March 2016

 

 Announcement of Barb de la Hunty As the Next Chief Commissioner of Scouts WA

Click here to read the important announcement from Peter Walton OAM CF, Board Chairman of Scouts WA regarding the appointment of the next Chief Commissioner.


Abseiling and Climbing Course

The Scouts WA Abseil and Climbing team are putting the out back into Scout. Join us for a day of fun filled adrenaline pumping action in one of Perth’s quarries. We help Scouts, Venturers and Rovers enjoy an adventurous activity in a safe controlled environment. It will be the activity they talk about for months and years to come. A quote from one of our team “if you’re not living on the edge your taking up too much space”. See you on the edge real soon. For more details click here.

 

2015 Scouts WA Youth Awardees

On Sunday the 28th Feb 2016 Scouts WA celebrated the 2015 Australian Scout Medallion Awardees, Queens Scout Awardees, and Baden-Powell Scout Awardees plus three outstanding youth members who were presented Chief Commissioner Awards. The Governor and Chief Scout of Western Australia, Kerry Sanderson was on hand to present the QSA & BPSAs and The Chief Commissioner with the Hon Tony Simpson Presented the CCA and ASMs. Congratulations and bravo to the following awardees.2015 Scouts WA Youth Awardees

 

21st New Zealand Scout Jamboree

Don’t forget to register your interest on the New Zealand Online Event Management System. Instructions on how to do this are in the Australian Contingent Newsletter No. 2 which is on the Australian Contingent Website at www.auscontingenttonz21.com.au.

 

Australian Venture 2018- GET SET!

Queensland Venture 2018 is open to all youth members’ age between 14 and 18 in January 2018. Can you help? Get the word out to Scouts and Venturers and GET SET to join us. Click here for more details.

 

Charity Ball-Saturday 30th April 2016

In the Grand Ballroom, Government House, St Georges Terrace, Perth. Champagne reception on arrival, Filipino banquet dinner beer, wine and soft drink, live cultural displays, live music auction, fabulous door prizes. 'Early Bird' discounted price, don't miss out on this magnificent event. Please see flyer for details.


Child-safe Scouting: Procedure 9

Every adult involved in the delivery of Scouting has a duty of care for youth members. Scouts WA has a clear Policy and detailed Procedures to guide adults and the documents are available on MyScout. Procedure 9 deals with sexual relations involving consenting youth members. Read more…

 

Enduro 2016- Back to the Future (Leaders)

Attention Cub Leaders! Enduro is locked and loaded for Friday 23rd September to Monday 26th September. Get the latest information here.

 

Enduro 2016- Back to the Future (Parents)

Attention Cub Parents!!  Enduro is on again this September. It is held every three years at the Manjedal Activity Centre, located south of Perth near the township of Byford. Get all the latest details here or talk to your Cub Leader.

 

Enduro 2016- Badge Design Competition

Do your Cubs love drawing or designing? The Enduro 2016 Badge Design Competition is now open. Use the form at the attachedlink to help your Cubs design the Enduro badge.

 

Manjedal Activity Centre Update

1. How to book the climbing wall and inflatable challenge? Click here to download the instructions.

2. How to use MAC new booking system? User Manual can be downloaded here.

 

P1-Annual Online Asset Review, Property Inspection and Verification Reminder 

The 31 March deadline for submission of your online P1 form is fast approaching and at this stage, many Groups have not submitted their forms. All of your information is pre-filled on MyScout and if there have been no changes since the 2015 submission, all you need to do is sign off and save accordingly. Instructions on how to perform the inspection and verification can be found by clicking here. Thank you to the Groups who have already completed their P1. This information is required for insurance purposes. Groups which do not comply risk increasing premium for all Groups. Please do the right thing!

 

Rottnest Invasion Scouts Registration 2016

Rottnest Invasion is on again and its now time to book. If you are a member of the Scout Section, and interested in heading over to Rottnest to do some environmental then this is once a year event is for you! Places are limited to 100 Scouts and 20 Leaders.  Due to the restricted numbers only two patrols (of 6) from each Group are able to attend. Scouts and Leaders will be camping so each patrol and Leader will need to supply their own tent and food for the weekend.

Rottnest Invasion will cost $85 for Scouts and $50 for Leaders. This includes ferry fees & camping fees. Bike hire is NOT included. Download the registration form here.

Remember a booking is not complete until you have paid; details are on the booking form. Email bookings toeventsadmin@scoutswa.com.au. For further information email Michelle See, Event Co-ordinator at emsee.1@bigpond.com.

 

Senior First Aid Courses 2016

 The first Senior First Aid Course programmed for 2016 is happening at Rockingham Scout Hall Sunday 22 May 2016. Places are $60 per person, and can be booked by emailing the attached booking form to Rose Wild on parcc@scoutswa.com.au.  For more information this course and future 2016 Senior First Aid Courses, please see the attached flyer.

 

Scouts WA 'Ticket to Life Scouts Uniform Free Week' 14-20 March

Have a break from your uniform and wear what you like for a $2-coin donation or more and receive a fantastic badge for your camp blanket! Read more…

 

Seminar-Wellbeing of CALD Children and Young People

The Commissioner is hosting a free seminar to outline the key themes raised by children and young people from CALD backgrounds in the office’s recent consultation and discuss what this means for programs and services that support their wellbeing.

Staff of both Government and Non-government agencies will find the seminar and consultation report valuable in their work to deliver effective, culturally secure programs and services. Read more…

 

 Venturer Rottnest Experience 2016

Venturer Rottnest Experience is here! This is a weekend for Venturers to travel to Rottnest deliver some valuable environmental service and have the opportunity to relax with new and old friends and explore the islands attractions. Click here to download the flyer and application form.