This Week 2017-May-23 Unit in Council

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

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.

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
12.0 Next Meeting

This Week 2016-May-16 Fire Station visit 🚒 with 1st Doncaster

Please note: we have had a change of program for this week. “A world of Opinions and Views pt. 2” has been rescheduled for 13th June, this week we are off on a Fire Station visit with the 1st Doncaster Venturers 🚒

MEETING START: 7:30 pm @ South Warrandyte CFA
MEETING CLOSE: 9:30 pm @ South Warrandyte CFA
LOCATION: South Warrandyte CFA, 29 Falconer Rd, Park Orchards
Organised by: Carmen

[NOTICE] 2017-May-13 (SAT) Jamboree On The Trail – Venturer Night Hike

Jamboree On The Trail (JOTT) is an annual day for the World Scout Movement to hike together held on the second Saturday of May each year. All Scouts, whatever their age and wherever they may be in the world, are invited to participate in whatever way they can.

❝The JOTT Night Hike Crest for 2017 – For the first time in JOTT history a ghost crest is being introduced. It will be totally black and represents those JOTT 20th anniversary hikes taking place in the dead of night.❞

On Saturday 13th May, the Unit will be involved in the JOTT. This year we will be *hiking in the dead of night* to fit with the theme of the 20th anniversary dark crest.
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This Week 2016-May-02 Nillumbik Shire Council Meeting

Citizenship

VA CITIZENSHIP:
2. Attend a meeting of a Local Council or a Court of Law in session and report to the Unit on the issues covered.

This week we are off to the Nillumbik Shire Ordinary Council Meeting starting at 7pm at the Civic Centre. After the Council Meeting we will head to the Cube at The Heights and discuss the session as a Unit – This is a great chance to get another citizenship activity signed off.

MEETING START: arrive early enough to be seated at 7:00pm
LOCATION: Council Chamber at the Civic Centre, Civic Drive, Greensborough

MEETING CLOSE: 9:30pm / 10:00pm
LOCATION: Cube at The Heights, Plenty 285 Diamond Creek Rd, Plenty VIC 3090

FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1282667048490584/

[NOTICE] 2017-Apr-24 (Mon) to 25 (Tue) ANZAC DAY

In 1917 the ANZACs continued to fight on the Western Front, with Ypres (Passchendaele) and Messines, where by the end over 100,000 Scouts from the British Empire had served, for the loss of 15,000. They also continued the Middle East campaign with action by the Light Horse at Beersheba.

Anzac Day Happenings

The plan for this year is to sleep over at Scout Hall on Monday night; up early Tuesday for the Dawn Service at Eltham (6:00am service at the Eltham Cenotaph at Main Road) and then on to the march at Montmorency starting at 9:30am.

From 8:00PM Mon 24th April – At the Hall
The Venturers, Rovers and the Scouts will be sleeping over at the Scout Hall. Meet at the Scout hall from 8:00pm (after dinner). Bring your sleeping gear: sleeping bag, stretcher or ground mat, pillow, toilet bag, pj’s. If we can fit the bedding into the Venturer Den and Store (so we don’t annoy the Scouts) it would be appreciated. We might even be able to organise a fire drum on ‘the porch’?

The Scouts will be watching movies in the Hall, we can also set up a projector in the store/Den.

6:00AM Tue 25th April – Eltham Dawn Service
We will be attending the service at Eltham, this means meeting at the scout hall at approx 5:15am to commence the walk around to the Memorial Hall at 5:30AM (Eltham Cenotaph, 907 Main Road Eltham). Please note that if you intend to go straight to the Cenotaph, parking will be an issue as parts of Main Street will be closed before, during and directly after the service.

NOTE: All members are advised to ensure they are wearing full uniform and are wearing long trousers of the appropriate colour [Navy Blue or Fawn pants, or Blue skirt for Females, no leggings], along with dark brown or black shoes. Multi coloured sneakers are not acceptable. Members not dressed in a fitting manner will not be permitted to carry out a role as part of the official Scout presence.
Next of Kin who are wearing medals are reminded that they are to wear medals on the right breast, only the original recipient may wear them on the left.

Breakfast
After the dawn service, breakfast will be served at the hall. It will be either prepared by the leaders / Venturers. Breakfast will be cereal and / or Bacon / Egg muffin.

9:30AM Tue 25th April – Montmorency
Following breakfast around 8:45am, Venturers will need to be transported to the Brumby’s Bakery in Were St, Montmorency (9:00am) so that we may join in the march commencing at 9:30am. We then march from Were St, to the RSL where the service commences around 9:45am and goes until 10:45am. Refreshments from 11am at Montmorency Eltham RSL
Venturers are then free to go back to the hall and collect their gear and leave.

This Week 2017-April-17 Getting the community involved – A world of Opinions and Views pt. 1