Cold War

“Once More unto the breach, dear friends, once more”

Henry V – Shakespeare 1599

Come to Cold War, for a weekend of Fighting, Friendship, Feasting and Fun. Hosted by the Shire of Adora

When

Friday 10th August until Sunday 12th August 2018

Where

Mt Keira Scout Camp, Mt Keira Road Wollongong

Costs

To get the earlybird rate Bookings must be made and payment received before July 2108

Collegians are allowed a reduced rate in return for service at the event. Please contact the Steward for further infomation.

This event is fully catered from Friday evening until Sunday Lunchtime

Rates for the whole event
   Earlybird – Before July           July Onwards
Member Non-Member Member Non-Member
Adult $90 $95 $100 $105
Child (10 -17) $60 $65 $70 $75
Child (Less than 10) $0 $5 $10 $15
Family $240 $260 $270 $290

Day-rates (Note Friday night and Feast are included in Saturday Rate)

Saturday Sunday
   Earlybird – Before July           July Onwards    Earlybird – Before July           July Onwards
Member Non-Member Member Non-Member Member Non-Member Member Non-Member
Adult $60 $65 $65 $70 $30 $35 $35 $40
Child (10 -17) $40 $45 $45 $50 $20 $25 $25 $30
Child (Less than 10) $0 $5 $5 $10 $0 $5 $5 $10
Family $160 $170 $180 $190 $80 $90 $90 $100

Getting There

By Car

Mt Keira Scout Camp is easily accessible by car. It is about 1.5 Hours drive from Sydney, 2.5 hours drive from Canberra and a mere 15 minutes from Wollongong.

From Canberra

  • Drive East on the Hume Hwy
  • Turn right onto Picton Road (B88)
  • Turn Right onto Mt Kiera Road
  • Drive Approx 8km and Turn Right into Scout Camp

From Sydney

  • Drive West on the Hume Hwy
  • Turn right onto Picton Road (B88)
  • Turn Right onto Mt Kiera Road
  • Drive Approx 8km and Turn Right into Scout Camp

Or

  • Drive South on the M1 Motorway
  • Take Exit for Picton Road (B88)
  • Turn Right onto Mt Kiera Road
  • Drive Approx 8km and Turn Right into Scout Camp

By Train

The stewarding team is providing a shuttle service to and from the Wollongong train station. If you can get to the train you can get to the event!

We will be picking people up on Friday afternoon and taking them back on Sunday afternoon.

If you wish to use this service please advise the preferred pickup and drop-off times and a contact mobile number (So we can contact you on the day if need be) at the time of booking. Trains run periodically. The timetables are available at http://www.sydneytrains.info/timetables/

Accomodation

There is both Dormitory accommodation as well as camping space available. There is NOT enough Dormitory accommodation for everyone. Dormitory accommodation will be allocated on a “First Booked First preference” basis.

Timetable

Friday 10th August 2018
4:00 pm  Site Opens
7:30 pm Soup Kitchen opens
9 pm till late Bawdy entertainment
Saturday 11th August 2018
7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast
9 am – 12:30 pm War / A&S
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm War / A&S
6:30 pm Feast of Farragosto
Sunday 12th August 2018
7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast
9 am – 1 pm Tounaments / A&S
1 pm – 2 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Pack up, Go home

Arts and Sciences

There will be Arts and Sciences classes run throughout the day and an Arts and Sciences competition (details to be announced)

Please advise when Booking if you wish to run a class. The Arts and Sciences timetable will be published closer to the event.

Volunteering

The very lifeblood of SCA Events is people volunteering their time to help the event run smoothly. When Booking please advise if you are willing to help with any of the following:

  • Event Sign In
  • Kitchen (Breakfasts, Lunches, Feast)
  • Arts and Sciences Classes
  • Heralding
  • Marshaling
  • Chirurgeon

Bookings

To Book please send an Email to the Bookings officer (Maelgwn ap Merlin) at adorabookings@gmail.com with the following details:

  • Mundane Name
  • SCA Name
  • Membership Number
  • Age of children (where applicable)
  • Dietary requirements
  • Mobility Issues
  • Preferred train pick up and drop off times (if required)
  • Volunteering for:
  • Event Sign In
  • Kitchen (Breakfasts, Lunches, Feast)
  • Arts and Sciences Classes
  • Heralding
  • Marshaling
  • Chirurgeon

Please include details for each person in your booking. When the booking is made you will receive a reply with a booking reference and Payment details.

Further Details

This page will be periodically updated as required, with further details, A&S timetables and all those other bits of information.

Further Contact

Event Steward – Jochen Schwalbe (Tony Swallow) at tony_swallow@hotmail.com