Heritage Films

First Australian Jamboree - Frankston Victoria 1934/1935

Victoria hosted the first Scout Jamboree in Australia in 1934/1935 at Frankston. with 10,000 boys from eighteen countries and all States of Australia attended and lived together in camp for 11 days. Lord Robert Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Chief Scout of the World attended together with Lady Olave Baden-Powell and their two children.  

Hoadley Hide 1964 - Chloe Patra - the making of a Hollywood epic

The 1964 Senior Scout Camp/Hike Easter competition 'Chloe Patra' portrayed stunts and activities during the 'filming' of a Hollywood epic by Cecil B. de Bulle. 700 Senior Scouts took part in the Mt Disappointment State Forest , Victoria. The' Battle of Actium' was staged with flour and water bombs, before weary Seniors travelled home by train.

Men of Tomorrow (1942)

This 16mm film is part of the Scout Heritage Victoria Collection. Produced for UK Scouts, it shows Boy Scouts' activities during the Second World War, with particular emphasis on their contribution to the war effort.

First Cub Wood Badge Training - Gilwell 1928

The first Cub Wood Badge Training Course at Gilwell Park, Victoria in the1920s. Scenes of the Council Rock, the Lochan, Arch Hoadley and Lord Somers, a service in the chapel and fun training activities.

Bogong Rover Chalet

A promotion film from the 1990s advertising the Victorian Rover Chalet in the Bogong High Plains for winter and summer activities.

1930s Cub Training and Gilwell Reunion

Scenes of Gilwell Park in the 1930s with the 1932 Cub Training Course in and the 1933 Gilwell Reunion. Filmed by C.T. 'Rainbow' Simpson it represents the antics of early training at Gilwell Park, Victoria.

Patrol Leader Training Gilwell - 1935

Training of Patrol Leaders was important to offer good Scouting to Troops. PL's were trained in a range of scouting skills at the main Victorian campsite at Gilwell Park, Gembrook, Victoria.

Robert Baden-Powell

This documentary was made in 1995 by Antelope Production and is used with permission. It traces the life of Baden-Powell from early times and could be used to in the Youth Program Achievement Pathways covering the Introduction to Scouting history.

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