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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 2017:-
 6 February
 6 March
 8 May
 5 June
28 August
 6 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
19 February 2017 Bird-Tree Awarness 9.30 am - 12 noon
19 March 2017 Water Bugs 9.30 am - 12 noon
21 May 2017 Bushcare 9.30 am - 12 noon
30 July 2017 National Tree Day 9.30 am - 12 noon
17 September 2017 Open Day - Water Bugs 9.30 am - 3.00 pm
19 November 2017 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

17 - 19 March 2017

28-30 April 2017

15-17 Sept 2017

Sue 9984 1960
9982 5845


8-10 Sept 2017 Ralph 9984 1960
Venturers 30 Jun - 2 Jul 2017 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.