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), Cub Pack (boys and girls ages 8-10),  Scout Troop (boys and girls ages 11-14), and our 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.

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, September 23, 2019

Beavers – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 23, 2019

The next meeting on Mon., Sept 23 is the Popcorn Kick Off at New Horizons School starting at 6:30 pm. till 8:00 p.m.
–Parents will learn about the popcorn fundraiser that the 203 Sherwood Park will use to generate money to provide amazing programming throughout the year.  It’s planned for part of the meeting to be outside popcorn will be provided and there will be water on hand so you can refill your water bottles if you need to. This will provide the opportunity for Scouts of all ages to link as a group.

Parents should also plan ahead for the Beavers Fall Outdoor Adventure planned for Saturday, October 5 at Hidden Valley Camp. The beavers will have fun and learn about outdoor adventure skills from 10 AM – 3 PM, with lunch provided. The cost will be $5 to cover food and supplies, parents are welcome (but not required), and permission forms will be sent out next week.

Oct 7, we will be having a ceremony at Mills Haven school to welcome the new Beavers as well as giving out the new tails to the returning Beavers who have moved up. *Parents are encouraged to join us for the ceremony and take part of the investiture.

Cubs – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 23, 2019

Cubs – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 23, 2019

Cubs will be meeting from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at New Horizons Charter School, 1000 Strathcona Dr, unless otherwise stated.  Please remind your youth to bring their indoor shoes, water bottles and dues.

September 23 – Popcorn Kickoff
-get the youth excited to sell popcorn and go over the popcorn fundraising program.
-parents are encouraged to stay
-popcorn and water to fill refillable water bottles will be available

September 30 – Investiture & Parent Meeting
-invest our new members
-parent meeting

Scouts – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 23, 2019

Scouts – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 23, 2019

Scouts Next meeting:

Listed are the Topics for us to Plan/Do/Review:

  • Popcorn Presentation- Do ( Scouter David & Scouter Roland)
  • PJ Slide Presentation – Do (Scout: Max and the Troop)
  • Parents you are welcome and encouraged to attend
  • There will be popcorn for you to enjoy and water to refill your water bottles

Announcements

  • Monday, Sept 30 –  Hike/Bike Night
  • Monday, Oct 7 –      Investiture/ Plan; JOTI Camp & All Sections Fall Festival
Cubs – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 16, 2019

Cubs – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 16, 2019

September 16 – Campfire
***OUTDOOR MEETING*** at Centennial Park – 4000 Sherwood Drive
Cubs will be meeting from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
–Please remind your youth to bring their water bottles and dues.
-work on learning some new songs, cheers, and skits

September 17 – Deadline to Submit a Scout name to be the 203 Troop Leader to Scouter Roland.
Submitting a Scout’s name:

  1. A Scout may select himself; or,
  2. Any Scout can select a fellow Scout (*NOTE* If a person puts forth a Scout’s name then that Scout must accept the selection before he/ she can be placed on the voting ballot.)

This person should be an experienced and accomplished Scout, but not necessarily the oldest Scout.  Ideally, a Troop Leader will have already spent time on the Troop Leadership Team and served as a Patrol Leader or Assistant Patrol Leader.

*If you have any questions please contact Scouter Roland or refer to email he sent out on September 10 .

September 23 – Popcorn Kickoff
-get the youth excited to sell popcorn and go over the popcorn fundraising program.

September 30 – Investiture & Parent Meeting
-invest our new members
-parent meeting

Scouts – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 16, 2019

Scouts – Meeting Info. – Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, Sept 16 – Plan for Fall Camp (Centennial Park)

Listed are the Topics for us to Plan/Do/Review:

  • Hammock Demo – Do (Scouter Keith)
  • Food Menu – Plan (Patrols)
  • Backpack Packing – Review (Scouts: Addison, Kole & Elliott)
  • Preview Camp Agenda- Plan (Scouter Roland)

September 17 – Deadline to Submit a Scout name to be the 203 Troop Leader to Scouter Roland

Submitting a Scout’s name:

  1. A Scout may select himself; or,
  2. Any Scout can select a fellow Scout (*NOTE* If a person puts forth a Scout’s name then that Scout must accept the selection before he/ she can be placed on the voting ballot.)

This person should be an experienced and accomplished Scout, but not necessarily the oldest Scout.  Ideally, a Troop Leader will have already spent time on the Troop Leadership Team and served as a Patrol Leader or Assistant Patrol Leader.

*If you have any questions please contact Scouter Roland or refer to email he sent out on September 10 .

Fri-Sun, Sept 20-22 – Fall Camp  (Strathcona Wilderness Center)
Monday, Sept 23 – Popcorn Kick off (New Horizons School)
Monday, Sept 30 – Investiture/ Program Planning (New Horizons School)

September 9 – 1st Beaver Meeting (Welcome)

September 9 – 1st Beaver Meeting (Welcome)

Monday, September 9 – will be the kick off to the 2019/2020 Beaver season. We will be meeting at Mills Haven School, 73 Main Blvd, at 6:15-7:30 p.m.

We will be introducing ourselves and providing information for the upcoming season, as well as starting some Outdoor Adventure Skills for the children.

  • We ask that parents be available for the first 30 minutes of the meeting.
  • Beavers are reminded to bring indoor shoes and wear their uniform if they have it.
September 9 – 1st Cub Meeting (Welcome)

September 9 – 1st Cub Meeting (Welcome)

Cubs will be meeting from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at New Horizons Charter School, 1000 Strathcona Dr, unless otherwise stated.  Please remind your youth to bring their indoor shoes, water bottles and dues.

September 9 – Welcome Meeting
-get back into routine, work on code of conduct and planning our upcoming year

September 16 – Campfire
***OUTDOOR MEETING*** at Centennial Park – 4000 Sherwood Drive
-work on learning some new songs, cheers, and skits

September 23 – Popcorn Kickoff
-get the youth excited to sell popcorn and go over the popcorn fundraising program.

September 30 – Investiture & Parent Meeting
-invest our new members
-parent meeting

September 9 – 1st Scout Meeting (Welcome)

September 9 – 1st Scout Meeting (Welcome)

Scouts will be meeting from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Woodbridge Farms, 1127 Parker Dr. *Note* new location this year

Welcome to the 2019/2020 Scout year where you will blaze new trails with the Canadian Trails map as we plan your adventures which may include, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing and working together to give back to our community.  Here are the key areas of Plan/Do/Review for Monday, September 9th’s Meeting:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Scout Troop Introductions (Scouts & Scouters)
  • Administration (Email exchanges & Scoutstracker updates)
  • Patrols
  • Insignia (Uniform Sizing, Badge Ordering & Neckers)
  • Announcements

Monday, Sept 16 – Plan for Fall Camp (Centennial Park)
Fri-Sun, Sept 20-22 – Fall Camp  (Strathcona Wilderness Center)
Monday, Sept 23 – Popcorn Kick off (New Horizons School)
Monday, Sept 30 – Investiture/ Program Planning (New Horizons School)

Welcome – 1st Meetings – Monday, September 9, 2019

Welcome – 1st Meetings – Monday, September 9, 2019

Hi Everyone,

We hope you all had a wonderful, fun, restful, and safe summer break!
We are looking forward to the start of another fun year with all of you!

*First Meetings are on Monday, September 9, 2019*

Beavers – 6:15 p.m. till 7:30 p.m.
at Mills Haven Elementary School,73 Main Blvd

Cubs – 6:30 p.m till 8:00 p.m.
at New Horizons Charter School, 1000 Strathcona Dr

Scouts – 6:30 p.m. – till 8:00 p.m.
at Woodbridge Farms Elementary School, 1127 Parker Dr
*Please note the new location for Scouts