Week of March 18 and 19, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning March 18, 2019:

Date:         Monday, March 18, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham
Note:          Monday Cubs will learn to cook simple food.  Please bring Mess kits, aprons, Personal Achievement Badges booklets (to show their progress) and the letter for World Cub Scout Pen Pal Adventure (if you have one).

Date:         Monday, March 18, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham
Note:          Please bring their binders, extra paper to write and pen or pencil.

Date:         Monday, March 18, 2019
Who:         Venturers
Note:         Cancelled

Date:         Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Swan Lake Park (corner of Swan Park Road and Williamson Road – park on Swan Park Road).
Note:          Tuesday Cubs will be spending time outdoors.  Please dress for the weather.  Waterproof footwear is strongly recommended.  Bring the letter for World Cub Scout Pen Pal Adventure (if you have one).


Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP:

World Cub Scout Pen Pal Adventure
Date:         Now until the end of August
Who:         Cubs (Monday and Tuesday)
What:        7th Markham Cub Scouts have the opportunity this year to write to Cub Scouts from 25th Harlow in the United Kingdom.  See HERE for more details

10,000 Trees for The Rouge – a Community Tree Planting Event
Date:         Sunday, April 29, 2019
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers (with their families)
Time:        Any time between 10 am to 1 pm
Location:  Southeast corner of Stonebridge Drive and Major Mackenzie Road East, west of McCowan Road
Note:          There is no parking on site. Volunteers can park at Mount Joy Go Station and take a shuttle bus to the planning site.  Shuttle buses will run from 8:45 am to 4:15 pm.  Please register under “7th Markham Scouts” with this form.  Bring waterproof boots, spade or shovel, bucket and gloves, water bottle or mug (for coffee).  A complimentary BBQ lunch starts at 11:30 am.  See pictures from the previous years.

Treetop Trekking
Date:         
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Scouters
Time:        12:30 – 4:00 PM
Location:  Treetop Trekking Stouffville, 3291 Stouffville Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 7X5
Note:          Cost $27 – Please pay at the door.  Three venues:
1. Discovery Course + Treewalk Village
2. Zip Line Aerial Game Treks (min age 9 and 55″ height)
3. Zip Line Aerial Game Treks – Advanced (min age 12 and 60″ height)
Please register HERE by May 13th, 2019 (Scouters also need to register)

Whitewater Rafting Camp by Grand River
Date:          
June 21 – 23, 2019
Who:          Cubs and Scouts
Location:  Somewhere near Paris, Brant, ON
Note:          More details will follow

Ho Ho Host of World Scout Jamboree
Date:        
August 5 – 8, 2019
Who:        Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Scouters
Note:        This year we are honoured to have a group of World Scout Jamboree participants from the United Kingdom visiting 7th Markham Scouts.  World Scout Jamboree is a world scouting event happening once every four years.  As a host, we will have joint activities with our guests during their visit.  We will also need some help from families of 7th Markham Scouts to make it a lifelong memory for our guests to Canada.  More details will follow.
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