[NOTICE] 2015-Feb-20 to 22 Anything Goes

coop on circle Anything Goes, or AG as its known is a fun packed activity weekend held in February each year, it provides an excellent opportunity for Venturers to kick off the year. Held each year at Lardner Park in Drouin it’s only 70 minutes from Melbourne, and is usually held on the last weekend in February. There is a range of fun on and off site activities which you can do including, Surfing, Scuba Diving, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, 4WDing, Archery, High Ropes Course, Cams Development Program & Canoeing as well as many on site activities.

We just wanted to let you know that applications for AG2015 are now open. We hope you had a great time at AG this year, and AG2015 is now only 67 days away!

With heaps of activities and a special surprise on Saturday night, AG is going to be one of the biggest Venturer events this year. Register now as the best activity spots fill quickly.

For more information head over to http://www.vicscouts.com.au/anything-goes

And to signup go to https://signup.anythinggoes.net.au

We hope to see you there.

Yours in Scouting
–The Anything Goes Team!

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December 2014 – Venturer Calendar

calendarDRAFT December 2014/February 2015
Venturer Calendar.

** UPDATED 2014-Dec-03 10:50AM **

(Advertised Venturer Courses marked in LIME)


December 2014

Tue. 02-DEC-2014 Gaming night (board, card, dice)// Packing for VG
Organised by: —

Fri. 05 – Sun. 07-Dec-2014 Vic Gathering 2014 – Elmore Events Centre – Elmore
The Vic Gathering is an event run specifically for Victorian Venturers. Guides are very welcome also to attend. The objective of the Gathering is to provide a fun weekend to help the Venturers, Guides, Rovers and Leaders unwind at the end of a busy year. Venturers also attend from other states of Australia. Venturers and Guides are aged between fourteen and eighteen years.
** http://www.vicgathering.asn.au/ **

Sat. 06-Dec-2014 Heidelberg Mosque Community Open Day
If you are not going to VG next weekend, then consider the West Heidelberg Mosque Open Day. The visit to the West Heidelberg Mosque may be of interest to Rovers, Parents or Venturers, who are working on an Ideals Award

Mon. 08-DEC-2014 End Of Year Group BBQ
To end the year we are having a family barbecue at the Scout Hall on Monday 8th December. Please RSVP by Monday 1st Dec for catering and numbers.
Organised by: Scouts

Fri. 12 – Sun. 14-Dec-2014 Duckchaser Launch Weekend
Our Unit has been invited to the 2014 Duckie launch weekend hosted by Diamond Creek Venturers as we have several in our Unit currently building, or already owning, duckchasers. The camp is to be held at Emu Bight Campground in The Lakes National Park which is a peaceful bushland retreat in the Gippsland Lakes, fringed by the waters of Lake Victoria and Lake Reeve. We would leave on the Friday and come home on the Sunday afternoon. It is a beautiful spot with the Lakes on two sides and a short drive (5-10 mins) we are on the surf beach or we can paddle across the channel to our own surf beach.

Fri. 12 – Sun. 14-Dec-2014 VA Expedition Hike – Eumeralla
Organised by: Annie & Justine

Mon. 15-DEC-2014 Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council
The December Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council meeting is on Monday 15 December 2014 @ 7.30pm at Rosanna Hall, Turnham Ave Rosanna (1st Eltham to chair meeting).

Fri. 19-Dec-2014 School – Term 4 ends

January 2015

02-13 Jan 2015 Australian Venture AV2015 – Heaps Good in SA

Wed. 28-Jan-2015 School – Term 1 begins

February 2015

Tue. 03-FEB-2015 Welcome back
Organised by: —

Tue. 10-FEB-2015 tbc
Organised by: —

Sun. 15-Feb-2015 Big Day Scout
Come and join in the unmissable free fun at Big Day Scout, a fun Scouting event for the whole family.
Start the day running from Federation Square on a city Wide Game with a Street Art twist. Then, head on over to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl at Noon for a spectacular show to invest our new Chief Scout of Victoria! 15th February 2015 Starting at Fed Square @0930

Tue. 17-FEB-2015 tbc
Organised by: —

Fri. 20 – Sun. 22-Feb-2015 Anything Goes
Anything Goes, or AG as its known is a fun packed activity weekend held in February each year, it provides an excellent opportunity for Venturers to kick off the year. Held each year at Lardner Park in Drouin it’s only 70 minutes from Melbourne, and is usually held on the last weekend in February. There are a range of fun on and off site activities which you can do including, Beach Activities, Scuba Diving, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, 4WDing, Archery, High Ropes Course, Segways & Canoeing as well as many on site activities.

Tue. 24-FEB-2015 tbc
Organised by: —

[Notice] 2014-Dec-06 Heidelberg Mosque Community Open Day

OpenDay

If you are not going to VG next weekend, then consider the West Heidelberg Mosque Open Day. The visit to the West Heidelberg Mosque may be of interest to Rovers, Parents or Venturers, who are working on an Ideals Award. This is the same mosque that hosts a special Venturer Ideals Visit in mid-winter each year. While this visit will not include a specific Q&A session for Venturers, as we have during the winter visits, providing a V has an appropriate examiner, this summer visit to the mosque may be accepted by a Unit Council as appropriate as an Ideals Activity.

Sat 6 December | 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Venue: Cnr Cnr Lloyd & Elliot Street, Heidelberg Heights 3081 Cost: Free Event

* 2014-Dec06 (Sat.) WH Mosque Open Day [PDF]