Glenelg River Trip

Event Title/Name Glenelg River Trip
Event Date(s)
Sat 31st March to Mon 2nd April (First Weekend of School Holidays)
What's Happening &
Where Going
Quick Summary

Two Night Easy Canoe Trip on the Glenelg River.

Departing Saturday Morning for the Lower Glenelg National Park in South West Victoria.
This trip is designed to be an easy and enjoyable trip discovering some of the wonders of the Glenelg River and providing an opportunity for our new paddlers to use their new skills and have some fun.

Ground support is provided and we are camping in Vehicle accessible camping area so Venturers do not need to carry camping gear in the Canoes.

We may also take a drive around the area to check out for future trips.

Park Notes Here

Who's Organising
Name of Main Person
Leaders with the assistance of some Venturers
Drop Off
Time & Place
Saturday 8:30 AM at Belmont Hall
Pick Up
Time & Place
Monday Afternoon around 5 to 6 PM at Belmont Hall, depending on what time we get away. 
Venturers can call parents on the way home with a better estimate of arrival time.
Who's Driving or details
of train, bus etc
Leaders & Rover Cars - Alex, Jason & Adam
List of Costs, Total Cost &
when to be paid by
Approximate Breakdown
Fuel Contribution $15 
Food $18 (6 Meals)
Canoe Hire $10
Camping Permit Fees $7
Total $ 50
Pay By Thu 29th March
What to BYO or
What meals are provided
BYO Packed Lunch for Saturday
BYO Scroggin/Snacks for Canoe Trip
Saturday: Dinner Provided
Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Provided
Monday: Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Gear to Bring
List of Gear Required
eg Hike Tent, Hike Stove,
Hiking Boots, Wetsuit
Suitable clothing & footwear for Paddling, spare clothes and warm clothes for camping.
Dome Tents or Hike Tents & sleeping gear.
Gas Cooking will be provided (to be packed from the hall)
Safety Notes
Variable Trip Length depending on Weather Conditions
All Participants must have completed their Canoe Participant Certificate
Trip supervised by Qualified Scout Water Activities Guide (Alex)
Ground Support Arranged (Graham)
SPOT will be used for tracking and available in case of Emergency
Emergency Contacts
Add Relevant Emergency
Numbers for Venues etc
Jason 0425 865 119 (depending on phone coverage)
Forms Required
List all required forms
Personal Information Record Update (Health Form)

Campsite is Forest Camp North for both Saturday and Sunday nights

8:30 AM - Depart Belmont Scout Hall
1:00 PM - Arrive Glenelg River
Lunch, Launch & Car Shuffle to Finish
2:00 PM - Depart on Canoe Trip
5:00 PM - Shuttle back to campsite

Canoe Trip - Options based on Weather conditions
Possibly car trip in PM to explore nearby areas

Short Paddle before packup and return to home