What is a Moot?

A Moot is a gathering of Rovers, named by Robert Baden-Powell, who got its name from the Old English word meaning assembly or gathering.

I am not a member of Scouts Australia, can I attend?

Yes, as long as you are a registered member of an organisation affiliated with the World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM) or World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). 

Do I need to be a Rover to attend?

To attend Moot as a participant, you must be:

○ A Registered Member of Scouts Australia, Girl Guides Australia, or another organisation affiliated with the World Organisation of the Scout Movement or World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

○ Born after the 30th December 1993

○ Born before the 30th December 2001

○ Approved by your Contingent Leader in line with their Branch or National Scouting Organisation’s policy

Can Girl Guides attend?

Yes, as long are a Registered Member of Girl Guides Australia, or another organisation affiliated with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

To attend Moot as a member of the service team, you must:

○ Hold a Certificate of Adult Membership with Scouts Australia, or the equivalent in an organisation affiliated the World Organisation of the Scout Movement, World Association of Girl Guides & Scouts, or the Baden-Powell Guild

○ Born before the 30th December 1993

○ Be approved by his/her Contingent Leader in line with their Branch policy

I am currently a Venturer (and/or currently under 18), can I still apply?

Yes, as long as you will be 18 by the 30th December 2019 you can apply, however you will need to still be a member of the association during the event.

How do I get to Canberra?

Canberra is an international airport and currently has two international airlines that fly into Canberra daily – Singapore Airlines from Singapore and Qatar Airways from Doha. Alternatively you can fly via Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth or catch a bus or train from Sydney too! 
Once in Canberra Map/Directions can be found on here.

I am an from an International Contingent can I come?

Of Course you are welcome! As long as you meet the requirements under “To attend Moot as a participant, you must be”

Can International attendees request a recommendation letter from the Committee so that we can get a visa easier?

For a recommendation letter, we suggest to talk to your International commissioner they should be more than happy to supply a recommended letter to help get a visa

Still have a question? 

You can get in touch with us by emailing us at info@cbrmoot.scouts.com.au or visit us on Social Media – www.facebook.com/CBRmoot

 

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