Rockin’ around Camp Barnard

You might see this little guy around PJ

These painted rocks are part of the Sooke to Sidney Rock Hunt where Victoria-area residents paint, hide, and discover these unique treasures.

We are painting rocks to hide around our towns, beaches, businesses, parks, trees and benches, from Sooke to Sidney and everywhere in between! The hope is to brighten someone’s day in a small way and bring a bit of extra colour to our sometimes very dark world!

Sooke to Sidney Rock Hunt Facebook Group

This particular rock, painted as Cub Scout, was given to Camp Chief Bill Schulte to join in the adventure at Pacific Jamboree 2019.

Camp Chief Bill with the Cub Scout rock touring Camp Barnard

People in the greater Victoria area are encouraged to join in on the rock hunt by taking photos of the rocks they find and even keeping one they enjoy. But like all treasure hunts, the locations of the rocks are kept a secret!

Photos may be posted with an idea of where the rocks are hidden, and then the treasure hunt begins! You can choose to keep a rock that inspires you or makes you smile, or you can re-hide it somewhere else, or exchange it for one of your own!

Sooke to Sidney Rock Hunt Facebook Group

If you see the Cub Scout rock around PJ, or one of the many around the Victoria area, be sure to snap a photo and send it to us!

About Zach Dallas

Zach Dallas is the Team Lead for the PJ 2019 PR Team. He's a TV news videographer by trade with a passion for writing and photography. Zach holds a BA in Professional Communications from Royal Roads University and a Diploma of Technology in Television Production from BCIT. PJ 2019 is Zach's third PJ as an Offer of Service, all with the PR Team. He's been to CJ 2007 as a participant and 2013 as an OOS, and the 2011 World Jamboree in Sweden as a participant.

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