At home… While our program has traditionally focused on group and in person activities building leadership and resilience, there are some opportunities and resources for Scouting from home and for Scouting on the Internet. The Scouts Canada website has some … Continue reading “Scouting in a time of pandemic” →
Didn’t remember to take many pictures, but had a good time exploring Samac and drawing each other. As we packed to go to camp on Friday, we saw a hawk on top of the Scout hall. Very cool! We hiked … Continue reading “Samac weekend” →
We’re here at Union Station right now and St Lawrence Market in the morning. Beautiful henge moment a few minutes ago…
Here is a selection of the group and Scouting badges and gear we have available
We’re back online for real. Our website hasn’t had much love since 2015, but we’ve been quite active all this time and many things have happened including a couple of Jamborees. The Sea Scouts went to the Canadian Scout Jamboree … Continue reading “Starting a new year” →
A few photos from our amazing trip…
Once again another successful camp for the 403rd Toronto Scout Group! As the 2016/17 Scouting Year draws to a close and we start preparing the 2017/18 program, some thank you notes. To the youth, we are so proud of the … Continue reading “End of year camp” →
Only one spot left for this fantastic opportunity on July 6-12. You’ll spend the week with other Venturers and older Scouts from groups in Toronto and Ottawa learning how to paddle and swim in rapids and then running all the … Continue reading “Last chance for 2014 Whitewater Adventure” →
This is for any Scout Leader (youth or adult) who offers or would like to offer canoe instruction to other members of Scouting. It is the shortest instructor program that the Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association (ORCKA) offers. It is designed primarily for camps, but can also be used by organisations such as Scouting which have a tradition and proficiency in canoeing.
This is not a skills course! This in an instructor course. It is assumed that you already have a paddling skill level equivalent to at least ORCKA Basic 4 (solo).
Two of our members launched an online magazine for Scouts and Venturers this week. You can check it out at http://www.gingganggoolie.org/. Here’s how they sum up what the magazine is about: “We’ll cover all kinds of things for Scouts, Sea … Continue reading “New magazine for Scouts and Venturers” →