The FINAL Last Post

OK, there really was one new post.¬† ūüôā¬† As of this morning, the new Council blog is up and running.¬† All posts are categorized, and the different Areas are now live as well.¬† Use the new link from now on:

http://blog.scouter.ca

You may send new material and items of interest to blog@scouter.ca .¬† See ya there…

September 17, 2009 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

LAST POST

Literally!¬† As Scouting in Central Escarpment Council works to integrate and support the Areas, there is a NEW, IMPROVED, (ah heck, add some more adjectives) BLOG maintained at the Council level.¬† There are breakdowns by Area (and yes, Wellington is there as a category!), as well as by section and activity.¬† It’s also hosted with our own servers, and you’ll find speed is much improved as well.¬† I will be continuing to maintain the new blog, though others will be posting as well (the other 7 areas and the Council Commissioner come to mind ūüôā )!¬† So, please bookmark the NEW location, and if you’re using the RSS feeds, make sure you add yourself to the new blog at:

http://blog.scouter.ca

Happy Scouting in the¬†new Scouting Year,¬†and¬† I’m off to post the 30 or 40 blog entries that haven’t happened as we reinvented ourselves!

September 1, 2009 at 4:22 pm Leave a comment

Popcorn kickoff – Wellington Groups – this is the last kickoff

By now you’ve all received notices of the popcorn kickoff for this fall.¬† There are 4 scheduled, you may attend any one. Please RSVP to debra@scouter.ca as soon as possible.¬† If you’re doing popcorn in Wellington, and you should be, make sure you attend!

  • Sat Aug 22nd @ 10am – Brampton Scout House (10747 Heart Lake Rd, Brampton)
  • Tue Aug 25th @ 7pm – St. Johns Anglican Church (2464 Dundas St, Burlington)
  • Thu Aug 27th @ 7pm – Eden United Church (3051 Battleford Rd, Mississauga)
  • Mon Aug 31st @ 7pm – Bingeman’s (425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener)

Youth activities are scheduled.

August 18, 2009 at 6:34 am Leave a comment

Scouts happy at new camp north of Bald Mountain

An alternative to no camp at all. Click -HERE-.  Neat solution from Victoria BC.

August 15, 2009 at 3:39 pm Leave a comment

Summertime Scouting Activities in Peterborough

Sounds like they’re having fun. ¬†Click -HERE- for the article. ¬†And what are you doing this summer :-)!

August 4, 2009 at 8:07 pm Leave a comment

SCOUTING NOW: An Action Plan for Canadian Scouting

I can’t say it any better than Steve does.¬† Click -HERE- for the Task Force Action Plan, and read his comments below.

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As we have stated¬†a number of¬†times already, the Action Plan is a living, breathing, working document — the various action items will evolve as the process continues.¬† In August, the Task Force’s website will be live, and discussion on various action items is already ongoing at www.talkscouts.ca/forum.¬† Please join in, and invite others to do the same.

The Task Force on Growth is thrilled with the level of interest and momentum to date.   All feedback received has been shared with members of the Task Force.  I can assure you that the input we receive will continue to be considered as we move ahead on various aspects of the Action Plan.

Thanks so much for your continued support.¬† I remain excited about the possibilities that exist to revitalize our national organization and to move the Canadian Scouting Movement into the 21st century.¬†¬†In order to grow, we all need to be working together, with common goals.¬† It’s all about¬†here and¬†now…. Scouting NOW!

All the best,

Steve

Stephen P. Kent, Chief Commissioner and Chair of the Board of Governors

July 28, 2009 at 7:21 am Leave a comment

RBC First Nations Symposium on Scouting

On Sat May 23rd some 20 people gathered in Winnipeg for the first historic First Nations symposium on Scouting.  Click -HERE- for the complete report, and info.

July 28, 2009 at 7:07 am Leave a comment

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