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Web Site Uniforms Roonka Family Camp Murray - Welcome Web Site ...
www.edenhills.sa.scouts.com.au GROUP NEWSLETTER TERM 1, 2007 planting and massive organization that mobilises Welcome hundreds of scouts around South Australia to We wish to welcome everyone back to yet plant thousands of seedlings. This is always such another term of scouting. A big welcome to any a well organized day that targets damaged farm families who are new to Eden Hills Scouts. lands that need revegetation. When we have enough numbers we hire a double deck bus and all travel together in the one vehicle, driving past Web Site previous years plantings to see how they are The Eden Hills Scouts have a developing web site doing. This is always a great social day as well where information such as this newsletter, the as highly rewarding. Group’s calendar and section programmes, can be found as well as photos and links to relevant web See the following link for more iformation: sites. The web site address is: www.sa.scouts.com.au/events/mdr/index.html www.edenhills.sa.scouts.com.au Lion’s Shed Uniforms When: Each Saturday morning in March Can all parents please ensure their children wear their shirt and neckie to cubs and scouts. Neckies The Lion’s Club allocates a number of Saturdays and woggles should also be named. a year for the Eden Hills Scouts to come and volunteer their time, collecting donations in a Roonka Family Camp provided vehicle and selling goods directly from When: 24th-25th Mar 07 their site. This is a great money earner for us and a lot of fun. Each year Eden Hills book the Scout site Roonka near Blanchetown for a family camp. We always Please contact Neil Philbey to help out. have a great time at Roonka with tenting, caravanning facilities and dormitories available Royal Show for bunking the family down in. Our booking When: 7th-15th Sep 07 includes the use of canoes and lifejackets so that you can paddle up the Murray and take in the 2006 was our first year as volunteers at the Royal beauty of this location. There is also a great Show’s Farmyard Walk. This was a fabulous billabong for catching yabbies, with a flying fox money earner for Eden Hills and we hope to that runs over it. If you have not already received repeat it again in 2007. All those that volunteer a booking form or require information and for a few hours are given free entry passes to the directions on how to get to Roonka, see the front show for the day, making if a great money saver page of the website and/or follow the links to the for those that contribute as a family. Roonka web site on the Links page of the website. Rotary Fair When: Mid November Murray Darling Rescue When: Sunday 23rd of Jun 07 Rotary Fair is held at the same site that our Scout hall is located on. The Scouts run a coffee and Mid year Joeys, Cubs, Scouts, their families and cake house out of our hall, providing a much friends come along for the Murray Darling needed relaxation area where a delicious cake and Rescue and plant native seedlings. Each year a drink can be had. new location is chosen, the soil pre-cut for Copyright Eden Hills Scouts Page 1 of 2 Feb-07 www.edenhills.sa.scouts.com.au GROUP NEWSLETTER TERM 1, 2007 This year we are looking for a parent to step up which involves 90 youth and adult members from and coordinate the preparation for the event and every part of our isolated, southern continent. manage the kitchen for the day. Please see Neil Philbey or a committee member to volunteer for When I arrive in London I will spend 3 days this important position. sight-seeing and getting over jet lag before moving to the Jamboree site. From then on it will Christmas Breakup be 10 days of jam packed adventure, where I will When: Early December do everything from high ropes climbing, Trampolining and backwards cooking. Amongst Blackwood Xmas Parade provides a fun time in all this there will be some massive concerts as which all Cub/Scouts are invited to walk in, along well as time to relax and learn things about with families and leaders. After the parade we all different cultures. walk down to our hall and have an end of year sausage sizzle. This is a great night for just On the 1st of August, 1907, Sir Robert Baden- relaxing and socializing together, along with Powell took a group of 22 boys on an acknowledging all the hard work of the leaders. experimental camp to Brownsea Island. The half way point of the Jamboree will mark 100 years Don’t forget the sausage sizzle! since this event and will be a celebration of how much scouting has grown since 1907. It has developed from 22 boys to over 28 million boys, Camping Marque girls and leaders in 216 countries and territories Our camping marquee as been a bit on the sad all over the world. Two Scouts from each and old list for awhile. Members of the country will be able to celebrate this event by re- committee applied for a grant to replace ours and enacting the 1st Scout camp on Brownsea Island. were successful. So we now have flash, waterproof marquee to use on camps. Many After the Jamboree is finished I will travel with thanks to Kerry and Nerida Dickenson and the Australian contingent to Ireland. We will be Natalie Stankovic for their efforts when applying home hosted in the Dublin area and visit some of to the Department of Recreation and Sport for the Ireland’s most famous landmarks. $1,562 grant. After 5 days in Ireland we will board a plane back World Jamboree to London and another home. Finishing what will By Kathryn Affleck, Eden Hills Venturers be the adventure of a life time and something I will never forget. On the 22 of July this year I will be leaving Australia and travelling over 15 000 km for the Diary Dates adventure of a lifetime. I am attending the 21st See the website for the most up to calendar World Scout Jamboree in Chelmsford, which is information or contact Mark Burns if you do not located just outside of London. The Jamboree have Internet access. will celebrate 100 years of Scouting and involve 40 000 Scouts of different races, religions and Contacts languages from every corner of the globe. Neil Philbey - Group Leader 8278 6930 Don’t be confused; whilst the Australian Mark Burns - Newsletter Scribe 0417 088 424 Jamboree is for Scouts, the World Jamboree is for Mark.firstname.lastname@example.org Venturers. You have to be over 14 to attend. I am travelling as part of the Australian Contingent Copyright Eden Hills Scouts Page 2 of 2 Feb-07
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