Climbing @ Fergs
One of our scouts planned a night out of hall. He arranged for us to go climbing at Fergs just down the hill. The scouts had an exceptional night.
Investiture in Patuna Chasm
When new Scouts join a Scout troop, they participate in an investiture ceremony where they agree to follow the scout promise and are awarded the group scarf and badges. For our latest new member, Isabella, we did something different – held her investiture while on a trip walking through the Patuna Chasm. Normally we wear uniforms…
We are thrilled to have Matt and Paul in to help with the bicycling badge. We covered the Aotearoa Cycle Trail. The scouts were fascinated by the ride from the Cape Reinga to Bluff. Paul Kennett (with his brother) is the author of numerous books on bike trails and biking in New Zealand.
Kelburn Mid-Winter Tramp
The mid winter tramp has become a bit of Kelburn tradition. A well timed weather window allowed fifteen scouts, one vetnurer (from Endeavour Venturers) and two scout leaders to tramp into the Orongaorongas for an overnight at Raukawa Lodge.