Kon-Tiki 2017 - Local is Lekker!

This past weekend marked the 39th Annual Kon-Tiki Event which took place at the Sea Scout Base in Zandvlei. This is the biggest Scouting Competition in the Western Cape and this year saw just under 1000 young people taking part. The object of the competition is for each Raft Crew (made up of 6 Scouts or Girl Guides) to build a raft using pioneering methods (i.e. rope, wood, barrels only, no nails etc.) that the team will be able to stay on for 24hrs. Every year sees a new theme and this year's theme was Local is Lekker! The theme dictates the raft and costume design. While on the raft, the crew are given tasks to do, some of these include cooking a meal for the judges, making 3D models of th

Kontiki Fever is Here!

Kontiki Fever is here! We know things have been a little bit quiet on the homefront but there is a lot of hard work going on in the background. We are so grateful for the support of leaders, parents, Scouts and friends who have been using their combined skills to build our raft this year. Late evenings and busy weekends will ensure that we are more than ready to show you what we are made of. We are loving the community spirit! It may seem like our Kontiki prep is shrouded in mystery but everything will be revealed at Kontiki weekend! The Opening Ceremony and Parade starts at 13h15 on 24 March 2017. We'll see you there!

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