Event Details

Bents Basin (Bushwalking Skills)

Sat 4th Jul 2020 (9am) to Sun 5th Jul 2020 (5.30pm)
Bents Basin Campground
525 Wolstenholme Avenue Greendale NSW 2745
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Participant (Cub Scout 10 years and older) (Free)
Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Open: Wed 1st Apr 2020 (12am)
Close: Sat 20th Jun 2020 (9am)
Maximum 20 people
Brief Summary:
Practice overnight hike. This is available to Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. Accompanied by an adventurous activity guide and or instructor. Walks up to 20 km. Suitable for entry level. Cub Scouts 10 years and older can attend.
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Additional Information

Activity Details

Activity: Bents Basin (Bushwalking Skills)

Formation: GWS Region

Location: Bents Basin SRA | Wallacia Hotel to Bents Basin Campground via Bents Basin Road 16.6 km

Start time: 9:00 am Date Saturday, 4 Jul 2020 From Penrith Station

Finish time: 5:30 pm Date: Sunday, 5 Jul 2020 To Penrith Station

Activity Coordinator: Connor Kennedy Phone: 0420 634 135

Cost: N/A Payable to: N/A Closing Date: Saturday, 20 Jun 2020

Method of transport to and from the activity: Own transport or carpool to Penrith station then bus to Wallacia

The activity will be under direct adult supervision. 

The activity will involve both male and female youth members.

Both male and female leaders will not be present.

Emergency Contact

If you feel that the participant is overdue in returning from the activity you should contact the nominated emergency contact.

Name: Mrs Helen Flores Home Phone: (02) 4787 5083 Mobile: N/A

Additional Details

Suitable for youth members who are learning to carry a loaded pack.

This route includes walking on a quiet back road. Track grades are easy and undulating. This involves extended strenuous physical activity and endurance. Suitable for youth and adults who exercise and or play sport regularly.

This camp is self-catered so please bring whatever suits your liking. It is important to bring sufficient food for the duration. Choose hearty and nutritious foods that will provide sufficient energy.

We are camping at Bents Basin Campground. Toilets and showers are available.

Prepare for bush toileting and hygiene during the hike. If we come close to a toilet we will stop however they are infrequent and sometimes closed due to maintenance or vandalism.

Participants coming by train are encouraged to travel in small groups and travel in the guard's carriage marked with a blue light. Scout uniform is not required however please wear your scarf.