12th Caulfield (St. John's) Scout Group

"Cubs, Scouts & Venturers... Fun for boys and girls"

Welcome to Scouting



couting is the world’s largest youth organisation with over 19,000 members, including 3,600 trained adult leaders in Victoria. Scouting is for girls and boys aged from 6 to young adults of 26 years. The aim of Scouts Australia is to encourage the physical, mental and social development of young people so that they may take a constructive place in society as responsible citizens. Scouting is a voluntary, multicultural, non-political, non-denominational, educational and developmental movement for young people.

Copious amounts of information can be found on the Scout website, which contains Cub, Scout & Venturer Section links: www.scoutsvictoria.com.au.

About Our Group



2th Caulfield (St. John’s) is over 80 years old and is one of the most vibrant groups in the District of Glen Eira. We have active Cub, Scout and Venturer sections. We aim to run a stimulating programme that balances fun and friendships with subtle ongoing learning through the badge system. We also regularly participate in District activities and camps.

~ We run programs for boys and girls ~

Cubs: 7.5 – 11 years on Tuesdays (6.30 – 8.00 pm)
Scouts: 10.5 – 14.5 years on Thursdays (7.00 – 9.00 pm)

Venturers: currently held in conjunction with another group in Caulfield. Message us for details.

Here are some helpful ‘quick’ links to:
Introductory Guide for Parents new to Scouting
Information about our Cub Programme & Leaders
Information about our Scout Programme & Leaders
Information about our Venturers’ Activities
Cuboree Info | Jamboree Info | Australian Venture Info

About Our Leaders



ur leaders are a committed group of volunteers – parents, Venturers or Rovers (18-26 year olds) or friends of Scouting. They undergo basic training but are not trained teachers or psychologists! Please speak to them if there is something they should be aware of.

The names of the current Leaders can be found in their section’s page (eg: Cubs, Scouts, & Venturers).

Don’t forget that we will be thrilled to welcome you as a leader! The rewards of becoming a Leader in the Scout Association include:

  • helping young people to develop positive attitudes,
  • learning new skills,
  • helping the community,
  • sharing the fun and excitement of Scouting with other adults and young people,
  • personal satisfaction from doing something worthwhile,
  • for parents who are leaders – sharing and enjoying activities with your children when they are at their best. So satisfying!

If you are thinking about being a Leader or helping out in any way:

Contact our Group Leader

Email gl.12thcaulfield@scoutsvictoria.com.au

A Police check and Working with Children clearance are required for all our leaders.

Scouts Australia is a Registered Training Provider and can provide training for Certificates and the Diploma in Leadership. We cover all the costs of your uniform and training. Think about it…

About Our Committee



group committee meets meets 8 or 9 times per year to oversee the upkeep of our hall and our fundraising efforts. Annual subscriptions only pay for a part of the costs of insurance, running the hall, buying supplies for programmes and camps and covering the leaders’ costs. The balance is earned through hall hire income and fundraising. We run sausages sizzles three or four times per year. We construct an annual roster of families that usually requires only one attendance per family per year. We ask that you do attend or swap your allocated shift of 2-3 hours as we depend on your help for this income.

We also hold a presentation evening at the end of the year to share with Parents the Group & Sections activities for the year. This is also a good opportunity to chat with our Leaders so please feel welcome to come along, support the Group and hear what we have done for the year in all three sections.

Committee Meetings:
Last Tuesday of the month during school terms.

The current Group Committee members are:

Group Leader:Clive Maynard0438 939 762gl.12thcaulfield @ scoutsvictoria.com.au
Assistant GL:unfilled
Treasurer:Chris Tilltreasurer @ 12thcaulfield.asn.au
Hall Hire:Clive Maynard0438 939 762hallhire @ 12thcaulfield.asn.au
Hall Hire Assistant:unfilled
Hall Maintenance:Clive Maynard0438 939 762gl.12thcaulfield @ scoutsvictoria.com.au
Organise Fundraisers:Nicoleta Maynard
Q Store / Maintenance:Bob Northey
Grants Officer:Nicoleta Maynard
Web Design & Development:Dawn Foster0413 459 379dawn @ mentat.com.au

Annual General Meeting



short AGM / Parent Meeting (Annual Report and Presentation) is held each year to keep you informed about what is going on in our Group. Reports summarizing the year’s happenings are given by the Group Leader, Group President, Treasurer, and the Leaders for the Cub’s, Scout’s & Venturer’s sections.

Any newcomers that are interested in joining the Committee are most welcome.

Come back soon to find out more details about this year’s AGM.

Archive of AGM Reports:
2014 AGM Report
2012 AGM Report
2011 AGM Report
2010 AGM Report
2009 AGM Report
2008 AGM Minutes
2007 AGM Report
2006 AGM Minutes

Elsternwick / Glen Eira - Stonnington District / Melbourne Region / Victoria, Australia