The following courses are available:
ADV 4WD: Recover 4WD (4WD Recovery Course) 1 day Sat 6th April 2019
Maintain Chainsaw course 2 days Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June 2019
4WD basis 2: drive & recover a 4WD vehicle (Proficiency) 1 day Saturday 14th September 2019
courses are conducted by Steve McWiggan (Suretrac Training) and a
certificate is provided the successful completion of the training
The 3 training courses are only available to club members at a course fee of $150. Upon payment of the course fee of $150 course registration will occur.
3 week “Course registration cut off” prior to the course date will
apply and a minimum of 2 participants is required for a course to be
Please refer all queries to the VP 4WD Training & Activity Coordinator by email
Club Meetings for 2019 will now be held at the Box Hill RSL, 26-28 Nelson Road, Box Hill (not far from the Elgar Rd (outbound) and Station St (inbound) exits – Eastern Freeway).
These meetings will now be held mostly on the third Wednesday of each month at 7.00pm. I have listed the dates as follows:
Wednesday February 20
Wednesday March 20
Wednesday April 24 (4th Wed)
Thursday May 23
Wednesday June 19
Wednesday July 17
Wednesday August 21
Wednesday September 18
Wednesday October 16
Wednesday November 20
We have a table booked and available for our meetings from 5.45pm these
evenings to allow members to purchase a meal/drink beforehand. The
meals are reasonably priced and are of a very good quality. The venue
dishes out approximately 250 meals each evening!!
If you are not a member of an RSL club you may sign in as a guest of myself, as I am a member of the Box Hill RSL.
Parking – There is off street parking available, please approach the gate and inform the attendant that your a guest of Russell Donovan there for the VicPol 4×4 Club Meeting.
We hope to see as many members as possible attending these meetings. Remember if you have any new and great ideas come along and voice them at these meetings.
Russ D – the Prez
· Trips will be limited to 20 vehicles of 2 groups consisting of 10 vehicles & 1 trip leader per group
> 10 vehicles on a trip a second Trip Leader will need to volunteer
if a 2nd group: they will leave 30 minutes after the first group
· Trip registration & queries are to be referred to the VP 4WD Training & Activity/ Trip Co-ordinator
register for a trip a person will need to be a current financial member
of the VP 4WD club and have provided a “4WD basis 2: operate and
maintain a 4WD vehicle certificate” to the VP 4WD Training &
Activity Co-ordinator unless a visitor (Refer below)
trip cut-off date 1 week prior to the trip will apply if in sufficient
participants have registered ans this time the meeting point will be
provided to attendees
Visitors attending Trips
are welcome to attend any of the trips on the VP 4WD Schedule up to a
limit of 2 trips after which time they will need join the club and
provide a “4WD basis 2: operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle certificate”.
Interested parties can contact the Training & Activity Co-ordinator on 0413 482 799 to discuss their attendance.
Please refer to the VP 4WD Club calendar for further information
Details of a confidence training day on 16th February have been added to the club calendar.
Ray Walker has organized a club trip which will be traveling the west coast of Australia starting in April 2019. See club calendar for details.
Information about the Xmas Trip on the 1st December is now on the club calendar. Remember if attending you must notify Marcus by 5th November.