Nicomekl Area Events

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Beaver Car Rally

Starts: March 3, 2018  @  10 a.m.
Ends: March 3, 2018  @  11:30 a.m.
Nicomekl Area Beaver Car Rally 2018 March 03 Saturday The Beaver Buggies will be ready in early December. Will message all when I have them, and you can collect at next Scouters' Club meeting or contact James to make arrangements. St. Nicholas Parish 20675 87 Ave is our venue again this year on March 3rd. Registrations will be due in at Scouters' Club on January 18th.        Beaver Car Rally, booked for Mar 03. Doors open for rack set up at 9am.  Beaver youths arrive at 10am.  Beaver pick up at 11:30am. Need your attendance numbers by December 21st. Funds ...

Beaver Scout Campfires

Starts: March 20, 2018  @  6:30 p.m.
Ends: March 21, 2018
The Area campfires will be March 20 for groups which normally meet Monday / Tuesday, and March 21 for groups which normally meet Wednesday / Thursday.  We will gather at 6:30 pm at the archery shelter, and ignition will be at 7 pm.  Hot chocloate and snacks at approximately 7:50 pm.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Registration form is forthcoming. Looking for a campfire chief for each of the two evenings. Funds and numbers due February Scouters club, Cost is $5.00/Beaver and $2.00/Scouter.    ---------------------------------------- Your Campfire Chief needs to know your numbers and which evening you are coming, and which song, skit and cheer ...

Youth Leadership Training - Pack

Starts: March 24, 2018  @  9 a.m.
Ends: 5 p.m.
Location: McLean
Hello Pack Scouters,   Just announced – a great opportunity for your Cubs to be part of the new Youth Leadership Program that they are launching (for the first time) at Camp McLean.  The is the new and improved version of the old FLEX program – Youth teaching Youth (Rovers/Venturers are the Instructors as opposed to Adult Scouters).   From the Organizers:   We are piloting the new Scouts Canada Youth Leadership Training. Come out and join us to experience the future of youth leadership training!   Basically Youth leadership skills of communication, teamwork, stress management and different styles of ...

Beaver / Parent Camp Planning Meeting April

Starts: April 4, 2018  @  8 p.m.
All groups planning on attending the Parent / Beaver Camp at McLean, June 1-3, MUST have a representative at all of the planning meetings.  This can be a leader or parent.  The planning meetings are typically 8-10pm on the first Wednesday of each month, from November up until the actual camp (except December).  Location of meeting to be determined.   ---------------------------------------------------      AAC Beaver Scouts  (Assistant Area Commissioner) James VanBukenhout   byooks@hotmail.com 

Scouting Skills

Starts: April 6, 2018
Ends: April 8, 2018
Scouting SkillsLocation:  Camp McLean in Langley South    Open to all Scouters & Guiders to learn fundamental and advanced skills & techniques. This is a Fraser Valley Council event    http://fra.scouts.ca/

Beaver Scout Sleepover

Starts: April 21, 2018  @  12:30 p.m.
Ends: April 22, 2018  @  10 a.m.
Beaver Scout Sleepover One night sleepover on April 21.  Need to discuss place and ideas, if you want this to proceed.  The theme of this one night camp is Earth Day, appropriate because it is always scheduled near the 22nd.  ------------------------------------------ Colonies are in charge of their own food, so camp cost to the Area will be for crests, and possibly rental of two outhouses.    ------------------------------------------ SATURDAY 12:30 pm  Gates open 02:00 pm Opening 02:15 pm Finish setting up camps and explore the area 03:00 pm Program   05:00 pm Dinner 07:00 pm Campfire 08:00 pm Mug-up ------------------------------------------ SUNDAY 08:00 ...

Rover Moot

Starts: April 27, 2018
Ends: April 29, 2018
Rover Moot at Camp Byng   https://www.facebook.com/events/141479659862438

Beaver / Parent Camp Planning Meeting May

Starts: May 2, 2018  @  8 p.m.
All groups planning on attending the Parent / Beaver Camp at McLean, June 1-3, MUST have a representative at all of the planning meetings.  This can be a leader or parent.  The planning meetings are typically 8-10pm on the first Wednesday of each month, from November up until the actual camp (except December).  Location of meeting to be determined.   ---------------------------------------------------      AAC Beaver Scouts  (Assistant Area Commissioner) James VanBukenhout   byooks@hotmail.com 

Scout Challenge Camp

Starts: May 4, 2018
Ends: May 6, 2018
Challenge Camp – 2018  May 4-5-6  Location  Aldergrove  Gravel Pit Theme  “Hike in the Park--- Camp in the Pit”  Contact Murray  murray_piper@telus.net   604-533-1965        Assistant Area Commissioner for Troop:  Murray Piper    murray_piper@telus.net

Beaveree 2018

Starts: May 5, 2018  @  9 a.m.
Ends: May 5, 2018  @  3 p.m.
Location: Camp McLean
This is a Fraser Valley Council event.Usually, registration begins at 9am, and the event usually runs 10am-3pm.    It's all on the Fraser Valley Council site......   http://fra.scouts.ca/

Woodbadge I Family Camp

Starts: May 11, 2018
Ends: May 13, 2018
Woodbadge I Family CampLocation:  Camp McLean in Langley South             Open to all Scouters to learn the fundamentals of their section.  Families are welcome to camp for the week, and program will be provided for youth during the day.http://fra.scouts.ca/ca/training

Scouters' Club May

Starts: May 17, 2018  @  8:15 p.m.
We get together for planning, information & fun every month. We encourage representation from all group committees & from every section of every group.       All Scouters are welcome, from any group, area or council.The Nicomekl Area Scouters' Club convenes on the third Thursday of every month at Erickson House, Camp McLean, 20315 16th Ave, South Langley. Refreshments will be available …please lug a mug! See you all there!!     Meetings begin at 8:15 sharp!

Camp Skeeter

Starts: May 18, 2018
Ends: May 21, 2018
Camp Skeeter - Social CampLocation: Camp Caillet, Nanaimo.http://www.skeeter.ca/    Social camps are for Venturer, Rover, Ranger, and Link sections.  The theme of each camp changes year-to-year, and each have their own set of activities and events (usually linked to the theme).

Beaver / Parent Camp

Starts: June 1, 2018
Ends: June 3, 2018
All groups planning on attending MUST have a representative at all of the planning meetings.  This can be a leader or parent. The planning meetings are usually 8-10pm on the first Wednesday of each month, up until the actual camp in June.   10 groups attending this year.  McLean is booked for the weekend of June 1-3, 2018.       The theme is Olympics, camp staff positions are filled, and next meeting will be for program activity ideas. The next meeting is Jan 10th, 8 PM at St. Andrews.          A designated Sunday clean up person ...

Scouters' Club June

Starts: June 21, 2018  @  8:15 p.m.
We get together for planning, information & fun every month. We encourage representation from all group committees & from every section of every group.       All Scouters are welcome, from any group, area or council.The Nicomekl Area Scouters' Club convenes on the third Thursday of every month at Erickson House, Camp McLean, 20315 16th Ave, South Langley. Refreshments will be available …please lug a mug! See you all there!!     Meetings begin at 8:15 sharp!

Woodbadge II Family Camp

Starts: June 30, 2018
Ends: July 7, 2018
Woodbadge II Family CampLocation:  Camp McLean in Langley South             Open to all Scouters with WBI to learn ADVANCED skills relating to their section.  Families are welcome to camp for the week, and program will be provided for youth during the day.http://fra.scouts.ca/ca/training

Torchlight Parade - White Rock

Starts: August 5, 2018  @  8:15 p.m.
Beginning at Oxford St (148 St), we move East along Marine Dr to Stayte Rd (160 St). We gather at 7pm, one block West of Oxford. The parade begins at 8:15pm. All Beavers , Cubs, Scouts, Venturers & Rovers are welcome. (We have our signed indemnity agreement as of May 01.)

CubStart Camp Planning Meeting

Starts: August 21, 2018  @  7 p.m.
We will be having a CubStart Camp Planning Meeting on Tuesday, August 21st at 7:00 pm.  Meeting will be held in the Community Room at Ricky’s Restaurant inCloverdale. Address: 17830 - 56 Ave (No. 10 Hwy.), Surrey).  Please come with your ideas for additions/subtractions for the upcoming camp but most of all – come with your enthusiasm and ideas for the sessions that your Pack would like to run!!  We realize that you will not have a confirmed number of campers but please come with an estimate that we can plan for.  Camp Chief is Rob Skleryk (drrob@laserhealthsolutions.com).   Please mark this date ...

Scouting Publicity Booth at Cruise In

Starts: September 8, 2018  @  10 a.m.
Ends: September 8, 2018  @  6 p.m.
Scouting Publicity Booth  We've been doing this one since September 2000 (the 2010 event was cancelled).  Our booth also acts as a barricade to keep traffic out of the car display areas.         ***  Cruise-In moved to Aldergrove as of September 2017. ***  2018 Sep 08, Saturday, 10am-6pm at Fraser Hwy & 272 St, in Aldergrove (we'll be there at 5am to set up). We welcome all of our Scouting members to put in a 1 or 2 hour shift each, or come whenever you can. We talk to people and hand out pamphlets. It's easy. It's fun! ...

Scouters' Club September

Starts: September 20, 2018  @  8:15 p.m.
We get together for planning, information & fun every month. We encourage representation from all group committees & from every section of every group.       All Scouters are welcome, from any group, area or council.The Nicomekl Area Scouters' Club convenes on the third Thursday of every month at Erickson House, Camp McLean, 20315 16th Ave, South Langley. Refreshments will be available …please lug a mug! See you all there!!     Meetings begin at 8:15 sharp!

Cub Start Camp - Nicomekl Area

Starts: September 21, 2018
Ends: September 23, 2018
This camp teaches outdoor skills to the youth in a graduated format varied by their age.  They learn: fire starting, knife safety, compass work, survival and hiking skills, plus much more.  And for those new Leaders (and some of the old ones ;-) ) -- you might learn some new skills too!  CubStart Camp will be held at Camp McLean, 20315 16 Ave, Langley South. --------------------------------------------- Please find attached, a copy of the minutes from the CubStart 2018 Planning meeting, August 21.   Camp Schedule 2018 – please take a look at the attached schedule for information on which Pack you ...

Kick-Off Camp - for Scouts

Starts: September 28, 2018
Ends: September 30, 2018
Location: Camp McLean
Kick-off Camp - for Scouts          This is a Fraser Valley Council event.  It's all on the Fraser Valley Council site......   http://fra.scouts.ca/

Mardi Gras Camp

Starts: September 28, 2018
Ends: September 30, 2018
Mardi Gras - Social CampLocation: Camp Byng, Roberts Creekhttps://www.mgcamp.com/    Social camps are for Venturer, Rover, Ranger, and Link sections.  The theme of each camp changes year-to-year, and each have their own set of activities and events (usually linked to the theme).

Scouters' Club October

Starts: October 18, 2018  @  8:15 p.m.

Location: McLean
We get together for planning, information & fun every month. We encourage representation from all group committees & from every section of every group.       All Scouters are welcome, from any group, area or council.The Nicomekl Area Scouters' Club convenes on the third Thursday of every month at Erickson House, Camp McLean, 20315 16th Ave, South Langley. Refreshments will be available …please lug a mug! See you all there!!     Meetings begin at 8:15 sharp!

Ponder Park Work Weekend

Starts: October 19, 2018
Ends: October 21, 2018
Location: Ponder Park
Ponder Park Work Weekend         Bring your youths, camp for free, and do some trail clearing, carpentry, painting, etc. There are many other clean-up related chores to be done as well. Come for a couple of hours or stay all weekend. All sections are welcome. Free coffee & juice (bring your own mugs). Please supervise your youths, and remember that  a maximum of 2 vehicles at a time, is all that can be down at the shelter. George will create a "Work Weekend" for your group, so that you can take advantage of free camping, in exchange ...

Jamborees On The Air & Internet (JOTA & JOTI)

Starts: October 19, 2018
Ends: October 21, 2018
Jamboree On The Air & Jamboree On The Internet (JOTA / JOTI)   There will an opportunity to camp at Camp McLean on this weekend.    Find out more at  http://fra.scouts.ca/     -----------------------------------  These are World Scouting Events.  Find out all about them at jotajoti.info

Beaver / Parent Camp Planning Meeting November

Starts: November 7, 2018  @  8 p.m.
All groups planning on attending the Parent / Beaver Camp at McLean, MUST have a representative at all of the planning meetings.  This can be a leader or parent.  The planning meetings are typically 8-10pm on the first Wednesday of each month, from November up until the actual camp (except December).  Location of meeting to be determined.   ---------------------------------------------------      AAC Beaver Scouts  (Assistant Area Commissioner) James VanBukenhout   byooks@hotmail.com 

Group Commissioners Made Easy

Starts: November 10, 2018  @  8:30 a.m.
Ends: November 10, 2018  @  3 p.m.
Location: McLean
Group Commissioners Made Easy This part-day course is for new* and forthcoming Group Commissioners.  The goal is to show simple ways through the more intimidating topics, presented by real people and your friendly neighbourhood Council. When and where: November 10, 2018 8:30am-3:00pm at Erickson House, Camp McLean. Cost: Zero.  Open to interested Scouters across Fraser Valley, Pacific Coast and Cascadia Councils.  Lunch included.   Topics include:   Interviews and Orientations explained How to qualify a new Scouter for Ratio Red, Yellow and Green activities - COAA PQAs: the history of your Group Finding what you need on Scouts.ca webpages That Financial Statement ...

Scouters' Club November

Starts: November 15, 2018  @  8:15 p.m.
We get together for planning, information & fun every month. We encourage representation from all group committees & from every section of every group.       All Scouters are welcome, from any group, area or council.The Nicomekl Area Scouters' Club convenes on the third Thursday of every month at Erickson House, Camp McLean, 20315 16th Ave, South Langley. Refreshments will be available …please lug a mug! See you all there!!     Meetings begin at 8:15 sharp!

Camp Rainbucket

Starts: November 16, 2018
Ends: November 18, 2018
Camp Rainbucket - Social CampLocation: Popkum Reserve, Chilliwack.http://www.rainbucket.org/    Social camps are for Venturer, Rover, Ranger, and Link sections.  The theme of each camp changes year-to-year, and each have their own set of activities and events (usually linked to the theme).    This camp is held around Remembrance Day, the 11th of November each year. The number of youth attending varies, depending on the weather. The camp was first started to get Venturers into the planning of a larger event. The hook was that if the camp was happening then the Venturers did not have to attend their groups Remembrance Day Church ...

Santa Breakfast (98.5 Event)

Starts: December 1, 2018
Ends: December 2, 2018
Location: McLean
98.5 Nicomekl is proud to announce that the      2018 Santa Breakfast will take place on December 01 and 02. Saturday sittings will be held at 9am,11am, and 1pm. Sunday sittings will be held at 9am and 11am.      Open to Nicomekl Area and Fraser Skies Area Beavers, Cubs, Sparks, Brownies & Guides.https://www.98nicomekl.ca/   Registration opens on November 01, and will close mid-November.  Exact date TBA.        The event poster for 2017 is attached.        If you or your sections have any questions, please direct them to me at events.98nicomekl@gmail.com.   Thank you,    Registrar, 2015 Santa Breakfast events.98nicomekl@gmail.com

Cub Swim Event

Starts: December 3, 2018
Area Cub Scout Swim Night - a family event.Location: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre  16855 24 Ave, Surrey, BC ---------------For youth the cost is $TBA/ youth (Cub age, for older youth 12 and older it will be $TBA/youth)For any adult that will go and help out (they need to actively supervise), they will be free.  Otherwise the cost for adults is TAB/ adult.  Registration deadline is November 15 Scouters' Club.--------------- When turning in your fees – please let us know how many youth and how many adults will be attending.  Also, please let us know if you will NOT be attending ...

Scouters' Club December

Starts: December 20, 2018  @  8:15 p.m.
We get together for planning, information & fun every month. We encourage representation from all group committees & from every section of every group.       All Scouters are welcome, from any group, area or council.The Nicomekl Area Scouters' Club convenes on the third Thursday of every month at Erickson House, Camp McLean, 20315 16th Ave, South Langley. Refreshments will be available …please lug a mug! See you all there!!     Note: Meetings begin at 8:15 sharp!