posted 28 Oct 2014, 04:06 by Epping Scouts
updated 28 Oct 2014, 04:09
Enjoy the experience of camping in the middle of one of the World's great harbours - Sydney Harbour!!! In addition, travelling to the Island will be an adventure in itself. There will be participants travelling by
sail, canoe and ferry, but co-ordinated to arrive and setup on the Island at
12:00 on Sat and leave by 15:00 on Sun
Modes of transport:
– start from Meadowbank Boatshed @09:00 Sat, return to Meadowbank by 17:00 Sun. Sailors must either have been an active participant in our sailing program or demonstrate prior sailing experience
– Start from Burns Bay Reserve @09:00 Sat, return to Burns Bay by 16:30 Sun –
then to Meadowbank by 17:00 Sun. Canoeists must either hold a valid Scout Canoeing qualification or demonstrate prior canoeing experience.
– Catch the ferry from Meadowbank @11:10, return via 14:58 ferry arriving at
Meadowbank 15:30 Sun. Ferry riders must demonstrate that they can sit still for at least 2 minutes and 21 seconds. For more detailed ferry timetable, see the Transport NSW web site
Family members wellcome to join us, but please be aware that we have only pre-booked 24 camping slots. Please register your interest early. For more information on the Cockatoo island experience see their web site
if you would like to participate, please fill in the attached E1 form and return it, together with the $40 fee to Shaggy ASAP. First come first served.