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
πŸ—“ School Holidays: 22nd December – 29th January 2019

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

πŸ•οΈ 04th – 14th Jan 2019 : Australian Jamboree 2019
https://www.aj2019.com.au/

2019
Term 1 [DRAFT]

πŸ“Œ 04th – 05th Jan (W/E) Nerd Night [Postponed]

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

πŸ•οΈ 17th – 20th Jan (W/E) Ben’s QS Hike @ Warburton

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

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

πŸ—“ 01st Feb (FRI) β„οΈβ˜ƒοΈ WF Waters Lodge bookings for the 2019 Winter season will open

πŸ“Œ 05th Feb (TUE) First Night Back Antarctica Challenge Badge [Darren]

πŸ“Œ 12th Feb (TUE)

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

πŸ“Œ 19th Feb (TUE)

πŸ•οΈ 22nd – 24th Feb 2019 : Anything Goes
http://anythinggoes.net.au/

πŸ“Œ 26th Feb (TUE)

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

πŸ“Œ 05th Mar (TUE)

πŸ“Œ 12th Mar (TUE)

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

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

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

πŸ“Œ 26th Mar (TUE)

πŸ“Œ 02nd Apr (TUE)

Term 2 [DRAFT]
πŸ—“ School Holidays: 06th April – 22nd April 2019

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

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

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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

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!!!!

This Week 2018-Oct-23 Unit in Council

Unit Council MEETING START: 7:30 pm
MEETING CLOSE: 9:30 pm
LOCATION: Scout Hall
Organised by: Ben

Venturer Units are run by a group of elected youth members who along with the Venturer Leaders form the Unit Council. Ideally the Unit Council meets once a month and Unit Council positions are elected every 12 months. The Unit Council members are: Unit Chairman, Deputy Unit Chairman, Unit Secretary, Unit Treasurer, Unit Equipment Officer (Quartermaster) and Unit Log Book Officer.

πŸŒŠπŸπŸ—ΏπŸŒŠ Ben has mentioned that he is aiming for a “Tropical Island / Survivor” feel to this meeting to keep with our beach theme for the term – bring along your inflatable palm tree 🌴, your Hawaiian shirt and a Tiki mug 🍹.

PROPOSED AGENDA
1.0 Minutes of Last Meeting
2.0 Business Arising from Minutes
3.0 Correspondence In
4.0 Correspondence Out
5.0 Health & Safety
6.0 Leaders Report
7.0 Financial Report
8.0 District Report
9.0 Awards / Proposals / Completions (Bring along your planning)
Please use the Badge Activity Statement v1.0 [PDF] form when submitting a badge work proposal to the Unit Council.
10.0 New Business
11.0 Term Program – Term 4, 2018 / Term 1, 2019
12.0 Next Meeting

This Week 2018-Oct-16 Scout Adventure Racing – Doncaster East 6:30pm

❝Scout Adventure Racing/Suburban Adventure Racing (SAR) is based on the popular sport of orienteering and provides walking, running and navigational training to Scouts, their parents and any other members of the public that want to come along and join in.
Events are held in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne – on Tuesday evenings – during the daylight savings period (October to March).❞

πŸ“Œ Scout Participation notes.

MEETING START: Arrive for 6:30 pm Briefing
LOCATION: Zerbes Reserve – enter from Saxonwood Drive.
Doncaster East MEL 34 B10
Full colour orienteering map supplied.
MEETING CLOSE: You must return to the finish at 8.00pm
ORGANISER(S): Darren
Event Page: http://street.orienteering.com.au/
https://vra.rogaine.asn.au/events/calendar/eventdetail/109/-/sar-doncaster-east

Important: we need to preregister for this event, let Darren know if you are attending so that your tag can be prepared for the Adventure Racing.

Scouts, guides and kids with an adult enter free of charge.
Adults – first event : Initial $7 fee per Adult. Subsequent events $2 per adult.

Bring along $2 to buy a sausage or drink from the hosting group.