Category Archives: Scouts
Welcome to the 2017-2018 Scouting Year!
Hello, everyone! We recently revamped our website because it had grown too large and complex to maintain. This new site is much more minimalist, and we will endeavour to post only the most important information and updates so that you … Continue reading
Welcome to the 2016-2017 Scouting Year!
Hello, everyone! We apologize for being remiss in maintaining the website as of late, but we will endeavour to do better in future, and keep you aware of upcoming events. Tonight (September 21) is our first meeting of the year. … Continue reading
Pictures from our 2012 Winter Camp
Here are some pictures from the winter camp that we completed last weekend, held at Camp Wildman on Georgian Bay. The camp went well, and the weather co-operated by giving us a nice variety of conditions (including high winds and … Continue reading
Pictures from our Fall 2011 Queen’s Park tour
Here are some pictures from our most recent Queen’s Park tour, held this weekend. The trip went well, we arrived back at IUC 20 minutes ahead of schedule, and the Scouts had a good time and hopefully learned something.
October 2011 upcoming meetings
Here are a few notes on upcoming meetings: 1) As we told the Scouts at last week’s meeting, this week’s meeting on October 19 is going to be held at a bowling alley because the church is busy with their … Continue reading
Pictures from our 2011 Fall Camp
Click on the title to see pictures from our weekend camp at Goodyear Memorial Scout Camp near Orangeville Ontario. It rained heavily on Friday, but it cleared up in time to set up everyones’ tents. Saturday was a much more … Continue reading
Welcome to the 2011-2012 Scouting Year!
We just had our first meeting of the year last night, and it was good to see a lot of old faces and some new faces. We are holding our first fall camp very soon – the September 30 to … Continue reading
Pictures from the May 7 JOTT hike
Click on the title to see pictures from the May 7 “Jamboree On The Trail” hike. Thanks and congratulations to all who participated.
May 7 JOTT hike
The May 7 “Jamboree On The Trail” hike is scheduled for 9:30am at Blue Springs Scout Reserve in Acton, Ontario. We will be meeting at the Chickadee Pavilion, in the Map to Blue Springs Scout Reserve Directions to Blue Springs … Continue reading
Pictures from the April 30 ScoutTrees event
Click on the title to see pictures from the ScoutTrees tree-planting event on April 30, 2011 at Bob Hunter Memorial Park in the Rouge Valley area.
2011 Park Clean-up
A big thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s West Deane park clean-up yesterday. The weather did not co-operate, but everyone pushed through anyway, and we cleaned up a lot of junk despite the blustery high winds.
2011 Hobby/Craft show
Congratulations to all who participated in this year’s Hobby/Craft show! The show went off well, and many Scouts turned in enough projects to earn such challenge badges as the Handicraft, Artist, Collector, and Modeller badges. Also, many thanks to the … Continue reading
Pictures from Winter Camp
Click on the title to see pictures from our winter camp at Camp Wildman in Tiny, Ontario. Unfortunately, the batteries in my camera were dead, so we made do with a disposable camera and the low-quality camera in my cell-phone. … Continue reading
A big thanks to everyone who came out for the Brownsea Island sleepover at the church this weekend. The church staff and congregation seemed pleased at our turnout, and all the kids seemed to enjoy the movie on the previous … Continue reading
Christmas Tree Sales
It’s time for our annual Christmas Tree Sales fundraiser. Tree sales will take place this year during the weekends of November 27th/28th, December 4th/5th, 11th/12th, and 18th/19th) on the front lawn at Islington Untied Church. Sales will take place Saturdays … Continue reading
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Away Events – Rummage Sale Week – October 18-24
Islington United Church is having their annual rummage sale next week and the large halls will not be available to us. Sections are planning offsite events. Please check your section events page for more information or contact your section leaders.
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Apple Day 2010 – Saturday-Sunday, October 16-17
This coming weekend marks our first fundraiser of the 2010-2011 season. Our Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts will be out at malls, shops and other locations ranging from Dundas to The Westway with decorated baskets and apples. Our leaders, Venturers, and … Continue reading
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New Meeting Location for 2010 Season
Our old home of 40 years at St Luke’s United Church at 516 The Kingsway closed in June 2010. We’d like to thank the congregation who sponsored us through all those years. Beginning in September 2010, the 433rd has relocated … Continue reading
Child Fitness Tax Credit
Just a reminder for all of you parents who are last-minute income tax people (you know who you are): Scouts Canada appears to qualify for the Fitness Tax Credit for childrens’ activities, so if you still have your receipt from … Continue reading
Once a year our entire group gets an opportunity to show our appreciation to our sponsor St. Lukes United Church. It’s always within a few days of our annual Baden Powell Banquet. Please have all your Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, and … Continue reading
Event updates – Winter Cub Camp, Banquet, Church Parade
Please note updated dates for the Banquet, and Church Parade. See Cub Events for the Winter Camp. See Events for your section: Beavers, Cubs, Scouts.
2008 Christmas Tree Sales
For more than three decades, the 433rd Toronto Scout Group has been selling Christmas trees to raise funds to support their Scouting programs offered to Etobicoke boys and girls. This year our trees will once again come from the renowned … Continue reading
Footwear for Gymnasium
We have been asked by the church to once again remind parents that proper footwear should be worn when attending meetings. To our great pleasure, the gymnasium has been completely remodeled this year, including a brand new tile floor. Some … Continue reading
Welcome to the 2008-2009 Scouting year! Watch this space for news and updates in future. In the meantime, you may also want to check out last year’s 433rd Scout Troop Blog, located at blog.433rd.com.