South Metropolitan Scouts
1 Carrington Avenue
Hurstville. NSW. 2220
Tel: 02 9570 4525
Fax: 02 9580 6286
nd Panania Joey Scouts
th, 2004 Environment/Litter
Game - Litterbug
Hall is divided into2 with litter evenly dispersed. JS in two teams with each JS assigned an item to collect. When their item is called they collect as many as possible before the next item. On the call "litterbug" everyone collects.
Plastic bags, pop sticks, newspaper, bottle tops, toilet rolls, corks, etc
Craft – Using Recycled Materials
Mark our area to be cut on 2l milk bottle. Secure string through lid and add a weight to the end of the string. JS play catch using bottle.
Discuss importance of reusing and recycling
2l milk bottles, tops, string, sinker
Discuss the difference between recycling and garbage. Particularly discuss syringes (always get an adult) and plastic rings (cut to help wild life)
Divide whiteboard into sections: recyclable, garbage, collection. JS blue tac cards into appropriate areas and explain why.
Prepared garbage cards, blue tac
Poem – Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout
Read for enjoyment.
See attached poem
Outdoors Clean Up
Plant a variety of rubbish outside. JS wear gloves to collect litter and deposit it into correct receptacles.
Disposable gloves, lined and labelled bins, litter
Game – Put the Rubbish Away
Two JS stand beside a bin filled with ping-pong balls and throw them one at a time around the room. Remaining Joeys return them as quickly as possible.
Container with ping pong balls
Flag, Prayer Book, Joey, Stickers
Note for Fitzpatrick Park
Port Hacking Scouts at the Australian Jamboree 2007.