Award Scheme Days for Individual Cubs and Scouts

The Scout Air Activity Award Scheme Days are an opportunity for individuals to achieve their Scout Air Activities Target Badge and Cub Level 2 Flight Badges without having to come to a flying day as part of their Troop or Pack. It is not a part of our regular weekend flying day program. Pack or Troop Badge Days covering one or two Badge Levels can requested as a Flying Day , for further information please view the Flying Days page.

The day is designed for each Scout to achieve their Pioneer, Explorer and Adventurer level Scout Air Activities Target Badge or Cub Level 2 Flight Badge. Participants also have a short flight in a Piper Warrior light aircraft. This is accomplished by pre-activity work for Explorer levels, Adventurer level participants are encourage to review and identify any material where they may need additional assistance. Where Scouts are unable to complete all requirements of the respective Target Badge, the Scout will need to complete outstanding tasks with their Scout Leader.

Scouts can sign up to the activity individually and do not need to have a Scout Leader present, as SAAV leaders will be present throughout the entire day. However, Leaders are welcome to attend with their Scouts if they wish.

As with all SAAV flying days, each pilot is the holder of a current Commercial Pilots License issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) nd flights are conducted as a charter operation under stringent CASA guidelines, rules and legislation. Each pilot also is an adult leader and/or the holder of a Working With Children card.

Scout Target Badge Days at Moorabbin

Please register on our waitlist to be notified as registrations open. The expected dates are as follows;

  • Sunday, 17 February 2019 - Applications opened on 26 November 2018 and closed on 25 January 2019
  • Saturday, 25 May 2019 - Applications opened 18 February 2019 and closed on 5 May 2019
  • Due to adverse weather conditions the Scout Air Activities Award Scheme Day scheduled for Saturday, 25 May 2019 was cancelled and most participants have been transfered to the next event scheduled for Sat, 18 August 2019 and as a result there are currently limited places for the next scheduled event. We are looking to arrange an additional event. Please register on the Waitlist, and advise if your Scout needs to attend to complete Grey Wolf or Scout Medalion.
  • Sunday, 18 August 2019 - Applications will open on 26 May 2019 and will close on 27 July 2019
  • Saturday 23 November 2019 - Applications will open on 19 August 2019 and will close on 25 October 2019.

 2019 Registration

 2019 Waitlist Registration

Scout Air Activity Award Program Days elsewhere in Victoria

Please register on our waitlist to be notified when registrations open. Other events planned;

Alpine Gateway District Cub Air Activity Day - Sunday, 24 February 2019 at Wangaratta - Applications closed on Friday, 1 February 2019

 Alpine Gateway District Cub Air Activity Day Registration

Gippsland Region Air Activity Day - Saturday, 9 Nov 2019 at Latrobe Valley Airport - Applications will close on Friday, 12 October 2019. Watch Be Informed for opening dates.

 Gippsland Air Activity Day Registration

Glenelg River District Air Activity Day - Saturday, 16 November 2019 at Portland - Applications will close on Friday, 19 October 2019. Watch Be Informed for further information.

 Glenelg River District Air Activity Day Registration

 What to Bring and Wear

  • Full Scout uniform
  • Cut lunch/snack and drinks (i.e. water or cordial). Please note there are no facilities to buy food or drinks and Scouts may not leave the centre during the day
  • Badge/Award Book, pen and paper/pad
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Completed pre-activity assignment (Explorer level only). You will not pass the activity unless it is provided on the day
  • A printed copy of the worksheet for your level

Cost

For 2018 a fee of $66.50 plus a $0.50 booking fee per participant is payable at the time of registration for events held at Moorabbin. The cost includes a flight in a light aircraft and Target badge (if achieved). Registrations may be cancelled at anytime, however refunds will only be provided after registrations close if another participant from the waitlist is able to attend.

Weather

Unless advised by the SAAV prior to the day, the activity will proceed irrespective of weather. In the event of adverse weather the flight will be postponed to another date.

Registration Documents

On the day you will need a paper copy of either the CareMonkey form or a PIR form as the Air Activities team does not have access to your groups CareMonkey. If you need the PIR please download, print out and bring on the day a Health Form for each scout registered. If you do not bring either form then your scout will not be able to participate on the day.

PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE DURING THE REGISTRATION PERIOD AND INCORRECT/INCOMPLETE REGISTRATIONS MAY BE CANCELLED. THERE ARE LIMITED SPOTS SO FIRST IN BEST DRESSED.

Activity Materials

The following documents are the worksheets which you will go through on the day to complete the various levels. Explorer Level Scouts must complete and bring along the Pre-Activity Assignment.

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Air Activities Enquiries

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