Bearskin 2019- TV Shows Site entry to Barcoongere State Forest is by McPhillips Road from the Pacific Highway. Ignore GPS. Follow McPhillips Road as it turns to Newfoundland Road to the intersection with Barcoongere Way. At the junction of Barcoongere Way turn right and travel for 1.2km - dodging potholes (travel slowly). The check in will be signposted and Venturers will be there to direct traffic from 8am. Check in is 1.2km up an unnamed track on the right. Scouts intending to arrive friday night will NOT be supervised by the event organisers and must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian. DO NOT enter via Barcoongere Way (High clearance 4x4 only) Cost: Scouts: $30, Venturers, Rovers, Leaders: $10 Catering is a option for leaders $20 extra Team check-in will be open on Saturday Morning from 8:30-9 am. Scouts may choose to carry all their items for the weekend (20 bonus points), or leave ONE bag at check-in to be transported to camp for afternoon pick up, However Scouts MUST carry a day pack with food and water. Toilets and drinking water will be available at the campsite. Final check in will occur between 1:30pm and 2:00pm with closing ceremony/ presentation commencing shortly afterwards. The event will finish at approximately 3-3:30pm.
Scouts will need to bring the following: Food, Sleeping Gear, Tent First aid kit one per team Change of clothes, Jumper, Rain Jacket Mess kit Hat, sunscreen Water Compass Flint & Steal or matches (something to start a fire)
Remember that this is a hike and you MUST pack as if it is one. Water will be available at all bases. This is a no alcohol and drug free event. All valuables, including phones are taken at own risk. Rubbish is to be carried by teams and bonus points will be allocated. Scouts are reminded that the Scout Law and Promise applies at all times over the weekend. Uniform and scarf will need to be brought as it is required on arrival and for the closing ceremony/presentation. Uniforms will be collected at Check in for safe keeping during the event.