Tuesday, February 9, 2010

February 16 - Baden Powell Night

Lord Baden Powell Night

Time: Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00PM  (Note change in times)

Location: St. Jerome’s School gym

Every year Scout groups around the world celebrate Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell’s birthday on February 22nd. The 1st Manotick Scout Group invites all scouting members, parents and family to join us in an evening of celebration. All of the scouting sections will be present from Beavers to Venturers and each section will be acting out a skit or song, around the “indoor campfire”. Cake*, and drinks will round off the evening.

¬Proposed schedule:

6:00 – Youth to be in their sections & full uniform for opening
6:10 – Traditional section openings, starting with Beavers
6:20 – Introduction & welcome (Allen Holtz, Chairperson of 1st Manotick)
6:25 – “Baden Powell explained”, by special guest Rod Wilson, board member of Scouts Canada.
6:35 – Special service awards to volunteer leaders
6:45 – Section skits / songs, starting with Beavers
7:20 – Closing of evening events
7:30 – Serving of cake*, and drinks
8:00 – Venturers to commence gym clean-up

* Please note that it is impossible to guarantee the cake(s) will be completely free of nuts, dairy and other products, so Mr. Christie cookies will be available at a separate table for allergy affected youth. If you have any concerns or questions please contact your section leader.