Week of May 6 and 7, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning May 6, 2019:

Date:         Monday, May 6, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Camp Chimo, 8205 McCowan Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3
Note:         Monday Cubs will learn to start a fire and cook some snack.  Please bring MESS kit (and a roasting stick if you have one) and dress for outdoor adventures.

Date:         Monday, May 6, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM (with optional open climbing until 9 PM)
Location:  Rock N Chalk, 482 Ontario Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y2K7
Note:         $15 pp includes harness and optional shoe rental

Date:         Monday, May 6, 2019
Who:         Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Milliken Mills Community Centre: 7600 Kennedy Rd, Markham, ON L3R 9S5
Note:         Beavers will be swimming.

Date:         Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham


Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP:

Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C – Blended
Date:        Anytime before May 28, 2019 (myrc.redcross.ca SFA-C online training); Saturday, June 1, 2019 (Practical skill training and test / SFA-C written test day)
Who:        Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Scouters, Volunteers
Time:       8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham
Cost:         $100
Note:        To register, 1. go to HERE to register.  2. eTransfer $100 to John Chin – Group Commissioner of 1st Markham MedVents at jchintor@gmail.com (auto-deposit no password is needed).  3. An access code will be provided to you to enroll e-Learning modules in redcross.ca.  4. Finish the online modules, print the completion certificate and bring it to the June 1 session.  For more info, see HERE.
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
Registration Deadline: May 13, 2019
Note:          Cost: $27 – pay at the door. Registration is mandatory including Scouters.  Please register HERE.  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)

Grand River Rafting Camp
Date:         
June 21 – 23, 2019
Who:         White Tail Beavers, Cubs and Scouts (who can swim)
Time:        Drop off 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21; Pick up 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 23
Location: 
Grand River Rafting, Campsite #4, 81 Pottruff Rd, Brantford, ON N3T 5L7
Registration Deadline: May 31, 2019
Note:          Cost: $65.  To register, see HERE.  If you need a carpool parent partner, fill your information HERE.

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