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Caving Coordinator
Ben Power
Phone 0410 677 764
Email   Ben Power

Closing Dates
Bookings close 2 weeks before the event.

Workshop Fee
$65 to be included with your booking.

Booking Form (this is a booking form not an application form) 206 KB

Send your completed booking form and payment to:
Sydney North Region Scouts
2 Ellis St
Chatswood NSW 2067

Application Forms will be sent out prior to the event

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Caving is the sport of exploring naturally formed caves, above and below ground, both horizontal (walked or crawled through) and vertical (involving abseiling and ladder climbing).

Who Can Do It?

Caving varies in degree of difficulty and is available to members of the Movement from 8 years of age. It is most popular in the Venturer and Rover Sections

When Can I Do This? (Season, Day, Night, Weekend).

All year round, Day trips, Weekends.

Qualifications Required

Activity must be under the control of a Caving Guide or (where participants have a Level 1 caving qualification) a Caving Level 2. Multi-pitch caving must be under the control of a Caving Guide.


The Caving Team runs a number of workshops during the year. Caving weekends are held at Bungonia or Wee Jasper where you can have a weekend of fun.

Workshop Prerequisites

Caver Level 1
Venturer age or older;
Hold a current Level 1 Abseil Certificate.

Caver Level 2
Hold a current Caver Level 1 Certificate;
Hold a current Level 2 Abseil Certificate;
Hold a current HLTAID 001, 002 & 003.

Caver Level 3
Those people interested in this level of qualification should contact the Caving coordinator (see below).
2018 Calendar
 May Wednesday 23rd May 2018Caving Workshop CVE18A - Level 1 & 2
Theory Night
 June Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd June 2018Caving Workshop CVE18A - Level 1 & 2
Practical Weekend
 September Wednesday 12th September 2018Caving Workshop CVE18B - Level 1 & 2
Theory Night
Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd September 2018Caving Workshop CVE18B - Level 1 & 2
Practical Weekend

E1 Forms for Workshops:-

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Caving workshops cost $65 per participant plus national park entry fees if applicable. An equipment hire fee will apply to other caving activities where Region equipment is used.

All booking and E1 forms for these workshops should be sent tothe Region Office together with workshop fee before the closing date.

Who Can Help?

Ben Power  0410 677 764