Week of September 16 and 17, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning September 16 and 17, 2019:

*** Toronto Zoo Sleepover registration deadline is due this week.  Please submit your registration forms and cheques to your section scouters.  Thank you!


Date:         Monday, September 16, 2019
Who:         Scouts and Venturers
Time:        6:45 – 8:15 PM
Location:  Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Who:         Cubs
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham
Note:         If you are returning Cubs, please bring your Personal Achievement Badges (PAB) booklet.  You can show your Scouters your achievements completed this summer.


Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP:

Toronto Zoo Sleepover
Date:         
Drop Off: September 28th, 2019, Saturday 6:45pm;
                   Pickup: September 29th, 2019, Sunday 9:30am
Who:          Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers
Location:  Toronto Zoo
Cost:           $70
Registration Deadline:  September 17th, 2019 Tuesday (Only 25 spots)
Note:          The sleepover includes:
– 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, 2019 for all participants
To register, please see information package HERE.


Week of June 3 and 4, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning June 3, 2019:

** Year-End Family Potluck will be on June 8, 2019.  See the Group Events below.


Date:         Monday, June 3, 2019
Who:         Scouts only (NOT Monday Cubs)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Laser Quest, 9625 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ON
Note:         Pizza and drinks will be provided.  Let’s celebrate the last section meeting of this season!!

Date:         Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Who:         Cubs (Monday and Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Laser Quest, 9625 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ON
Note:         Pizza and drinks will be provided.  Let’s celebrate the last section meeting of this season!!

Date:        Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Markham Bowl, U 11B 5762 7 Hwy, Markham, ON
Note:         Pizza and drinks will be provided.  Let’s celebrate the last section meeting of this season!!


Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP:

Year-End Family Potluck
Date:        Saturday, June 8, 2019
Who:        Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Scouters and families
Time:       11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham
Note:        Can you name your favourite Scouting moment from this year? Do you want to share it with your Scouter?  Say Thanks Today!!  What to bring… please bring a dish (chicken, beef, or pasta, vegetarian) for about 5-8 people.  Also bring your own plates, cups/mugs, cutleries, and serving utensils for your dish.  7th Markham will provide desserts and drinks.  In addition, we plan to have a water gun battle.  Please bring water gun(s), towel and change of clothes. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers – this is your chance to get your Scouters soaking wet!!

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
Note:          See information package HERE.  If you need a carpool parent partner, fill your information HERE.  Participants must have achieved Outdoor Adventure Skills (Aquatic Skills) Level 2.

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


Week of May 27 and 28, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning May 27, 2019:

** Grand River Rafting Camp – Registration Deadline: May 31, 2019
** Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C – Blended – Registration Deadline: May 28, 2019


Date:         Monday, May 27, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: GPS co-coordinate – 43.867665, -79.311173
Note:        Monday Cubs will be biking (if weather permitting), starting from the parking lot behind the Unionville Arms 43.867665, -79.311173 and riding the woodland paths to Milne Dam Park.  Parents and family welcome.  Helmets are mandatory.

Date:         Monday, May 27, 2019 
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham
Note:         Scouts will be helping the church build picnic tables.  They will be outside all the time.  Please dress appropriately.  Safety glasses and gloves are strongly encouraged.

Date:         Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, May 28, 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 in the 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

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.  Participants must have achieved Outdoor Adventure Skills (Aquatic Skills) Level 2.

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


Week of May 20 and 21, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning May 20, 2019:

Date:         Monday, May 20, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday), Scouts, Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Note:         No Meeting – Victoria Day Monday

Date:         Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: GPS co-coordinate – 43.867665, -79.311173
Note:        Tuesday Cubs will be biking (if weather permitting), starting from the parking lot behind the Unionville Arms 43.867665, -79.311173 and riding the woodland paths to Milne Dam Park.  Parents and family welcome.  Helmets are mandatory.


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 in the 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

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