Week of April 8 and 9, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning April 8, 2019:

This coming Tuesday as a group (see below), we will be celebrating our youths’ advancement to the next section; for examples, White-tail Beavers to Cub section, Howler Cubs to Scout section, Fourth-year Scouts to Venturer section.  Also, we will be awarding our youths for their achievements this year.  PLEASE come to celebrate (and take many pictures with friends and families)!!  There will be no Monday meeting for Cubs (Monday), Scouts and Venturers.  Don’t forget Scout Challenge Camp registration deadline this week.


Group or Cross Section Events COMING UP:

7th Markham Group Advancement Ceremony
Date:         Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers (with their families)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham
Note:         Full uniform is MANDATORY.

Scout Challenge Camp
Date:         April 26 – 28, 2019
Who:         Scouts (and Howler Cubs – after the advancement ceremony)
Time:        Drop-off : April 26th 7:00pm-7:30pm; Pick-up : April 28th – 10:00am
Location: Blue Springs Scout Reserve (Blue Heron Campground),
14009 6th Line Nassagaweya, near Acton (Halton Hills), Ontario L7U 5R6
Cost:         $20 per participant – BEST deal in town for a three-day camp!!
Note:         See details HERE.  Registration deadline Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 – this coming week.

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

UPDATED: Week of April 1 and 2, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning April 1, 2019:

Date:         Monday, April 1, 2019 
Who:         Cubs (Monday)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Bob Hunter Memorial Park, 7277 14th Ave, Markham
Note:        Monday Cubs will review the Winter activities, the past Rock Climbing experience and then hike.  Let’s meet by the fire pit.  It will be cold.  Please dress appropriately, wear hiking shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Date:         Monday, April 1, 2019
Who:         Scouts
Time:        7:00 – 8:15 PM (depending on the queue)
Location:  401 Mini Indy Go Karts, 37 Stoffel Dr, Toronto [UPDATED]
Note:        Good news is that there is a Groupon, however, these need to be purchased ahead of time.  This will lower the cost to $15 per person only if you RSVP with me (contact.scouts@7thmarkham.org) by replying to this email before Sunday 9pm. I will then pre-purchase the tickets. If you do not respond, the cost at the door will be $25.  Junior racers must be 10-15 years of age and 54″ tall or between 5-9 years old with an adult.

Date:         Monday, April 1, 2019
Who:         Venturers
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Lin Martial Arts, 100 Steelcase Road East, Suite 201, Markham

Date:         Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Who:         Beavers
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Aaniin Community Centre, 5665 14th Ave, Markham
Note:        Beavers will play outdoor.  Please dress appropriately.

Date:         Tuesday, April 2, 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:

7th Markham Group Advancement Ceremony
Date:         Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers (with their families)
Time:        7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Kateri Tekakwitha School, 230 Fincham Ave., Markham
Note:         Full uniform is mandatory.

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)


UPDATED: Week of January 21 and 22, 2019

Below is the schedule of activities for the week beginning January 21, 2019:

Family Skating Night
This Tuesday, we will have our annual Family Skating Night. The details are as follows:
Date:         Tuesday, January 22, 2019 
Who:         Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Family
Time:        7:00 – 8:00 PM – UPDATED
Location: Markham Civic Centre (Outdoor Ice Rink), 101 Town Centre Blvd., Markham
Cost: Free
Note:         Please bring your own skates and helmet for skates rental ONLY opens on Friday – Sunday
***There will be no meeting on Monday, January 21st for Monday Cubs, Scouts and Venturers


GROUP EVENTS COMING UP:
Winter Camp
Who: Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Vents
When: February 1st – 3rd, 2019
Where: Willowgrove, 11737 McCowan Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 4C3
Information for drop off / pick up time and location can be found HERE