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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Week of September 18 and 19, 2017

This coming week, each section will start their weekly meetings. The meetings will be held at the designated time and location listed below. It is important that you drop off your child no earlier than 6:55 pm and make sure you drop them off inside the venue. DO NOT leave your child unless there are two Scouters (adults in red Scouts Canada uniform) in the gym/hall.

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning September 18:

Beavers
Date:         September 19
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd., Markham 

Cubs (Monday)
Date:         September 18
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

Cubs (Tuesday)
Date:         September 19
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham

Scouts
Date:         September 18
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

       Venturers
        Date:         September 18
        Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
        Location: Wismer Public School, 171 Mingay Ave., Markham

 

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Let the Scouting Begin

To celebrate the start of Scouting Year 2017-2018, we are having a “Welcome to Scouting” event. Details are as follows:

    Date: Tuesday, 12 September 2017
   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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