Hermit Park Scout Group is actually located in Hyde Park at the end of McKimmin Road
. The Den houses Venturers, Rovers, Scouts, Cubs, and Joeys.
The Hermit park Group has been in operation for over 60 years, and is one of only 2 inner suburban Dens (the other is Belgian Gardens.)
Hermit Park is part of the Kennedy Region in Far North Queensland. Their website is found at Click here on the Kennedy Region logo to go directly to their site.
HPSG can be contacted by writing to: PO Box 300 Thuringowa Central 4818 or e-mailing Group Leader Steve Holloway, firstname.lastname@example.org
or for Newsletter items
Andrew Porteous at email@example.com.
A list of contacts can be found by clicking on the word Contacts in the CONTENTS section of this page.
Meeting Times for Scouts and Joeys
CUBS & JOEYS Tuesdays 6.15 pm to 7.45 pm
SCOUTS Wednesdays 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
From the pages of the official Scouts Queensland website www.scoutsqld.com.au
The Scout Association offers an image and set of perceptions including:
- Wholesome and honest
- Youth/children and their education and training
- Outdoors/healthy lifestyle
- Environmentally concerned group
- Part of Australia‚Äs history and heritage
- Apolitical and independent
The Goals of the Association are:
- To provide challenging and accredited programs to the Youth of Australia which are recognised and valued by the community and by Government.
- To promote Scouting to the Community on the basis of the high quality and relevance of its methodology and programs.
- To have an increasing male and female membership, which reflects the social and cultural mix of the community.
- To carefully select and train adult members on the basis of standards, so that they are recognised and measurable.
- To have the community recognise, support and value the role of Scouting and its activities.
- To be recognised by the community as being responsible to community issues.
- To be recognised and consulted as a major contributor to major establishing priorities and determining polices on community youth issues.
- To have a high profile portraying equality, way of life
- To acquire and maintain adequate human, physical and financial resources which are used to the best advantage of Scouting in the community.
- To provide opportunities for its members to participate in International activities.