Each spring since 1972, thousands of Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts have planted trees through the Scoutrees Program. Scoutrees gives all members the opportunity to demonstrate, through action, their concern for the environment. By planting … Continue reading “Help Scouts Plant Trees” →
2018 Delivery of STAR Santa Claus Boxes by the 403rd Toronto and the 44th Toronto Scout Groups as well as the 1st University Rovers Friday, November 30th 2:00 PM – 7:00 pm and Saturday, Dec 1st 9:00 AM – 1:00 … Continue reading “Santa Parcels 2018” →
Last week our two Bosuns and a couple of Scouters attended a climate change event in front of our local MP’s office. We had fun, added to the numbers, and made some good contacts. Liam and Emily will bring some … Continue reading “Climate Change action” →
Four Scouts and three leaders went canoeing on Lake Ontario yesterday. We had a fun time and while we were on the island, we stopped to help plant trees for the new hedge maze that is being built on Centre … Continue reading “Scouts Day on the Water” →
The Cubs made a beautiful wreath and two of our Scouts presented it at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Old City Hall. Also attending were Scouters Keith, Morgan, Paul, and Michael (1st Highland Creek).
Here are some of my photos from Haliburton Scout Reserve last week. A great camp again with 9 of our Scouts attending. We were part of a composite troop with scouts from the 1st Highland Creek (~24), 115th Ottawa Sea … Continue reading “Haliburton Scout Reserve summer camp 2013” →
One of the things Scouts need to do is environmental projects. This is a requirement of some of our badges. Here are a couple of upcoming projects put on by the local Conservation Authority that would qualify.
Saturday, June 1, 10am-noon – Marie Curtis Forest Restoration Planting
Saturday, June 8, 10am-noon – Crothers Woods Trail Build
As we have for the past few years, we set up a rope bridge at the Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival. The weather couldn’t have been better. Some photos follow. Unfortunately, I wasn’t as on top of photography as I should have … Continue reading “Forsythia Festival” →
We’re nearly done another year of delivering boxes in the St. Jamestown and surrounding areas. This year, our depot was one of the ones featured in Toronto Star coverage of the Santa Claus Fund. Scout members continue to help Santa … Continue reading “403 Toronto delivers Santa Boxes” →
Our Cubs presented a wreath they had made for Remembrance Day at the official ceremony held at Old City Hall. Here’s a short clip from the evening news…