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The Great SCOUTdoors
When:
Fri 29th Oct 2021 (6pm) to Sun 31st Oct 2021 (5pm)
Where:
Online Event
Cost:
Youth Patrol - Mixed Sections (Inc Rover Scouts) - $10.00
Youth Patrol - Joey Scouts - $10.00
Youth Patrol - Cub Scouts - $10.00
Youth Patrol - Scouts - $10.00
Youth Patrol - Venturer Scouts - $10.00
Youth Patrol - Rover Scouts - $10.00
Adult Patrol - Mixed (Rovers, Leaders, Supporters) - $10.00
Adult Patrol - Leaders & Supporters - $10.00
Registrations:
Open: Fri 10th Sep 2021 (9am)
Close: Mon 25th Oct 2021 (5pm)
Coordinator:
Administrator:
Scouts NSW, Youth Program Team
chris.buggie@nsw.scouts.com.au
Brief Summary:
'The Great SCOUTdoors' is an open invitation event to Scouts and Families around Australia and further afield, hosted by Scouts NSW. The event is to be held from Friday 29 October through to Sunday 31 October. It is a Patrol based event full of challenging activities for Scouts of all ages including Leaders and Supporters. The Cost is $10 per person in the Patrol. Every participant will receive an event badge. Prizes will be awarded to winning Patrols from each Region, as well as the winning Youth Patrol and winning Adult Patrol.
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Event Documents

  Download The Great SCOUTdoors Event Information

Downloadable pdf containing 'The Great SCOUTdoors' Event Information that can be emailed to the Scout Group and Scouting Friends.

  Download 'The Great SCOUTdoors' Event Registration Instructions

Downloadable pdf containing 'The Great SCOUTdoors' Event Registration Instructions that can be emailed to the Patrol Leader.

Additional Information

The Great SCOUTdoors

6pm Friday 29 October through to 5pm Sunday 31 October 2021
 

'The Great SCOUTdoors' is a Scouts NSW State-wide online Patrol based event full of challenges for Scouts of all ages including Leaders and Supporters.
 

Activity Overview:

‘The Great SCOUTdoors’ is a HUGE NSW State-wide online event open to Scouts of all ages, from Joey Scouts, Cub Scouts, Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts, as well as being open to all adults in Scouting including Leaders, Fellowship members and supporters, held throughout the weekend of Friday 29 October to Sunday 31 October 2021,

Event Patrols:

Participants are encouraged to form an Event Patrol of between 4 – 8 members.

Patrols can fit into any of the following eight (8) categories:

  • Youth Patrol - Mixed All Sections (Inc. Rover Scouts)
  • Youth Patrol - Joey Scouts
  • Youth Patrol - Cub Scouts
  • Youth Patrol - Scouts
  • Youth Patrol - Venturer Scouts
  • Youth Patrol - Rover Scouts
  • Adult Patrol - Mixed (Rover Scouts, Leaders & Supporters)
  • Adult Patrol - Leaders & Supporters

 

Adults (Leaders, Fellowship members and Supporters) can also join the fun with their own Patrols. Mixed Patrols are also encouraged in Youth sections and for Rover Scouts and Adults. Patrols can be made up of members from different Scout Groups. Patrols from Interstate and Overseas are also welcome to join in the event.

Please note: Where there are both Youth and Adults taking part in activities, two adults must be present at all times. 

Cost:

The cost to participate in ‘The Great SCOUTdoors’ event is $10 per person.

Every participant will receive an event badge.

Prizes will be awarded to winning Patrols from each Region, as well as the winning Youth Patrol and winning Adult Patrol.

Event Registration:

Once you have agreed on your Patrol members, Patrol name and Patrol category, the Patrol is to be registered.

Only the Patrol Leader is required to register the Patrol. Full registration instructions can be downloaded from the Event Documents section found at the top of this page.

To register, the Patrol Leader will need to gather the name (first & last), membership number and email address* for each Patrol member for the permissions email to be sent to. Once the Patrol is registered with these details, the event registration system will send an email to each Patrol member to complete and sign** the online E1 permissions and to request individual payments from each Patrol member.

* Please use a parent/guardian email address for members under 18 years of age.

** Only a parent/guardian and members over 18 can sign the permission form.

Event Activities:

Patrols will be able to choose activities to complete throughout the weekend. There will be a HUGE number of varying activities available for Patrols to choose from.

The aim is for each Patrol to complete as many activities as they can throughout the weekend and to provide evidence of completion. Points will be awarded to Patrols for each activity that they complete and submit evidence for.

Further details including where and how to get activity information and where and how to submit activity completion evidence will be provided and made available to registered participants in the week leading up to the event.

COVID-19 Considerations:

All activity Challenges must be completed following NSW Government COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines in place for your local area at the time of the event (e.g. wearing of masks, meeting in groups etc.).

Questions and Answers:

Questions can be submitted by email to ypsupport@nsw.scouts.com.au

Registrations Open
Payment Options
This event is administered by:
Scouts NSW, Youth Program Team

Once you have submitted your registration, an invoice (summary sheet) will be generated with instructions on how to pay for this event. The following payment options will be available to you:

Credit/Debit Card