2012 Begins


Over the Christmas break, our leaders and committee have been very busy, organising an exciting program for each section, including booking of camps for both Scouts and Cubs. Some of these events include the Family Camp (2/3 - 5/3) ANZAC day Fete (25/4), Friends of Thomas Day (20/5) Leaders will provide more


details very soon including a proposed calendar of events for 2012.


For 2012 Woylie (Mark) Joey Leader and Akela (Rick) Cub leader have both decided not to continue as leaders , Matthew (parent helper) and Gerri Welbourne –Wood on the committee, we thank them for their efforts in 2011,  helping start the Ellenbrook Scout Group and with out them it would not have been possible. If parents are interested in becoming leaders or committee members or know someone that is interested please contact our Group Leader Gavin.


2012 Leaders


Group Leader Jacala - Gavin Clark


Joeys – urgently required (not accepting new enrolments until leaders confirmed


for this section, existing Joeys will be catered for (Troy& Jane))


Cubs Leader  – Jacala (Gavin Clark (Group Leader)/TroyDandie (Probationary


Leader will link with Joeys)


Cub Assistant Leaders –  Baloo (Alan Brown) & Chil (Chris Smith)


Scout Leader Turtle (Jamie Hutchinson)


Assistant Scout Leader Pyro (Helen Chance)


2012 Committee


Chairperson – Kristine Smith (Cub )


Secretary –


Treasurer – Karen Clark (Cub & Scout)


Committee Members – Michelle Dandie (Scout, Jamboree Fundraising),Elizabeth


Ross (Joey, Cub, Scout), Jen Hutchinson.




Towards the end of 2011 we were negotiating with the City ofSwanfor a new venue expected to be available in 2012, unfortunately this venue will not be ready for the beginning of the school year.




We will remain on Tuesday evenings for term 1.




Tuesday 7th February will be our first meeting for 2012, <br />Joeys (6 -8yrs)/cubs (71/2 - 11yrs) at 6 pm


Scouts(10 1/2 - 14 yrs) 7 pm – 9pm




Please note that girls are welcome to join scouts and we have a number of female youth members in all sections




Fees for 2012




Scouts WA  Annual Youth Membership Fee




1st family member $156


2nd family member$125


3rd family member $102


4th family member $78




Please note that this fee is set byScoutWAand payable by all members prior to the 31st March each year.




Ellenbrook Scouts Fees remain unchanged


•        $60 per term, payable in the first 2 weeks of term.




Pay all term fees up front prior to the 31st March 2012 and receive a discount.


•        $200 for the year.




Camps/Excursions and Events are not included in the above fees and are set at the time of the event. (These are not compulsory)




Example of activities/charges for each section


Joeys                                                 Cubs                              Scouts


Joey Leap –  $10                            Jungle Book - $10               Cooking Camp


Buddy Sleep Over - $20                 WhitemanPark- $10           Campwest $500


Joey Splash - $10                           JOTA - $37                         Swan Tiki -


Joey campfire - $5                          Cubilee - $10                     Australian Jamboree $2500 (every 3 years)


WhitemanParkDay - $10                Camp - $100                      Rock climbing $6


Rock climbing $6                             JOTA $37


* The above table reflects 2011 prices and not 2012.






Looking forward to seeing you all on the 7th February, if you are not returning in 2012 can you please let us know.




If you know someone that is interested in joining, or become a leader. parent helper please contact us.






Ellenbrook Scout Group