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Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania
Photograph by Ron Hamel

Environment Coordinator
Rick Shires
0416 186 144


Environment Committee Meeting Dates 2019:-
  4 February
  4 March
  6 May
  3 June
  5 August
  4 November

Location is Skip Kitchener Hall
Godwin Street
7-30pm to 9-00pm



Ingleside Scout Environment Centre

Streamwatch, Waterbugs, Tree Planting, Bush Tucker, Nature Trail, Composting, Birdwatching/Identification, Using Microscopes, Weedbusters, Conservation, Recycling, World Conservation Badge, Waterwise Badge, Patrol Activities, Landcare Badge.

Book your Mob, Pack, Patrol, Troop Unit or Crew to participate in the planned Environment days.


Planned Activity Days

Date Theme Timee
17 February 2019 Bird-Tree Awarness 9.30 am - 12 noon
24 March 2019 Water Bugs 9.30 am - 12 noon
19 May 2019 Bushcare 9.30 am - 12 noon
28 July 2019 National Tree Day 9.30 am - 12 noon
15 September 2019 Open Day - Water Bugs 9.30 am - 3.00 pm
17 November 2019 Bush Tucker Day 9.30 am - 12 noon

Environment Badge Camps

Ingleside Scout Environment Centre runs the following camps to enable the various Sections to obtain the World Environment Badge and parts of other badges. Please contact the appropriate person.

Cub Scout

15 - 17 March 2019

20-22 Sept 2019

Sue 9984 1960
9982 5845


13 - 15 Sept 2019 Ralph 9984 1960
Venturers 5 - 7 Jul 2019 Jill 9999 3362

Groups visits to Ingleside Scout Camp could involve a range of Environmental Activities interspersed with the low ropes course, compass trail, bush walking, blind maze and other camp activities.

Service activities based on environmental themes can be used across all levels of badge work ie Grey Wolf, Green Citizenship, Green Cord, Scout Medallion,  Queen’s Scout, Baden Powell Award.

Ingleside Scout Camp is an Official Streamwatch site sponsored by Sydney Water and Australian Museum
The Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Authority also assists the camp as a registered Landcare site.
Pittwater Council supply a supervisor as part of their Bushcare program.

Who Can Do It?

All sections of the Movement.

When Can I Do This?

All year round, meeting nights, days and weekends.

Who Can Help Me?

For more information on Environment Activities and how to get you or your Scouting Group involved, contact the Environment Coordinator.

Rick Shires    Mobile:  0416 186 144

Email:    Website:

This program is supported by the Kimbriki Eco Garden, Coastal Environment Centre, Northern Beaches Council and Greater Sydney Local Land Services.
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