2017 BP Skills & Medic Alert Camp

Our annual BP Skills and Medic Alert Camp will be held:

When:  Oct. 13-15, 2017

Where: Camp Opemikon

See registration package for more details!

Also, this is a call for volunteers – Scouters, Sr. Scouts, Venturers, and Rovers, who would like to help us run this camp and make it the success it is each year.  Please see the Activity sign up sheet and send your info back to Scouter David Kerrivan – Odawa DAC Program (gc[at]1stgreenwoodscouting.ca or dkerrivan[at]gmail.com)

MEDIC ALERT and BP Woodsman 2017 Flyer and Registration final

Medic Alert Schedule 2017

Medic Alert Activity Sign up Sheet 2017

Parent-Leader Info

Opemikon Emergency Plan for Users

Opemikon-Departure-Checklist

Opemikon_map_of_main_camp

CAMP OPEMIKON PARKING

Fall/Winter Beaveree: November 4, 2017

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017

Location: RJ Kennedy Community Centre, 1115 Dunning Rd., Cumberland, ON  K4C 1P6

Registration: Email rainbow.beavers at gmail.com no later than Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Registration form: Odawa_Fall_Winter_Beaveree_2017_Info_Registration

Cost: $15 for all Beaver Scouts; $7 for Scouters/parents.

  • Pay by cash or cheque (payable to “SCOUTS CANADA ODAWA AREA”).
  • Payment due at the event for the total listed on registration form; no refunds from Area.

Check-in and payment:

  • 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. (no earlier!), inside the community centre (one Scouter per Colony).
  • Gather your Colony outside at the front of the community centre with a designated Scouter from your Group.
  • Once all youth are present, have one Scouter per Colony check in at the table outside the gym in the lobby.

Lunch is included:

  • Each participant will receive 2 hot dogs, 1 juice box, 1 bag of chips
  • Lunch orders will be prepared for your group. When lunch pick-up is called, please have ONLY 1 Scouter come to pick your Group’s box of food.
  • Special requirements: On the registration form, mention if you need any vegetarian or no-pork meals, and how many of each. This will help us make sure we have appropriate food on hand.

Be prepared: It is November. Programming takes place indoors and outdoors, so dress for the weather!

Opening: 10:00 a.m. in the field behind the community centre.

Closing: 2:00 p.m.; pick-up immediately afterwards.

Who can attend:

Odawa Area Top Section Awards 2017

Top Section Awards

Congratulations to the Odawa Area Scouting youth who earned their top section awards in 2017.

1st Blackburn:  Maggie Berube, Ethan Campbell, Logan Ingram, Keira Laskoski, Nicholas Marberl, Douglas Shepherd, Duncan Stiles

1st Greenwood:  Joy Holbrook

4th Orleans:  Aidan Blake, Aidan Calder, Emma Linzmayer, Maria McKiel, Marianne Lessard, Rohnan Frei

8th Orleans:  Liam Breuer, Kallen O’Donnell

14th Gloucester:  Brigitte Quesnel, Daniel Burns, Elliot Wall, Hayden Kobner, Isabella Filby, Kiernan Lalande

Note to all Scouters: If you have youth who earned their top section awards in any section but they aren’t listed here, but you’d like them to be listed, please get in touch with the AC, AYC, DAC Recognition or the DAC Program.  If you have photos that you’d like posted send them along as well.

Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 NM
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 NM
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 MB
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 MB
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 LI
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 LI
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 KL
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 KL
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 K.L.
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 K.L.
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 IF
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 IF
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 EW
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 EW
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 EC
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 EC
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 DB
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 DB
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 D.S.
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 D.S.
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 BQ
Chief Scout Award June 24 2017 BQ

Fall Cubaree coming soon — volunteers needed!

Train-Your-Dragon Fall Cubaree, September 22 to 24, 2017, at Apple Hill Scout Reserve

2017_Fall_Cubaree_Registration_Form

Calling Odawa Area Cubs, Scouters and helpers! Come launch your Scouting year at camp. Program (under development) to include the following and more:

–FLEX (leadership training for Howlers)

–Basic dragon-training skills (coincidentally, similar to Cub Scout skills!)

–Outdoor Activity Skills (Camping, Trail Skills, Scoutcraft)

Registration deadline: September 19

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Volunteers needed!

To make this a success, we need volunteers to help with all aspects of the camp: planning, running stations, registration, first aid, cooking for camp committee, campfire and anything else you can think of. Please email me if you will help out, at liddlesj at gmail.com.

 

 

Odawa Area Chief Scout Award/Queen’s Venturer Award Ceremony

Not to be confused with the Council event a couple of weeks later!

The Odawa Area Chief Scout Award/Queen’s Venturer Award Ceremony will be held:

Date:   June 9, 2017
Time:   Dusk – arrive by 8:15 and gather in Kitchener field to be escorted into the Chapel Area
Where:  Apple Hill Scout Reserve

Details:

Groups are to obtain the certificates through normal Council processes (applications submitted to Lynn Levitan – llevitan@scouts.ca).

Bring Certificates to Apple Hill

If your Scout wants to receive his\her Chief Scout\Queen’s Venturer Award at the Odawa Area June Camp, please email Susan Lepine at scoutersue@4thorleans.com with your group name and the youth names BY JUNE 7 so programs can be printed.

Parents\family welcome.  Bring chairs and bug spray.

Seeonee Award for Cub Scouts/North Star Award for Beaver Scouts

Not to be confused with the Council event a couple of weeks later, which you can find out about at the Council website.

The top section awards for Beavers and Cubs for Odawa Area (North Star Award and Seeonee Award) will be handed out on Sunday morning at the year-end camp. The top awards for the older sections, Chief Scout Awards and Queen’s Venturer Awards, will be handed out on the Friday evening of camp.

Date:   June 11, 2017
Time:   Morning, during Scouts’ Own
Where:  Apple Hill Scout Reserve

Print off the junior section certificates ahead of time and bring them to Apple Hill to hand to the youth. If you wish to purchase a plaque, you can do so at the Scout Shop.

If your Beaver or Cub wants to receive his or her North Star Award or Seeonee Award at the Odawa Area June Camp on June 11, please email Susan Liddle at liddlesj at gmail.com with your group name and the youth’s name BY JUNE 7, so we have an idea of how many youth will receive an award.

Parents\family welcome.  Bring chairs and bug spray.

Modifiable and printable version of the North Star Award certificate here: http://www.scoutinglife.ca/wp-content/uploads/bs/north-star-award-certificate.pdf

Modifiable and printable version of the Seeonee Award certificate here: http://www.scoutinglife.ca/wp-content/uploads/cs/seeonee-award-certificate.pdf

 

Come and play at Scoutermon Go, Odawa’s year-end camp, June 9 to 11, 2017

Odawa’s year-end camp is coming up soon! Some of our youth have been working hard to plan the activities, and it’s looking to be lots of fun. We hope you’ll join us!

Camp Info Odawa June Camp 2017

Registration Form Odawa June camp 2017

Key dates and information:

  • Camp takes place at Apple Hill from June 9 to 11, 2017.
  • Registration due by end of day Friday, June 2, 2017.
  • Cost: $25 per youth; $20 per Scouter/adult.

Hope to see you there!

Colony Sharing Session + Old Wolves + Scouters’ Club

Join us to share ideas, ask questions and find out what’s coming up in Odawa. This is not an April Fool’s joke!

When: Saturday, April 1, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Orleans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Dr., upstairs

Breakfast is available for purchase.

If you can make it, please come and join us.