Let the Scouting Begin

To celebrate the start of Scouting Year 2018-2019, we are having a “Welcome to Scouting” event. Details are as follows:

    Date: Tuesday, 11 September 2018
   Time:  7:00 till 8:00 PM
Venue:  Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Road Markham
   Note:  We will be serving hotdogs, corn and drinks. Kindly bring your own plates and cups.

To all our members, it is important that you attend the event. We will be discussing how our Scouting group works and what you can do to help your child maximize his/her Scouting experience.

Hope to see you there!

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Week of June 4 and 5, 2018

Year End Family Potluck

There will be no meeting on June 4 and June 5 for all sections. Instead, we will have our annual year end family potluck on June 9 to celebrate the end of the Scouting Year 2017-2018. 7th Markham Scouting Family, this is your chance to say a HUGE “Thank You” to all your Scouters for all the hard work they have done for the Scouting Year. The details of the event are as follows:

Date:    Saturday, 09 June 2018
Time:   11:30 AM – 02:00 PM
Where: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church
              7452 Reesor Road, Markham

What to Bring:
We are requesting that you bring a dish (chicken, beef, or pasta) for about 5-8 people. Please bring your own plates, cups/mugs, cutleries, and serving utensils for your dish. To minimize garbage, we highly encourage families to bring reusable plates and cups.  The group committee will provide desserts and drinks.

Note:
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.

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Week of May 28 and 29, 2018

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning May 28:

Date:          Monday, May 28, 2018
Who:          Scouts and Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Laser Quest, 9625 Yonge St, Richmond Hill

 

Date:         Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Markham Bowl, 5762 Highway 7, Unit 11B, Markham, [Updated]

 

Date:         Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Who:         Cubs (Monday and Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Laser Quest, 9625 Yonge St, Richmond Hill

Upcoming group event:

To end the Scouting Year 2017-2018, we will have our annual year end family potluck on June 9. 7th Markham Scouting Family, this is your chance to say a HUGE “Thank You” to all your Scouters for all the hard work they have done for the Scouting Year. For details of the event, click here.

 

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Week of May 21 and 22, 2018

REMINDER: Treetop Trekking Event is this Sunday

Date:           May 20, 2018
Who:           Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Scouters
Time:          12:15 – 4:30 PM

Location: 
Treetop Trekking Stouffville, 3291 Stouffville Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON (inside Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area)
Note (1):   
Everyone MUST arrive by 12:30pm ready for the mandatory safety orientation before climbing at 1:00pm. Please read “What to Wear” and “What happens if it rains ?” sections in Treetop Trekking Safety Rules of the event that you registered in. You may bring simple snack and water.
Note (2):  You must be registered to one of the following activities:
Note:        (a)  Zip Line Aerial Game Treks – must be 55″ tall & 9 years old and up 
Note:        (b) Discovery Course + Treewalk Village – must be 45″ tall & 5 years old and up
Note:        (c) Treewalk Village Only – for anyone who can climb

 

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning May 21:

Date:          Monday, May 21, 2018
Who:          Cubs (Monday), Scouts and Venturers
Time:        NO MEETING

 

Date:         Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

 

Date:         Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Main Street Unionville,
GPS Coordinate:  43.867665,  -79.311173
Note:         
Please bring your bike, helmet, headlamp and water (in bike bottle or backpack). Dress appropriate for the weather.

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Week of May 14 and 15, 2018

IMPORTANT: Registration for Scouting Year 2018-2019
  • Deadline for early registration is this Monday May 14th. To secure your child’s spot and avail of a $55 discount in registration fee, you must register your child on or before May 14. After said date, registration will be open to the public and registration is on a first come first serve basis.
  • An email with the registration details was sent last April 26, 2018
Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning May 14:

Date:          Monday, May 14, 2018
Who:          Cubs (Monday) 
Time:         7:00 – 8:30 PM

Location: Main Street Unionville,
GPS Coordinate:  43.867665,  -79.311173
Note:         
Please bring your bike, helmet, headlamp and water (in bike bottle or backpack). Dress appropriate for the weather.

 

Date:         Monday, May 14, 2018
Who:         Scouts and Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:
Main Street Unionville, parking lot behind Unionville Arms / Starbucks
Note:        Please bring your bike, helmet, headlamp and water (in bike bottle or backpack). Dress appropriate for the weather.

 

Date:         Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham

 

Date:         Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Who:         Cubs (Tuesday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Camp Chimo, 8205 McCowan Rd., Markham
Note:        Cubs will be outdoors the whole time so please dress appropriate for the weather.

 

Upcoming Event:
When:     May 20, 2018, 12:15 – 4:30 PM
What:      Treetop Trekking
Who:       Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Scouters
Where:   
Treetop Trekking Stouffville, 3291 Stouffville Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON (inside Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area)
Note (1): 
Everyone MUST arrive by 12:30pm ready for the mandatory safety orientation before climbing at 1:00pm. Please read “What to Wear” and “What happens if it rains ?” sections in Treetop Trekking Safety Rules of the event that you registered in. You may bring simple snack and water.
Note (2):  Registration deadline is May 16, 2018
.  Register for one of  the three options below by contacting Scouter Andy (andyli@secondnet.com):
Note:        (a)  Zip Line Aerial Game Treks – must be 55″ tall & 9 years old and up 
Note:        (b) Discovery Course + Treewalk Village – must be 45″ tall & 5 years old and up
Note:        (c) Treewalk Village Only – for anyone who can climb

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