Monday 28 January 2013

Leader Investiture Night

Sorry for the late notice.  We were hoping the weather was going to improve so that we could skate tomorrow night.  Instead tomorrow's meeting will be at St. FX @ 18:15 as per normal.
We have several leaders who joined us this year and they have taken the necessary training and it is time to make them official Beaver leaders!

Opening - (5 min) 
  • Name Leaders (5 mins) - Have the beavers name the unnamed leaders. Taken names are Ringtail, Chatter and Bubbles. Available names are Rustry, Hawkeye, Sunshine, Rainbow, Tic Tac and Chip.
  • Leader Investiture (5 mins) - A mystic ceremony to invest the leaders.
  • Games by lodge (35-40 mins)
    • Balloon relay (aka Penguin walk) - Have the beavers race with a balloon between their legs without using their hands to keep the balloon in place.
    • Balloon Pop - play music while passing around a round balloon.  When music stops, Beaver with the balloon has to pop it by sitting on it.
    • Dodge ball
    • Charades
  • Hypothermia & Hyperthermia (5-10 mins) - Lodge Discussion
  • Closing (5 min): 

Saturday 12 January 2013

Winter Beaveree

The Rideau Area Winter Beaveree
Saturday, January 26, 2013
1 PM to 4 PM

At the Greely Legion, 8021 Mitch Owens Road

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Our Colony will be participating in the Rideau Area Winter Beaveree on Saturday, January 26,
2013 from 1 PM to 4 PM at the Greely Legion. There is NO rain date, but we do have indoor facilities in case of
severe inclement weather. If your Beaver wishes to attend, be sure to sign up with your Colony Leaders.
Parents are welcome to participate but we ask that siblings not attend due to space limitations.

Note: Each participant is to bring his/her own mug + 1 empty tissue or shoe box!

What: Rideau Area Winter Beaveree 2013

Theme: Arctic Animal Kingdom

Where: Greely Legion - 8021 Mitch Owens Rd (near Anderson Rd, East of Bank St.) 613-822-1451

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013

Time:  1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. -  Please arrive by 12:45 so we can gather as a group & register! Pickup time is 4:00 p.m.

Dress:  Please dress for the weather, as the majority of the afternoon will be spent outside

Cost:  The cost for the Beaveree is as follows and should be paid to your group representative
in advance on or before January 17, 2013. We need to know how many are expected in
order to purchase the correct amount for craft & snack.

Beavers - $5.00 (includes registration, craft, activities, and crest)
Accompanying Parents - $5.00

Food/Snack: Will be provided. In order to minimize waste we need you to please bring your own

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the increasing number of youth with allergies to nut products we ask you to
please not bring any nut products in to the Beaveree. Parents of Youth with dietary allergies and/or concerns
are responsible for what their child consumes. Address your concerns to your Colony Leaders prior to the

Hockey Night

Our next meeting (Tuesday January 14th) will be at our regular time and place (St FX).

We will be having a mini hockey tournament and there were be several hockey related activities   We might even attempt to teach the Beavers "The Hockey Song" (well at least the chorus).

Beavers are encouraged to bring mini-sticks if they have them.

Sunday 6 January 2013

Tobogganing Night

Happy New Year!

We have decided since this weeks weather looks great and we have had so much snow that it is a great opportunity to start our new year off with a tobogganing night.

Parents and siblings are encouraged to attend.

When: Tuesday January 8th, 2013 @ 18:15
Where:  Riverside South Tobogganing Hill
What to bring:  Your sled!

See you there!