Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our members. All State events have been postponed out of caution for current public health concerns.

Lark in the Park

Lark in the Park

This event has been postponed until further notice.

Think Guiding showcase. Think bring-a-friend. Think fun, friends and adventure. Think hundreds of PJs and JGs participating in an adventure day and sleepover. 

Back for it’s 3rd year, Lark in the Park returns with a new array of activities. This event for Pre-junior and Junior Guides a unique experience for members to participate in camping, outdoor skills, orienteering, and a variety of day and overnight activities. For many this will be their first taste of campfire camaraderie. Grab your Unit, come by yourself for a buddy up, or with your best Bring-a-Friend. 

When: 

28–29 March 

Where:

Wild Play Discovery Centre
Centennial Park
Sydney NSW 

Time:

SATURDAY  
8 - 9.30 am  Registration  
9.30 am  Opening Ceremony
10 - 3 pm  Day Activities (including lunch break)
 3 - 3:15 pm Closing Ceremony 
 3:15 pm  Day Event Ends
 3: 15 - 5 pm  Afternoon Activities (For Overnight attendees) 
 5 - 9 pm   Night Activities (including Dinner) 
 9 pm   Bed Time
   
 SUNDAY  
 6 am   Rise & Shine 
 7 am   Breakfast 
 8am  Event Ends
   


Who:

• Pre-junior, Junior Guide & Flexible Junior Guide Youth Members - 5-11 year old
• Bring a Friends - 5-11 year old
• Adult Leaders, Adult Helpers, and Junior Leaders.
This event is limited to Pre-junior, Junior Guide and Flexi Units. Members in Guide Units are not to register.

Tickets:

• Youth Day Ticket - $100
• Youth Overnight Ticket - $160
• Bring a Friend Day Ticket - $120
• Bring a Friend Overnight Ticket - $180
• Junior Leader Day Ticket - $25
• Junior Leader Overnight Ticket - $50
• Adult Leader/Helper Day & Overnight Ticket - Free

Note: Both Day and Overnight Ticket types are available for all PJ, JG, Flexible Junior Guides, Leaders, Adult Helpers and Bring a Friends.


Buddy Up

If you are attending alone and require Buddying Up with another Unit please fill in this additional form. If you have additional questions please email events@girlguides-nswact.org.au

Bring a Friend & Adult Helper

If you are attending as a Bring a Friend or Adult Helper and have difficult registering for the event please contact events@girlguides-nswact.org.au
Note: Both Day and Overnight Ticket types are available for all PJ, JG, Flexible Junior Guides, Leaders, Adult Helpers and Bring a Friends.

Adult Helper
This event is free for Adult Helpers both day and overnight. Dads and males are welcome during the day as Adult Helpers. Only Moms and females are allowed as overnight adult helpers and must have a Working With Children Check. 

  • Overnight Adult Helpers - Required check  Working With Children Check or Working with Vulnerable People . You will not be able to attend the event overnight without out. Not sure how to get one. See the section below for more details on Working with Children Checks and Working with Vulnerable People and requirements from Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT. This is a free check for any adult helper volunteers, but please do allow enough time for submission and response through Service NSW. 

Deadline for Submission: All overnight Adult Helpers must have this on file with Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT before Thursday 26 March. 
Note: Out of state adult helpers are not required to provide a NSW Working With Children Check. 

Activities

Day Activities
 *New in 2020 
o Natural Dyeing+Flag Making*
o Magic Wand Making*
o Eco Art Sculpture Gallery
o Tree Trail Nature Walk*
o Aboriginal Weaving
o Bush Tucker*

Overnight Activities 
*New in 2020 
o Stargazing*
o Spotlight Tours 
o Campfire +Storytelling 

o Dinner + Breakfast included 

Download Event Information

Downloads
- Kit List + Bedroll how to
Bedroll how to video

- Leader’s Booklet (coming 10 March)
- Campfire Song Booklet (coming 10 March)
ADM 27 (Youth) + ADM 28 (Adult)
- Flyer (share with your Units and Bring a Friends) 

Working With Children Checks (overnight Adult Helpers): 

As this is an overnight event, all adult helpers must hold a valid WWCC or WWVP to meet legislative requirements.
All overnight adult helpers MUST have a Working with Children Check on file with Girl GUides NSW, ACT, & NT by Monday 23 March

Click here to learn more about Child Safety and submitting your Working with Children Check (WWCC).  If you are bringing adult helpers (females only) to assist with your Guides, please register them for the event by purchasing an Adult Helper Ticket

Make sure to note the event name 'Lark in the Park' when submitting your check online. This is aid in better and faster processing. 

For assistance in registering a non-member adult helper download the how to register a Non-Member Adult Helper document.

Registration: 

Please click the below links for 'How To Register' instructions:

Registration & Refund Policy:

You must be a current Member of Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT in good financial standing to attend. Please make sure your membership is current before registering and have your membership number available to sign up online.

Registrations close: 8am Monday 16 March, unless event is filled prior to this date.

No name changes, refunds or transfers after 8am Monday 16 March.

All refund requests must be submitted via email to events@girlguides-nswactnt.org.au and will only be processed under extenuating circumstances.

Questions:

Contact the Member and Supporter Engagement Team at events@girlguides-nswactnt.org.au or call the Office on 02 8396 5200, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. 

Special Announcement: Coronavirus 
Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT is following closely the NSW, Australian and International Health Advisory Bulletins on the 2019-nCoV outbreak. Should they advise any additional protective measures applicable to Guiding, we will modify our advice accordingly. Please be aware this event will go ahead unless otherwise posted. Should anything change all attendees will be contacted via email. 

 We would like to remind everyone to practice good, safe hand hygiene, to cover your cough and to stay home if you are unwell.

For daily Government updates go to: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
When
28/03/2020 8:00 AM - 29/03/2020 10:00 AM
Where
Centennial Park POSTPONED NSW

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REGISTRATION & REFUND POLICY EVENTS:
You must be a current Member of Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT in good financial standing to attend. Membership must be current before registering.
Registrations close 3 weeks prior to event date, unless sold out prior.
There are no name changes or refunds after registration close date.
All refund requests must be submitted via email to eventsadmin@girlguides-nswact.org.au.
 
REGISTRATION & REFUND POLICY COURSES:
You must be a current Member of Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT in good financial standing to attend. Membership must be current before registering.
Registrations close 3 weeks prior to Course date unless sold out prior.
There are no name changes or refunds after the registration close date.
Under certain circumstance, within the Courses Department, a transfer rather than a refund may be considered. Transfers will be to the next available equivalent course in the calendar year.
All refund requests must be submitted via email to courses@girlguides-nswact.org.au
 
REFUNDS
All refunds must be requests via email. Refunds are not offered after the registration close date. However, refunds will be considered after the registration close date under extenuating circumstances (e.g. medical emergency or death in the family).

CANCELLATIONS
If an event is cancelled, registrants will be refunded. However, in the event of the cancellation of a fundraising event, ticket price will be refunded minus the amount of the donation included. If a course is cancelled attendees will be offered a transfer to another instance of the same course.



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