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First Aid Resources

posted Dec 28, 2015, 8:09 AM by Jason Millar


Badge Challenge

posted Mar 10, 2015, 3:57 AM by Jason Millar

The badges we talked about to come up with requirements for are:
  • Marksman
  • Ambulance Man
  • Fisherman (Sea)
  • Blacksmith

Skating on the canal

posted Jan 16, 2015, 4:37 AM by Jason Millar

A reminder to Scouts that we are skating on the canal on Monday, January 19.  Note change of meeting place!.  Free parking is available at the Lisgar Collegiate Institute.  We will meet at the back doors of the Army drill hall very close to there at 6:45 pm.  Pick up time will be confirmed at drop off as this will depend on the weather and ice conditions. See map at https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Lisgar+Collegiate+Institute/@45.420248,-75.689101,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0000000000000000:0x413b58964644aa2c

 Please dress appropriately for the weather.  You will require skates, helmet (this is mandatory), a back pack for your boots, and a filled water bottle.

Gatineau Hike

posted Apr 15, 2014, 3:44 AM by Jason Millar   [ updated Apr 18, 2014, 4:50 AM ]

For those attending the hike today - please bring your OHIP card (original, please, no photocopies) and proof of any additional medical insurance since, although it is just across the river, it is technically out of province.

We will meet at 10:00 on Friday (17th) at the Luskville Falls parking lot located on chemin de l'hotel-de-ville in Luskville. The hike is 4.5 kms and should take us about 3 hours plus time for lunch so plan to pickup around 1:30.

Everyone should pack a lunch and dress for the weather. Good runners or hiking boots are recommended. We are discouraging rubber boots as these are likely to cause blisters. 

Parents are welcome to join us. We will be doing it rain or shine! (I have put in a special request to Environment Canada for good weather that day;) 

Hope to see you there!

1st Blackburn Scout Cook-off

posted Apr 9, 2014, 7:50 PM by Andy Campbell

For all those participating in our first Scout cook-off.  Here is the address for the event: 8333 Forest Green Cresent, Metcalfe, ON.  
Google map: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/8333+Forest+Green+Crescent/@45.303952,-75.4595668,12z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x4ccddf90b14dbee7:0x36f939fa8ef38950

Remember to plan out your meal with your group and bring all necessary food items and gear to cook with.  There will be cook stoves and a fire pit available to cook on.

Rideau Challenge Hike / JOTT

posted Apr 9, 2014, 7:48 PM by Andy Campbell

Join us once again as we take on the Rideau Challenge Hike in the Marlborough Forest.  There are 3 levels of hikes, designed for every level of scout.  

When: May 9-11 (Depending on level)

Where: Marlborough Forest off Roger Stevens Drive.

See the attached sign up sheet for details.

Paracord Bracelets

posted Nov 29, 2013, 1:44 PM by Jason Millar

The instructions for the survival bracelets we made during our last meeting can be found at http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-bracelet-with-a-side-release-buckle/?ALLSTEPS.

World Brotherhood Camporee

posted Sep 17, 2013, 5:19 PM by Jason Millar

2nd and 3rd year Scouts (and those 1st year Scouts that are eligible) watch this page for more information about signing up for the Brotherhood Camporee on the last weekend of September.  In the meantime, you can look here for more information about the camp!

Welcome To The 2013-14 Scouting Year

posted Sep 12, 2013, 9:50 AM by Jason Millar

Greetings to all our returning youth, and new Scouts as well!  Watch this area for announcements about upcoming events.

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