This Week 2013-June-25

Preparing for the walk. Meals divided and packaged by day. Camping equipment checked and packed.

This week we will be having a discussion about expeditions; What are they? How do we plan for them? Why would I want to do one? If you have been thinking about your expeditions for your Venturer or Queen’s Scout award – bring along your ideas, maps and plans to further the discussion.

WHEN: Tuesday 2013-June-25
MEET: at the hall at 7:30 pm
PICKUP: At the hall 9:30 pm

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This Week 2013-June-20 (Thu) Lights, Camera, Action – Bollywood!

This week we are meeting on THURSDAY night and joining in with Gellibrand Cubs for their Bollywood night.
“This years theme is BOLLYWOOD. Bring along any costume or prop items that you have to enhance the Bollywood feel of the plays.”

MEET: at the hall at 7:30 pm
PICKUP: At the hall 8:45 pm

This Week 2013-June-12 (Wed) Venturer visit to Hurstbridge

MEET: At the Hurstbridge Scout Hall, 20 Anzac Ave at 7:30 pm
Then we’ll drive to St Andrews / Panton Hill for our night walk.

* sensible walking shoes
* suitable clothing for an outdoor activity, including a raincoat
* personal first aid kit
* a head torch or small torch (optional)
* a water bottle, with water in it

PICKUP: At the Hurstbridge Scout Hall 9:30 pm

[NOTICE] 2013-JUN-16 Ideals Visit – West Heidelberg Mosque

The Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council, Banyule Scout District and Victorian Branch Venturer Council invite you to participate in a special Ideals Visit to the West Heidelberg Mosque on Sunday, 16th June 2013, from 2.45 (sharp) to 4.15pm. Our visit includes a tour of the mosque, afternoon prayers, introduction to Islam and Q&A session.

When: Sunday, 16th June 2013, from 2.45 (sharp) to 4.15pm.

Location: West Heidelberg Mosque
cnr Lloyd & Elliot Streets, West Heidelberg, Melway 31 G1

Notice: Mosque Visit (PDF)

For catering, please RSVP by June 10th

[NOTICE] 2013-JUN-14 Rover-Venturer Casino Games Night

Casino Games Night

This June the 14th, Cleve Cole Rover Crew is running a Casino night for the Venturers! We will be turning Watsonia Hall (Peters Street, Watsonia) into a casino, with smoke and laser machines, smooth jazz and a fully functional bar serving mock-tails; along with other entertainment. We are setting up a roulette wheel; multiple poker and blackjack tables; and more.

Come along in a fun atmosphere and enjoy the casino games- when you present your ticket at the door you will get your chips, and you will use them to play the card games, roulette, buy mocktails and more!

The dress for this event will be smart formal, and Venturers will have to organize thier own transport.


Tickets for $15 each (to cover the cards, chips, tables and hall decorations; as well as drinks food and prizes).

Casino Games Night

This Week 2013-June-04 Investitures on Mt Dandenong


Justine & Kate will be invested into the Venturer Unit this Tuesday. As per usual for the Unit we will not be holding the investiture in the hall but going out-and-about for the ceremony – we’re off to the top of Mt Dandenong.

MEET: at the hall at 7:30 pm
PICKUP: At the hall 9:30 pm

Be at the hall for a 7:30pm departure, bring appropriate clothes for outdoors as it is a Melbourne winter.