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Whitehorse Showtime - Thu 29 Aug

posted 15 Jul 2019, 05:46 by Andrew Yeaman   [ updated 15 Jul 2019, 05:48 ]


Whitehorse Showtime is a theatrical experience performed by the Scouts and Guides of the Mount Dandenong Region. This year 175 enthusiastic and talented Scouts and Guides will take the stage, singing, dancing and best of all, having a lot of fun.

‘Turn the Page’ is all about storytelling. Initially set in a library, it looks at how we consume stories at different ages. The nostalgia of story time, the ‘old school’ parent, who can’t think beyond traditional words on a page and the tech savvy children with interactive devices.

The second act takes a different turn as the audience is taken to our future world, where the Screen Saviours, led by ‘The Moderator’ convince followers to consume content purely through screens. Siblings Charli and Bailey, fed up with the uninspiring, repetitive television they are being asked to produce attempt to resurrect live entertainment, enlisting the help of a ragtag troop of performers to create their Romeo & Juliet ‘song story’.

With an array of catchy tunes, witty humour and lively choreography this is a show for the whole family.

Cost:
The cost for a ticket is $22. Payment must be made via EFT to the group account. Please include your name and Showtime as the reference for your payment. The group bank account details are as follows:

BSB: 033-061
A/C: 460167

When:
We will go and see the show on Thursday 29 August. The show starts at 7:30pm, so please arrive at the theatre no later than 7:15pm.

Where:
The show is being held at the Whitehorse Centre, Whitehorse Road, Nunawading. Drop off and pickup from the Whitehorse Centre.

What to wear:
Uniform and covered shoes

What to bring:
(optional) drink bottle
(optional) money for snacks at interval

Fantastic Race - Sat 3 to Sun 4 August

posted 15 Jul 2019, 05:43 by Andrew Yeaman   [ updated 15 Jul 2019, 05:47 ]


This is the biggest Scout game going in Victoria. Got your Myki and your phone all charged up ready to go? Join us on August 3rd and 4th, starting at Heathmont Railway Station. Travel in Patrols on trains. Answer clues. Find stuff. Do things. Have fun. Eat pizza. Watch movies. Get a cool event badge. Sleep optional. 

Cost
The cost is $16 per Scout and payment can be made via EFT to the Group account (BSB: 033-061, A/C: 460167) or via CareMonkey (note there is an additional fee of $0.75 when paying by CareMonkey).

When
The race starts at 7:15am on Saturday 3 August and finishes at 2:30pm on Sunday 4 August.

Where
The race starts at Heathmont Railway station. From there you will travel up and down the railway line between Box Hill and Lilydale/Belgrave looking for clues. On Saturday night you will stay in a Scout Hall (possibly ours!). On Sunday the race finishes up at HE Parker Reserve.

What to wear:
  • casual clothes
  • comfortable walking shoes
  • troop scarf.
What to bring - each Patrol:
  • Two mobile phones (primary and backup) with credit
  • You will just need SMS this year
  • Phone charger for each phone.
What to bring - each Scout:
  • Sleeping bag, stretcher or mat, PJ's and toiletries (put this in a named bag and it will be transported to the sleep hall)
  • Myki with enough credit for two concession Zone 2 Daily tickets ($2.94/day)
  • Backpack with drink bottle, rain coat, hat, lunch, etc
  • Two Printed Care Monkey or Health Forms - one for the PL to carry and one to hand in at registration.
Food
What you eat during the day on Saturday and Sunday is up to you. On Saturday night you will be provided pizza (gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian are available - please advise food issues at registration). On Sunday you will be provided with breakfast at the hall before you leave and sausage in bread (or vegetarian option) at HE Parker Reserve at the finish. 

Parental Help
We will need parents to assist with the luggage transfer on Saturday morning (about 8am) and with the meals on Saturday night (about 6pm)/Sunday morning (about 7:30am). Luggage may be collected from the hall at 8am on Sunday morning or from the finish.

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