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DATE: Saturday 2 August 2014
TIME: 4:00pm to 7:00pm
VENUE: Baden-Powell Activity Centre, Pomona Street, Pennant Hills
COSTS: $6 per head
Reply, A1s and money to Joey Leader
By Monday 21 August 2014.
Joeys will be joining the Scouts on an easy ramble from the North Epping Hall to South Turrumurra. Siblings and parents welcome. More information and an A1 form is located here.
Joeys will be rock climbing at the Climb Fit Gym in St Leonards -
Date: Monday 31 March 2014
Start: Arrive 5:15pm to be fitted into harnesses.
Venue: Climb Fit, 12 Frederick Street, St Leonards,
Cost: $16, free for parents if only belaying.
A1 form required. See attached.
Joeys to wear full uniform and closed in shoes.
Bring a water bottle and snack, if necessary in a small bag.
Siblings welcome but must submit separate A1 form. Minimum age to be able to climb is 4 years old.
Scouts have invited the Joeys to their annual Wet 'n Wild waterslide event at the back of the North Epping Scout Hall. Slides start at 3pm and finish when it gets dark, or cold, or both.... there will be a Saussage Sizzle - bring a gold coin donation, any surplus will be donated to the Bushfire Appeal.
An A1 is required. See attached.
What to bring - gold coin donation, towel, change of clothes, water bottle, a bag to put everything in
What to wear - Clothes that you won't mind getting wet, sunscreen, flip flops
Label your clothing or it may end up in the bin in uncollected.
Epping and Normanhurst Joeys will be carolling to the patients at Ryde Hospital starting at 11:00am. Meet and pick up at the front entrance. Please be on time as the hospital is a labyrinth and you might not find us if late. Parking is a little tight so arrive early to get a spot. Bring a small bottle of water as carolling is thirsty work. An A1 is required for this activity.
We will be visiting Liz Calnan as she holds her annual Open Studio on Sunday 10:00-10:30am. She is a talented weaver. She has a website at www.liztextiles.com. An A1 will be required. Please email me for the form if you have lost it. Thanks.
There will be no regular meeting on Monday 28 October as we recover from Group Camp. We will meet at the front of the North Epping Shops at 5:30pm on 31 October to go Halloween treating.
Joeys are welcome to dress up for the event. Please bring a treat bag, water bottle and wear walking shoes.
Each Joey attending needs to submit an A1 Activity Notification Form attached below. Siblings are welcome but must also submit an A1 Activity form. Siblings who attend must be accompanied by a parent. We will be walking the circuit around the Epping North Public School and the lower Scout hall. A map is attached. below. Please submit expressions of interest by Monday 21 October.
Group Camp for 2013 will be held at Camp Ku-ring-gai from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October. Camp Ku-ring-gai is situated near the Hawksbury River, about 25km North of Windsor and about 75 minutes drive from Epping. This camp is for youth members from all sections (Joeys, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and Rovers) of the Epping group.
As with all camps, each Joey must be accompanied by a parent while they are attending the camp. There is dormitory accommodation for the Joeys and their parents. Arrive any time after 7pm on Friday evening. You may also choose to arrive on Saturday.
Please click on the link Group Camp - 25th to 27th October 2013 to download an Activity Notification form (A1) and remember to indicate when you will be arriving so that appropriate catering arrangements can be made. Please submit forms by 18th October so that we can organise sufficient food for everyone for the weekend. EACH person attending is required to submit an A1 form.
he local Scouts and Guides will be participating in the Granny Smith Parade through the streets of Eastwood. Join the usual 100 + Scouts and Guides from Groups in our local district to show that the Scouting movement is alive and flourishing. Let us make it the largest group in the parade. The parade usually commences around 9:30 from the mustering location adjacent to Eastwood Oval. This year, our float number is 18. Eastwood/Marsfield's truck and Epping's boat will be there to help promote the Scouting movement. At the end of the parade, meet up with your parents, spend some time at the stalls and amusements while taking in the festive atmosphere.
WHERE TO MEET:
Meet at float 18 from about 8:30. The parade usually finishes around 11:00. Meet up with your parents who should be waiting for us to return to our start point.
WHAT TO WEAR:
You will need to wear your Joey Scout uniform (shirt, well folded scarf) and comfortable shoes for walking. Do not forget to bring a hat and water bottle. This is essential if it is going to be hot or sunny.
WHAT TO BRING:Bring a water bottle. Print off the Activity Notification form available here Granny Smith Parade - Sat 19th October, 2013 and pass the completed form to one of the Epping Group Leaders at the parade.