Caving Advenure Weekend - CVE24A
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Event Details
Theory
When:
Tue 21st May 2024 (7pm to 9.30pm)
Where:
Barra Brui Scout Halls
Barra Brui Scout Hall, Hunter Ave, St. Ives NSW 2075
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Practical
When:
Sat 1st Jun 2024 (8am) to Sun 2nd Jun 2024 (5pm)
Where:
Bungonia National Park
Bungonia Camp Ground
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Cost:
Participant - Venturer, Rover, Adults - $90.00
Staff - Qualified Guide - Free
Staff - Trainee Helpers - Free
Registrations:
Open: Fri 8th Mar 2024 (7am)
Close: Thu 16th May 2024 (5pm)
Capacity:
Maximum 34 people
Coordinator:
Account:
Sydney North Region
sn.region@nsw.scouts.com.au
Brief Summary:
This is an adventure weekend of vertical caving. Attending this workshop provides training for Safe Participant, Trained Participant, Assistant Guide and Guide along with the ability for youth members to achieve you Stage 4 Caaving OAS under Vertical (Youth Program). The Activity is suitable for Venturers, Rovers, and Leaders.
Additional Information

General Information

This is an adventure weekend of vertical caving. Attending this workshop provides training for Safe Participant, Trained Participant, Assistant Guide and Guide along with the ability for youth members to achieve you Stage 4 Caaving OAS under Vertical (Youth Program).

The course is suitable for Venturers, Rovers, and Leaders.

Abseiling Experience is required to attend this activity.

The theory night is held at Barra Brui Scout Hall and includes a mix of theory presentations and practical components covering personal equipment, rope skills, abseiling in caves, laddering skills, environmental protection of caves, logistics, risks and minor emergencies.

Likely Caves will be a mix of horizontal and vertical caves.

Please ensure you arrive at the meeting place with your backpack fully packed and ready to cave. Teams will be organised on the spot and you will need to be ready to move to and then be ready to travel immediately to the cave location.

Theory Night Information

The Theory night is a PREREQUISITE for all novice cavers.

Commences at 7:00pm sharp and finishes at 9:30pm. Please ensure you can be picked up no later than 9:45pm.
Out of uniform at the Barra Brui Activities Hall.

 

Practical Day Information

Meeting place at 8:00am at the Kitchen, Bungonia Camping Area, Bungonia National Park.

DO NOT BE LATE.

SNR does not cater for (provide food), nor provide transport to this course. If you require transport please talk to the organiser(s) at the theory night to see if arrangement can be made.
Catering / Food / Water:  By individual or Unit / Crew (there are no shops near the event location).
Transport:  By individual or Unit / Crew.

Personal Equipment

EQUIPMENT AND GEAR LISTS including any clothing and specific food requirements for the weekend will be provided at the Caving Theory Night.

General

SNR does not provide tents, cater for (provide food), nor provide transport to this course. Sometimes transport may be possible in Leader(s) vehicles but this cannot be guaranteed. Costs for Food transport and equipment hire if any are not the responsibility of Region.


Catering / Food: By individual or Unit / Crew.

Transport: By individual or Unit / Crew.

If you feel that the participant is overdue in returning from the activity you should contact the nominated emergency contact.

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Payment Options
This event is administered by:
Sydney North 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:

Credit/Debit Card