Cuboree: a Mega-Camp for Young Scouts

The recent 9th Victorian Cuboree has set a new record for Australia’s largest Cub Scout camp – and one of the largest Cub Scout events in the world. More than 3600 Cub Scouts (boys and girls aged 8-10) spent five days and four nights camping outdoors at Scouts...

Attending the Hope Conference

OV’s CEO, Andrew Knight presented at the North-East HOPE Conference 2017, at Wodonga Senior Secondary College on Friday the 4th August The HOPE network was created to connect local teachers in the area of Health, Outdoor Education and Physical Education. The...

A message from our Chair, Mark Dingle

I’m honoured to take on the role of Chair after Scott Chapman stood down from the role last month. Scott’s commitment, care and leadership has been invaluable in the foundational years for OV and we thank him for his service after so many years of service to the...
March 2015 Newsletter

March 2015 Newsletter

A word from the Chair… Two years ago, Victoria shifted to a user pays funding model in our parks by introducing camping fees. Last month, the USA did exactly the opposite. Under the banner “Every Kid in a Park”, US President Barack Obama announced that every...

Feb 2015 Newsletter

1,211 ways to get outdoors  Out of curiosity, Outdoors Victoria recently did a tally of how many outdoor sport and recreation clubs were active in Victoria. We figured a couple of hundred. The real number is a whopping 1,211 clubs, covering 22 different activity...