Week of October 23 and 24, 2017

A big tank you to all who participated in our popcorn fundraising activity.

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning October 23:

Date:         Monday, October 23, 2017 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:         7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Camp Chimo, 8205 McCowan Rd., Markham
Note:         Cubs will be outdoors the whole time. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and bring flashlight.

Date:          Monday, October 23, 2017 
Who:          Scouts and Venturers
Time:         7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Angus Glen Community Centre, 3990 Major Mackenzie Dr E., Markham
Note:         Scouts and Venturers will be working on their swimming skills. Please bring swim wear and change of clothes.

Date:         Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Camp Chimo, 8205 McCowan Rd., Markham
Note:       
Cubs will be outdoors the whole time. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and bring flashlight.

 

REMINDER: Fall camp is scheduled for this Friday, October 27 until Sunday, October 29, 2017. If your child is attending camp, in addition to the items listed in the packing list, please bring the following:

  1. swimming goggles – there is no swimming activity but they would need the goggles to protect their eyes for one of the activities
  2. bath towel that can get dirty
  3. card board – 16 inches by 16 inches in size
  4.  empty, clean tin can – size of campbell soup (10 0z.)

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Week of October 16 and 17, 2017

Thank you to all who attended our Investiture last Tuesday, October 10. As announced during the event, there are important upcoming activites and dates that you should be aware of.

IMPORTANT Upcoming Activities:

1) Friday, October 13, 2017 / Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Apple Day. This is a very important fundraising event for our group and we are asking that all youth participate. More information can be found at 2017 Apple Day.

2) Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – deadline to register for Fall Camp. Our group’s fall camp is scheduled for October 27-29 at Woodland Trails in Stouffville. Additional information about the camp can be found at 2017 Fall Camp. If your child is attending the camp, the signed code of conduct, emergency contact information and camp fee should be handed in to one of the Scouters on or before October 17, 2017.

3) Friday, October 20, 2017 – deadline to submit popcorn order forms and payment. Popcorn coordinators will be available at the section meeting on October 16 (for Cubs Monday, Scouts and Venturers) and October 17 (for Beavers and Cubs Tuesday) to collect all order forms and payment. If you are not able to submit your form and payment, please coordinate with Maria (mestrella@7thMarkham.org) to schedule drop-off date on or before October 20.

 

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning October 16:

Date:         Monday, October 16, 2017 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Angus Glen Community Centre, 3990 Major Mackenzie Dr E., Markham
Note:        Cubs will be working on their swimming skills. Please bring swim wear and change of clothes.

Date:         Monday, October 16, 2017
Who:         Scouts and Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

Date:         Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham

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Week of October 9 and 10, 2017

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning October 9:

Thank you to all who participated in the Popcorn Blitz. We had a good turn out and most of our youths were able to canvas an order or two. Good job!

This week will be a busy week for all of our youths and Scouters. We have our Investiture on Tuesday and Apple Day on Friday and Saturday. Details of the activities are as follows:

Date:         Tuesday, October 10, 2017 
Who:         Beavers, Cubs (Monday and Tuesday), Scouts, Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM [only 1 hour]
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham
Note:        (1) Full uniform required. More information can be found at 2017 Investiture
Note:        (2) Cubs (Monday), Scouts and Venturers will not have their regular Monday night meeting because of Thanksgiving. They are expected to attend the Investiture on Tuesday.                                                                                      

Date:         Friday, October 13, 2017 OR Saturday, October 14, 2017
Who:         Beavers, Cubs (Monday and Tuesday), Scouts, Venturers
Time:        Time varies depending on the day
Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 143 Main St. North, Markham
Note:        (1) All youths must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Note:        (2) All youths must wear their full uniform. More information can be found at 2017 Apple Day

 

IMPORTANT Upcoming Dates:

1) Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – deadline to register for Fall Camp. Our group’s fall camp is scheduled for October 27-29 at Woodland Trails in Stouffville. Additional information about the camp can be found at 2017 Fall Camp. If your child is attending the camp, the signed code of conduct, emergency contact information and camp fee should be handed in to one of the Scouters on or before October 17, 2017.

2) Friday, October 20, 2017 – deadline to submit popcorn order forms and payment. Popcorn coordinators will be available at the section meeting on October 16 (for Cubs Monday, Scouts and Venturers) and October 17 (for Beavers and Cubs Tuesday) to collect all order forms and payment. If you are not able to submit your form and payment, please coordinate with Maria (mestrella@7thMarkham.org) to schedule drop-off date on or before October 20. 

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Week of October 2 and 3, 2017 – Popcorn Blitz

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning October 2:

Great Adventures Start with Scout Popcorn! 
Fundraising with Scout Popcorn is youth-led and helps youth be better prepared for success in the world! In addition to raising money, youth develop valuable business skills and learn about financial responsibility, marketing strategy development and time management while also increasing their self-esteem and confidence in the process. With Scout Popcorn, our group and youth can plan for exciting activities such as camps, Jamborees, canoe trips and so much more. Help us raise funds by participating in our annual Popcorn Blitz.

Who:         Beavers, Cubs (Monday and Tuesday), Scouts, Venturers
Date:         Monday, October 2, 2017
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM [only 1 hour]
Location: Cornell Village Public School, 186 Country Glen Rd., Markham
Note:        (1) Please bring your popcorn order form, pen, clip board (if available) and loose change or small bills
Note:        (2) If you do not have the form, please download it by clicking here
Note:        (3) Beavers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Note:        (4) Please wear complete uniform

REMINDER:  Beavers and Cubs (Tuesday Pack) will not have their regular Tuesday night meeting this week. They will be participating in the popcorn blitz instead.

 

Week of September 25 and 26, 2017

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning September 25:

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers have started their journey to the Canadian Path. This week, they will be going on a hike and working on their Trail Skills. The details of the hike are as follows:

Who:         Beavers, Cubs (Monday and Tuesday), Scouts, Venturers
Date:         Monday, September 25, 2017
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM [Beavers will finish by 8:00 PM]
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Road, Markham
Note:        Make sure to wear weather appropriate clothing. Scouts and Venturers should wear long pants. Bring a flashlight, whistle, water and drinking mug. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided after the hike. Families are welcome to attend.

REMINDER: The 2017 Scout Popcorn Kit (includes order form) were handed out at last week’s section meeting. If your child did not receive one, please download the kit from the Parent’s Corner (found on the left side of the page) or let your Section Contact Scouter know.

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