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Cockatoo Island - 1st and 2nd December 2018

posted 14 Nov 2018, 16:44 by Epping Scout Group   [ updated 14 Nov 2018, 16:44 ]
Our biennial (every 2 years) outing to Cockatoo Island is on again.  This is a Group event with the Scouts and Venturers journeying either by sailing, canoeing or taking the scenic route on the ferry.  The Joeys and Cubs are invited to join in on the Sunday.

Saturday departure for Scouts and Venturers.
Sailing:        Leave Meadowbank around 9:00 Saturday morning and sail to Cockatoo Island.  The power boat will accompany the boats.
Canoeing:   Leave Burns Bay Reserve around 9:00 and paddle to cockatoo Island.  
Ferry:          Catch a ferry from Meadowbank to Cockatoo Island.

Return Journey.
Canoes and boats to leave Cockatoo Island to be back at Meadowbank and Burns Bay Reserve by 4:30 pm.  Canoes then to be returned to Meadowbank to be washed and put away.

Pick up by parents at Meadowbank Boatshed around 5:30 pm.

Sunday departure for Cubs and Joeys.
  • Meet at Epping Station at 8:00 am Sunday morning in time to catch the 8:12 am train to Meadowbank.  Walk to the Meadowbank Ferry Wharf to catch the 8:41 am ferry to Cockatoo Island.
  • Meet at the Meadowbank Ferry Wharf at 8:30 am to catch the 8:41 am ferry to Cockatoo Island.
Return journey:
Depart Cockatoo Island at 2:58 pm to arrive at Epping Station at 3:53 pm.


Please refer to the additional information contained in the CareMonkey eForm of the attached E1 Activity Notification forms.
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