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Scouts – Friday 5th April 2013

Our term 1 program included a wide game with the Cubs on Tuesday 2 April. However, due to the Easter camp and too much on, we have decided to withdraw from this. We will organise a joint activity with Cubs next Term.

Our next meeting is Friday 5 April – Peter and Raphie are organising a night hike for the Troop.

Easter Camp With Killara Troop – Glenrock

We have been invited to join Killara Troop for their annual Easter Camp, which is their main training and fun camp for the year.  This is a great opportunity to join the legendary “Bear” (Paul Tame) and his able team of leaders – to learn and have fun in a great location.

This camp is open to all registered Cubs & Scouts  as well as their parents & siblings.

I will be attending with Sophie and Conor – taking the trailer with tents, kayaks, etc.

I must advise Killara Troop as soon as possible how many are going from 1st Gordon – so please let me know by 20th March if you can come. It’s going to be a blast!



PS The forms needed are can be found in the Forms section of this site.

Scouts Twilight Ride

Will this be third time lucky? The forecast for Friday evening is dry – so let’s go and do the twilight bike ride before the evenings draw in further. Attached A1 form for you to complete and hand to me on Friday night please.

I’ll see you all at the end of Stonecrop Rd Turramurra – don’t forget to let me know if you need help with bikes/transport.



Shock Defeat of Masterchef Favourites

The more experienced Leaders group was beaten by the Scouts group in a closely fought competition on Friday night.

The Leaders won with their main course of Butter Chicken, which was perfectly cooked (though some might say it didn’t follow the classic receipt by being over spices).

While the Leaders desert of chocolate truffles was first class, it was beaten by the sheer quality and presentation of the Scouts piklets with syrup and fruit.

Friday Night Bike Ride On? – Not On

Unfortunately the weather is looking awful for Friday evening – and we will probably have to cancel the twilight bike ride. However, we can defer it to next week – and bring forward the raft building practice in the hall.
That was a good call as it was raining and windy by 8pm!

Christmas Tree Sale, Sunday 16th December, Killara Garage!

Best Christmas trees in Sydney’s north being sold one day only.


Sunday 16th December from 7:30am till they’re all gone!

How Much?

$65 to buy on the day or pre-order from us and get one for $60 (email us here to pre-order)

All proceeds to First Gordon Scouts who we are sending to Jamboree in Queensland in January 2013.


Killara Garage, 544 Pacific Highway, Killara (next to Noodle Blast Restaurant)