Week of April 8 and 9, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning April 8, 2019:

This coming Tuesday as a group (see below), we will be celebrating our youths’ advancement to the next section; for examples, White-tail Beavers to Cub section, Howler Cubs to Scout section, Fourth-year Scouts to Venturer section.  Also, we will be awarding our youths for their achievements this year.  PLEASE come to celebrate (and take many pictures with friends and families)!!  There will be no Monday meeting for Cubs (Monday), Scouts and Venturers.  Don’t forget Scout Challenge Camp registration deadline this week.


Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP:

7th Markham Group Advancement Ceremony
Date:         Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers (with their families)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham
Note:         Full uniform is MANDATORY.

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
Cost:         $20 per participant – BEST deal in town for a three-day camp!!
Note:         See details HERE.  Registration deadline Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 – this coming week.

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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