[May 15 Update ] Regrettably SWC had to change the camp location from Coldwater to “Georgian Bay Steam Show Grounds” immediately west of Cookstown, off of the 15th line.
As a result of the changes, Council are making some accommodations for registration so that your group can still participate.
Date: June 1-3, 2018
SWC thanks all those who stepped up to help plan this event, and we look forward to your support for the Council Rally next year.
Registration for 2018-19 starts on Tuesday, May 1!
If registration is completed by June 30 - registration fee will be $200 PLUS Group Fee. Starting July 1 - it'll be $230 PLUS Group Fee
As we all know, in York Headwaters Area, we offer program with tremendous value. It is why we have a 71% youth retention with about 450-475 youths on the waitlist! It is also why we have a membership growth again this year (2017/2018) in our Area. Thank you to all groups and scouters - and let's keep up our great volunteer work for our youth.
For more details, please refer to the "2018-19 Spring Registration: Let the adventure continue" email you received from Scouts Canada.
Unfortunately, the Troop Challenge Camp scheduled for April 20-22 has now been postponed. A new date will be announced once the date is re-scheduled.
Due to the impacts resulted from the ice storm in the past weekend, we have a concern about the ice accumulation and risks for the campsite. Weather network is expecting more precipitation these few days and even if the snow melts, it’ll be wet, muddy and slippery.
Check out this video coverage of the
2017 Scout Brigade of Fort George, made by a youth member.
Chief Scout Award (CSA) -- Eligible CSA recipients will be recognized at the Council Youth Recognition Ceremony on June 16, 2018.
Please GCs ensure that the youth's CSA accomplishment have been entered into the youth profile in myscouts.ca database no later than May 19, 2018. Section contact information is required too.
Queen's Venturer Award (QVA) -- Eligible QVA recipients will be recognized at Queen's Venturer Award Ceremony held at Queen's Park on Oct 27, 2018. Eligible recipients for the year 2016/2017 (last year) and 2017/2018 (current year) will be invited and awards be presented in the Ceremony.
Please GCs ensure that the youth's QVA accomplishment have been entered into the youth profile in myscouts.ca database no later than April 30th, 2018. Section contact information is required too.
Detailed information about the QVA Ceremony will be announced by COSC soon.
Eligible recipients for Medal of the Maple and Order of the Silver Key will be recognized at the Council Youth Recognition Ceremony on June 16, 2018 as well.
Photo & video can be viewed in YHW Area Facebook Page.
An interview between Scouting Life and Area Key 3
“The Scouters' Club is a collaboration... We don't want the Scouters to think that the Area leadership is their boss — we're their peers, and we hope that they feel comfortable coming to us for help.” ~~ Kit Cheng, Area Commissioner (AC)
“The meetings give youth the opportunity for self-development, sharing ideas and making friends... The Canadian Path starts with the youth, so if youth go to Scouters’ Club, they bring their ideas back to their Group and potentially spark a new adventure, or influence the direction of their Group's program.” ~~ Mandy Chung, Area Youth Commissioner (AYC)
"Scouters’ Club is a cornerstone for the engagement, teamwork and success that the Area has had so far." ~~ Alyssa McGinnis, Area Support Manager (ASM)
Please note the council camp will now be at Golf Bonaire in Coldwater (not Orangeville Fair Ground as previously mentioned).
Council Camp activities is for all sections (Beaver to Venturer).
Be a part of the 2nd Annual Toronto Rock Scouts Day! Toronto Rock offers scout groups tickets at $26 (40% off) for the game at 3pm on Sunday, March 11, 2018. For details and how to order, see the ScoutsTracker event on the schedules for Council and each Area.
Calling for joining the upcoming Planning Session for Troop Challenge Camp
Youth are welcome! Troop Scouters, please bring up youth members to the meeting for brainstorming for the event. (Limited to 2 youth per group)
Kindly RSVP asap so the Area can let the facility know about participation rate and they can prepare a suitable room for the meeting.
Contact Person: Scouter Arthur (email@example.com)
New dates for sorting and pick up are now confirmed!
Popcorn will be arriving Wed Nov 29 for sorting at the warehouse and pickups scheduled for Nov 30-Dec 2. Please watch for emails confirming times for Groups to pick up, and feel free to contact Area Popcorn Coordinator with any questions, issues, or if you need help.
Things to know...
Scout Popcorn is helping develop well-rounded youth better prepared for success in the world
For info inquiries, please contact Special Events Coordinator: Scouter Gloria Lee
Approved dates and times:
Wood Badge Part I (Colony, Pack, Troop, Company & Group Commissioner)
Date/Time: Sunday, August 28, 2016 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM (For this time only: ends 9:15pm. For all other Scouters Clubs: ends 9:00pm)
Location: Thornhill United Church (25 Elgin Street, Markham, ON)
The Canadian Path Scouter Manual
The Canadian Path Scouter Manual has arrived! This is your first-stop reference for the Canadian Path program, with content pertaining to all Sections, from Beaver Scouts to Rover Scouts.
This online document has the same great look and content that will be found in the printed Scouter Manual.
Scouts Day At The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts (December 6, 2014) -- Snap Richmond Hill
The Scout Shop and The Scouts Canada Office (Scout House) serving CEC, GTC & SWC have been moving into their new office...
Central Ontario Service Centre (COSC)
Current Issue (2018):
Scout Scene is an e-newsletter that provides quick links to important news items, programs, membership and marketing initiatives, as well as updates on new resources to help Scouters deliver successful programs. .
MISSION OF SCOUTING
May 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Place: Thornhill United Church
(25 Elgin Street, Markham,ON)
Contact your Area Registrar for assistance
Exclusive 2-week window open for registering existing members to their own group - May 1 to May 14, 2018
Discounted Scouts Canada fee for 2018/2019 - is applicable for registration between May 1 and June 30, 2018
Group Particiaption Report - to be submitted to COSC by June 29, 2018
Be Prepared! Click the Training scarf icon to view the Training Schedule for 2017 / 2018.
YHW Area is looking for enthusiastic youth who has a positive attitude and is committed to Scouting... like you.