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Scouts SA 2018 AGM

16 Jul 2018

The Scouts SA 2018 AGM was held at our Titanium Security Arena on Friday 13 July

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AGM 2018

13 Jul 2018

Congratulations to newly elected BEC members, Paul Dickson APM, President, Jan Turbill Vice President, Click here for the new BEC member list.

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Scouts SA Opt in to National Redress Scheme

28 Jun 2018

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The Adventure Begins

01 Feb 2018

In 2018 we challenge your section to re-embed key elements of Scouting into your program. It’s time for us to rejuvenate the way Scouting is delivered and prepare for the implementation of our new program from 2019.

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Rock Climbing

 

The aims of the Scout Rock Climbing Group are to promote safe rock climbing practices within Scouts SA and to train rock climbing instructors.Currently we are focusing on training more instructors as The Group's numbers have dwindled over the past years.

We encourage Scout troops to visit the indoor climbing venues in Adelaide (links below.)

We will continue to run climbing/abseiling activities for Venturers and Rovers on request. Cost $10 pp. Out of these days we hope some Venturers/Rovers will develop an interest in rock climbing, which may lead them in future to an interest in gaining an instructor qualification.

We run rock climbing training courses for older Venturers/Rovers/Leaders to give them some skills in group management and to set up climbs and abseils. After completing this course they may be suitable assistant instructors.

Gaining an instructor qualification takes about 2 years. If you are interested in becoming a climbing instructor contact the BC Rock Climbing. More info from SAREA.


The Scout Rock Climbing Group also have an 8m mobile climbing wall that is used at many Branch activities.

 

 

Contact Rock Climbing

Branch Commissioner (Rock Climbing)
Pete Willis
bc.rockclimbing@sa.scouts.com.au

 

More about Rock Climbing

 

Adelaide's two indoor climbing gyms are both great fun, available in any weather and offer a discount to Scout groups.

Vertical Reality Climbing (indoor climbing at Holden Hill)
Ph. (08) 8266 4090

Adelaide Bouldering Club (indoor bouldering at Thebarton)
Ph. (08) 8352 3794