Week of April 29 and 30, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning April 29, 2019:

For the coming weekend, Scouts Challenge Camp and 10,000 Trees for The Rouge participants, please review the information package in the “Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP” below.


Date:         Monday, April 29, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham
Note:         *Special Parents Information Session:  Both parents and youths must attend.

Date:         Monday, April 29, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham
Note:         Game night.  Bring your favourite game to share.

Date:         Monday, April 29, 2019
Who:         Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham
Note:         *Special Parents Information Session:  Both parents and youths must attend.


Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP:

Scout Challenge Camp
Date:         April 26 – 28, 2019
Who:         Scouts (and Howler Cubs – after the advancement ceremony)
Time:        Drop-off : April 26th 7:00pm-7:30pm; Pick-up : April 28th – 10:00am
Location: Blue Springs Scout Reserve (Blue Heron Campground),
14009 6th Line Nassagaweya, near Acton (Halton Hills), Ontario L7U 5R6
Note:         See info package HERE.  Last minute info at Facebook HERE.

10,000 Trees for The Rouge – a Community Tree Planting Event
Date:         Sunday, April 28, 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.

Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C – Blended
Date:        May 1 – May 30, 2019 (myrc.redcross.ca SFA-C online training); Saturday, June 1, 2019 (Practical skill training and test / SFA-C written test day)
Who:        Any Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Scouters, Volunteers under Shining Waters Council – Scouts Canada Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham
Cost:         $100 (eTransfer instructions will be emailed to you, you will be paid directly to our Medvents instructor)
Note:        To register, go to http://bit.ly/2PwWtsz.  MUST bring the printed online training completion certificate to attend the June 1 session.
Registration Deadline: May 28, 2019
Class Limit: 28
Contact:   Andy Li – contact.cubsmonday@7thmarkham.org

Electronics Recycling Drive
Date:         
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Scouters
Time:        9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham
Note:        Help raise funds for 7th Markham by dropping old batteries, computers, printers, mobile phones, computer/network peripherals, audio/video equipment, cables.  See poster HERE.

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 – pay at the door. Registration is mandatory including Scouters.  Please register HERE by May 13th, 2019.  Beavers, Cubs, Scouts are FREE for their sections will cover the cost.
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)

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.
WSJ2019 | WSJ2023

Toronto Zoo Sleepover
Date:         
September 28 – 29, 2019
Who:          Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers
Location:  Toronto Zoo
Note:          More details will follow
*Guided tours through select areas of the Zoo
*Fun camp-style activities and games
*Bedtime snacks
*Vouchers for breakfast in the next morning
*Admission to the Zoo on September 29 for all participants