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Thomas's Adventure Blog

Recent Adventures

Welcome to the blog. I post my adventures and the exciting parts of my life here.

 It’ll get better, I promise…


Gilwell Training

Gilwell Training

The Rover Basic Training Course I attended was held in October 2016 at the Lones Hut, Woodhouse Activity Centre with 10 Rovers on the course. This was my first step into the world of Adult Leader training, with a Rover twist of all the participants being just Rovers....

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Victorian Adventures

Victorian Adventures

I seem to make my way across the border into Victoria a fair bit these days, at least once or twice a year.
Here’s some highlights of my travel to Victoria, often catching up with friends or on Scouting trips.

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Bogong Rover Chalet 2017

Bogong Rover Chalet 2017

My Bogong Rover Chalet adventure!
With a bit of encouragement from friends, I decided to submit a late application for the Week 2 Party of the Bogong Rover Chalet winter season in 2017.

I’d never been skiing, or anywhere near snow before, so the thought alone of 11km of trails, just to get to the Bogong Rover Chalet, was a little overwhelming.

Fortunately, with a lot of support from friends to prepare for this adventure, we were ready to hit the snowy trails of the Bogong High Plains, in Victoria. With a number of practise hikes around Mt Lofty, led by John, we were hopefully fit and healthy enough to ski into the chalet.

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I thoroughly enjoy spending my time volunteering and working with others to grow a better community of better citizens through Scouting.

Current Volunteering

  • Chairman - Branch Rover Council of South Australia
  • Chairman - Scouts SA Comedy Capers Gang Show Development Fund

Top Adventures

Here's a selection of some of the coolest adventures I've been on...

Bogong Rover Chalet 2017
Cross Country Skiing

Taking to the skies

Highlights of trips to Victoria
Victoria Trips

“By Rovering I don’t mean aimless wandering.
I mean finding your way by pleasant paths with a definite objective in view.”

Robert Baden-Powell, Rovering to Success

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