Scout Trips and Activities

Here is a list of our recent Scout trips and activities

Last Scouts meeting for year – Dec 2017

2nd Gordon Scouts and leaders spent the last meeting for the year having a canoe and kayak paddle on Narrabeen Lakes, followed by a barbeque. It was a fun evening and we even managed to miss the storm clouds that Read More …

Scouts and Venturers support Leukaemia Research – Oct 2017

2nd Gordon and North St Ives Scouts, Venturers, parents, and leaders worked the Sat 28 Oct afternoon through to hours well into Sun morning to daybreak to support the 2nd Gordon Scouts-run Checkpoint India at Wisemans Ferry for the Hawkesbury Read More …

Wombat Patrol at the Ku-Ring-Gai District Scout Camp, Sep-17

Six Scouts from 2nd Gordon made it to the 2017 Ku-Ring-Gai District Scout Camp at Cataract Park, over a long weekend in September. A clash with school holidays reduced the numbers this year, but the spirit was strong in our Read More …

Scout & Venturer Leaders progress Advanced Leadership Training Jul 2017

2nd Gordon Scout section leaders Glenn, Phil, Connor and Venturer leader Nicole have now completed 90% of their Advanced Leadership sectional training following a mix of comprehensive online training modules and about 18 hours of weekend practical training at the Read More …

Scouts Air Activities Badge – Temora Jul 2017

A number of 2nd Gordon Scouts, along with leaders and parent helpers Simone, Mike (thanks!), visited the Temora air show and museum to complete the Scouts air activities badge work.   It was a fun and tremendously-packed weekend that included: meeting Read More …

New Invested Scouts – Temora Jul 2017

Congratulations to Kevin, and Cubs that have completed linking to our Scouts section Will S, and Aiden K who were invested into 2nd Gordon Scout Troop at a truly special location at Temora air museum alongside an operational and fully restored Supermarine Read More …

Scout from Czech Republic confronts rightwing demonstrator May 2017

16-year old Scout, Lucie Myslikova from Brno Czech Republic stands up to hatred at a neo-Nazi rally. Her hand-written banner read, “A good patriot doesn’t need to Heil”. The story was also posted by the World Organisation of the Scout Read More …

2G Scouts win outright at Scout Hike May 2017

2nd Gordon Scout leaders and Venturer Scouts, along with the North St Ives leaders buddied up to run one of 28 activity points at this year’s Scout Hike 2017 (05-07 May). Located in a pine forest in the Southern Highlands, it was attended by over 1,000 Scouts Read More …

Scouts Annual Easter Camp Apr 2017

2nd Gordon Scouts returned this year as a stronger, cohesive, and more competent troop after Easter camp. It was extended by an extra day to 4 nights away and located at a remote private bushland property backing onto Abercrombie River, a beautiful part of Read More …

Scout Tom L Achieves Blue Cord Jan-Apr 2017

   Congratulations to Tom L who led his patrol on a 20km overnight hike in a Central Coast national park in January and completed his final prerequisites during the recent annual 2nd Gordon Easter Camp where Tom was awarded his Explorers Blue Cord. Tom Read More …

Scouts win at District Raft Race Mar 2017

Congratulations to 2nd Gordon Scouts who won the outright trophy in the Traditional Raft construction category. With a number of Scouts from the troop away, a remarkable 7-only paddlers got the traditionally crafted 6 barrel raft back to shore the Read More …

Scouts kick off Term 1 with a splash Feb 2017

With recording breaking sustained temperatures in excess of 40 degrees this Summer, Scouts kicked off Term 1 with water gun skirmish, and finishing off at a nearby pool.

New Leaders invested to 2G group Jan 2017

Congratulations to both of our newest leaders, Connor Holmes (Scout Leader – far left in pic) and Tanya Fiedler (Cubs leader in final training – centre of pic). Both are professionals/executives who have already committed much of their time towards the Read More …

Another Successful XMAS Tree Sale Dec 2016

2nd Gordon Scout Group had fantastic help from scouting families to sell Christmas trees at our annual sale we have run for many years. So, thanks to parents, leaders, and committee members for making another very successful Christmas tree sale Read More …

End of Year Scouts, Cubs, and Families BBQ Dec 2016

Thanks to Cubs, Scouts, Leaders, and families for getting together to celebrate the end of year with a combined BBQ at the Bicentennial Park. We all enjoyed an alfresco sausage sizzle and a scavenger hunt for the kids. A few Read More …

Scouts achieve Anchor Badge Nov 2016

Congratulations to Oliver, Matthew, Zoe, Milly, Eddie, Edward, Nick, Ian, Tiernan, (and leaders Glenn and Phil), receiving their Level 2 Canoe proficiency and Scout anchor badge. The course ran for two weekends concluding this Sunday 06 Nov at Brisbane Water Read More …

Farewell of 7 Scouts to Venturers Nov 2016

Farewell Zoe, Finn, Milly, Eddie, Ben, James, and Declan (not pictured) from the 2nd Gordon Scouts section. We trust you have all learnt great skills, made friendships, and had life experiences that you can take further into Venturer Scouts. Despite how hard the Read More …

Scouts’ successful support of HCC Oct 2016

During 29-30 October 2016, 2nd Gordon Scouts, along with leaders, committee members, parent helpers, Venturers and our Jamboree troop leader “Smokey” were united to run the major checkpoint of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (111km), Wiseman’s Ferry Checkpoint India; (65km mark).   Read More …

Scouts L2 Canoe Course Update Oct 2016

Last weekend 22 and 23 October 2016, a sub-group of the 2nd Gordon Scout troop attended the first weekend of a two weekend Level 2 Canoe course at Manly Reservoir/Dam. The course was well run by certified Instructor Leaders with safety Read More …

Scouts to support Charity for the 15th year during Oct 2016

On 29-30 Oct 2016, 2nd Gordon Scouts shall be supporting the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (111km), and new this year, the concurrent Wisemans Dash (65km). This year is the 40th anniversary for the charity event of which around 600 paddlers participate Read More …