Category: Scouts

  • Climbing @ Fergs

    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

    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…

  • Bike Night

    Bike Night

    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.

  • Fund raising for the Explorer’s Challenge

  • 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.

  • Term 1 Patrol Leaders Challenge

    The patrol leader created a cooking challenge for term 1. The challenge boiled down to bring $5.00 run to the dairy and get groceries for a meal.  Here is some of what they came up with. 

  • Mudslide Day

    Mudslide Day

    The Zone Mudslide day is a go! That right you can your scouts (be it kea, cubs, or scouts) for the great near summer past time of sliding  down a giant water slide or mud slide. Bring your Togs, wetsuit and boogie board and have heaps of fun sliding down a 50 metre water slide. When: Saturday…

  • 2017 Scout Welcome back

    Welcome to the 2017 Scouting year. Scouts will be starting on Monday 13, February 2017. As a reminder, our Standard meeting time is 6:30pm at the Kelburn Scout Hall. We are trying to make better use of the Online Scout Manager tool. Uniform: As a reminder, the Silver Scout shirt with black shorts is our…

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