Registration for Scouts will take place on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion on Industrial Parkway North (rear door). The cost to register for the 2012-2013 season will be $200.00 including dues plus the cost of uniform.
Come spend a week at beautiful Haliburton Scout Reserve. Located 250 kms (150 miles) north of Toronto, this 5000 acre reserve is richly forested and has 10 sparkling lakes providing wilderness homes for many animals, birds and fish. The camp invites campers of all skill levels, from the novice to the experienced.
Each day will be filled with adventure. Some activities that the youth will participate in are:sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, riflery, archery, wall climbing, mountain biking, survival instruction, hiking, and rappelling.
For more information, please speak to Scouter Klaus or Scouter Jim Cost is : $300.00
Tottenham Conservation Area is situated in a picturesque spot. It boasts 41 acres of prime parkland and overlooks a magnificent pond.
The park offers camping facilities, fishing, nature trails and a pavilion. There is an abundance of wildlife in its natural habitat which can readily be seen - blue heron, red foxes, pheasants, groundhogs, Trumpeter Swans and a large variety of birds. Canada Geese are regular visitors to the area.
Cost for the weekend is $35.00 and is due, with this permission form, on or before our last meeting, May 14th. We will also be taking a ride on the South Simcoe Railway. We will be meeting at Regency Acres on Friday @ 6 p.m..
All meals, program, crafts supplies, guest speaker fees are included in your camp fee. Financial assistance for youth that cannot cover the full fee is available through the Campership Fund.
Scouts will build quinzee’s and be given the opportunity (choice) to camp outdoors while having the opportunity to do other activities. Scouters that have attended the Winter Skills Training will have an option to test those skills by sleeping outdoors in tents for one night. This is option is also open to those Scouters who can demonstrate to the leaders that they have the skills and knowledge as to how to safely go winter camping.
Monday, December 19, 2011 7:00 PM
We are meeting Monday night at Laser Quest which is located in Richmond Hill at 9625 Yonge Street (south of Major Mac on the East side). The price is $16 plus tax. Please try to arrive between 6:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the latest. If you want to bring money for the arcade that is optional. Please ask about pickup time as we may be done as early as 8:15 p.m. For inquiries call Scouter Klaus @ 416-700-7157.
This is our last meeting of the year. We will resume Scouts on Monday, January 9,2012 at Light of Christ @ 7 p. m. . An agenda for January will be posted on our website soon.
5th Aurora Scouts 2nd Annual Toy and Food Drive
Please bring your donations to the meeting tonight with extra boxes if you can. We will sort out the items into boxes for delivery later this week. We will discuss the Scout Truck Races and play games and plan our Xmas party.
Survival Kit and Geocaching
We will be working on the Survival kit . A list was handed out on the 14th of November of what is needed . If you cannot find your list I will email a copy to every one. Please bring them in and we will check them. We will also try Geo caching in the neighbourhood close by. Bring flash lights.
Also , handouts will be given out from the Red Cross to prepare a Home Emergency Preparedness Kit.
Nerf Gun Night
Finally, the youth have their fun night of Nerfgundom. Starts at 7 p.m. We will talk about rules before hand .
Also, we will discuss the upcoming toy and food drive. Also, we will talk about preparing ourselves for some possible Winter Camping in the New Year. We have some tentative ideas. We want to be " Out " as much as possible in the Winter. Please bring your ideas. Also, we need to nominate 2 patrol leaders and 2 patrol assistants. We will also be introducing software to track badge work this month.
We will try to discuss camping plans for the New Year over the next few weeks.
Please remember to bring dues. We need dues to help subsidize events. We will be keeping track of dues.
Introduction of the topic of building and racing 18 wheeler Scouting Trucks in the New Year. This is a new South Lake Simcoe initiative. The final competition will be in Walkerton, Ontario in April ,2012 for the fastest trucks! Transportation will be provided.
Monday, November 7, 2011 7:00 PM On Monday November 7th we will meet to talk about Remembrance and play games at Light of Christ School.
We will be having a toy and grocery drive for December 5th. We hope to collect all of the items to donate by this day and drop it off that day. We hope to have more details soon...
We are canvassing Scout members' interest in participating in a Winter Outdoors Camp in February 24th to 26th at Woodland Trails. There will also be a Extreme Adventure Camp April 22nd to 24th,2012 that we will discuss as well. The cost is $95.00 per person per camp.
Please remember to start bringing in dues as we will be keeping tabs on this.
The final date for popcorn orders is on Sunday November 6th. Please call Cara Sanders to submit your orders @905-235-4226.
Unfortunately, we have had to delay nerf gun night again to November 14th so please bring your Nerf guns, Nerf ammo and goggles next Monday Nov. 14th!
Spooky Hike Night
Monday, October 24, 2011 7:00 PM The leaders will lead a frightful night time hike into the Case Woodlot behind Light of Christ School. We will meet in front of Light of Christ @7p.m. and the meeting will end at 8 p.m. for tonight only. We will try to make it as spooky as possible with ghost stories etc. as it is close to Halloween. Be prepared to be frightened. Please bring flashlights, proper foot wear as it may be wet and slippery, as well as warm clothing.
We will have a shortened meeting because the Scout leaders need to do some planning for the coming weeks until Xmas and beyond. We will try to bring some of the boys' ideas into the program.
Please do not bring you Nerf guns, as the school is closed as it is a P.A. day on Oct. 24th. We need the gym for this activity. My apologies. We use the Nerf guns on the next meeting on November 7th.
Thurdsay to Saturday, October 13 to 16 Scouts Please try to attend on Thursday evening
Apple Day is a fun, major fundraiser for our scouting group. Our youth offer people in our community apples and accept donations, which benefit our group directly.
Thursday, October 13 2011 – 6:00 to 8:00p.m. Friday, October 14, 2011 – 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2011 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, October 16, 2011 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE? Youth meet at our headquarters at the Staples store in the Aurora Shopping Plaza, Murray St. & Yonge St., Aurora. You can do this during any of the times stated above. If your child is excited to participate, you can even come more than once! HOW? Your child can load up on apples, a money tin and thank you tags, and then be assigned a location to distribute apples. Money tins must be returned to our "headquarters" and children will then receive an Apple Day crest for their efforts. REMEMBER: • To bring a fruit basket to hold your apples and a polishing rag. • All our youth and leaders must be in full uniform. We are representing our group to the community and want to look our best. • Please dress for the weather. • Remind our scouts to use their best manners and to stay clear from storefront doors. VOLUNTEERS: are needed to help operate "headquarters"at Staples. This is a longstanding Scouting tradition that is a lot of fun. Let’s help keep the Scouting spirit alive!
Highpoint 2010 is a joint Scout/Venturer Camp put on by the Central Canada Council. Our group will be among several area groups participating. Activities include tent camping, Potato Cannons, Obstacles, Bridge over the River Why?, Orienteering, Target Frisbee , 1812 at Fort Goodyear, Cardio Vascular Challenge, Beat the Clock, Treasure Hunt, The Triad, Badge Display Knot challenge, Social, Campfire, Relay, Scouts Own and many more to come
It will be a great chance to meet other groups, be part of a bigger camp experience and enjoy the activities in the great outdoors.
Keep on the lookout for registration forms and more information. The flyer is attached.
Back by popular demand it's Rocket Night. All the kids have built their own rockets plus we have several larger models built by leaders. With multiple launch pads and plenty of space everyone is going to get a lot of flights in.
Bring the usual dues, no books, but you will probably need rubber boots. If it rains too much we will have to cancel and reschedule. Snacks will be provided.
Launch site is a farm at the North West corner of Leslie St. and Bethesda Sdrd, - south of Bloomington. Park on Bethesda, east of Leslie.
We will be meeting at the Aurora Model Aircraft Club, just south of Wellington off Leslie - right beside the old petch house. Drive in and turn to the right to go west of the barn and then left to go to the parking lot.
The club instructors will teach us about the many scale model remote control aircraft and we will get to fly them!
Rain date to be determined.
Bring outdoor shoes - field may be wet - warm clothes, dues and orange uniform.
Download: Permission Form This season’s camp will be held at Woodland Trails. We will be going off-site on Saturday afternoon to attend an Archery Training Course at the York County Bowman* facilities on McCowan Road, north of Wellington. Scouts who are attending should show up at No-Frills on Thursday the 22nd at 7pm for food shopping.
7:00 pm Friday April 23.
2:00 pm Sunday, April 25.
Please pay close attention to the attached equipment list.
Geocaching is a fun outdoor treasure hunt. Using a GPS, we look for hidden caches located in various places around the school area. We will start at the school and hike around to the caches and end up at the staples store at Yonge and Murray.
PICK UP WILL BE AT YONGE AND MURRAY (beside Staples)
No Meeting due to PA day.
Monday, February 1, 2010 7:00 PM
As we don't have access to the gym there will be no meeting this Evening. Plesae check the websiter for info about next week as we will be having an outing at LaserQuest.
Meeting at Gym
Monday, November 9, 2009 7:00 PM
Please note this is our last meeting before camp.
We will be discussing and planning for camp. Scouts should bring in their backpacks and sleeping bags so that the leader can check to see if they are appropriate for the weather conditions we will be experiencing.
We will be camping outdoors so sleeping bags should be good to at least -10 or you may need two +4 bags.
We will also practice errecting our tents as it will be dark when we arrive and it will be easier if we have had practice before hand.
In support of our Sponsor, The Royal Canadian Legion, all 5th Aurora Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts are invited, and encouraged, to participate in the Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony on Sunday November 8th.
We will all meet at the Canadian Law Book Society parking lot, on Edward Street, at 10:30am and then parade to the Cenotaph for the 11:00am ceremony. 5th Aurora will present a wreath, and will also be distributing programs to the crowd.
Please wear full uniform including navy pants and dark shoes/boots.
Haunted Halloween at Sheppard's bush
Saturday, October 24, 2009 4:30 PM
Please note the scouts will be participating in the Haunted Halloween event at Sheppards Bush. All scouts must wear a costume which will go along with our theme Caged Ghouls. If the weather calls for rain them the scouts should wear waterproof layer under their costume.
Meet at the North parking lot at 4:30 pm an we will provide the scouts with food and instructions for the event.
Please arrive on site by 4:30 sharp. Come fully costumed as some sort of scary creature have a rain coat to put on when walking around (the display area will be covered) wear many warm layers of clothes we will feed you dinner around 5:15 kids can be picked up in the craft cabin at 9:15
Investiture, Pop Corn, Apple Day , Halloween and more
Monday, October 5, 2009 7:00 PM
We will be having a meeting in the gym that covers all of the above. Also the scouts should bring there books to iv=nvestigate the badges they are eligible for and select the badges they want to work towwards.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 6:30 PM
Registration for Scouts will take place on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion on Industrial Parkway North (rear door). The cost to register for the 2009-2010 season will be $190.00 plus the cost of uniform and dues of $2 per week.
All 5th Aurora Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and their immediate families are invited to attend our annual end of the year celebration. Enjoy the great BBQ food and campfire with other 5th Aurora families, and register for next year.
Cost: $5.00/person or $15.00/family. Bring lawn chairs.
Youth moving to the next section will participate in a small ceremony at the BBQ.
There will be an opportunity to pre-register for the fall.
SCUBA session. The meeting will be held at SCUBA 2000
Arrive 7 PM sharp and pickup 9 pm
Anyway, in case anyone else is still GPS challenged (like me ;-): - Take 404 south to 16th Ave.; - 16th ave west to Leslie; - Leslie south to East Pierce (3 Lights ?); - East Pierce eastward to Fulton Way; - Fulton Way North to the back of 9033 Leslie (industrial units).
Its also just north of Hwy 7 if you'd prefer to get off there...
Please join us for our Annual Family Beach Party at the Richmond Hill Wave Pool!
Lois Hancey Aquatic Centre
5 Hopkins Street
SW of Yonge/Major Mack
All 5th Aurora Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, and their families (siblings and parents -- sorry, no friends) are invited to the 5th Aurora Family Beach Party at the Richmond Hill Wave Pool. Enjoy one metre waves, the 50 metre twisting water slide, and the "swirl" pool from 7-8pm on Saturday February 21st, and leave with a drink and snack.
The pool will have a full compliment of lifeguards, but children up to 8 years must be under the supervision of an adult (adult must swim, and be within reach of the child). Adults must also be in swimsuit to be on the pool deck.
Due to our successful Popcorn fundraising efforts during the fall, there is NO charge for this event.
Please note we will be cross country skiing and/or snow shoeing at the gym on Monday.If your son has cross country skis please get them to bring them on monday. We have about 10 pairs of extra skis for those who don't but we have a limited sizes of ski boots in the size 4 to 10 range. Please dress for the weather as we hope to be outside for most of the meeting.
We will be participating in Apple Day. Apple Day is a fun, major fundraiser for our scouting group. Our youth offer people in our community apples and accept donations, which benefit our group directly.
WHEN? Thursday, October 16, 2008 – 6:00 to 8:00p.m. Friday, October 17, 2008 – 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, October 18, 2008 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE? Youth meet at our headquarters at the Staples store in the Aurora Shopping Plaza, Murray St. & Yonge St., Aurora. You can do this during any of the times stated above. If your child is excited to participate, you can even come more than once! HOW? Your child can load up on apples, a money tin and thank you tags, and then be assigned a location to distribute apples. Money tins must be returned to our "headquarters" and children will then receive an Apple Day crest for their efforts. REMEMBER: • To bring a fruit basket to hold your apples and a polishing rag. • All our youth and leaders must be in full uniform. We are representing our group to the community and want to look our best. • Please dress for the weather. • Remind our scouts to use their best manners and to stay clear from storefront doors. VOLUNTEERS: are needed to help operate "headquarters"at Staples. This is a longstanding Scouting tradition that is a lot of fun. Let’s help keep the Scouting spirit alive!
Tonight we will be meeting at the gym. We will be working on geting new recruits ready for investiture and working on our Halloween event ideas. Each scout should bring 5 jokes of a ghoulish nature to the meeting and a costume idea will be worked out with drawings.
Please bring your scout books so that all events from the camp can be updated by the leaders.
Meeting in the Gym
Monday, September 15, 2008 7:00 PM
Our first meeting in the gym. Please bring non marking sole shoes and a lot of energy as we will be doing some prep work for our camp and some sports activities may break out at any time
All 5th aurora Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and their immediate families are invited to attend our annual end of the year celebration. Enjoy the great BBQ food and campfire with other 5th Aurora families, and register for next year.
Cost: $5.00/person or $15.00/family. Bring lawn chairs.
Youth moving to the next section will participate in a small ceremony at the BBQ
Meeting at the gym
Monday, January 28, 2008 7:00 PM
Tonights meet focuses ont the weather. Scouter Jim will be focusing on this topic. Oh and maybe a game or two will break out as well. Dont forget to do your badge work.
Camp cost will be $35 per person and includes all facilites and food.
Scouts will be expected to buy their own food and prepare it at the camp.
Facilities are spartan but there is a wood stove and cooking will be done on it. The camp has an archery range and a obstacle course and we will be learning how to winter camp and how to deal with survival in winter weather.
Don't all work and no play makes the scout leaders grumpy so fun will be had by all.