How to Book

To secure a place on the Adventure you are to use the online application system. This applies to groups, staff and individual participants who are later assigned to Patrols by the Adventure organisers.

Bookings are made online only and open on 1 April 2020 and close on 31 July 2020.

Requirements

Applications to attend are invited from all members of SCOUTS South Africa and other Scout Associations. Participants must be:

  • At least Discoverer badge standard (or Foreign equivalent for a 15-year-old Scout).
  • Scouts over the age of 15 but not yet turned 18 on 21 December 2020.
  • Scouter Patrols comprising adults all over the age of 18 are welcome.
  • Physically fit

Bookings

Participants are to use the online application system.

Adventure Fees

  • All payments are made electronically (EFT) and the reference is the Group name if payment is for the whole Patrol or surnames if payment is for individuals.
  • Cheques and cash are not accepted. Payments are not accepted by Regional headquarters.
  • Please email confirmation of payment to [email protected]
  • The fee structure is as below.

 
CategoryCost
Participant - RSA R 6,000.00
Participant - US/other $ 550.00
Participant - UK £ 450.00
Participant - Europe € 500.00
Staff - Assigned mountain ranger R 1,100.00
Staff - Second assigned mountain ranger R 6,000.00
Staff - Student self-catering R 400.00
Staff - Student adventure catering R 800.00
Staff - Non-student self-catering R 500.00
Staff - Non-student adventure catering R 1,100.00
Staff - Pensioner self-catering R 300.00
Staff - Pensioner adventure catering R 600.00
 

South African and Namibian participants are to make payment in South African Rands.

Foreign participants are to make payment in US$,  British £ or EU € as per the above costs.

A 50% deposit is payable by 31 July 2020 for all participants. The remaining 50% is due by 30 September 2020.

Banking Details

Bank: Standard Bank
Branch: 025309
Account Name: Scouts SA - Senior Scout Adventure
Account Number: 070408335
Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ

Withdrawal

In the case of withdrawal of applications to attend after payment of the initial booking deposit, the following schedule applies:

  • Withdrawal between 1 September 2020 and 30 September 2020: refund of half of the deposit paid, less a R50 Admin fee.
  • Withdrawal between 1 October 2020 and 31 October 2020: no refund of the initial deposit, but a refund of the balance paid, less a R50 Admin fee.
  • Withdrawal after 31 October 2020: no refund of amounts paid.

Should a suitably qualified substitute be found to fill the place vacated by the withdrawal, there will be no loss of the deposit or other monies paid.

Who may participate

Scout Patrols where all Scouts are over the age of 15 (barring very exceptional circumstances) but not yet turned 18 at the start of the Adventure, qualify to enter. Scouter Patrols where all adults are over the age of 18 are welcome to enter too. 

Adventure History

The Heritage Team have posted some interesting facts on previous Adventures. Click here for a trip into the past.