Event Details

The Basin West Head

Sat 14th Nov 2020 (9am) to Sun 15th Nov 2020 (3pm)
Palm Beach Wharf
Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach NSW 2108
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Participant (Cub Scout 9 years and older) (Free)
Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Open: Mon 1st Jun 2020 (12am)
Close: Sat 31st Oct 2020 (9am)
Maximum 25 people
Brief Summary:
Practice overnight hike. This is available to Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. Accompanied by an adventurous activity guide and or instructor. Walks up to 10 km. Suitable for entry level. Available to Cub Scouts 9 years and older.
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Additional Information

Activity Details

Activity: The Basin West Head

Formation: GWS Region

Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP | Palm Beach, The Basin, Mackerel Beach, Resolute Beach, West Head Lookout

Start time: 9:00 am Date: Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 From: John Dunmore Lang Statue, Wynyard Park

Finish time: 3:30 pm Date: Sunday, 15 Nov 2020 To: John Dunmore Lang Statue, Wynyard Park

Activity Coordinator: Tristan Flores Phone: 0420 634 135

Cost: N/A Payable to: N/A Closing Date: Saturday, 31 Oct 2020

Method of transport to and from the activity: Sydney Buses L90, Palm Beach Ferries

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 includes walking on a bush tracks. Short day walks to West Head Lookout (Sat) and Barrenjoey Lighthouse (Sun). 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.

Camping at The Basin Campground. Toilets, showers and ice and drinking water available. NPWS Staff stay overnight.

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.

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