Monday, May 12, 2014

Funhaven!

Don't forget our end-of-year party at Fun Haven (1050 Baxter Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3P1) this Tuesday at 6:30. We will pay for all the Beavers- siblings are welcome to attend but will need to pay for the package. The 1st Manotick year-end BBQ at Claudette Cain Park will take place on May 21st starting at 6:15 and there will be food and games for everyone! Also, if you plan on attending the All Sections camping on May 23rd-25th please confirm and provide payment no later than the 13th. Specific questions can be directed to andrew.gall@rogers.com. See you Tuesday!

Monday, May 5, 2014

Still Cutting!

Just a reminder that we are back in the gym at St Jerome this week for our last regular meeting. Please let the leaders know how many family members will be attending the May 21st 1st Manotick year-end BBQ at Claudette Cain Park. Start time is 6:15 and there will be food and games for everyone! Also, if you plan on attending the All Sections camping on May 23rd-25th planning is well underway. Please confirm numbers with your leaders and provide payment no later than the 13th. All food, supplies and activities are provided - you just need to bring your own tent and sleeping bags. See you Tuesday!

Monday, April 28, 2014

Beavers and Dogs and more!

Our exciting year is drawing to a close, but still lots of exciting things happening in A Colony! Fist of all, this Tuesday we are very excited to host a guest speaker. John form the Canadian Guide Dogs will join us with his dog Amigo to tell us what guide dogs do and how Amigo helps him. Parents and siblings are invited to attend. The following week will be our last regular meeting in the gym because on Tuesday, May 13th we will meet at Fun Haven on for our end-of-year celebration. Beavers will enjoy games, pizza and loads of fun. All costs are covered by A Colony. The 1st Manotick Scouts group will host the annual moving up BBQ and celebration at Claudette Cain Park on Wednesday, May 21st. There will be games and a free family BBQ. If you and your family wish to attend please RSVP to your leaders this week so we can get our total number to the planning committee. Finally, there will be an All Sections Outdoor Camping from May 23-25, 2104 at Morrison Island, Upper Canada Bird Sanctuary (St. Lawrence River Parks). The cost is $25/person for one night and $30/person for both nights. This cost includes the campground fee, food, activities and a crest. To register or learn more please email andrew.gall@rogers.com.

Friday, April 18, 2014

STILL ON: Mer Bleue Bog Trail Hike!

This Tuesday is Earth Day and the Beavers are celebrating by heading outdoors to explore the Mer Bleue Bog Trail, a 1.2 km interpretive boardwalk. Let's meet in the parking lot at 6:30 to start the nature walk. The trail loops back to the parking lot, so feel free to catch up if you arrive a few minutes late. Please find the directions from St. Jerome school below. UPDATE: Radar Map shows the rain system leaving the Mer Belue area this afternoon. So we will continue with today's hike. Just remember to wear appropriate outdoor clothing as there still maybe some very minor precipitation, though we are not expecting any! http://goo.gl/maps/J85OY

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Easter Theme!

Regular Meeting in the Gym Tonight for some Easter fun!

Friday, April 4, 2014

Movie Night! at St. Jerome!

Tuesday (April 8) we will all meet at St Jerome (changed from St. FX) for a drive-in movie night at 6:15pm with all the local Beavers! Bring your decorated boxes. White Tails can make their "car" at home or bring a blanket to enjoy the show. Thanks!

Friday, March 28, 2014

Beavers, Here and There! at 6:15! Movie at St. Jerome

Tuesday, April 1st all White Tails (Grade 2) Beavers will be joining the other 1st Manotick White Tails for a very special wood working craft. As this is quite a complex activity as many parents as possible who can stay to help would be appreciated! All of our other Beavers (SK and Grade1) will be at St FX High School gym on Spratt Rd (just past the RBC and LCBO plaza) at 6:30 6:15 pm for "transportation night". Bring a large box to decorate as a "car"- ideally large enough to sit in. The following Tuesday (April 8) we will all meet at St.FX St. Jerome for a drive-in movie night with all the local Beavers! Bring your decorated boxes. White Tails can make their "car" at home or bring a blanket to enjoy the show. Thanks!

Monday, March 24, 2014

Race Day!

Race day tomorrow in the gym! No technical specifications required this year FIA has ruled that beavers should have unlimited engineering freedom!

Monday, March 17, 2014

Tobogganing!

Tomorrow Beavers will be heading outside to enjoy the Great Canadian Winter! Meet at the sliding hill in Four Seasons Park at 6:30. Don't forget to dress warmly and to bring your sled and a helmet!

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