Board Nominations 2016
As The Scouts Wa 2016 Board Nominations are now open. If you are interested in applying, please click here All completed applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 24 June 2016.
Congratulations Larry – Queens Birthday Honours
Following on from the Queen’s recent Birthday celebrations the Governor-General is please to announce the following awards and appointments. Our Chief Commissioner, Larry Lucas has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to Scouting in Western Australia.
IGA Perth Royal Show 2016
The Royal Show is not far away and we need your help! We need volunteers like you to help run the activities and/or cattle stewarding.
There are 3 forms:
· The Bump Team – if you want to help set up or pack down
· A Cattle Stewarding form – if you want to help hold signs for each breed of cows in the main arena and get free lunch!
· The Scout Challenge Zone form – we have new activities this year that will be run all day for the public to come see.
So get your forms in early! Click here to download.
Applicants are invited to apply for an internship with the Asia-Pacific Support Centre (Manilla, Philippines), starting 1st August 2016 for a six-month period (with a possible 6 month extension). The selected candidate will report to the Development Support and Finance Directorate, and work closely with a range of National Scout Organisations in the South Pacific, Messengers of Peace, and more. Accommodation and living allowance will be provided, click here for the job description and here for guidelines.
Scouts WA encourages all individuals who are interested to apply for this position. Applications close 15th July, 2016 and need to be submitted to email@example.com. Click here for the application form.
National Cub 100 Year Centenary Campfire
On Sat 31st July, Cub Scouts will be participating in the National Campfire throughout Australia. Join other Groups/Districts and have a great night to celebrate this milestone.
Badges are available for $2.50 click here for the order form. Closing date for badge orders is Friday 8th July and they will be sent out before the end of July.
For more information download the flyer and application form here.
The second of five Senior First Aid Courses programmed for 2016 is happening at Hampton Park Scout Hall in Morley on Sunday 24 July 2016 with ten places are still available. The third Senior First Aid Course is happening at Whaleback Scout Hall in Parkwood on Sunday 21 August 2016.
For more information on either course or future Senior First Aid Courses in 2016, please click here for flyer.
The Castles are Coming to MAC!
As part of a Westpac/WA Government funded Project, six new bunkhouses will be erected at MAC. They are being produced in Launceston from eco friendly wood by Hope Community Group for homeless unemployed youth and will be constructed by youth from the WA Youth Justice System.
The first flat pack ‘Castle’ will be arriving on site next month. Thanks to Mark Thorpe who organised the transport. Peter Walton OAM CF, Board Chairman and Architect will oversee the construction. We hope you will enjoy using the new bunkhouses for years to come. Click here to see photos and here to see the plans
WA Volunteer Service Award Presentation
Congratulations to Cheryl Lindorff, Annette Howard, Jacqueline Sutherland and John Robertson for being nominated for the WA Volunteer Service Award 2016. The presentation and morning tea was held on Wednesday 22 June 2016 at The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia.
Click here to see photos from the presentation
WINNER – Cub Colouring Competition
Congratulations to Georgina Gray from the Wembley Downs Scout Group! Georgina has designed a poster to support the Scout Store at 133 Scarborough Beach Road and the online store here
Georgina has won an IPad Mini! Click here to see her poster. Thank you to all the other members who entered the competition, there were so many great entries and it was a very tough decision.