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), a wait list for 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, November 23, 2020

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 23, 2020

Beavers will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, November 23, 2020
– from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Hi Beavers.

We will be talking about animals that we see in our forests and ponds.  Learning about animal tracks and looking at some hides and skulls.
*We would ask that all youth wear their group necker (if you have one).

**We will be using Google meets as our virtual platform.  You will receive an invite from my scouting email which is: scouterhawkeye203@gmail.com

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 23, 2020

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 23, 2020

Cubs will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, November 23, 2020
– from  6:30 – 7:15 p.m. or so depending on how the meeting is going

Hi Cubs!

Welcome to our second virtual cub meeting.  The youth will help the scouters to run a fun interactive meeting.  We will be discussing PABs and doing a fall season review.

**Please check the ScoutsTracker email sent from Scouter Amy on November 18, for more meeting details.  (link to ScoutsTracker).

Upcoming Meetings:

Monday, November 30 – Online Show and Share
December 5 – Weather Dependent – Snow Shoeing Adventure( If allowed outdoors)
Monday, December 7 – Christmas Activity (TBD)
Monday, December 14 – Skating (TBD)
Monday, December 21 & 28 – NO Meeting – Merry Christmas
Monday, January 4 & 11 – NO Meeting – Happy New Year

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 23, 2020

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 23, 2020

Scouts will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, November 23, 2020
– from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 

Hello 203 Scout Troop!

Great Scouting adventures don’t just happen outdoors-Scouting can be experienced virtually, allowing youth to continue developing well-rounded skills through fun activities! In order to help youth discover the Canadian Path more easily, Scouts Canada’s Personal Achievement Badge experience offers straightforward navigation for youth to find fun and engaging resources.  Also, winter has come with a bang so it’s time for the Troop to PLAN their activities and events for the Winter Season Cycle.

Details for this Activity/Event:

  • Purpose:      Personal Achievement Badges/ Plan Winter Season Cycle

**For information on how meet virtually and to RSVP please reply to the email from Scouter Roland sent on November 20, or sign into ScoutsTracker (link to ScoutsTracker).

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

Review

  • The Troop briefly reviews what was done in the Fall Season Cycle (SPICES)

DO

Plan

  • Have Troop Leader Nathaniel announce the activities and events that are being planned for the Winter Season Cycle

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

Monday, November 30 – Winter Survival Kits/ Among Us
Monday, December 7 – Gingerbread  House Making
Monday, December 14 – 203 Christmas Bingo Group

Yours in Scouting,
Scouter Roland

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 16, 2020

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 16, 2020

Beavers will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, November 16, 2020
– from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Hi Beavers.

As this is our first meeting on line we will be spending some time talking about computer safety and then will be Exploring Space, talking about space exploration and constellations.

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

**For information on how meet virtually and to RSVP please reply to the email from Scouter David sent on November 13, or sign into ScoutsTracker (link to ScoutsTracker).

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 16, 2020

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 16, 2020

Cubs will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, November 16, 2020
– from  6:30 – 7:15 p.m. or so depending on how the meeting is going

Hi Cubs!

We will have our first ever virtual cub meeting. **For information on how meet virtua
lly and to RSVP please reply to the email from Scouter Amy sent on November 13, or sign into ScoutsTracker (link to ScoutsTracker).

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

  • Be prepared for a scavenger hunt (find simple things around the house)
  • Bring ideas for meeting you’d liker to so online in the future

DO

  • Have a group discussion on internet safety
  • Scavenger Hunt

REVIEW

  • How do you feel about our meeting?  Was it too long, too short?

 

 Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

Monday, November 23 – Virtual Personal Achievement Badges review and Fall Season Review
Monday, November 30 – Virtual Show and Tell
Saturday, December 5 – Snow Shoeing (Possibly if virtual Scouting is lifted)
Monday, December 7 – Christmas Activity (TBD)
Monday, December 14 – Skating (TBD)
Monday, December 21 & 28 – NO Meetings – Merry Christmas
Monday, January 4 & 11 – NO Meetings – Happy New Year

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 16, 2020

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 16, 2020

Scouts will be meeting VIRTUALLY on Monday, November 16, 2020
– from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 

Hello 203 Scout Troop!

Operation Christmas Child is a hands-on way for Canadians to bless struggling children in the developing world by filling shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, school supplies, and other items. We collect the boxes and distribute them we are following one of our promises to do our duty to God and to children living in desperate situations around world.

**For information on how meet virtually and to RSVP please reply to the email from Scouter Roland sent on November 13, or sign into ScoutsTracker (link to ScoutsTracker).

Details for this Activity/Event:

  • Purpose:      Operation Christmas Child/ skirbbl.io

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

  • Go to the following link  https://www.samaritanspurse.ca/pack-a-shoebox/  to find out what and how we will pack our shoeboxes
    Monday night
  • There are two different options on picking up a shoebox:
    1. From Scouter Roland’s front porch (955 Conifer Street) this weekend; or,
    2. From any one of the following stores; Sherwood Park Sobey’s Nottingham, Home Hardware, Crescendo Music, Nitza’s Pizza on Wye and Emerald Hills and Once Upon a Child

DO

    • Share with your Patrol what items your put in your Shoebox and write a short note to the child that will be receiving your gift
    • Play online pictionary by going to the website skribbl

REVIEW

  • Scouts Own: What does the upcoming Holiday season mean to you?

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

Monday, November 23 -Review PAB Badges/ Plan Winter Season Cycle
WEDNESDAY, November 25 – Troop Leadership Team Meeting
Monday, November 30 – BirdHouse Project Presentation/ Winter Survival Kits

Yours in Scouting,
Scouter Roland

Beavers Remembrance Day Celebration Info. – Monday, November 9, 2020

Beavers Remembrance Day Celebration Info. – Monday, November 9, 2020

Beavers will be meeting on Monday, November 8, 2020 at the North entrance to Community Centre (in front of Library), 401 Festival Ln, (Map), from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Beavers will explore Rainbow’s Reflection, in this area we explore personal values and beliefs as well as the diversity of cultures and faiths that make up our communities, our nation and our world.  At this time of the year we think about and reflect on the sacrifices of our men and women in the Military who represented us and made significant sacrifices for us.

We will be going to the Cenotaph and participating in a Remembrance Day Ceremony.

>>Please have youth color and complete this attachment.  We will talk about the answers and then send them to the local Legion to be shared with our veterans.<<

Please ensure youth are dressed for the weather, as this is an outdoor event.

 Please ensure your backpacks have:
– extra masks
– water
– hand sanitizer
– toque and mitts
– headlamp or flashlight

**Please ensure youth use the washroom prior to the meeting as there are no washroom facilities available.

 

*All participants must wear a face mask.*

–Please RSVP via ScoutsTracker or the email Scouter David sent on November 4, (link to ScoutsTracker).

NOTE: parents/guardians/youth must consult the self-assessment screening checklist to determine whether they may participate in this Scouting activity.

Cubs Remembrance Day Celebration Info. – Monday, November 9, 2020

Cubs Remembrance Day Celebration Info. – Monday, November 9, 2020

Cubs will be meeting on Monday, November 9, 2020 in the Salisbury parking lot (across from the county building), 20 Festival Way, (Map), from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

We will be meeting in the SAL parking lot and then walking across the street to the Cenotaph in front of county hall to have our very own Remembrance Day Ceremony.  When done we will walk back to SAL parking lot for pick-up.

-Be sure to do your pre-screening before arrival

-Be sure to use the washroom before you come as there is not one available.

-Masks will be mandatory, please pack an extra in your backpack.

-Please dress for the weather, as its starting to get chilly in the evenings.

-Don’t forget to wear your neckers. Full uniforms are not required as they will be hiding under warm outerwear.

-Remembrance Day Ceremony on Monday night will be live streamed to our Facebook page.

*Also please bring your backpack to every meeting with FULL water bottle, headlamp, situpon, extra mask(s), first aid or emergency kit (the ones the youth created), thin gloves and a toque would also be a great addition to their packs as its starting to get chilly in the evenings.

 Upcoming Meetings:

  • Monday, November 16 – Hike and Explore (Centennial Park)
  • Monday, November 23 – PAB’s (Centennial Park)
  • SATURDAY, (November 28 OR December 5) – Weather Dependent – Snow Shoeing Adventure
  • Monday, November 30 – Online Show and Tell
  • Monday, December 7 – Christmas Activity (TBD)
  • Monday, December 14 – Skating (TBD)
  • Monday, December 21 & 28 – NO Meetings – Merry Christmas
  • Monday, January 4 & 11 – NO Meetings – Happy New Year
Scouts Remembrance Day Celebration Info. – Monday, November 9, 2020

Scouts Remembrance Day Celebration Info. – Monday, November 9, 2020

Scouts will be meeting on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Salisbury Composite High Parking Lot, 20 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, AB , (MAP) from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Hello 203 Scout’s Troop,

Remembrance Day is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty.  The Lapel Poppy can be worn every day of the Poppy Campaign and is removed at the end of the Remembrance Day ceremony. Many people place their poppy on a wreath or at the base of the cenotaph or memorial as a sign of respect at the end of the ceremony.

Purpose and Details of the EventRemembrance Day Ceremony

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

  • All youth are asked to wear their formal uniforms and neckers and remember to dress in layers that’s appropriate for the weather
  • Wear a Lapel Poppy that will be be placed on the wreath or at the base of the Centoaph.

DO

  • Participate in the 203 Sherwood Park Group Remembrance Day Ceremony.

REVIEW

Announcements for upcoming Activities/Events:

  • Monday, November 16 – Road Hockey
  • Monday, November 23 – Review/Plan Fall & Winter Season Cycles
  • Wednesday, November 25 – Troop Leadership Team meeting
  • Monday, November 30 – TBD
Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 2, 2020

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 2, 2020

Beavers will be meeting on Monday, October 26, 2020 at – AJ Ottewell Community Centre, 590 Broadmoor Blvd, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3W7, (Map), from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Beavers will explore birds and build a bird house to take home and hang up.

Please ensure youth are dressed for the weather, as this is an outdoor event.
**Please bring a hammer and Safety Glasses**

Please ensure your backpacks have:
– extra masks
– water
– hand sanitizer
– toque and mitts
– headlamp or flashlight

**Please ensure youth use the washroom prior to the meeting as there are no washroom facilities available.**

*All participants must wear a face mask.*

–Please RSVP via ScoutsTracker or the email Scouter David sent on October 29, (link to ScoutsTracker).

NOTE: parents/guardians/youth must consult the self-assessment screening checklist to determine whether they may participate in this Scouting activity.

Upcoming meetings/ Events:
November 9, 2020 – North entrance to Community Centre (in front of Library) – Rainbow’s Reflection (Remembrance)