203 Sherwood Park Scouts

203 Sherwood Park Scouts

News, information and events for the 203 Sherwood Park Scout Group. We have space available in our Beaver Colony (boys and girls ages 5-7), a wait list for our Cub Pack (boys and girls ages 8-10), and we have space in our Scout Troop (boys and girls ages 11-14), and we currently don't have a Venturer Company (boys and girls ages 14-17). Join us in our adventures on the Canadian Path!

Register online on the Scouts Canada website, or contact us:  info@203sherwoodparkscouts.ca.

*Before Attending a Scouting Meeting or Activity please go over the Self-Assessment Screening Checklist each time with your child - Click here to view
*Please also take time to review and be familiar with the Drop-off and Pick-up Support Guide - Click here to view

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, and Venturers have a lot of fun discovering new things and experiences they wouldn't have elsewhere. Along the way they develop into capable, confident and well-rounded individuals, better prepared for success in the world. Scouting offers a world where youth can discover the best in themselves and the best in others, and offers adventures that they will remember for a lifetime!

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, March 1, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, March 1, 2021

Beavers will be meeting on Monday, March 1, 2021 from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. at the Sherwood Park Natural Area, click here for map Range Road 231, 1 mile south of Highway 628 (52118 Range Rd 231, Sherwood Park, AB T8B, Canada)

****PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST with your Beaver before ATTENDING EACH MEETING – Click here to review the check list.****

**A mask is required and must be worn.**

Hi Beavers.

Beavers will be meeting at Strathcona Natural Area for a hike and explore one of our natural areas.

*Please ensure you dress for the weather, including warm clothes and good footwear.

**Please ensure you bring your backpack has: a Toque, mitts, water bottle, flash light/head lamp, extra mask, and hand sanitizer and travel mug with lid for hot chocolate after.

*We would ask that all youth wear their group necker (if you have one).

**Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter David on February 26, to RSVP.  (link to ScoutsTracker).

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, March 1, 2021

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, March 1, 2021

Cubs will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, March 1, 2021
– from  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Hello Cubs,

Join us on Zoom with your completed bird feeders and scavenger hunt presentations.  You will each have a few minutes to share your items and then we will discuss what we’d like to do for the spring season, and review what we completed in the winter season.

** Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter Amy on February 24, for more meeting details.  (link to ScoutsTracker).

Hope to see you all virtually Monday.
Scouter Amy (Akela)

UPCOMING  VIRTUAL MEETINGS:

Monday, March 8 – Emergency Skills OAS

Monday, March15 – TBD

Monday, March 22 – TBD

Monday, March 29 – TBD

Monday, April 5 – NO MEETING, Happy Easter

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, March 1, 2021

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, March 1, 2021

Scouts will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, March 1, 2021
(from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.)

Hello 203 Scout Troop!

How to Be Prepared for any emergency situation with a 72 hour Survival Kit. These kits have been designed using expert advice in the emergency preparedness industry. Should you find yourself in an emergency or disaster situation, a survival kit will provide you with the necessary tools needed to help you stay alive for at least 72 hours until professional help arrives. No matter where you live, an earthquake, hurricane, flooding, or other natural disaster can happen at a moment’s notice. Make sure you are prepared for anyone of these types of situation(s).

Details for this Activity/Event:

  • Purpose:      72 Hour Survival Kit

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

DO

  • Scout Chloe’s dad, Mason, will be our guest speaker on this topic as he share real life experience on assisting families in natural disaster event(s).

REVIEW

  • What are some of the important lessons and things to be prepared for in the case of a natural disaster?

**For information on how meet virtually and to RSVP please reply to the email from Scouter Roland or sign into ScoutsTracker (link to ScoutsTracker).

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

  • Monday, March 8 – Mission Nutrition
  • Monday, March 15 – Whittling Wood & Origami
  • Monday, March 22 – Among US
  • Monday, March 29 – Spring Break (No Meeting)

 

Yours in Scouting,

Scouter Roland

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, February 22, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, February 22, 2021

Beavers will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, February 22, 2021
– from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Hello Beavers.

Please join us as we celebrate our founder, Baden-Powell’s birthday.

We will be playing bingo as part of the evening.  Please email Scouter Roland at roland8009@gmail.com to let him know how many cards you will need.

Looking forward to see you on line.

Scouter David

*We would ask that all youth wear their group necker (if you have one).

**Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter David on February 16, for more meeting details. (link to ScoutsTracker).

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, February 22, 2021

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, February 22, 2021

Cubs will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, February 22, 2021
– from  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Hello Cubs,

Please join us as we celebrate our founder, Baden Powell’s birthday, also known as Scouts’ Day or Baden Powell week.

We will be playing bingo as part of the evening.  Please email Scouter Roland at roland8009@gmail.com to let him know how many cards you will need.

You will need to download Kahoot if you don’t have it downloaded already. I look forward to seeing you all in Zoom.

** Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter Amy on February 16, for more meeting details.  (link to ScoutsTracker).

Scouter Amy “Aklea”

UPCOMING  VIRTUAL MEETINGS

  • Monday, March 1 – Scavenger Hunt, and Bird Feeder Presentations & Winter Season Review
  • Monday, March 8 – OAS Emergency Skills 2 & 3
Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, February 22, 2021

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, February 22, 2021

Scouts will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, February 22, 2021
(from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.)

Hello 203 Sherwood Park Family & Friends,

Scouts’ Day or Baden-Powell week is a generic term for special days observed by members of the Scouting movement throughout the year. Some of these days have religious significance, while others may be a simple celebration of Scouting. Typically, it is a day when all members of Scouting will re-affirm the Scout Promise.
**Scout Promise:
On my honour;
I promise that I will do my best;
To do my duty to God and the Queen;
To help other people at all times;
and to carry out the spirit of the Scout Law.

Details for upcoming Activity/Event:

  • Purpose: Welcome to our VIRTUAL Baden Powell Family Event!
  • Participants: This is an ALL FAMILY (i.e. Brothers/Sisters and Mom/Dad) exclusive event!

Be prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

  • Watch a demonstration on how the game is played on the following YouTube video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJCHPtDjdeE
  • Email Scouter Roland at the following Gmail address:  roland8009@gmail.com to have the number of virtual Bingo cards sent your family.
  • NOTE* each virtual Bingo card has its own link and can be forwarded to other players to play on their own electronic devices.

DO

**For information on how meet virtually and to RSVP please reply to the email from Scouter Roland or sign into ScoutsTracker (link to ScoutsTracker).

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

  • Monday, March 1 – 72 Hour Kit
  • Monday, March 8 – Nutrition Mission
  • Monday, March 15 –  Wood Whittling/ Origami

 

Yours in Scouting,

Scouter Roland

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, February 8, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, February 8, 2021

Beavers will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, February 8, 2021
– from 6:15 – 7:00 p.m.

Hi Beavers.

On Monday, at the request of our youth, we will be talking about dinosaurs, doing a dinosaur valentine kind of craft, and creating a snack.

We will be dropping supplies off on Sunday afternoon.

Looking forward to seeing you on Monday.

** Just a reminder there will be no meeting on Feb 15,  and on Feb 22, is an all sections Baden-Powell Bingo.

*We would ask that all youth wear their group necker (if you have one).

**Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter David on February 4, for more meeting details.  (link to ScoutsTracker).

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, February 8, 2021

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, February 8, 2021

Cubs will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, February 8, 2021
– from  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Hello Cubs,

Monday we will be welcoming a special guest to our meeting.  Come with your questions for Strathcona County Ward 4 Councillor, Bill Tonita.  He will be discussing his role as a councillor in our Sherwood Park Hamlet. Click here to read more about Bill Tonita

WEEKLY LEGO CHALLENGE is back, come to the meeting with your mini figure combo…different arms, body, legs, head, hair, and accessories.  We can’t wait to see your wildest combination, and we’ll share with each other at the end of the meeting.

** Looking forward to seeing you all at our first virtual winter camp this weekend!  Check Scoutstracker or your emails (January 30) for more information.

** Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter Amy on February 4, for more meeting details.  (link to ScoutsTracker).

Hope to see you all virtually Monday.
Scouter Amy (Akela) Churchill

UPCOMING  VIRTUAL MEETINGS:

SATURDAY, February 13 & 14 – Virtual Winter Camp (RSVP emailed January 30th)
Monday, February 15 – NO MEETING, Happy Family Day
Monday, February 22 – Baden Powell Celebration
Monday, March 1 – Scavenger Hunt presentations & Winter Season Review
Monday, March 8 – Emergency Skills OAS

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, February 8, 2021

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, February 8, 2021

Scouts will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, February 8, 2021
(from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.)

Hello 203 Scout Troop!

Paracord bracelets are also known as survival bracelets, 550 cord bracelets, or parachute cord bracelets and are considered a survival tool. The bracelets are worn by survivalists, hikers, climbers, campers, or anyone who enjoys the outdoors. These bracelets become extremely handy in survival or emergency situations.
Details for upcoming Activity/Event:


  • Purpose:
          Paracord Bracelet Craft & Emergency Skills OAS

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

  • ** Watch a video on how to make either a “one colour” or “two colour’ bracelet on YouTube to be prepared for Monday’s activity.

 

DO

  • Let’s do make some paracord bracelets!!
  • Nathaniel & Aidan S. will present an Emergency Skills OAS Kahoot from Stages 3 & 4

REVIEW

  • Why is it wise to have a paracord bracelet when going into the outdoors?

**For information on how meet virtually and to RSVP please reply to the email from Scouter Roland or sign into ScoutsTracker (link to ScoutsTracker).

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

  • Monday, February 15 – Family Day (No Meeting)
  • Monday, February 22 – Baden Powell Event
  • Monday, March 1 – 72 Hour Kit
  • Monday, March 8 –  Whittling Wood & Origami

 

Yours in Scouting,

Scouter Roland

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, February 1, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, February 1, 2021

Beavers will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, February 1, 2021
– from 6:15 – 7:00 p.m.

Hi Beavers and Families.

Tonight we will be talking about fire safety, doing a craft, and having mom or dad help us make a snack.

Scouter Ella will be dropping off the supplies needed this weekend.

See you tomorrow.

*We would ask that all youth wear their group necker (if you have one).

**Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter David on January 28, for more meeting details.  (link to ScoutsTracker).