Category Archives: Scouts

Yorkes again ….

I have wanted to get back to Yorke Peninsula and clean up more of the ever increasing geocaches that are appearing there. This weekend was my opportunity with Rachael and the Bleden Venturers looking for transport across to Yorkes for … Continue reading

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Mount Cavern – five hours for one geocache ….

We have been heading to Mambray Creek for a while camping and hiking and there was always one Geocache that was atop Mount Cavern that was my nemesis. I always looked up and thought one day I would tackle this … Continue reading

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March 2011 – “12 of 12”

Doesn’t time fly – here it is again another 12th of the month. Having had a Japanese Student (Yukari from Morioka), the happenings in Japan over the last 24 hours were of interest. Yukari was heading home to Japan today … Continue reading

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November 12 of 12 …

Another month down and another 12 of 12. This month a bit of work and a bit of play. I woke up this morning at the State Training Centre at Brukunga as I was taking part in the first Senior … Continue reading

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Roonka Family Camp

The March Long Weekend is the normal weekend for the Blackwood Scout Family Camp at the Roonka Water Activity Centre north of Blanchetown. We missed last year because of some other group booking the site before we could but not … Continue reading

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AJ2010 – a day off …

Sunday the 10th was a “rostered” day off for most of the leaders of Troop 0404. The plan today was to pick up Jenny, take her to lunch then show the sights of Wollongong. I picked up Jenny around 10:30 … Continue reading

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AJ2010 – Visitors Day

Today Bradley and I made the trek up Bulli Pass to Cataract Park not sure if we would make it as the car was working on fumes as I had forgotten to fill it up. We made it OK but … Continue reading

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AJ2010 – Troop 0404 Departure

It was 12:30 pm and all except 1 family were waiting at the Blackwood Primary School (the missing family were at the Belair Primary School wondering where everyone was). We were wondering where the bus was. It didn’t arrive until … Continue reading

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December 12 of 12

Today was an interesting and varied day for a 12 of 12. The day started out in the early hours of the morning with a 3rd alarm fire at the old Julia Farr building at Fullarton where I attended as … Continue reading

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