Hawk Sea Scouts, Auckland, New Zealand
 
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Information for Parents & Caregivers

  • Parents, you are an integral part of the Group's success.
  • We are 100% voluntary and self funding.
  • We are not a kid-sitting service.
  • We are a community, that helps young people to learn positive skills and develop friendships for life.

Parents Charter

  • encourage my child to be well behaved
  • before they attend, ensure my child is registered and fees are paid
  • ensure all contact and health details are up to date
  • ensure all costs are paid promptly – for camps and any other activities
  • I will offer my time to the Group (see below)

Volunteer positions

Hawke Sea Scouts, like all scouting groups, is a volunteer and self funding based organisation. We encourage parents, grandparents and other family members to get involved with their children and assist where they can. Each troop is only as good as the people who step up to the challenge so choose a job you'd like to be involved in and come aboard!

The following are a list of volunteer roles needing your help:

  • Scout leaders
  • Cub leaders
  • Kea leaders
  • Sailors
  • Patrol/Safety Boat Skippers and Crew
  • Group Activities – Regattas, Group Camps, Ski Trip
  • Events co-ordinator
  • Fundraising / grant applications
  • Property maintenance and gardens
  • Pro-bono legal advisor

Even if you are not able to help out with a specific role we still need you. We depend upon participation from parents for helping with occassional sessions, working bees, fundraising, rostered cleaning and group functions.

There are also weekend activities requiring parental assistance such as regattas, camps and tramps.

Try out Hawke

You are most welcome to attend one of our evening sessions to find out if being part of Hawke is for you. Contact the relevant section leader to arrange a suitable time.

The application form is available online and should be completed prior to joining.


Fee Structure

 

 
Joining Fee (one off fee)
$50
   

Term - Keas

$80

Term - Cubs
$85
Term - Scouts
$95
Term - Venturers
$95
  Incl. GST @ 15%
To ensure access for all Hawke will consider awarding scholarships to assist parents / caregivers financially.
Included in the fees is the payment for membership of Scouting New Zealand

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