CLOSING – CUBOREE 2018 APPLICATION on 30 APRIL 2018!

If your Cub is planning on going to Cuboree in Sept and you haven’t got your application sorted…its not to late!!!

Cuboree 2018

On behalf of the Queensland Cuboree Committee

The Cuboree Executive would like to advise that you can still register to attend Cuboree 2018- ‘Going Troppo’ as applications are STILL OPEN however we will close applications on the 30th April 2018.

So there is STILL TIME to start and submit your application.

Though you may have missed the advised first and second payment instalment date, it is not a barrier to still applying and making an appropriate initial deposit without delay. If you have concerns with respect to your ability to meet the payments in the time frame advised, please direct your queries or requests to: finance.cuboree@scoutsqld.com.au
Should you decide to register then to ensure your registration is processed as quickly as possible make sure you have:
• Paid an initial deposit;
• Printed the application, checked the details;
• Have your Agreement & Activities Page signed by…

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Save money with Victor Scouts

Do you want to save money on groceries, alcohol, camping gear and clothes? At pharmacies and cafes and restaurants? On activities such as AMF Bowling, Sky Zone, Crank Indoor Climbing and Dreamworld?

Then you need this year’s Entertainment Book – also available as a digital membership on your smart phone. If you order a digital membership now you can start saving immediately – just in time for school holidays. And each sale supports Victor Scouts – https://www.entertainmentbook.com.au/orderbooks/2231g18

Save with Entertainment Books

This year the Victor Scout Group is selling Entertainment Books to raise funds for the Group. Books and digital memberships (loaded on your phone) can be ordered at the link below or at https://www.entertainmentbook.com.au/orderbooks/2231g18.

You can save money even if you don’t eat out often, with lots of discounted gift cards and e-gift cards on offer through your membership, including Wish Cards. Save on your everyday shopping at Woolworths, BWS, Big W and Woolworths petrol, as well as at BCF, David Jones, Country Road, Supercheap Auto, Rebel, JB Hi-Fi and more!

You can see more details below, or contact Mel at Melanie_rieger@me.com

SUPPORT US NOW.

“The Entertainment Book is great value for such a low price. There are a lot of savings I get back instantly. It more than outweighs the original price. There is something for everyone casual, fine dining, adventure and family. I couldn’t live without it.” – Susan L

Victor Scout Group

Mel Rieger

0432 711 700

melanie_rieger@me.com

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Clean up Australia Day

Many of our Victor Scouts earned these badges on Sunday March 4. The scouts picked up rubbish while completing a 12km pioneer hike along Bulimba Creek. Great multitasking Scouts!

This was followed by a sausage sizzle, drinks, and cake and lamingtons as well as Nilanjani being invested into scouts. Only Victor Scouts could fit so much in to one day – and a hot one at that!

A huge thank you to Echidna, Hawkeye, Platypus, Wirake and Sugeema for organising and helping and to Garth, Kane, Pip, Chantal, Susie, Rohith, Livi’s grandfather, Heather, Michael and all transporting parents for helping with transport, walking, cooking, photo taking and providing food and drinks. Bravo all.

Cubs ready for takeoff

IMG_3626Thanks to an invitation from the Rochedale Cub Pack, two of our cubs were able to join them for Air Activities this weekend. Air activities is a branch of Qld Scouts and gives budding pilots a chance to fly in a plane, make one and learn all about them too! For all those keen on badges not only is there a Flight Level 2 badge for your sleeve, but another for your camp blanket!

Big shout out to Rochedale leaders Jess and Kiwi for doing the heavy lifting and Chil for giving us the heads up.

Working bee – Sunday 18 March – 10am to 12pm

working-bee

Our next working bee is coming up on Sunday 18 March and we need your help to keep the den looking good! We have a few tasks that need to be done to improve the appearance, usability and safety of the den.

WHERE? Victor Scout Den

WHEN? Sunday 18 March (10am to 12pm)

WHAT TO BRING: Any tools, wheelbarrows and shovels, gardening gloves, hose & pressure cleaner, a ladder would be useful too.

ALL WELCOME! No particular expertise necessary. If you don’t have tools, just bring yourselves and your gloves!

Any time you can spare will be greatly appreciated.

Australia Day Fun and Games

Once again Victor Scouts ran games and activities at the Family Fun Day held on Australia Day by Joe Kelly MP Member for Greenslopes. It was lots of fun with marshmallow catapaults, boot tossing, mintie wrapper tearing and tug of war among other games.

Thank you to Hawkeye, Echidna, Platypus and Sugeema for running the games and organising. The scouts who helped to run the games had lots of fun while earning Community Service hours.

Thats how we roll at Victor

vicotr-scouts-trailer.JPGThanks to the support of the Queensland Department of Sport and Recreation for a ‘Get Going Clubs’ grant the dream of having our own trailer for the many weekends away has finally been realised and we recently took delivery of the groups new trailer.

While its often said that a camel is horse designed by commitee, we think we got this one pretty right after checking out what other groups were using checking in with Hawkeye and Komodo (our resident trailer experts). Light enough to be towed by your average family wagon, yet with braking and tires to handle the heaviest loads and fully galvanised to with stand years of …err abuse, we hope it will bring us many years of service. Samuel  took delivery from Rhys (pictured) of the new trailer, probably in the hopes of earning another badge (good luck with that one).

Many thanks to the trailer guys (they also do camper trailers ) who understood our needs  and were able to advise us on the pros and cons of the various features on an extensive wish list. Also big thanks to  Murrays marine upholstery for the cover, spiffy pole rack up top and for organising the signage so we can  be spotted easily and next district camp.

We’d also like to that MP Joe Kelly and counsellor Krista Adams for supporting our grant application last year too and Scouts Queensland for the submission process.