Old Scotch Club Rovers

The Old Scotch Rover crew has had a very busy year. There have been quite a few older members booted/socked from the crew, and there has been a great many new members join the crew. It seems as though the crew is having a fresh start with new people and an extended Den, and we are extremely fortunate that we have been able to obtain this extension to accommodate the growth of the crew. It is here we would like … Read More

Summertime, and the Roving is easy

The Scotch Rover Crew celebrated the end of the ski season by heading out for some cross-country action at Mt Stirling, in a day just made for shorts and T-shirts. The snow was fast receding, and it was a fair hike to the snowline. Once on skis the summit beckoned, until we found the view obscured as the weather rolled in. We piled on coats and overpants, and carved up the pristine slopes off the summit for the remainder of … Read More

Action Packed Winter

The Old Scotch Rovers have had an action packed winter, with several trips to the snow and numerous other activities. We have also recently had Mudbash, which unfortunately only a few members were able to attend due to exams, but a great time was had by all who went. There has also been MARB, (Metropolitan Area Rover Ball) which an impressive 14 members of the crew participated in, all having an awesome night, and meeting quite a few rovers from … Read More

Rovers and Venturers are off and racing

The Old Scotch Rovers are off to an action-packed start for 2004. Already we have had some great combined nights with the Venturer Unit, building and racing billy karts. With Rover Katherine McDonald joining Venturer leaders Phil Schneider (’94), Andrew ‘Snapper’ McKeon (’92) and Rob Evans, we look forward to many more joint activities with the Unit as it reaches a new high with more than 20 members, including girls. 2003 saw the Old Scotch Rovers crew spending plenty of … Read More

Rovers take on new challenges

The Old Scotch Rover Crew has had an extremely active, creative and instructive time over the last few months. We began the year with a trip to Rosebud which included horse-riding, go-karting, kite-flying, lazing on the beach and some thought-provoking games to get to know one another. Our trip for the end of this year is already in the planning stages – a week in the Blue Mountains where we will be rock-climbing, canyoning, liloing, canoeing and hiking. We spent … Read More

Rovers active Christmas break

The Rover Crew had a very active Christmas break this year. Five members of the crew travelled to Queensland to attend the 15th Australian Moot. We were in Queensland for twelve days of fun, relaxation and socializing, with five hundred Rovers from around Australia and Asia Pacific region. The members of the Scotch crew spent the first couple of days of their expedition relaxing on the beaches around Noosa with one hundred other Rovers. Apart from the stress of swimming … Read More

Busy Rover Crew

L to R: Paul Sheer (’95), Ben Hallenstein (’99) and Matthew LĂȘ (’95).Busy Rover CrewThe Old Scotch Rover Crew has been busy over the past few months preparing its buggy for competition. The next few months are also looking hectic with trips to New South Wales and Queensland. For the first time in serveral years, the Crew was able to enter a buggy into one of the major Rover racing events. The event was called ‘Buggy Bash’ and was held … Read More

Rovers relax in summer weather

The past few months have been filled with warm weather activities for the Rover Crew. Just prior to Xmas, we had our annual progressive dinner, which finished at Matt Le’s place, where even toy crossbow competitions were held! From January 1st – 4th we ran a Surfcoast Adventure Tour, as part of the Australian Moot, which is similar to a Jamboree. Seven Old Scotch Rovers helped run the tour, which started at Maffeking Park, near Yea (The Moot Site). We … Read More