- Lots of ideas for Unit Program and Award Scheme to be able to keep the Unit together until we can return to face-to-face Scouting. - Use these together with Zoom/Microsoft Teams/Skype/Facetime to collaborate and keep in touch with the Unit - Start planning how you can still focus on Award Scheme activities with online and virtual tools - Explore some fun collaborative activities at ScoutWired.org - MineCraft, Factorio, JOTI, Discord
Aly Harris - State Leader - Venturers has prepared an ongoing mega list of fun and instructive ideas for Venturers to keep in touch and for Award Scheme. Click here
Online Cooking Night - Lead send through list of ingredients / each Venturer cooks and shares the process online / eats online! Starts with something simple like damper.
Ideas from Duke Of Edinburgh Award (very similar to Venturer Award Scheme) - Skills Click here - Physical Recreation Click here - Voluntary Service Click here
Citizenship Email interstate or overseas Venturers and compare isolation stories JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) - special edition on 3/4 April.Click here Runapolitics-basedQ&A program (like the ABC's Q&A). Unit members to do advanced research Live stream ANZAC ceremony - on 25 April 2020, to be broadcast live by the ABC and streamed online Run our/your own ANZAC remembrance in your home driveway at 6:00am on Anzac morning
Expression Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip - Click here Melbourne Symphony Orchestra online - Click here Expedition Start planning for your next expedition and get some online training with Scouts Australia Institute of Training Check out the Adventurous Activities /Outdoor Skills module (don't forget to print out your certificate for your Award Scheme folio) - Click here First time login? Your Scouts Victoria Membership Number and Date of Birth for your Password Run a 'pack your pack' challenge - layout contents and video techniques. Competition of lightest with essentials, tidiestetc
Ideals Contact your local churches and clergy (many now have websites) and have a talk (perhaps online) about their religion, its history and practices. Run on-line Ideals debate in your Unit - whoever is the Lead needs to moderate the online session Run an Ideals based Q&A program (like the ABC's Q&A) - whoever is the Lead needs to moderate the online session
Vocations Mock interviews online - Ask your Leaders/Unit Chair to setup with local contacts to conduct online face-to-face interviews with employers Resume writingClick here Film or livestream information sessions on other vocations requirements
Pursuits Undertake Astronomy using the Star WalkApp Unit Lego challenge - build and video your construction - online voting within the Unit for the best build
Service Seek donations and deliver care packages to those in need or locked down - check with local care agencies for logistics
Environment Live stream a Unit discussion and question session on the Scout Environment Charter
Queen's Scout Portfolio of Evidence This document is an example of what is expected for a Queen's Scout Folio to accompany the Record Book when presenting at District/Zone. Too many Venturers produce "War and Peace" and add everything in their folio, which is not necessary.