203 Sherwood Park Scouts

203 Sherwood Park Scouts

News, information and events for the 203 Sherwood Park Scout Group. We have a Beaver Colony (boys and girls ages 5-7), a Cub Pack (boys and girls ages 8-10), and a Scout Troop (boys and girls ages 11-14), 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, December 6, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, December 6, 2021

Beavers will be meeting on Monday, December 6, 2021 at – Strathcona County Community Centre in Meeting Room 138 (same room as last week); 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB, T8A 3W7 (MAP – from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.


Meeting Overview

  • Name: Christmas Gingerbread House and Movie

Hi Beavers.

We will be meeting at County Hall in Meeting Room 138 to watch a Christmas movie and build gingerbread houses.

** All supplies will be provided.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Scouter David

 

** Please ensure youth use the washroom prior to attending Beavers.

** Masks must be worn

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

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, December 6, 2021

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, December 6, 2021

Cubs will be meeting on Monday, December 6, 2021 Strathcona County Community Centre (Room 2); 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3W7 (MAP)
 – from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Overview

  • NameOrnament Making – Wood Burning/Painting

We are going to be meeting at the Strathcona County Community Center and we will be making some ornaments made out of wood and doing some wood burning with them. Templates will be provided and cubs can pick an image and burn it on the ornament while being supervised.

We will be having a visitor who will be Max C. from the Scout group who will also be coming and talking to us about his Chief Scout project that he is working towards and how we can help out with that.

A friendly reminder to all Cubs & Scouters, a Backpack is required for all activities/events.  Items required are as follows:

  • Water Bottle
  • Binder & Rope
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Face Mask (please pack a few extras)
  • Headlamp or Flashlight
  • Warm Headgear & Gloves
  • First Aid Kit

** All participants must wear a face mask.

** Please RSVP to Scouter Kelly’s email from ScoutsTracker sent on November 30, 2021. Click here to sign into ScoutsTracker.

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, December 6, 2021

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, December 6, 2021

Scouts will be meeting on Monday, December 6, 2021 at  County Annex Building, 160 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, AB   (MAP) – between 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Hello 203 Scout’s Troop.

Details for this Activity/Event:

  • Activity/Event:  Street Hockey

Be prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

  • This is an outdoor activity so dress accordingly for the Weather
  • If you own more than one hockey stick then please bring it just in case another scout needs one!
  • If you, or someone you know, own’s goalie equipment for street hockey please bring it!
  • If you have a hockey net then please bring it!
  • Bring a travel mug for Hot Chocolate!

DO

  • Go over some of the ground rules of Street Hockey play
  • Let’s play!

 

It Starts with Scouts,
Scouter Roland

** All participants must wear a face mask.

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

 

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

  • Monday, Dec 13  –  Christmas Movie Night
  • Monday, Dec 20  –  All Sections Xmas Urban Hike
Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 29, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 29, 2021

Beavers will be meeting on Monday, November 29, 2021 at – Strathcona County Community Centre in Meeting Room 138; 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3W7 (MAP – from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Overview

  • NameBeaver Section Meeting – Games Night

Hi Beavers.

We will be meeting in County Hall in Room 138 on Monday night for games and crafts night.

Please feel free to bring a small game that you can play with our beaver friends, this would NOT include Monopoly or something that would take over an hour to play.  A Christmas craft table will be set up to explore your creativity.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Scouter David

** Please ensure youth use the washroom prior to attending Beavers.

** Masks must be worn

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

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 29, 2021

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 29, 2021

Cubs will be meeting on Monday, November 29, 2021 -Centennial Park Picnic Shelter; 4000 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0M8 (MAP)
 – from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Overview

  • Name: Outdoor Cooking Skills/Emergency Shelter Building

We will be doing fire starting and cooking a snack over a fire.
 ** Cubs are responsible for bringing their own snack food that they would want to cook over a fire. **

These could be smores, popcorn, banana boats. They are also responsible for bringing what they would require to cook their food in as well as to eat it. For example; if they are doing smores then they would have to bring the graham cracker, the chocolate, marshmallow, and a stick. If they were bringing a hot dog then they would require a stick, the hot dog and a bun.

We will also be working on Emergency Shelter Building as well.

Both of these skills will allow us to be working on our Winter Skills 2 and 3 badges.

Then if we have time we will play a game of flashlight tag so please make sure that you have your headlamp and/or flashlight.

A friendly reminder to all Cubs & Scouters, a Backpack is required for all activities/events.  Items required are as follows:

  • Water Bottle
  • Binder & Rope
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Face Mask (please pack a few extras)
  • Headlamp or Flashlight
  • Warm Headgear & Gloves
  • First Aid Kit

​Kelly Annesty
Contact Scouter fo​r Cubs
email: scouterkelly@203sherwoodparkscouts.ca
203 Sherwood Park Scouts

 

** All participants must wear a face mask.

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 29, 2021

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 29, 2021

Scouts will be meeting on Monday, November 29, 2021 at  Room L3, Basement, Strathcona County Community Centre, 201 Oak St, Sherwood Park, AB  (MAP) – between 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Hello 203 Scout’s Troop,

Now is the perfect time to look ahead and start thinking about how to prepare for a great, safe, youth-led program this winter season cycle. Whether we’re Scouting virtually or in-person, let’s brainstorm some fun ideas for our weekly meetings and our weekend outings.

** And don’t forgetbring the badges (i.e. progression badge, OAS badge(s), language badge etc.) you received at our Investiture ceremony as will be putting them on your uniforms!! **

Details for this Activity/Event:

  • Purpose:  Plan Winter Season Cycle & Uniform Badge Insignia

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

DO

  • Plan the Winter Season Cycle
  • Have youth & Scouters place the badges they received at the Investiture ceremony on their formal uniforms.

REVIEW

  • Why do we put badges on our uniform?

It Starts with Scouts,
Scouter Roland

** All participants must wear a face mask.

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

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

  • Monday, Dec 6 –     TBD
  • Monday, Dec 13 –   TBD

 

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 22, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 22, 2021

Beavers will be meeting on Monday, November 22, 2021 at – Strathcona County Annex Building Field; 160 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3W7 (MAP – from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Overview
Name: 
Beaver Section Meeting – Night Sky

Hi Beavers.

We will be exploring the night sky, talking about constellations and stars, and playing in the snow.  We will be outside all evening so please dress for the weather.

Feel free to bring your binoculars if you have them.

Please ensure your backpack has:

– Extra masks

– extra mitts, toque and scarf

– travel mug with lid

– headlamp or flashlight

Looking forward to seeing you Monday night.

 

** Please ensure youth use the washroom prior to attending Beavers.

** Masks must be worn

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

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 22, 2021

Cubs Meeting Info. – Monday, November 22, 2021

Cubs will be meeting on Monday, November 22, 2021 -VIRTUAL MEETING – Call-in details: https://Listed in the email depending on if you are a Howler or Tracker (there are 2 separate meetings) – both meetings from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Overview

  • Name: Virtual Meeting

** For the Howlers (3rd Year cubs) – they will be attending a virtual session with the Scouts in which they will be learning about Beauvais Summer camp. For the Howlers they will be meeting on Google Meets.


  • Purpose:
      Beauvais Summer Camp Orientation
  • Date/ Time:  Monday, November 22, 2021; starting @ 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Location:   To join the Google Meet use the following link;  check weekly email for link

 

** For the Trackers (2nd Year Cubs) – they will be doing online safety and playing a group game online. We will also be doing a Lego challenge so bring your 10 lego bricks and we are going to get building.
Join Zoom Meeting – check weekly email for link

​Kelly Annesty
Contact Scouter fo​r Cubs
email: scouterkelly@203sherwoodparkscouts.ca
203 Sherwood Park Scouts

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 22, 2021

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 22, 2021

Scouts will be meeting on Monday, November 22, 2021 VIRTUAL MEETING – Location:  To join the Google Meet check weekly email – Meeting will between 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Hello 203 Howler’s Cubs & Scout’s Troop & Parents,

Please join us to discuss the upcoming Beauvais Provincial Park Summer Camp and the opportunities it provides for recreation, education and enjoyment of this amazing southern Alberta landscape. There is so much to explore and do such as  scoutcrafting, fishing, canoeing and hiking the numerous trails provide plenty of room to explore the park.  In addition, their will be field trips to Frankslide Interpretive Centre, Head Smashed-In Buffalo Heritage site and Waterton National Park.

Details for this Activity/Event:

  • Purpose:  Beauvais Summer Camp Orientation

Be Prepared to Plan/Do/Review:

PLAN

  • Send out itinerary to youth and parents for them to review and facilitate discussion

DO

  •  PowerPoint presentation, walk through the itinerary, discuss fundraising and youth camp fees. See weekly email for link to itinerary. 

REVIEW

  • Address any questions or concerns youth/parents may have?

It Starts with Scouts,
Scouter Roland

Announcements for Upcoming Activities/Events:

  • Saturday, Nov 27 – Elk Island Hiking Adventure
  • Monday, Nov 29 –   Plan Winter Season Cycle/ Chief Scouts Award Presentation & Craft
  • Monday, Dec 6 –     Road Hockey?
  • Monday, Dec 13 –   All Sections Christmas Event
  • Saturday Dec 18 –  Outdoor Activity??

 

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 15, 2021

Beavers Meeting Info. – Monday, November 15, 2021

Beavers will be meeting on Monday, November 15, 2021 at – Strathcona County Community Centre in Meeting Room 2; 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3W7 (MAP – from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Hi Beavers.

We will be meeting in meeting room 2 at the community centre to work on our lashing with a fun tasty treat.

Please ensure your backpacks have:
– extra masks
– water bottle
– rope

Looking forward to seeing you there.

** Please ensure youth use the washroom prior to attending Beavers.

** Masks must be worn

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