February 22 is Baden Powell day and is when Scouting honors our founder with special events. Banquet Thursday, Feb 21 will be the group banquet. All youth and their families are encouraged to join us for a potluck supper. We … Continue reading “Baden Powell Week events” →
Wednesday, December 12, 6:30 to 8:00 pm Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Parents and Siblings all welcome. Bring skates if you have them. If not, we have a few loaner pairs. Skate rentals are available for children $5 and adults $10. The … Continue reading “403rd Toronto Scout Group goes skating!” →
Our theme last night was food and bounty so we went to Loblaws and got a great tour from Nicholas. Highlights were getting to touch a live lobster, taste-testing chocolate, gelato and cheese crisps, getting cupcakes for treats, and of … Continue reading “food and bounty” →
Toronto Scouts 403rd is looking for positive and energetic volunteers who have experience working with children aged 4 – 7 to help run our Beaver Scout Program in a diverse downtown Toronto neighbourhood. Once a week on Wednesdays we gather … Continue reading “Position: Scouts Canada Beaver Leader/Assistant” →
We’ve had a great year. There are a number of training opportunities coming up to help improve our skills and program. The forms are attached. The group will cover the registration cost for members of the group.
Part 1 – This initial training addresses basic program planning, the badge system, policy, and using the outdoors. This is also a great opportunity to network with other leaders to get ideas and and hatch plans for shared events.
Part 2 – This is more advanced training intended to go into much further depth on program planning and outdoor skills. Like the part 1, this is a great opportunity to meet other leaders and network. Unlike the part 1, we’ll be camping the whole time and will have more time to experiment with program ideas. You must have your part 1 and at least a year of group experience before you can take your part 2.
We had a great end of year picnic last night. It is the best weather we’ve ever had for a group event. Our group is bigger than ever and running a great program has been a big part of that … Continue reading “403rd Picnic” →
We had a great and successful time at the fun fair. The participants aren’t reflected in these photos because we were too busy once we got going to take any photos. We’ve had a few new members join because they found us at the fun fair.
The Cubs and Beavers marched in the parade and then had some information and activities set up at the group table in Wellesley Park. The Sea Scouts built and supervised a monkey bridge nearby. It was an exceptionally popular attraction. … Continue reading “403rd Toronto at the Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival” →