Venturer Calendar: 2019 Q1 [DRAFT]

calendarVenturer Program : Q1 2019 [DRAFT]
Venturer Calendar.

** NOTES UPDATED 2019-Jan-11 5:20pm**

PROGRAMMING:
A first draft of the 2019 Q1 Program. Please post your comments and suggestions down below.
For a list of Courses & Visits refer to Scouts Victoria’s Venturers Courses and Visits page.

2018
🗓 School Holidays: 22nd December – 29th January 2019

🔥 31st Dec 2018 – 11th Jan 2019 : Illuminate 2019 – 14th New Zealand Venture
https://www.illuminate2019.com/

🏕️ 04th – 14th Jan 2019 : Australian Jamboree 2019
https://www.aj2019.com.au/

2019
Term 1 [DRAFT]

📌 04th – 05th Jan (W/E) Nerd Night [Postponed]

📌 15th JAN (TUE) Suburban Adventure Racing, Tally Ho
http://street.orienteering.com.au/page20.html

🏕️ 17th – 20th Jan (W/E) Ben’s QS Hike @ Warburton

📌 22nd JAN (TUE) Suburban Adventure Racing, Mahoneys Reserve
http://street.orienteering.com.au/page20.html

📌 29th JAN (TUE) Suburban Adventure Racing, Blackburn North
http://street.orienteering.com.au/page20.html

🗓 01st Feb (FRI) ❄️☃️ WF Waters Lodge bookings for the 2019 Winter season will open

📌 05th Feb (TUE) First Night Back Antarctica Challenge Badge [Darren]

📌 12th Feb (TUE)

⚜️ 18th Feb (MON) – Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council

📌 19th Feb (TUE)

🏕️ 22nd – 24th Feb 2019 : Anything Goes
http://anythinggoes.net.au/

📌 26th Feb (TUE)

🛶 02nd – 03rd Mar (W/E) Canoe Flatwater – Clifford Park\Jumping Creek
https://www.facebook.com/events/758994431119995/

📌 05th Mar (TUE)

📌 12th Mar (TUE)

📌 19th Mar (TUE) 1st Eltham Family BBQ / Eltham North Adventure Park?

⚜️ 21st Mar (THU) – Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council

🛶 23rd – 24th Mar (W/E) Canoe Flatwater – Clifford Park
https://www.facebook.com/events/2108047509252036/

📌 26th Mar (TUE)

📌 02nd Apr (TUE)

Term 2 [DRAFT]
🗓 School Holidays: 06th April – 22nd April 2019

🏕️ 19th -22nd Apr 2019 : Hoadley Hide – Mission to Mars
http://hoadleyhide.com.au/

🏕️ 04th – 05th May (W/E) 2019 Big Burger Challenge, Harkaway Scout Camp
https://www.facebook.com/events/572439013197562/

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[NOTICE] 2018-Dec-10 (Mon) End of Year Christmas Party

End of Year Christmas Party
Location: 1st Eltham Scout Hall
Timing: 6:30pm to 9:00pm

End of Year Christmas Function. Sausages in bread, sauce , paper plates and plastic cutlery, cordial provided. BYO Salad or plate of food to share. Please RSVP for catering.

ZONE VENTURER COUNCIL – Monday, 17th Dec 2018

ZVC Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council

The next Yarra Batman Zone Venturer Council meeting is on Monday 17th December 2018 @ 7.30pm.

Theme : WHAT HAPPENS IF WE GET LOST WHEN HIKING?
Venue: 1st Eltham Scout Hall, Youth Road, Eltham
Time: 7.30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hosted by: 1st Eltham

This month Ross Mckinnon (Field Organiser, Bush Search and Rescue Victoria) will be giving us a talk on Bush Search and Rescue including some practical safety ideas to use when we are out hiking, and some techniques that are used to locate missing people.

AGENDA:
7.30 pm START
7.45 pm Presentation: What happens if we get lost while hiking?
This month Ross Mckinnon (Field Organiser, Bush Search and Rescue Victoria) will be giving us a talk on Bush Search and Rescue including some practical safety ideas to use when we are out hiking, and some techniques that are used to locate missing people.
8.30 pm Award scheme proposals & completions – when Venturers provide peer support to each other
Come to support other Venturers when they present their proposal or completion.
HINT: Practice answering questions about your proposal / completion before the ZVC meeting, for example, practice answering questions when you present your proposal / completion to your Unit Council.
9.00 pm to 9.30 pm (or less time) : Standard Business
9.30 pm Confirm which Unit will chair / organise next ZVC Meeting Monday 18th February 2019

Flyer: ZVC-December2018.pdf

Roster for 2018: Zone Venturer Council Chair
(From 2018-10 minutes)

MONTH CHAIR Odd or Even Month Meeting Night
December 1st Eltham Even Monday 17 December
February 2019 TBC Even Monday 18 February

This Week 2018-Nov-27 Izzy’s Investiture

LEAVE THE HALL: 7:00 pm
ARRIVE BACK AT HALL: 10:00 pm
LOCATION: We will hike part of The Solar System Walk – St Kilda, and hold the investiture on St Kilda pier.
WEAR: Appropriate clothing for the weather conditions, uniform top and scarf. Bring a head torch (that works), and some $ for a coffee / hot chocolate / ice cream.
Organised by: Leaders

2018-Nov-20 Rogaining at Westerfolds Park

Some good work last night as we had some of our Unit rogaining for the first time. Some interesting route decisions, and some interesting checkpoints added some excitement as darkness approached.
We will organise another night at the Scout Adventure Racing for those Venturers who would like to see how these skills translate into an event. 🏔 — at Westerfolds Park, Templestowe.

This Week 2018-Nov-20 Westerfolds Mystery Night

MEETING START: 7:30 pm
MEETING CLOSE: 9:30 pm
LOCATION: Westerfolds Park
Car Park 1. Enter from Fitzsimmons Lane. MEL 33 F1
Organised by: Leaders

This week we will be meeting at Westerfolds Park and will be learning, or practicing, our mapping and navigation skills with some Orienteering/Rogaining. Dress appropriately for the weather, and for moving around the park at night. Bring a torch or a head torch, and a compass if you have one.

Custom maps will be provided on the night.

This Week 2018-Nov-14 (Wed) Joint Lawn Bowls Night

MEETING START: 7:30 pm
MEETING CLOSE: 9:30 pm
LOCATION: Heidelberg Golf Club ( 8 Main Rd, Lower Plenty VIC 3093)
Organised by: Benjamin.E

YES, THIS IS AN WEDNESDAY, NOT A TUESDAY!
It will be a gold coin donation for entry and Please come in uniform and ready to DESTROY the other units (i think there is 3 others or some large amount) in competitive Bare Foot Lawn Bowls!!!!