Saturday 25th to Monday 27th January, 2020
Australia Day camp at Canungra Scout Ground was well attended
with 17 campers, supplemented with visits from numerous friends
and relatives over the weekend. As organisers we had some
concerns about the camp this year. A lack of rain had left the
creek as merely a collection of murky waterholes and the grounds
very dry. Fortunately the rain we had been expecting arrived
before the camp date, changing the grounds to a lush green and
the creek clear and flowing.
The weekend weather started out hot and humid until Saturday
morning's grounds working bee had been in progress for an hour
or so and then the rain called off further work for the day.
Thank you to all the workers who mowed, whipper snipped, trimmed
and sawed their way around the Den and grounds in readiness for
During the weekend the well-known historic Canungra Hotel served
up meals for some but most campers were happy to stay in camp
and catch up with each other's news and travel stories - both
genuine and embellished.
The weather was hot with intermittent rainfall. It seems that
despite Matt's non-attendance just having his name listed on the
attendance register is sufficient to bring large rainfall to any
This venue has been a popular first camp for the year since
2015. The trend looks set to continue, by popular request for
2021 so if you missed out this year then mark it in your
calendar for next year.
Thanks to everyone for your company. We look forward to more
camps with you all.
p.s. By popular request we
plan to re-book this camp again next year.