Region Gathering South Metropolitan Region
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Event Details
When:
Fri 7th Jun 2024 (10am) to Mon 10th Jun 2024 (2pm)
Where:
Cataract Scout Park
Baden Powell Dr, Appin NSW 2560
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Cost:
Registration - Youth - $45.00
Registration - Leaders and Adult Helpers - $45.00
Registration - Activity Team Camping and Catered - $70.00
Registration - Activity Team - Day Workers - $15.00
Registration - Rover Camping and Catered - $70.00
Registration - Rover Camping - $15.00
Registration - HQ team Catered - $55.00
Catering Team only - $20.00
SMR Indentured Trainee Guides - $15.00
Registrations:
Open: Mon 18th Mar 2024 (12am)
Close: Fri 31st May 2024 (11.59pm)
Capacity:
Maximum 1500 people
Coordinator:
Account:
South Metropolitan Region
sm.region@nsw.scouts.com.au
Brief Summary:
Region Gathering is a three yearly event; open to all South Metropolitan Region Sections, including Joeys, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Leaders, & Parent Helpers as required. This Region Gathering will NOT be open to other Regions, although we will be sharing Cataract with GWS (Greater Western Sydney Region) and will be running our own activities on our designated sub-camp sites.
Additional Information

This year’s theme is – “Back to the Future” 

NOTE - About ‘Region Gathering’. 

Region Gathering is a three yearly event; open to all South Metropolitan Region Sections, including Joeys, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Leaders, & Parent Helpers as required. 

This Region Gathering will NOT be open to other Regions, although we will be sharing Cataract with GWS (Greater Western Sydney Region) and will be running our own activities on our designated sub-camp sites. 

NOTE - Directions to Cataract Scout Park. 

Cataract Scout Park is located on the Bulli / Appin Road half way between Bulli Lookout & Appin. 

If taking the F6 from Sydney take the Campbelltown exit at Bulli Lookout, head west to Appin and look for Baden Powell Drive on the left. 

If taking the M5/F5 from Sydney take the Narellan Road exit at Campbelltown (2nd Campbelltown exit) off the freeway, follow the signs to Appin & Wollongong, go through Appin and head towards Bulli, the camp is on the right on Baden Powell Drive. 

NOTE - Fees / Costs. 

Your Unit will set their own fee for the weekend, in addition to the Region Gathering Camp Fee ($45.00). 

NOTE - Camping Sites. 

Your Group will be camping within their District. You must know which District you belong to, to know where you are camping. 

All sections are expected to camp with their respective Units, including Venturers, Rovers & Leaders. 

Cataract Site #4 – Central Hub Districts    

Cataract Site #5 – Allocated for activities 

Cataract Site #6 – North & South Hub Districts 

Cataract Site #7 – East Hub Districts including HQ, Venturers & Rovers plus Entertainment 

NOTE - Camping. 

You will be camping during winter, so expect some cold nights, make sure that you bring sufficient warm clothing and a good quality warm sleeping bag. Units will be expected to carry out all duties involved in bush camping such as camp set-up, cooking and general camping duties as required. Each unit WILL be responsible for maintaining appropriate camping standards and hygiene. Participants will be camping in tents and must be self-sufficient for the entire time. 

Gear lists will be issued by each Unit. 

All contact and inquiries about the camp should be to your own leaders in the first instance. 

NOTE - Activities. 

This camp will feature activities that could involve water and adventurous activities, so it is strongly suggested that you bring clothes that could get wet and then a change of clothes if necessary. Sensible, enclosed footwear is essential. Activities will include some water-related & abseiling. Abseiling will be available to Scouts, Venturers and Rovers only 

Districts will run activities based on their sub-theme in the vicinity of their subcamp. 

Further information will be provided to all leaders regarding activities at the Region Leaders Meeting in April. 

NOTE - Bump In / Friday. 

Access will be from 10:00 am on Friday 7th June. You MUST proceed & report to HQ on Site #7. 

Traffic management will be in place in conjunction with GWS and South Met. 

Joey Scouts and Cub Scouts can arrive Saturday morning by 10 am (instead of Friday night) and will bump out under their group’s instructions.  

NOTE - Parking. 

The parking of vehicles and trailers will be permitted on each your assigned Cataract Site, within the designated areas. Trailers are permitted to remain on the Unit site. 

NOTE - Bump Out / Monday. 

Bump Out will be permitted after all Activity Bases are closed at 12 noon. It is vital that leaders attend the Sunday night Mindari where instructions on how to exit the camp site will be explained. Remember we are sharing Cataract with another Region. 

REMEMBER –  

We are sharing the camp with Greater Western Region who are holding their Region Jamborette. 

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This event is administered by:
South Metropolitan Region

Once you have submitted your registration, an invoice (summary sheet) will be generated with instructions on how to pay for this event. The following payment options will be available to you:

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