Rover Update 24 June 2014

This is the first of hopefully many messages that you'll be receiving to keep you up to date with Rovers! They'll be coming every two weeks.

Contingent for BP Scout Peak

Are you ready to get high? 5286 metres high to be exact! The contingent to BP Scout Peak (Wikipedia) is looking for people who would be interested in helping to organise the trip. The roles include:

  • Assistant Contingent Leader - Service
  • Assistant Contingent Leader - Expedition
  • Treasurer
  • Admin Officer
  • Sponsorship/Fundraising Coordinator

If you are interested, download the apppication form, and start training! Applications close 29 June.

Christmas in July.

Are you feeling festive? Are you feeling Jolly? Are you coming to Christmas in July? You are now! Hawkesburry River Rover Crew is holding christmas in july. So break out the christmas hats, and start writing your letter to santa, because it's almost time.

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Venturer/Rover night at Gangshow

Break out your opera glasses, it's time for Gangshow. This year there is a Venturer ... and Rover night, so if i were you I'd try and go then. This night has been organised to allow the rovers to get together beforehand, and make Gangshow about more than just watching a show. It's $25 for Gangshow, and $22 for a two course meal beforehand. More details at:

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Snow Moot

Snow moot is just around the corner, and the two things to remember are: Don't eat the yellow snow, and don't forget to buy your ticket.

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Bushwalking Level 2 Course

Do you like the bush, do you like walking? Why not do both? The Bushwalking level two course sounds like the place to be. Over the weekend you'll see bush, and do walking, and hopefully get a qualification at the end of it. Who know's you might make friends too. More details to come, check link for updates

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Abseiling Skills Day

Don't jump! Not till you've attached yourself to the rope at least. The abseiling skills day is a great way to let it all hang out ... over the edge at bowen mountain. If abseiling sounds like you're jam, why don't you check it out.

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BRC Meeting

It's that time again! BRC time. That's right, the Branch Rover Council is meeting up to discuss rovers. It's the best. I'll be there! GWS gets four Rover votes, lets make them all count. It will be held at Scouts NSW office (Level 1, 102 Bennelong Parkway, Olympic Park) at 2 pm on the 2nd of August.

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RRC Meeting

Guess what? Our Region Rover Council meeting is here. This is the time where you get to work out what GWS Rovers are going to do! The meetings are fulled with fun and laughter, and a little bit fo scout work. Is your crew going to be there? The August RRC will be held at Nepean's Rover Den, on Lethbridge Street, Penrith, opposite the Nepean Hospital. We'll start at 7:30pm. Don't be late.

Man Vs Monster Moot

It's not long until you'll be required to unsheathe your swords and sharpen you claws for the 2014 Greater Western Sydney Region Moot - Man Vs. Monster Moot. Pre-sale tickets are well underway at $35 each and 2nd Castle Hill Rover Crew wants to see you and all your rover, ex-rover, OP Guide and non-rovering friends come along for a monster of a weekend at Camp Ku-Ring-Gai in Ebenezer. For More info:



If you would like to have anything added to the next update, let us know -

Angus Boxall
Chairman GWS Region Rover Council


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