Welcome to the South Lake Simcoe Area Scouts website!
South Lake Simcoe Area Scouts (SLS) is one of seven areas that comprise Ontario's Shining Waters Council within the Scouts Canada family. On this website you will find information of interest to SLS Scouters, youth and parents alike in Aurora, Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Bradford and Ballantrae.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
SLS Red Arrow Scouter's Club Meeting
Sunday September 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
Northridge Community Church
Leslie St., South of St. John's Side road, West side, Aurora
Presentation on Scouting Popcorn Fundraiser
Come and socialize with your Scouting Friends!!!
Scouter Glenn Chantler
Went home Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
Funeral and Services on Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017
Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe St., Bradford
Click here for more information...
Visitation at 10:00am, Service at 11:00am
Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery,
3217 County Road #4
Bradford, Ontario, Canada,
(Hwy 11, N of Bradford, east side) at 12:00pm
Reception to follow at Funeral Home
Scouters wear uniforms and orange please
In lieu of flowers, donations to "Scouts Canada - No One Left Behind" would be appreciated
Scouter Bart Thomas STEWARD
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Bart Steward who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 after a lengthy stay in hospital.
There will be a celebration of Bart's life on Sunday, September 24th at the Northridge Community Church (new Salvation Army facility) located at 15338 Leslie Street in Aurora. Visitation at 2:30 p.m. followed by a celebration and fellowship at 3:30 p.m.
Donations may be made to CAMH or The Diabetes Association in memory of Bart.
2017 Lightweight Backpack Challenge
Sept 30 - Oct 1, 2017
click here for information...
Eco Spirit Hike 2017
Blue Springs Scout Reserve
Oct. 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm
click here for more information...
GTC Online Woodbadge I Sessions (+ other stuff)
“GTC is holding sessions for volunteers to come out and complete their WB1, as well as get help/finish any other requirements (interviews, PRC applications, etc.).
There are a total of 4 nights being offered, two of which will cover the first 3 hours of WB1 and then the second 3 hours (for a total of 6 hours).
Each person will have to sign up for one ‘session 1’ and one ‘session 2’, to cover all 6 hours of training.
If you would like to benefit from this, you can use this link to ‘sign up’: http://doodle.com/poll/d4eh4dwewh5ukycu”
Session #1: Sept 20 or 21, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Session #2: Sept 26 or 28, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Scouters Skills Camp
Blue Springs Scout Reserve
Sept 29,30 Oct 1, 2017
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Standard First Aid Certification
Open to all Venturers, Rovers and Scouters
Registration and payment is done online: https://goo.gl/forms/sdDeIRPqB7iYCWrk2
Registration deadline is Thursday Oct 5th to allow time to complete online assignment
YHW Area Wood Badge Part I
(Colony, Pack, Troop, Company and Group Commissioner)
October 13-15, 2017 (Residential Course - Friday – Sunday)
Woodland Trails Scout Camp
Leatham Scouting Centre (14919 Kennedy Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON)
Sunday, September 24, 2017 YHW Area Scouters Club
Please visit the website for details.
Course Registration Form here...
Emergency Skills Day
Feb 3, 2018 9am - 5pm
York Region Paramedic Headquarters
80 Bales Drive East
Eric Post - EMS Medvents
Medvents will be providing first aid instruction covering items in the Emergency Skills (OAS) levels during this one day event. This event use to be called 'Cub First Aid Day' and is changing to align better with the OAS and Canadian Path.
More specific details will be posted when available.
RESPECT - Group Youth Safety Training
Respect is in replacement for the CYS training and has been declared as mandatory for all Scouters and Rovers. The training must be completed by the 31st of August 2017 and will cost $30. The training can be accessed trough David Huestis Learning Centre online
and will automatically update your record once it is completed.
Scouts Canada - Respect Training
Pre-Registration Code Options here...
Online Event Form
Submit your events, camps and training opportunities.
Email for general inquiries
South Lake Simcoe
Honours and Awards Roll 1956-2016
Certificates of Insurance:
2017 Beaver Buggy, KubKar and Scout Truck Rally
March 26, 2017
Vehicle Design Competition Results
2017 Shining Waters Council Beaver Buggie, KubKar and Scout Truck Racing
Cub Scout Evan Wrightman of 1st Holland Landing Pack
who had placed first at the SLS Rally
was a second place prize winner at today's Shining Waters Council Kub Kar Rally
WHO WE ARE
Scouts Canada is the country's leading coed, multi-faith, youth organization. For more than 100 years, we have brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience and friendship to 17 million Canadian youth.
South Lake Simcoe Area Scouts (SLS) incorporates 19 Scouting Groups and hundreds of youth and volunteer leaders from across the Towns of Aurora, Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, Georgina and Bradford, as well as in the community of Ballantrae in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.
The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.
Scouting`s mission is achieved by: