SES Mock Emergency Night

 

Kawana Scout group were fortunate recently to work with the Kawana SES creating a mock emergency scenario where the SES had to rescue our scout group after there had been a “gas explosion”.  This is the first of a few mock emergency nights planned for this year and a great example of Scouts working with other community groups and learning skills.

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Thanks to Hogs Breath Mooloolaba

A great big THANK YOU! to Hogs Breath Mooloolaba for a donation of dinner vouchers for their restaurant.  The team at Hogs Breath were inspired by Matthew’s ASM story in the local paper and the program and ethos of Scouting and made the donation to assist the committee.  Please support those who support us and pop in to Hogs Breath Mooloolaba for lunch or dinner some time soon.

Countdown to Cuboree

The countdown is on to Cuboree – we have 7 cubs and 2 leaders from Kawana Scout Group attending the 5 day camp in September at Maryborough – click on the link for the blogspot from Camp Director Kaa (Tim Gibbings). Kaa (Julie Garland) attended a pack leaders’ meeting last weekend and more exciting details will be coming out soon –   http://cuboree-qld.blogspot.com.au/

24th Australian Jamboree

QUEENSLAND CONTINGENT INFORMATION

24th Australian Jamboree
Cataract Scout Park, Sydney New South Wales
3 – 14 January 2016

Welcome to one of the greatest experiences of your life. A jamboree is a unique event in which you get to camp with your fellow Scouts for 10 days. You will make many new friends, meet up with some old friends and experience new cultures. You will have the opportunity to experience non-stop activity during the day and on into the evening. Don’t let an opportunity pass you by, be prepared to Leap into Adventure.

General Jamboree enquiries can be made to the QLD Contingent. You can email jamboree@scoutsqld.com.au or call Qld Branch HQ on 38707000.

I look forward to receiving your application to become a member of the Queensland Contingent and sharing this Jamboree with you.

Steve “Wolf” Marshall
Contingent Leader

Download 2015 Scouts Qld Contingent Information PDF

$1,000 SCRC grant for camping equipment

A GREAT BIG THANK YOU SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL COUNCIL!

Kawana Scouts has recently received from SCRC a grant of $1000 to be put towards the purchase of camping equipment. We were able to purchase 3 new Dune 9 canvas 6-8 person tents, a new 4 burner gas bbq and a 9kg gas bottle. This equipment will be able to be used by all sections and we are very grateful to Council for their assistance. We have now completed our project to update the camping equipment with the purchase of these final few items.

Wolf Wolf Wolf!

On Monday 15th September 6 Cub Scouts from Kawana Scout Group received their Grey Wolf Award. Congratulations to Alex, Eli, Ella, Hamish, Lauren and Zac – Well done!  Being able to present 6 awards at one time is quite a feat and one Kawana is very proud of! (Particularly when we have already had 2 more from the beginning of 2014!) 8 in one year! Fantastic!! Continue reading

A great big THANK YOU to Grill’d Kawana!

Hi Scouts ,

Great news! Our customers at Grill’d Kawana have decided they wanted to award Kawana Scout Group with the biggest donation from our Local Matters program.

We’re really pleased to present you with a $300 donation from Grill’d Kawana to help you continue your great work. We hope we’ve helped you raise your profile within the community too.

Thanks for being part of Local Matters. We hope you enjoyed the ride (and the burgers!) and we look forward to seeing you down at Grill’d Kawana soon.

Cheers,
Grill’d Kawana

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