1st Belmont North Sea Scouts Blog


New membership system

Scouts NSW have introduced a new mechanism for members to register/reregister for each trek (6 months of membership, Jan-Jun or Jul-Dec). The new system will allow us to be sure we have your current...


District Canoeing Day

We had an amazing day to enjoy canoeing and all sorts of other activities at Rathmines at the Lake Macquarie District Canoeing Day. Thanks to all the leaders who helped put together such a...


ANZAC Day 2023

Thanks must go to Chil’s Mum for making such beautiful wreaths for us. We’re all very proud of how amazing you all looked!


ANZAC Day 2022

Despite the likelihood of rain, both the march and dawn service at Pelican and the march and service at Belmont went ahead. Lovely to have the full chance to show our respect. Some of...


Sirius Cup 2022

At first there was light rain, followed by torrential rain (OMG Ethan, what have you done!). The canoeing was cancelled due to poor water quality. All sounds a bit depressing really! https://fb.watch/bTKzRuyFSb/ shows some...


Days of rain… and then a bike ride!

Postponed from last week and then lots of rain… but tonight we got to ride around Lake Macquarie again. It was wet and eventful but heaps of fun! We *should* have paid more attention...


Cycling around the lake’s edge

We went for a ride from Eleebana to Speers Point and back. We just finished packing the bikes on to the cars when the rain (and then thunder and lightning) started ๐Ÿ™‚ Great timing!...


Night hike on Dean’s Walk

We hiked through the trees to the sandhills, where we cooked our sandwiches and then hiked back. We invited the Joeys as Dingo was caught at work and one brave guy brought his mum...


Night ride on gravel

We rode our bikes from Jewell’s crossing to Belmont South, partly along the Fernleigh Track and then on gravel roads until we emerged in Belmont South. We took a small detour to see what...


ANZAC Day 2021

This year was still a little bit different because of COVID but had some special moments all the same ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for making the effort. Lest we forget.