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Scouting NZ 2018 Calendars

On sale now! Only $10 each!

Brooklyn Scout Group are selling the amazing Scouting NZ 2018 Calendars, created by the 2017 Scouting  Photography School Students. Only $10 each! The funds raised will go towards getting our scouts to the Staveley Adventure Camp 2018 (first time ever to be invited!).

This wall calendar makes a perfect Christmas gift. It includes awesome photos taken by our National SCOUTS Photography School students (thumbnail images of each month shown above and below). The 13 month calendar will be A4 size, which becomes A3 when hung on a wall.

Orders are due by Monday 30 October 2017, with expected delivery first week of December to the Brooklyn Scout Hall.

Follow the link below to complete the order from via google form or reply to your scouting contact that sent this to you.

Link to Brooklyn Scouts Group order form: Scouting NZ 2018 Calendar Order Google Form

 Preferred payment is internet banking.

Bank: Kiwibank

Account name: Brooklyn Scouts

Account number: 38-9012-0430404-00

When paying by Internet banking it’s critical that we are able to track that you’ve paid, and for what. To enable us to do this you must:

In the Particulars space please add the last name of the youth.

In the code or reference enter: calendar.

Thank you for your support!



JOIN MARANUI SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB - CLUB OPEN DAY
SUN, SAND & SURF - Maranui Junior Surf season starts on SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER 2017.
Summer is approaching, so now is the time to register with Maranui Surf Life Saving Club. Junior Surf is a great way for children to make friends, be active and enjoy the beach in a safe environment. Come along to our Registration and Club Open Day on Sunday 29 October, 12pm - 3pm. See what’s happening at the club this season, meet coaches, lifeguards and athletes, have a look around the surf clubhouse, register and become a member, information on junior surf, seniors, becoming a lifeguard and information on hiring the club. We look forward to seeing you all. Or join Maranui SLSC today at www.maranui.co.nz/how-to-join.html




Karori Amateur Athletics Club, Ben Burn Park, Wednesdays 6pm. Season starts 25th October & runs for 2 terms.

Do you know a child who loves to run, jump, throw? Or do you know a child who would benefit from having an evening off screens each week? Would you like your family to spend more active time together?

The Karori Athletics Club provides a fun environment with a mixture of games for ages 6 & under and track & field athletics for children from 7-15 years old. Keen athletes can represent Karori & compete in Inter-club events & other competitions during the season.

Parents measure & time, supervise & guide, encourage & cheer the kids on. It’s a lot of fun & there’s even a sausage sizzle!

The Club meets weekly at Ben Burn Park in Karori on Wednesday nights (6.00pm-7.30pm) over the summer from October to March.

For more information including details on online registration, visit the website: www.karoriathletics.org.nz


Come and play free summer hockey with Brooklyn Geckos Hockey Club at the Brooklyn Bowling Club astro turf at Tanera Park.

Every Friday, 4-5.15pm.
For yr1-4 and new entrants
Give it a go!
Just turn up on practice day and we take it from there. We provide sticks and balls.

More info about us: brooklyngeckoshockey.weebly.com



Kelly Sports Summer Series Football & NetballGet your friends together and enter a team in our popular 5-a-side Football or Netball Summer Series Leagues. Played on Friday afternoons at Ian Galloway Park (Football) and Samuel Marsden and Vic Uni in Karori (Netball) beginning 20 October 2017 (Netball) and 27th October 2017 (Football). A great way to maintain and improve your skills over the summer months.

For full details and to enrol into our programmes visit www.kellysports.co.nz email adminwgtn@kellysports.co.nz or call 04 972 7201.


Koha Yoga Vogelmorn Hall
Tuesday 9.15 -10.30 am - Vogelmorn Hall (across the lawn from the Bowling club)
No previous yoga experience needed- classes are open to all levels and all ages. Please feel free to bring your children along. Yoga mats and bolsters provided, however you may like to bring your own as we can run short on busy days. Suggested Koha is $5 - $10 per class as they are not funded. The kaupapa of community yoga is to make it accessible for everyone and therefore no one will be turned away.

For more information about me and the type of yoga I teach, please check out the link here.

Calling all potential waterpolo players

Are you interested in playing waterpolo…or at least giving it a go.

Maranui Waterpolo Club is Wellingtons oldest water polo club, family friendly and really supportive.

We train at Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre (WRAC) in Kilbirnie, with both local competition and the opportunity for away competitions throughout the year.

We have an U12 mixed squad who train on a Sunday from 4.00-5.00pm, and games on aThursday.

We also have U14 and U16 and senior squads.

You don’t have to have played waterpolo before, or even played flippa ball, and you don’t have to be a competitive swimmer. If you are in interested in giving it a go, you just need to come along to training on a Sunday (we break for the hols but will be back Sunday 23rd July) and try it out for a few weeks.

If you have any questions give me a call/email: klare.braye@matuaraki.org.nz; 027 703 9829, or check outhttp://www.sporty.co.nz/maranuiwaterpolo or maranui waterpolo facebook page


Springboard & Platform Diving at Kilbirnie Pool

Wellington Diving Club has a range of diving classes for kids aged 5 years and up (plus separate Adult training sessions).

Visit our website and come along for a free Trial Lesson! We have several after-school sessions and cater for kids of any level from beginners to competitive. We also run fun casual sessions on Sunday afternoons.

For more information, please visit our website www.wellingtondiving.org.nz or call/text Barbara on 027 485 8888.



Wild Workouts, we run 6am Boot Camps at various locations around Wellington which are very popular with parents. We are about to start one at Vogelmorn Hall on Tuesday & Thursday mornings and thought it would be great to reach out to the parents at your school in case anyone was interested in giving it a go.

Annaliese Devoy
Trainer
Wild Workouts

Like us on Facebook

www.wildworkouts.co.nz

Current Boot Camp Locations:

Northland Community Hall

Vogelmorn Hall, Brooklyn

Kelburn Normal School

West Roosters Club Rooms, Wilton

South Wellington Intermediate School, Newtown




Join the challenge to have fun….at Pippins, Brownies or Guides

Being a member of GirlGuiding NZ is a very popular choice for 5 -19 year old girls and it is great to be able to offer the opportunity to more girls to join our units in Brooklyn on a Monday night in school terms.

Guiding is about learning, developing self-confidence, making new friends and, of course, having lots of fun.

If you have a daughter who likes to have fun then contact Kathryn on ph: 8025049 or email brooklyn.brownies@gmail.com or visit www.girlguidingnz.org.nz




YOGA CLASSES

At the Vogelmorn Bowling Club with Jo Peden, qualified Iyengar Yoga Teacher

Thursday evenings: General class
7.00-8.20pm (commencing 23 February)

Sunday late afternoon: Hips and hamstrings class
4.30-5.50pm (from 12 Feb – NB no class on 26 Feb)

For further information please contact Jo on jojopeden@gmail.com or text 027 230 6738


Creative thinking and problem solving skills. Gaining an understanding and appreciation of other cultures and diversity. Greater awareness of your own language. An expanded world view.

There are many benefits to learning an additional language! Would you like your child to learn Mandarin Chinese as an additional conversational language? Ni Hao Children's Community classes are social, practical, interactive and games based - we won't sit at desks. Parents are invited to attend classes also.

For more information please go to www.nihao.org.nz








Encouraging young people to make their own decisions and to explore the world around them, since July 1909

Try something new in 2017. Boys and Girls from 5 ½ years old up to 18 years are welcome. First month free, come and have a look,
24 Harrison Street
Brooklyn
Wellington 6021
www.brooklynscouts.org.nz




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