Kayak River Cleanup 2018

The Kayak River Clean-Up Programme provides participants the opportunity to be in direct contact with nature and to learn about the impact of litter on wildlife and the environment. Participants will be introduced to the basics of paddling and visit litter hot-spots while exploring the Kallang Basin. 

Participants will discover how litter accumulates in the water and a better idea of the magnitude of resources that go into cleaning the environment. To create awareness for such programmes and encourage more ground-up efforts from the community to do their part for marine environment sustainability.

This programme is the first of a series of community outreach initiatives by the Better World Team to engage Rovers and Leaders. The aim is to provide an insight to the many Non-Profit Organisations (NGOs), Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) and independent groups that are doing good work for our community and environment. The initiatives hope to be able to allow Rovers and Leaders to experience such programmes to garner interest, and they would bring their own Scouts to participate in future. Ultimately, the target would be for the Rovers and Leaders to be aware of and to explore other opportunities with different organisations and groups.

Registration is based on a first-come-first-served basis. You are encouraged to register via MSDS’s Youth Programme Registration portal:  http://intranet.scout.org.sg before Sat 19 May 2018. The accepted registration will be duly notified. No withdrawal/replacement is allowed once invoice is issued.

Date:9 June 2018, Saturday
Time:09:00am – 12:30pm
Venue:

Waterways Watch Society
4876 Beach Road Singapore 199587

No Transport Will be Provided

Attire:Sports attire with covered shoes, National Scout Scarf
Recommend water booties or an old pair of sports shoes, as footwear will get wet and muddy.
Eligibility:

Rovers & Leaders (aged 18 years old and above)

Able to swim 50m with the aid of a personal flotation device (PFD).

Fees:

S$30.00 (Exc. 7% GST), $32.10 (Inc. 7% GST)

Includes all equipment needed and showering facilities

Maximum Intake:40 pax (min 20 pax to proceed)
Registration Deadline:

19 May 2018, Saturday (6pm)
For Rover Scout / Leader – Register yourself via

MSDS’s Youth Programme Registration portal: http://intranet.scout.org.sg.

Accepted registration will be notified.

Upon accepted registration notification the following submissions are to be made within the week latest by 1 June 2018, Fri (6.00 pm).

1. Submit the duly completed typewritten application forms to the Accounts Department, SSA HQ Level 1.

2. Together with the application form, full payment is to be made.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Upon confirmation of registration, no refund will be allowed once invoice has been issued unless the organiser cancels the event.
  2. The Singapore Scout Association reserves the right to cancel/postpone the event and reject applicants when necessary.

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