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Event Details
JOTA 2021
When:
Sat 16th Oct 2021 (12am) to Sun 17th Oct 2021 (12am)
Where:
Online via Teams

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Cost:
Cubs - Free
Joeys - Free
Scouts - Free
Registrations:
Open: Thu 16th Sep 2021 (12am)
Close: Sat 16th Oct 2021 (11pm)
Capacity:
Maximum 150 people
Coordinator:
Administrator:
South Metropolitan Region
sm.region@nsw.scouts.com.au
Brief Summary:
JOTA this year will be a combination of interactive videos on teams, outdoor activities and communicating with amateur radio operators over the air. The attached program and times in the event description are a guide to what activities are being run and when they are run. Availability is subjective to staffing and youth members present at the time. In each session, there youth members will have a choice of activities to choose from. All activities are optional, so youth members are encouraged to attend. NOTE: DUE TO PLANNING ACTIVITY AVAILABILITY IS SUBJECTIVE TO CHANGE, ANY CHANGES WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO YOU 8th October 2021 - Due to operational reasons, we have cancelled the videos on Anatartica and Space. Instead there will be an Antartica Q and A discussion session Also, the radio message passing will be battleships.
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Event Documents

  Download JOTA Program 2021

The final program for the JOTA weekend

  Download JOTI policy

Policy when using scoutlink for accessing JOTI and JOTA

  Download JOTA Work Health and Safety Plan

The WHS plan for the weekend, in the unlikely event something happens

  Download Battleship Grid

This grid will be needed to participate in the Battleships game

Additional Information

Due to the ongoing pandemic, JOTA this year will be a hybrid

of Scouting at Home challenges, on-air activities and watching

pre-recorded and livestream videos. Attendance for JOTA is optional.

Youth members will have an option of choosing whether to

participate in 1 session, 2 sessions or all sessions of the weekend.

Timeslots and activities which are available are shown below

Saturday 9:30am to 11:00 am  

Formal Opening

Radio Message Passing - Battleships,

Scouting at Home Challenge - Build a Tent,

 

Saturday 1:00pm to 2:30pm

 Radio Message Passing - Battleships, 

 Antartica Discussion over Zoom

Saturday 3:45pm to 5:00pm  

Radio Message Passing - Battleships,

Scouting at Home Challenge - Electrical Safety,

 

Sunday 9:45am to 11:00am

Amateur Radio Broadcast,

Radio Message Passing - Battleships

Sunday 1:30pm to 4pm

YouTube Broadcast

  Closing Ceremony - Virtual Campfire

 

NOTE: DUE TO PLANNING STILL OCCURING,

ACTIVITY AVAILABILITY IS SUBJECTIVE TO CHANGE

ANY CHANGES WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO YOU

NOTE: DUE TO PLANNING ACTIVITY AVAILABILITY IS SUBJECTIVE TO CHANGE,

ANY CHANGES WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO YOU

The activities and times are described more in

the attached document. If youth members attend at

least 1 of these sessions, they will receive a JOTA 2021

participation badge. 

There is no cost to participate or be involved in the event,

just an interest to know a bit more about amateur radio.

All activities are optional and there is plenty to choose from.

Any questions, please contact your section leader and

group leader. In your reply, please indicate the day

and time which is best for your child.

Registrations Closed