Scout Troop

Scout Troop

Our Scout Troop meets on Mondays at Woodbridge Farms Elementary School (1127 Parker Drive) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. from September through May.

Please contact our Scout Leaders for more information: scouts@203sherwoodparkscouts.ca


Scouts – No Meeting – November 11, 2019

Scouts – No Meeting – November 11, 2019

Monday, Nov 11 – Remembrance Day Ceremony

Time:   NOTE* Please arrive no later that 10:00 a.m.
Location: Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, AB
(please find more details at top of email)

Note: **November 18 – Purdy’s Chocolate Cash orders are Due. (Online orders need to be paid for by Nov 23).

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 4, 2019

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Meeting Plans:

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

  • Remembrance Day Trail Card: Do- Patrol Leader Nathaniel
  • Movember Awareness:  Scouter Roland & Troop

Announcements:

Friday, Nov 8 – RSVP DUE for Hidden Valley Trapper’s Camp (See ScoutTracker or email dated Oct 30, from Scouter Roland)

Monday, Nov 11 – Remembrance Day Ceremony
Time:   NOTE* Please arrive no later that 10:00 a.m.
Location: Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, AB
(please find more details at top of email)

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, October 28, 2019

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, October 28, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Meeting Plans:

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

  • Shelter Building- Plan/Do/Review  (Patrols)
  • NOTE*  Be prepared by bringing the following:
    • Headlamp
    • Knife
    • Mug for Hot Chocolate

Announcements:

  • Monday, Nov 4 – Lashing Activities/ Remembrance Day Activity
  • Monday, Nov 11 – Remembrance Day Ceremony
Scouts – Meeting Info. – Monday, October 21, 2019

Scouts – Meeting Info. – Monday, October 21, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019
This is a friendly reminder to have your popcorn kickoff sale monies wrapped up by the end of this weekend and to submit no later than at Monday’s night meeting on October 21st.

-RSVP and $10 Due for the Halloween Bash

Meeting Plans:

  • Purpose: (Plan) All Sections Halloween Bash
  • Date/ Time:  Monday, October 21, 2019 @ 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Location: L3 room, Basement of Strathcona County Community Hall, Sherwood Park *Please note the location change from last weeks weekly email.

 

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

  • Preview Camp Agenda – Do (Troop Leader)
  • Friday/Saturday Activities – Plan (Patrol leaders delegate activities to their patrol members)
  • Food Menu – Plan (Troop)
  • Announcements
  • Collect Popcorn order Forms and Monies
  • Friday & Saturday, Oct 25 & 26 –   All Section Halloween Bash
Scouts – No Meeting – Monday, October 14, 2019 – Thanksgiving

Scouts – No Meeting – Monday, October 14, 2019 – Thanksgiving

Monday, Oct 14 – Thanksgiving Day (No meeting)

Tuesday, Oct 15 – Deadline to RSVP for JOTI event (see Sept 26 email from Scouter Roland to RSVP and more information)

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Please come join your Troop in the 2nd Annual 203 JOTI Event!

The details are as follows:

  • Purpose:  2nd Annual JOTI Event
  • Date/ Time:  Saturday, October 19, 2019  starting @ 10:00 am till 3:00 pm
  • Location: Strathcona County Community Hall, Rm L3, Basement, 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB
  • Fee: Please bring a perishable food item for the Strathcona Food Bank

 NOTES** Lunch will be provided.

Monday, October 21, 2019 – POPCORN MONEY AND ORDERS DUE
-RSVP Due for the Halloween Bash

Meeting Plans:

  • Purpose:  All Sections Fall Jamboree (Plan)
  • Date/ Time:  Monday, October 21, 2019 @ 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • LocationWoodbridge Farms Elementary, 1127 Parker Dr, Sherwood Park, AB

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

  • Activities- Plan (Patrols)
  • Food Menu – Plan
  • Preview Camp Agenda – Do (Scouter Roland)
Scouting Meeting Info. – Monday, October 7, 2019

Scouting Meeting Info. – Monday, October 7, 2019

Here’s a reminder of the upcoming meeting:

  • Purpose:  Investiture Ceremony
  • Date/ Time:  Monday, October 7, 2019 @ 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Woodbridge Farms Elementary, 1127 Parker Dr, Sherwood Park, AB

NOTE*  Parents are welcome to stay for this ceremony!

Topics for us to Plan/Do/Review:

  • Investiture- Do ( Troop Leader, Addison, to Host Ceremony with Patrol Leader support)
  • Code of Conduct- Do (Patrol Leader, Aidan, to present Code of Conduct for Signature)
  • JOTI Event- Plan (Patrol Leader, Merrick, to provide event details to the Troop)
  • All Sections Halloween Bash Jamboree – Plan (Scouter Roland to provide details to the Troop)

Announcements

  • Monday, Oct 14 – Thanksgiving Day (No meeting)
  • Saturday, Oct 19– JOTI Event (more info. below)

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Please come join your Troop in the 2nd Annual 203 JOTI Event!
***Please see Scouter Roland’s email sent on September 26, for more info and to RSVP please RSVP by Tuesday, October 15 ***

The details are as follows:

  • Purpose:  2nd Annual JOTI Event
  • Date/ Time:  Saturday, October 19, 2019  starting @ 10:00 am till 3:00 pm
  • Location: Strathcona County Community Hall, Rm L3, Basement, 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB
  • Fee: Please bring a perishable food item for the Strathcona Food Bank

 NOTES** Lunch will be provided.

Youth are to Be Prepared with the following essential items:

  • Tablet or Laptop device
  • Day pack with full water bottle
  • Paper pad and pencil
Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, September 30, 2019

Scouts Meeting Info. – Monday, September 30, 2019

Here’s a reminder of the upcoming meeting:

  • Purpose:  Bike/Hike Night
  • Date/ Time:  Monday, September 30, 2019 @ 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Location: Waskahegan Staging Area, Cooking Lake Blackfoot Provincial Park
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather
  • PLEASE RSVP today if you have not already done so – please check email sent by Scouter Roland on September 25, to respond. This allow’s the Scouter’s to know if we have the required supervision for the event

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

  • Biking-
    • Plan (Go over trail riding etiquette and bring a CSA approved helmet)
  • Hiking –
    • Plan (Bring your compasses to practice orienteering that you learned at your Fall camp; maps will be provided)

Announcements

  • Monday, Oct 7 –    Investiture/ Plan JOTI Event & All Sections Fall Halloween Carnival
  • Monday, Oct 14 – Thanksgiving Day (No meeting)

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Please come join your Troop in the 2nd Annual 203 JOTI Event!

The details are as follows:
*(Please respond to Scouter Roland’s email to and let them know if you can join in the fun)

  • Purpose:  2nd Annual JOTI Event
  • Date/ Time:  Saturday, October 19, 2019  starting @ 10:00 am till 3:00 pm
  • Location: Strathcona County Community Hall, Rm L3, Basement, 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB
  • Fee: Please bring a perishable food item for the Strathcona Food Bank

 NOTES** Lunch will be provided.
***Please see Scouter Roland’s email sent on September 26, for more info and to RSVP.

Youth are to Be Prepared with the following essential items:

  • Tablet or Laptop device
  • Day pack with full water bottle
  • Paper pad and pencil
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
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 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)