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…
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 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” →
Thanks to everyone who helped out with delivering Santa parcels this year. Unfortunately, we’re always so busy that pictures usually get forgotten. I only got this one decent picture. We delivered lots and lots of parcels to more than 450 addresses. Considering how few cars we had, that is an amazing achievement. There was some hard work hauling parcels by hand over significant distances in the neighbourhood. Special thanks to the Scouts and parents who delivered almost all the hours we were open.
Friday, Dec 9th (This is a TDSB elementary school PA day)
12:00 PM – 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 10th
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Scouts in and around Toronto have taken part in the delivery of Star Santa Parcels for many years and the 403rd has been doing them in our general area
On Thursday, September 22 we had two happy events in one evening: We had visitors, Lisa and Steven Clifford from West Lancashire in the UK, and one of our Cub leaders, Morgan Baskin, received the Medal for Meritorious Conduct. Lisa … Continue reading “Award presentation and visitors from the UK” →
Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Leaders and parents gathered in truly dreadful weather to clean up one of our local neglected spaces just south of Riverdale Park West. A big thank you to everyone who came out and helped. You should be very proud of yourselves for your commitment to Scouting ideals. A few pictures follow.
One of the Beavers had this to say: “I wish humankind would change its mind so it would stop littering.”