WELCOME

The Committee and Leaders would like to welcome you to the Sunnybank family of scouting. Your child will take away with them great memories of this time of their life and we hope that you will also.

This website has been designed to provide new families with information about the Sunnybank Scout Group and how we operate. If you would like to join the movement or have any further questions please contact us.

Jacquie Rogerson
Group Leader
SUPPORTED BY

Scouting is a great way to challenge yourself, enjoy the outdoors and develop leadership skills whilst having fun.

Through Scouting you can create great friendships based on trust and respect. As a previous Sunnybank Scout, I am proud to support the Sunnybank Scout Group.

Mark Stewart
Former Member for Sunnybank
HOW CAN YOU HELP?

We are run by volunteers, we ask all families to contribute as best as they can to support the running of our Scout Group. There are many ways you can help, including:

  • Become a Leader.
  • Assist as Adult Support.
  • Join the Group Committee.
  • Provide expertise or skills.
  • Lend equipment (such as a yacht) or facilities (such as a farm for camping) that can be utilised by the Group.
  • Organise publicity for events.
  • Come down and talk to a Section about your profession or hobby.
  • Provide an excursion to your place of employment eg factory or laboratory.
  • Help with hall maintenance.
  • Assist with Transport to and from events or tow a trailer.
  • Donate prizes for fundraising.

Please contact the Group Leader if you are interested in helping out.

Events


Upcoming Event – Archer District Campfire

Sun 10 2017 10:01 in Events

The campfire is one of the Scouting movement’s highest tradition. Join us for uplifting campfire songs, hilarious skits and thought-provoking yarns (stories). All sections and family members invited.

Date: Saturday 11th November (evening)
Location: Karingal Campsite, Mt Cotton

Campfire


Cub Leadership Course

Sun 10 2017 09:49 in Events,Latest News

Congratulations to Brian, Jack, Jun Yi and Darby who completed the Cub Leadership Course at Rochedale Scout Den today. The cubs had a great day and learnt about the duties of a Sixer and Seconder, uniforms, parades, leadership and pack councils.


Congratulations Sunnybank Scouts!

Fri 08 2017 08:55 in Events,Latest News

Congratulations to our scouts who attended Nighthawk on 13th August 2017. Our group finished 3rd overall. An outstanding effort by all!

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Billy Cart Derby – 6th August 2017

Wed 07 2017 07:20 in Events

The Toohey Forest District Billy Cart Derby is held each year and is open to all Scout Groups in the region, and to all sections from Joey Scouts thru to Rovers.

Details
Venue: Park Cnr Skyline Ave and Percy Street at Tarragindi
Date: Sunday the 6 August 2017
Time: 8.30am-12.00
Safety Requirements: All billy carts will have to pass a safety check before their events and all drivers will need safety (bike) helmets (knee and elbow pads are optional). Sunnybank Scouts will bring a billy cart to share.
Refreshments: Will be available for purchase: burgers and sausage sizzle with hot and cold drinks.

Toilets: As there are no toilets at this park, the toilets at Tarragindi Den will be open at Newington Street for use if required. (2 minutes away by car.)

Schedule
Billy Cart inspection: 8.45am to 9.00 am
Parade: 9.00 am
Safety Induction: 9.05am to 9.15 am
Race Time: 9.15 am until 11.45am
Final parade: 11.55am

RSVP
Please RSVP (for catering purposes) to Kestrel by Wed 2 Aug.


Trivia Night – 29th July 2017

Mon 07 2017 08:53 in Events

Important Update: The Trivia night has been rescheduled to 29th July 2017.

 

Join in the fun of Sunnybank Scout Groups Trivia  night.

Prizes awarded for the best themed table, best costume etc.

WHEN   Saturday 22 July 2017
TIME     6:30 – 9pm
WHERE Sunnybank Scout Den
BRING   Snacks/food for your table, family and friends to play
COST     $ 15 per adult    $ 10 per child    $40 per family
RAFFLE  TICKETS        3 for $5

We hope to have a range of prizes including, camping gear, scratchy trees, garden lights and lots of other prizes on the night.

All money raised will go to buying new tents.


Nighthawk – 13th August 2017

Mon 07 2017 05:31 in Camps,Events

Nighthawk is a 10-15km night time hike in freezing conditions with little or no sleep until the car ride home.

Details:

Arrive Den: 9am Saturday 12 August
Pick up from Den: 1pm Sunday 13 August
Location: Pittsworth  Showgrounds
Cost: $30 nomination/camp fee + $10 for food ($40 total)

Please RSVP to Dingo by 12 July 2017.

$10 food + C4 are due on  2 August 2017.

Scouts are asked to bring:

FULL Scout uniform
Warm clothes and beanie
Hiking boots/shoes
Head torch
Standard camping equipment
Sleeping bag & ground mat
Own money for lunch on Saturday

Parent Transport Required – Carpool

Drivers welcome to camp the night.

 


Group Pool Night

Sat 10 2014 06:00 in Events,Latest News

4/12/2014 – Group Pool Night: This will be a cool way to end the scouting year. BBQ dinner will be provided. Cost will follow.


Scout Showcase and Family Dinner

Sun 08 2014 06:00 in Events,Latest News

29/11/2014 – Scout Showcase and Family Dinner: Scouts will demonstrate some of the skills they have gained over the year and we will finish with a family dinner. Bring a plate/ pot of food to share.


Rikki Shield Winners

Tue 08 2014 10:27 in Events

Sunnybank Scouts won the Rikki Shield at Triple S on the weekend of the 5 July for the best gateway out of 118 other patrols. The gateway was themed Greek and aligned with the Saturday night three-course meal theme of Meditteranenan.
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Working Bee

Fri 06 2014 06:00 in Events,Latest News

15/11/2014 – Working Bee: There is always work to be done in and around the den. Parent’s assistance is needed to keep the den operating in a safe environment for everyone.

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