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Scouts SA Annual Report 2016

SCOUTS SA ANNUAL REPORT 2016 20 The Adventurous Scout Activities are intended to challenge skills, interest and passion for adventure and responsible risk taking an RPL program for Leaders with existing canoeing qualifications. • Assisted Scout Groups and Activity Centres with technical advice and the maintenance of the Canoe Survey Register, now a legal requirement. Presently there are 400 Scout craft on the Canoe register. CAVING SECTION Matthew Brinkley Branch Commissioner • Caving has introduced a caving proficiency camp at Naracoorte caves to maximise participation. We have three more programmed for 2016. • The Scout Caving Team has recently taken part in a training trip to a cave called “Wee Jasper” in NSW with the Greater Western Sydney Caving team. • Caving trip on the Nullarbor for 10 days over the school holidays. • 112 Scouts underground. • 25 Venturers. • 12 Rovers. • 12 Leaders. • 4 Venturer trips to Byaduk (with the Victorian Caving team), Cora Lynn, Nullarbor and Mt Gambier. Three Leaders were Outdoor Recreation qualified in caving this year. We are improving our skill sets through further training such as Remote Area First Aid course participation.


Scouts SA Annual Report 2016
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