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The South Coast and Tablelands Scouting Region stretches from Helensburgh in the North to the Victorian Border in the South, and incorporates areas West to Goulburn, Queanbeyan and Jindabyne.

When we say ‘adventure’, we’re not just talking about the awesome range of outdoor activities that Scouts offers! In fact, ‘adventure’ can mean any exciting, novel or unusual experience, and Scouts offers such a huge range of opportunities that there’s always something new to try. And you can join at any age from 6 upwards!

Scouts are separated into age-based Sections – Joey Scouts (6-8), Cub Scouts (7.5-11), Scouts (10.5-15), Venturer Scouts (14.5-18) and Rover Scouts (18-25), with each Section taking more responsibility for their own activities as they progress. All Sections share a steady diet of self-respect, confidence, leadership, teamwork, creativity, environmental awareness and community involvement, and there are plenty of events and activities in which everyone can get involved together.

Scouts couldn’t provide such amazing experiences for young people without a huge group of dedicated and enthusiastic adult volunteers. If you’re aged 18 or over, why not contact your local Group and find out how you can rediscover adventure too? It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been a Scout… we’ll teach you everything you need to know!

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Pigskin 2017 - Kowen Forest, ACT

March 24, 2017, 7:00pm - March 26, 2017, 3:00pm

Pigskin is an annual event organised by the Region Mindari. It is a lightweight camp and hike where Scout Patrols navigate their way around a set course. Along the way there are competitive challenge activities (staffed by Leaders, Rovers and Venturers), which each patrol completes. At the end of the weekend the Patrol and Patrol Leader with the highest scores win the Pigskin Trophy and the HR Lee Flag respectively. Pigskin 2017 will be held at Kowen State Forest in the Australian Capital Territory. All Scouts are welcome to participate. If a leader from the group is unable to attend the weekend, please contact other local Scout groups and ask if your patrol/Scouts can join in, or alternatively contact Region Office. Venturers, Rovers and any Leaders are welcome (and encouraged) to attend to run (or assist with) activity bases for the Scouts. Further information about Pigskin including E1s, information packs and registration links can be found on the Region's website. All enquiries regarding Pigskin should be sent directly to pigskin@sctscouts.org.au

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Venturer and Rover Region Bungonia Weekend 2017

February 24, 2017, 8:00pm - February 26, 2017, 3:00pm

The South Coast and Tablelands Regional Rock Team will be hosting a Caving and Canyoning weekend on the weekend of 24-26 February at Bungonia State Conservation Area. The event will include Caving and Canyoning. The weekend is open to all Scout Coast & Tablelands Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. WHERE: The weekend will be held at the Bungonia State Conservation Area near Goulburn. Transport arrangements will need be made by individuals or their Units/Crews. Those arriving before 8:00PM Friday night will have the opportunity for an introductory cave trip. Saturday will kick off with a meeting at 8:00AM sharp.. Units/Crews will be divided into groups (based on activity, ability and experience). ACTIVITIES: Participants will be given the opportunity to do caving and/or canyoning. Sessions will be planned to support the experience of those who attend. You will have the opportunity to do 2 or 3 sessions over the weekend. FOOD: Food should be provided individually by each Crew/Unit for the entire weekend. Make sure that you bring snacks to during your activities (wrapped snacks that avoid direct hand on food contact are best for caving). There is filtered drinking water available on site CAMPING / FACILITIES: Tent camping. Toilet and shower facilities are available, with showers strongly recommended after caving. All participants will be required to bring their own equipment as for a ‘standing camp.’ That being tents, food, cooking gear, etcetera. CAVING GEAR: For caving you will need to bring: – Overalls (or a sturdy pair of long pants and long-sleeved shirt that can get very dirty) – Enclosed shoes (that can also get dirty) – Head torch AND spare batteries – A spare torch – Caving helmet (if you have one) – A backpack with a drink bottle and some snacks (can be shared between a few people). Where required, harnesses and abseiling gear will be provided, although if you have your own feel free to bring it along. CANYONING GEAR: For Canyoning you will need a day pack, a packed lunch, water (2L), sun cream, personal first aid kit, hat, head torch and snacks. A ‘dry bag’ may be used to keep some items dry, plastic bags will not be sufficient. All participants will also need to wear enclosed shoes that can get wet, with good grip (Volleys or similar are good, neoprene booties are not). QUALIFICATIONS: The weekend will be run by a number of Guide level SIS10 qualified Abseiling, Caving and Canyoning leaders. If you want to work towards your Abseiling, Caving or Canyoning qualifications then I encourage you all to print off the attached workbooks and try and complete them prior to the weekend. We can answer questions about the qualification during the weekend. Anyone more experienced wanting to obtain their Level 2 Abseiling, Caving or Canyoning should contact me. You will need a Log Book documenting your relevant experience. The expectation for Level 2 Caving is you have at least 40 hours experience across a number of different caving system. For level 2 Canyoning you need to have extensive canyoning experience. COSTS: Costs include: – Camping at Bungoina Reserve Adults $12 per night (under 16 $6 per night) – Activities / region gear use $10 per day (even if you have your own gear) Pay only for the nights camping and activities you participate in. Full Weekend (Adult) $44 Full Weekend (under 16) $32 Please bring cash on the day with your signed E1 Each car will need a National Parks Pass or will need to pay $8 a day parking. Please also consider some petrol money for your driver. REGISTRATION: On-line registration will be available soon and is required by the cut-off date of 14 Feb 2017. Numbers may be capped depending upon the number of qualified leaders available and participation will be on a first in best dressed basis, SO REGISTER EARLY.

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Congratulations 1st Albion Park and all of the other Patrols who competed in this years Weekend Wide Game North. BRAVOOO to all! ... See MoreSee Less

1ST PLACE!! Albion Park 1, from 1st Albion Park. Where did you place?? www.widegame.com.au/wwg-north-xv/scores-released/

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