground arena at the old Moore Park site. That was the only time that anyone camped in that showground and again 99 years later this is the only occasion that anyone has camped in the new showground arena at Homebush Bay.


Scouts love eating


Eating again

 

Above - Market Day, selling sherbet.
Opposite - replica of Baden Powell.

7-9/Nov/08 - Scout Patrol activity camp to Koolandilly. Six Scouts and two Leaders enjoyed a Patrol activity camp at Koolandilly; a property owned by the Toyota Land Cruiser Club, by the Wollondilly River on the Wombeyan Caves Road. In return for free camping the Scouts participated in a working bee to maintain the property and shifted three ton of rocks and shovelled a ton of dirt to level a grassy area.


The Team.


Working hard.


Oops, forgot my tent.


Oops, forgot our pants.


Dam construction site.


Great camp site.

16&23/Nov/08 - Scout Patrol activity maintaining our Scout hall.


Clearing gutters.

Sanding doors.

Painting camp tables.

Sorting ropes.

Hanging banners.

The workmen.

28-30/Nov/08 - Scout Troop camp at Bonnie Vale.


Fun on the beach.

Helping a stranded whale.

Fun in the tidal surge.

6/Dec/08 - Scout Patrol activity camp to Cockatoo Island.

13/Dec/08 - At the Group Christmas party a Grey Wolf award and four Red Cord awards were presented.    [more...]

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