Gauteng

 

 

SSA Gauteng RegionRegional Offices

Johannesburg Office
Physical address: 3 Glen Road, Bramley, Johannesburg
Postal address: P O Box 900, Northlands, 2116
Phone: +27 (0)11 440 64 90
Fax: +27 (0)86 594 23 66
Email: gauteng@scouts.org.za

Operating days:
Wednesdays to Fridays
1st Saturday of every month: 08h30-10h30

Gauteng Regional Site 


Tshwane Regional Office

Physical address: 1307 South Street Hatfield Pretoria
Postal address: P.O. Box 35354, Menlo Park, 0081
Phone: +27 (0)72 286 0147

The shop hours: Saturdays only from 09h00 to 13h00
Closed on Public holidays but open during school holidays.
Email Shop: Gauteng.shop@scouts.org.za

Activity Centres

Scout Halls may be rented for community activities as per the discretion of the Scout Group. Permitted activities should be complimentary to the Scouting aims and aspirations. The Scout name and brand may not be used without national consent to promote the activity by third parties. For the closest Scout Hall near you contact the regional office.

Camp Sites

Arrowe Park, BenoniArrow park camp Gauteng

This 20 acre camp ground has some developed camp sites on the shore of Homestead Lake. It is mainly rough veldt grass but has a large area of mowed Kikuyu grass for games etc. The bay which extends into the site is used for water activities. No fishing.

Camp Delta Park, Randburgdelta ark campsite Gauteng

This 10 acre sloping camp ground adjoins the Girl Guide’s Trefoil Park, Delta municipal park and the Florence Bloom bird sanctuary in the northern Johannesburg suburbs. It is mostly an open area of mown veldt grass, suitable for activities and camping. Facilities include: an ablution block with hot & cold showers, electric lighting and a kitchen with refrigerators attached to a small hall. Close to shopping centre. Transport: 26°07’38.0″S 28°00’46.0″E. 

Gilwell, Hamberg Rd, Florida gillwell camp Gauteng

This training ground has both indoor and camping facilities. It has 23 beds & 4 bedrooms, all camp site -, catering and adequate ablution facilities with hot & cold showers, electric lighting and kitchen. Being so popular it is booked for weekends up to a year in advance, but normally has vacancies during the week. Nearest train station is 1.5 km. 55 km to Johannesburg airport. No bus service. 

Gilbanken, Tshwane

This Scout owned camping and activity facility is one of the larger camp grounds. It has 6 bunk rooms which can accommodate 68 people, 8 patrol campsites, 2 troop campsites and 1 competition site (up to 20 Troops). Furthermore there are 2 kitchens, a mess hall (with tables and chairs), a Scout hall, an obstacle course, a camp fire circle  and a tuck shop. Pioneering and staving equipment are available.
Prices range from R 60.00 pp to R 120.00 pp per night depending on the accommodation type and group size.
This camping facility is a 20 minutes’ drive from Pretoria East hospital, 61.3 km from Beccleuch interchange via R25 and N3, 60.5 km from Gillooly’s interchange via R25 and 51 km from Brakfontein Interchange. Google Maps.

More info / bookings: gilbankenbookings@gmail.com or Tshwane Scout shop on (012) 346 8720 (Wed & Fri).