Australian Scout Medallion (ASM) for Greta

We’re sure Greta’s heard this many, many times – but a big B-R-A-V-O-O-O to her just the same! Greta was presented with her Australian Scout Medallion (ASM) Certificate in early April by Chief Commissioner Neville Tomkins OAM JP. Greta was just one of 39 NSW recipients and she was awarded her medallion at the BrokenContinue reading “Australian Scout Medallion (ASM) for Greta”

It’s a new lawn for our Umina Cub/Joey Hall Grounds

Is there anything better than watching paint dry? Well there is – and that’s watching a freshly laid new lawn being watered after laying many rolls of turf. A most rewarding experience for those that participated. A big thank you to all that participated in the laying of the turf (parents and children alike) andContinue reading “It’s a new lawn for our Umina Cub/Joey Hall Grounds”

Return Dates – Joeys, Cubs, Scouts & Venturers

So how has everyone enjoyed the holidays? We had a busy time with State Cuboree, Corroboree, a Venturer camp and Australia Day activities but we’re all set to get right back into it next week! Cubs return Tuesday, 7 February at 6.30 pm Umina Hall Joeys return Wednesday, 8 February at 5.00 pm Umina HallContinue reading “Return Dates – Joeys, Cubs, Scouts & Venturers”

YouTube/NBN News footage of Corroboree

Well didn’t Scouts have a wonderful time at Corroboree! Troop shot of which BBSG was part of above. If you’re interested in getting a real feel for what happened at the camp with some of our Scouts featured please watch the footage taken by JNNTV – Scouts TV link below: For NBN News footage ofContinue reading “YouTube/NBN News footage of Corroboree”

Corroboree here we come!

The weather was 34 degrees when Scouts sallied forth at 6.30 am bound for the 2017 Scout Corroboree at Lostock (on the Paterson River near the Barrington Tops). Accompanied by the troop mascot R2-D2, R2-D2 made sure that no Scout (male or female) would be left behind…making plenty of C-3PO jokes as the Scouts embarkedContinue reading “Corroboree here we come!”

Cubs take to the water at state cuboree

Cubs got to enjoy an array of fun-filled activities at the 2017 NSW Cuboree themed “Myths & Legends” held over 5 days early January this year. The water slides were an obvious hit as you can see from the images! The Cubs also got to undertake other activities which included: abseiling, gold panning, candle making,Continue reading “Cubs take to the water at state cuboree”

100 Years of Cubs, 100 Years of Taronga Zoo

Where to begin on this adventure? Such a big day and lots of excitement particularly amongst the younger members of the Group that had never previously visited Taronga Zoo. To celebrate 100 years of Cubs and 100 Years of Taronga¬† Zoo, Cubs and Scouts were given the opportunity to embark on this journey by theContinue reading “100 Years of Cubs, 100 Years of Taronga Zoo”