CASSILLIS TREE PLANTING CAMP 2021
Camp Status: OPENING on Monday 26th April 2021. First day into the field on Tuesday.
Address: Cassilis Bowling Club
Contact: Co-ordinator Judy 0405 194-647, or Brian on 0428 984-117.
Please register an Expression of Interest with Judy or Brian who will explain the workings of the camp.
Volunteers can arrive over the Anzac weekend or on the Monday. An Anzac service will be held in Cassilis on Anzac morning. Meals are available on Friday and Saturday nights at the Club.
Please bring work gloves, a hat and closed footwear. A Thermos or similar maybe an advantage.
BREAKFAST: From 6:30am each day.
MUSTER: 7:15am Mandatory for all volunteers working that day.
**If you are volunteering for a day at a time then returning home, you MUST be at our basecamp no later than 7am each morning and we MUST know that you are coming.
MEALS: Meals will be provided for volunteers from dinner on Monday night (26th April). Volunteers arriving early will need to provide their own meals until dinner on Monday night. From Tuesday morning, breakfast and a nourishing two-course evening meal will be provided by BlazeAid at the basecamp.
Where possible, the families you’re working with will provide morning tea and lunch for volunteers each day, otherwise, BlazeAid provides food for you to make your own lunches/morning teas to take with you.
Please note, if you have special dietary needs you will need to bring your own food if you are not able to eat the meals provided.
AMENITIES: Showers and toilets available. A limited amount of power is available at the Bowling Club, however there is a caravan park with powered sites adjacent to the Bowling Club.
There is plenty of space for you to bring your own caravan, motorhome, swag or tent, however, there is no accommodation otherwise.
In some areas, mobile phone coverage might not be very good. Please note there are NO shops, fuel outlets or a pharmacy at Cassilis. Nearest shops are at Merriwa. Cassilis has a Bowling Club and Hotel.