Week of March 25 and 26, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning March 25, 2019:

Date:         Monday, March 25, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        6:55 – 8:30 PM
Location: Of Rock and Chalk, 482 Ontario St, Newmarket, ON L3Y 2K7
Note:         Monday Cubs will learn some of Stage 3 Vertical Skills.  Please bring a helmet (like bike helmets) and comfortable shoes to climb or you MUST rent from the facility before climbing.  Cost: $15

Date:         Monday, March 25, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Date:         Monday, March 25, 2019
Who:         Venturers
Time:        6:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Cineplex Cinemas Markham and VIP, 179 Enterprise Blvd, Markham

Date:         Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, March 26, 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:

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.
WSJ2019 | WSJ2023


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.
WSJ2019 | WSJ2023

Week of March 11 and 12, 2019

NO MEETING this week for all sections – March Break

Please check out the many exciting 7th Markham Group activities below.


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 9 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”.  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.
WSJ2019 | WSJ2023


Week of March 4 and 5, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning March 4, 2019:

Date:         Monday, March 4, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Markham Bowl, U, 5762 7 Hwy #11B, Markham
Note:          Monday Cubs will be bowling.  Cost: $5.  Also, see World Cub Scout Pen Pal Adventure below for a March Break activity.

Date:         Monday, March 4, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Date:         Monday, March 4, 2019
Who:         Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3
Note:          Beavers will participate with the Machine In Action program.  Please meet in the newest looking building with the double glass doors.

Date:         Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        6:45 – 8:45 PM
Location:  Imagine Cinemas – Elgin Mills, 10909 Yonge St. Unit 33, Richmond Hill (Off Yorkland St., Upper Yonge Place, Lower Level)
Note:          Tuesday Cubs will be watching Lego Movie 2: Second Part at 7:00pm.  Please arrive at 6:45pm.  Costs $10. ***PLEASE RSVP to Scouter Eric (contact.cubstuesday@7thmarkham.org) by March 4 to ensure a ticket for your children.  Also, see World Cub Scout Pen Pal Adventure below for a March Break activity.


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 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 9 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”.  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.

Scout Day at Sharon Gun Club
Date:         
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        11:30 – 4:30 PM
Location: Sharon Gun Club, 18255 Kennedy Rd, Sharon, ON L0G 1V0
Note:         Cost $25 (lunch included)
For more information, check HERE.
Please register HERE (***Only 7 spots – first come first serve)  After confirmation from your scouters, please provide a cheque payable to “Scouts Canada – 7th Markham”.

Treetop Trekking
Date:         
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Souters
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)


Week of February 25 and 26, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning February 25, 2019:

Date:         Monday, February 25, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        6:45 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Angus Glen Community Centre – 3990 Major Mackenzie Drive E, Markham
Note:          Monday Cubs will be demonstrating their aquatic skills to their Scouters.  Youths will be evaluated according to the Aquatic Skill – Stage 2,3,4 competencies.  A successful demonstration will be awarded an Outdoor Adventure Skills Aquatic Skills badge at the end of the year.  Please bring a snorkelling mask and life jacket (if you have one). Scouters will be showing the youths the HELP (Heat Escape Lessening Posture) and Huddle positions, as well as Ear Equalization techniques.  Swimmer fee will be covered by the section budget.

Date:         Monday, February 25, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:15 PM
Location:  Eldred King Woodlands, Whitchurch-Stouffville (Hwy 48, north of St Johns Side Road)
Note:         Scouts will be tobogganing.  Please bring toboggans and sleds, dress warmly and wear appropriate shoes.

Date:         Monday, February 25, 2019
Who:         Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Markham Green Golf Club, 120 Rouge Bank Dr, Markham
Note:         Venturers will be winter hiking.  Please dress warmly and wear appropriate shoes.  Please pick up youths at the Dairy Queen by Hwy 7 and Markham Road at 8:30 PM

Date:         Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Castle Arts, #18, 5694 Hwy 7, Markham, ON L3P 1B4 (in Sherwood Plaza next to Dollarama)
Note:          Tuesday Cubs will learn beginner art techniques with acrylic paint, cost $10.  Please bring your own canvas 9″ x 12″ or smaller (can purchase at Dollarama next door) and a smock (or a shirt) to protect your uniform.  This is an adventure of Personal Achievement Badge – Arts.