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					Scout & Venturer Camps & Events – in Central Escarpment

Co-op Camp – Guides and Scouts - Theme “The Game of Monopoly”
    Sept 23 – 25, 2011 at Camp Manitou – Milton, ON
    http://webspace.webring.com/people/rm/mcbill2471/coopcamp/
    Registration By Sept 16 – $15/person
    Leaders are expected to assist with running events
    Now planning the 2012 Co-op Camp

OBA Challenge (Scouts) 18th Annual event
   Woodlands Trail Camp - 14919 Kennedy Rd Stouffville, Ont L4A 7X5
   Sept 23-25 2011, hosted by the Greater Toronto Council
   $80 per team of 4 scouts participate in 20 challenges.
   team of 4 scouts must be self contained, including food; 1 leader must attend per
     team, but will not sleep or eat with the team
   website http://www.obachallenge.com/
   now planning the 2012 19th Annual event

Wood Badge Part 2 (leaders) – hosted by Greater Toronto Council
   Sep 30th- Oct 2nd & Nov 4-6th
   Location: Blue Springs Scouts Reserve
   http://www.gtc.scouts.ca/gtc_home.asp
   Fee: $ 235.00

CEC Fall Camporee (Scouts & Ventures)
   Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2011
   Goodyear Scout Camp, Orangeville
   $20 per person, Scouts and Venturers run separate program
   now planning for 2012 in a new camp location

JOTA – Jamboree on the Air (Scouts & Ventures, Guides & Pathfinders)
   Oct 14-16th at Mosport International Racetrack
   Weekend camping is $15 per person, Sat only is $5 per person
   http://www.jota.ca/

Remembrance Day – Nov 11th.

Tours of the Ontario Legislative Assembly
    Sat Oct 22nd, or Sat Nov 19th - book for 9:30 am , 11:00 am or 1:00 pm
    free 90 minute tours for Scout Groups by reservation only
    Dates for 2012 have not been released yet. – Call to get on their waiting list; this is a
      fun and interactive tour - and well received by Troops across CEC.
    Reserve with Parliamentary Protocol and Public Relations Branch at (416) 325-7500
    http://ontla.on.ca/web/go2.jsp?locale=en&Page=/visitor-
      resources/scouting_guiding_groups&menuItem=visitor_information_tours




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Genesis Venturee – Ventures & Rovers + 3rd Year Pathfinders & Rangers, 4th Year Scouts
    November 11-13th, 2011 at Camp Bel, Dorchester, ON
    Theme is “Chinese New Year”. events include football, karaoke, repelling, car smash
      and camp wide campfire
    Pre-registered $20 per person, at the door $25 per person, plus group registration fee
    website http://genesiscamp.ca/

Royal Ontario Museum – Sleepover
    exclusive date for Scouts Canada Friday Nov 25th at 5 pm to Sat Nov 26th 10 am
    $67.50 per person – Sleepover
    $21 per person – Saturday only 10 am – 4 pm – Beavers, Cubs & Scouts.
    http://www.gtc.scouts.ca/downloads/events/2011ROMSleepover.pdf
    Theme: Ancient Civilizations

Owen Sound Winter Camp (Scouts)
   Jan 27-29th, 2012 Harrison Park, Owen Sound
   Scout Skills Competition Camp
   Bring your own dog sleds – instructions on how to build are on the link below
   http://scoutdocs.ca/Owen_Sound_Camporee/

Quest for the Dragon’s Lair – Wellington Winter Camp (Scouts)
   Feb 3 – 5, 2012 Barber Scout Camp, Guelph,
   Compete in Medieval themed events to win Royal Camp Bucks. Then spend your
       Camp Bucks at the evening Auction, followed by Light the Signal Beacons
   $17 per person, includes Sunday breakfast (for those camping overnight)
   Come for the weekend, or just for Saturday, (Saturday daytrippers includes lunch)
   http://cec.scouter.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=152:quest-for-
       the-dragons-lair-winter-camp&catid=71:program-scouts

Snowball 2012 (Scouts)
    Feb 3 – 5, 2012 at Goodyear Scout Camp, Orangeville, hosted by Mississauga Area
    Details to follow; contact Mike Morden mmorden@rogers.com


Wood Badge Part II (leaders) hosted by Central Escarpment Council
   March 30th- Apr 1st, 2012 at Blue Springs Scout Reserve
   April 27th - 29th at Everton Scout Camp
   http://cec.scouter.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=123&Itemid=
     184

Earth Hour Campfire at Blue Springs (everyone)
    Sat March 31st at 7:30 pm Memorial Lane Campfire Circle, Blue Springs, Acton
    No charge for event, bring your mug & chair. Crest for $3 will be available
    http://www.blue-springs-scout-reserve.ca/2012/earthhour.pdf


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Ontario Science Centre Sleepover , Toronto (Scouts) (excellent Linking with Cubs event)
   “Destination Discovery” – towards the Science Badge
   Sat Mar 3rd, 2012 or Sat April 14th, 2012 , open to Cubs, Scouts, families
   Includes Imax Movie, badge activities, Late Night Snack, sleep in the exhibit halls,
      Breakfast; includes re-entry into the exhibit halls the next day
   $59/person
   Website http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/sleepovers/default.asp

Winter Campaign at Fort George Scout Brigade (Scouts & Venturers)
   March 2-4th, 2012 or March 23-25th, 2012
   Sleep indoors in the Blockhouses, Saturday morning training session, 2-3 battles
      during the day and/or night, Saturday afternoon visit town, free time and movies
   $50 per person includes food
   limited to 120 participants – Registration opens Oct 15th and closes Dec 15th, 2011
   http://www.lcgraphicproduction.com/betatesting/fortgeorge/programmes/winter_camp
      _s_v.html

Boot Camp (Scouts)
    Sunday Mar 11th 6 pm – Thurs Mar 15th 2 pm March Break, Blue Springs
    Hike In Camp, Back to Basics, Mobile lightweight camping, dutch oven & more
    $50 includes registration, 4 nights of camping, crest, activities
    http://www.blue-springs-scout-reserve.ca/2012/bootcamp.pdf

Dorchester Int’l Brotherhood Camp (Scouts, Guides, Pathfinders)
    May 4-6, 2012 Events Camp held at Camp Bel, in Dorchester, Ontario
        Open to youth and leaders in Scouts Canada, Boy Scouts of America, Girl Guides, and Girl
         Scouts. It is the largest attended weekend Scout camp in Southwestern Ontario.
        Website http://dibc.on.ca/
        $22.50 per youth or leader; $50 deposit of which $25 will be refunded on camp day

Woodstock International Scout Camp (Scouts & Venturers)
   May 4-6, 2012 at Camp Shegardaynou, Woodstock (if event proceeds)
   Website - not updated at present
   $35 per person (in 2011), includes food - Friday night mug up to Sunday breakfast

Jamboree on the Trail JOTT - everyone
    Sat May 12th, 2012
    Website: http://jott.org/ to register & order crests
    Hike or walk on this day with your Troop or Company to qualify for JOTT crests

Scope – USA comes to Canada (2013 Canada goes to USA)
    May 24-28th at Goodyear Memorial Scout Camp, Orangeville.
    Cost is approximately $75, which includes campsite, food and activities
    http://www.scopecamp.com/


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Stoney Creek Int’l Weekend (Scouts & Venturers)
    June 1-3, 2012, Camp Nemo, Burlington
    Cost $20 per person
    Celebrating 60 years of Scouting friendship.
    website http://www.stoneycreekcamp.ca/

Speed River Raft Race (Scouts & Venturers - separate classes)
    Sat June 9th at Riverside Park – enter off Woodlawn Rd. across from Canadian Tire
    Competition for design, speed and workmanship – prizes
    Bring your rafts, and paddle/swim them down the Speed River to the dam
    Scout classes are for pioneer style rafts; Venturer classes are for open design rafts
    Info see http://w.scouter.ca/ Raft Race. Email raftrace@scouter.ca


Soap Box Derby (Scouts)
    June 22nd – 24th at Blue Springs Scout Reserve, Acton, camp at Goat Hill
    Race your cars, bring your helmets and mascots
    Cost $30
    http://www.blue-springs-scout-reserve.ca/2012/soapbox%20derby.pdf

Million Dollar Mania – Venturers & Rovers
    Held end of June. 2012 info not available yet
    Info http://www.milliondollarmania.webs.com/


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Great Lakes Jambo 2012 – 10 Anniversary
    July 14-22, 2012 at Camp Bel, Dorchester
    Website http://www.greatlakesjamboree.com/
    Cost $235/youth, $110/leader (food not included)
    Extremely well run summer camp, excellent programming

AdVenture 2012 – National Venturer Event
   June 30 – July 7th.
   Haliburton Scout Reserve
   http://www.scouts.ca/adventure2012/index.html


Haliburton Scout Reserve – July to August 2012
    Website http://www.gtc.scouts.ca/haliburton/gtc_hsr.asp
    Fees $149/person plus HST (price is from 2011) including site and program costs, not
      including food, rifle range, motorboat rental or transportation
    Activity choices – riflery, archery, rappelling, snorkeling, kayaking, sailing, canoeing,
      mountain bikes, climbing wall, star hike (night time)
    Book early on line for a summer week and pick your program



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Scout Brigade – Fort George 200th Anniversary (Scouts & Ventures)
    Start your planning in May to attend in Sept. Attendance for the 200th Anniversary is
       expected to be a record breaker. 2011 had about 2300 scouts from US and Canada
    Sept 21-23rd, 2012 at Fort George, Niagara on the Lake
    Pre reg - $48 ($58 last minute) (2011 rates – varies by contingent)
    Uniforms may have to be pre ordered by mid May, Muskets by mid Aug (depending
       on the contingent you are going with). Militia has white shirts, straw hats.
    Website http://www.sbfg.ca/




Other Camps/Events ALL YEAR
Hamilton Heritage Warplane Museum Night Ops Sleepover
   November to May 11th – multiple dates open for scouts - book on line
   website http://www.warplane.com/pages/education_nightops.html
   Sleep under the wings of a plane, several activities to learn about how a plane flies,
      flashlight tour of the planes, make your own flyer and air balloon
   $40 per person, 1 free leader for every 6 youth; includes pizza party at bedtime, and
      breakfast

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
   2 hour dinner and show at 10 Dufferin St., Exhibition Place, Toronto
   Special pricing for Scout groups
   http://cec.scouter.ca/downloads/Medieval%20Times%20Scouts%20invite.pdf

Fort York Sleepover
    Sleep over night in the barracks, experience garrison life first hand and re-enact the
      duties and leisure pursuits of the fort's inhabitants.
    http://www.fortyork.ca/grouppro.htm
    $38.10 plus HST per youth, $7.55 plus HST per adult (first 2 adults are free)
    Program runs Sat 10 am to Sunday 9 am after breakfast.
    Includes workshops (select from a list), Saturday night supper, Sunday breakfast.
    Sat lunch – either bring a bagged lunch, or order pizza when on site
    Heavily booked in advance. Taking bookings now for Jan to April 2012 now. . Call
      416-392-6907 to book & get info




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Buffalo Naval & Military Park Sleepover
    Sleep aboard a Naval Ship USS Little Rock, which is a guided missile cruiser
    tour the USS Little Rock, the submarine USS Crocker and the destroyer USS The
       Sullivans, learn what life was like as a sailor
    http://www.buffalonavalpark.org/ - note – there is no info about the sleepover here –
       you must phone below for costs and bookings. (They still use mail).
    Spring program runs April to 2nd week of June.
    Fall program runs 2nd week of Sept to American Thanksgiving
    Reservations are taken by telephone only, please call: 716-847-1773, ext. 10.
    Cost is $40.00 per person - This includes dinner, breakfast, movie, a self-guided tour
       of the Park and one ride on the motion simulator. Guided tours are also available.


Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum – Overnight Encampment
    Sleep aboard the submarine USS Silversides or coast guard cutter USCGC McLane;
      limited to 72 persons aboard the Silversides, and 38 aboard the McLane
    Weekends in 2011-2012 $35 per person. Does not include food. Picnic tables are
      available for outdoor dining – bring your own.
    http://glnmmorg000.web151.discountasp.net/apps/dnn/mydnn/Home/tabid/36/ctl/Ter
      ms/Default.aspx


Reptilia Zoo
    54 indoor exhibits in 25,000 sq ft zoo, Vaughn. The zoo houses over 200 different
       reptiles and amphibians, including a 14 ft Nile Crocodile and a 13 ft King Cobra
    Four reptile feedings per day, Group Tours available
    Custom tours for Scouts to complete badge work also available
    General Admission $10 plus tax ages 4-12, $15 plus tax ages 13 to 64
    http://www.reptilia.org/


Jungle Cat World Night Safari
    $40 per person plus tax, minimum 20 people, located at Orono, Ontario
    Camp out in forest or sleep in bunk houses.
    Includes pizza supper, late night snack around the campfire
    Night time guided feeding tour through the Wildlife Park. See Siberian Tigers, Amur
       Leopards, Jaguars and Gray Wolves.
    http://www.junglecatworld.com/night_safari.html


Wye Marsh Scouting Programs
   http://www.wyemarsh.com/
   Day programs – call for info for covering Scout level badges
   Overnight programs – one or two night sleepovers



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Scales Nature Park
    http://www.scalesnaturepark.ca/
    21 hectare conservation park located south of Orillia, includes trails
    Nature Centre houses live exhibits
    Hands on experience with live amphibians, snakes, and reptiles
    Special gallery includes ALL of the freshwater turtles in Canada
    Group bookings by appointment any time. Custom programs and sleepover
       arrangements for Scouts by contacting them directly
    Run by Sciensational Snakes outreach leaders, that bring hands-on educational
       programs to schools and Scouting groups in Ontario

Toronto Zoo
    http://www.torontozoo.com/EducationAndCamps/CampsandPublicPrograms.asp?pg=
      76
    Scout program to work towards Naturalist Badge – see pdf below
    http://www.torontozoo.com/pdfs/badge%20brochure%202011.pdf
    2 ½ hour program includes activities, biofacts / touchables, slide show and themed
      animal tour.
    Youth $16, Adults $8, minimum 12 youth required for booking

Tall Ships Adventures
    Weekend sail adventures May to June, and Sept to Oct.
    Full week sail adventures – in the summer
    http://cec.scouter.ca/downloads/TallShipsAdventures.pdf

Rovers Events Website
    http://www.rovering.org/




This list has been compiled by:
Alisa Kuemmling
Service Scouter for Troop – Wellington Area
Central Escarpment Council

Please send all corrections and additions to alisak@sentex.ca with my thanks.
Any information on new events and camps for Troop and Company would be greatly
appreciated.
Updated at Oct 8th, 2011




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