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ScoutLinks December-2009

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”
— Benjamin Franklin

United Nations Climate Change Conference
WOSM has sent a delegation to Copenhagen with a clear message: ‘Climate Change – Scouts are part of the solution!’ — Scout.org

JAN 2010 BSA Cub Scout Theme: POWER UP!
Boys explore the science of energy through solar, electrical, and wind power and how this energy is used in their everyday lives. They can explore different ways to conserve energy and protect the world we live in. Work on the Science or Weather belt loop and pin. Boys can invite friends to join in the pinewood derby and discover the power behind those little cars. What types of things are powered up by the flip of a switch? …

Boy’s Life Magazine
Links found in December 2009 Boys’ Life magazine

Western Australian Scout eNews
Chief’s Corner – December 2009

The Dump
This month my featured book from “The Dump” Resources For Scouting is; Outdoor Treasure Hunt: 120 Things for Cubs to look for. (Wolf Cub Books, No.7) 36 pages, 1953

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Nillumbik District

2010 Nillumbik District Cub Scout Dates
26th Jan :: Australia Day – Government House Open Day
3rd-14th Jan :: Jamboree (AJ2010)
5th-8th Mar :: “The Big Camp” Banyule District has invited us to this long weekend camp
26th Apr :: Anzac Day Holiday (Mon)
8th May :: JOTT (Jamboree of the Trail)
9th May :: Mothers Day
24th Jun :: Roller Skating with Joey Scouts
?? Jul :: Flying Day (replaces Billy Cart Derby)
23rd Jul :: Disco @ 1st Eltham (Fri)
22nd Aug :: Pre Cuboree Camp (tbc)
29th Aug :: Hurstbridge Wattle Festival
5th Sep :: Fathers Day
27th Sep – 1st Oct :: Cuboree (Cubs going to Cuboree need their Camp Out Badge)
?? Sep :: Diamond Creek Town Fair
15th-17th Oct :: Eltham District Activity Camp (EDAC 10 y.o. linking camp)
15th-17th Oct :: JOTI / JOTA
24th? Oct :: Bike Safety Ride District Event (normally 1st Sun in Oct moved because of Cuboree)
2nd Nov :: Cup Day
?? Nov :: Eltham Town Fair
25th Nov :: All Leaders Meeting
26th Nov :: City Walk (or Try Something different?)
17th Dec :: Term 4 Ends

Other District Activities to Try
* Flying Day combined with Kite making and flying (Lilydale?)
* Leadership Course
* Tooronga Centre visit

Topics for Seeonee Meetings
* Laughter
* Pack Council
* Resources
* Jungle Book
* Dealing with Disabilities eg ADHD autism etc
* communication
* programming

We will be inviting Banyule District to our activities and more than likely receive invitations in return including a joint Seeonee

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ScoutLinks November-2009

“Try not be become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”
— Albert Einstein.

“… I would like to take some time tonight to discuss modern day scouting”
On Monday, 23rd November 2009, Senator Jacinta Collins (Senator for Victoria) delivered a speech to Federal Parliament in support of Scouts Australia and its current child safety practices.
Read the full transcript (2009-Nov-23) [Hansard]
via Scouts Australia

DEC 2009 BSA Cub Scout Theme: WORKS OF ART
December is a time of celebration and giving. This is a perfect month for involving friends in doing good deeds and creating holiday magic through art. Cub Scouts use their artistic abilities to create holiday decorations, gifts, or cards. This artwork might be put on display in nursing homes, in churches, schools, or homes, and at the pack meeting or at a meeting of the chartered organization. Boys can make cards and ornaments and share them with residents of a local nursing or retirement home, children’s hospital, or community center and do a “Good Turn for America.” Boys can discover different forms of art, write poems, attend a musical or performing art show, or visit a local art museum. Works of art can become gifts for family members. …

Boy’s Life Magazine
Links found in November 2009 Boys’ Life magazine

Western Australian Scout eNews
Chief’s Corner – November 2009

The Dump
This month my featured book from “The Dump” Resources For Scouting is; The Cub How-to-do-it Book (The Wolf Cub Series, No.1)

The Cub How-To-Do-It Book. CONTENTS. Paper Craft. Paper Masks. Milk Carton Fun. Display Lamp. Games. Paper Pulp Work. Boomerangs. Java Jeep Airplane …

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