February 2015 – Venturer Calendar

calendarDRAFT February – March 2015
Venturer Calendar.

** UPDATED 2015-Feb-20 1:10PM **

(Advertised Venturer Courses marked in LIME)

February 2015

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

Tue. 10-FEB-2015 Wide Games “Tent Surfing”
Combined night with with 2nd Eltham Venturers
Organised by: Annie / 2nd Eltham

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

Mon. 16-FEB-2015 Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council
The next Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council meeting is on Monday 16th February @ 7.30pm at Rosanna Hall, Turnham Ave Rosanna (1st Diamond Creek Venturers to chair meeting).

Tue. 17-FEB-2015 Unit in Council / Unit Elections
Organised by: Unit Council

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.

Sat. 21-FEB-2015 Youth Helper – Metro
Further Details: Event Calendar

Tue. 24-FEB-2015 Nillumbik Shire Council Meeting
MEETING CLOSE: 9:30 pm (?) tbc
LOCATION: Council Chamber at the Civic Centre, Civic Drive, Greensborough
Organised by: Annie

March 2015

Sun. 01-MAR-2015 Clean-up Australia Day

Tue. 03-MAR-2015 tbc
Organised by: —

Tue. 10-MAR-2015 tbc
Organised by: —

Sat. 14 – Sun. 15-MAR-2015 Unit Management – Yarra Batman Zone
Application Form: YB Unit Management Course (14-15 March 2015) AMENDED

Sat. 14 – Sun. 15-MAR-2015 Initiative – Lerderderg
Application Form: —

Sat. 14 – Sun. 15-MAR-2015 Leadership – Knox District
Application Form: —

Sat. 14-MAR-2015 Ideals – Visit to Leo Baeck Centre
Ideals Visit to Synagogue: Leo Baeck Centre (LBC), Harp Road, East Kew

Sat. 14 – Sun. 15-MAR-2015 Venturer Waterski Weekend
Location: Lake Side Camping Ground, Lake Eildon National Park.
Come and try water skiing and see how much fun you can have with a power boat. This weekend will give you the opportunity to try Water Skiing, Knee Boarding and Biscuiting. Catering for beginner to advanced water skiers we are able to assist you from learn ing through to slalom skiing.
Cost: $45 per person (Excluding camp fees and food) Deposit: A $25 non-refundable deposit is needed by the 14 Feb to guarantee your spot.

Tue. 17-MAR-2015 tbc
Organised by: —

Fri. 20 – Sun. 22-MAR-2015 EnviRoVent (Eumeralla)
This is your opportunity to learn more about the environment, get a huge chunk of your World Scout Environment Badge signed off, and have fun with a bunch of awesome Rovers and Venturers! Better yet – absolutely no tree planting!!
Application Form: EnviRoVent 2015 – Registrations now open

Tue. 24-MAR-2015 tbc
Organised by: —

Sat. 28-MAR-2015 Mafeking Open Day
Free fun for the whole Group (especially Venturers getting close to Rover age).
The Open Day will be held on Saturday March 28 and the gates are open from 10 am until 4 pm. Not only is entry free; there is also a free BBQ lunch and free camping on Saturday night. For a great day out for the whole Group you can’t go past the Mafeking Rover Park Open Day.

Tue. 31-MAR-2015 tbc
Organised by: —


Anything Goes 2015 – Only two days to go until early rego finishes!

via Anything Goes – AG;

“Only two days to go until early rego finishes! Remember you have to have everything in for your free donuts, including forms and money. Hmmmm. Did someone say donuts?”


Go and get registered

ZONE VENTURER COUNCIL – Monday 16 February 2015

ZVC Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council

The next Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council meeting is on Monday 16th February @ 7.30pm at Rosanna Hall, Turnham Ave Rosanna (1st Diamond Creek Venturers to chair meeting).

Zone Minutes from December 2014 are available via MyScout or by contacting a Unit Leader.

The first meeting for 2015.
I’m sure that there will be lots of stories from Venturers and Leaders who have returned home from AV2015 and the Pre-tour to Central Australia and other Venturing activities that have occurred in December and January.

* Zone Bulletin – February 2015
* Application Form – YB Unit Management Course (14-15 March 2015) AMENDED
* Award Scheme for Dummies V1.1 with Forms