Cuboree and Scouteree – September 29 – 31, 2017

The Cuboree and Scouteree are effectively mine-jamborees for the North Shore Area, held at Camp Byng every year. See the flyers: Flyer 2017 Scouts & Flyer 2017 Cuboree

Apple Day Fundraiser – October 22-23

Look out for Bowen Scouts fundraising on our Apple Day this weekend! We postponed Apple Day from last weekend due to the stormy forecast.

October 13

Cubs and Scouts are cancelled on October 13, but Beavers will meet at BICS at 6:30pm as usual.

16th Bowen Island Group AGM

16th Bowen Island Scouts GroupNotice of Annual General MeetingNotice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the 16th Bowen Island Scouts Group will be held on Monday October 3, 2016 at 7pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, Miller Road, Bowen Island.AgendaMinutes of Last MeetingAnnual ReviewFinancial StatementsElection of Office BearersAny other business arising.All welcome. Registered Scouters and Parents of registered members are entitled to a notice of the AGM and are entitled to vote.

Cuboree/Scoutoree – what to bring

Thursday MeetingAt our regular meeting on Thursday September 29, please bring the following with you:Equipment for loading see equipment-and-packing-list-cuboree-2016*Tents (Scouts only)Cheque – $50 per participant PaperworkSigned Parent/Guardian consent form (Scouts Canada Parent/Guardian Consent Form)Please also let us know about any medications that unaccompanied youth will need. Parents who are coming need to have:Signed Code of Conduct Code of Conduct.pdf – Scouts CanadaSigned Hold Harmless Agreement hold-harmless-for-cuboree-2016Signed Physical Fitness Form physical-fitness-form_non-members; and Completed the Safe Scouting for Parents module online (see by Friday.Travel FridayOn Friday, we need to wear uniform to travel and you will also need to bring money for travel to Lansdale and dinner on board the ferry. 

Cubs and Scouts hike at Cape Roger Curtis on September 22

Cubs and Scouts will meet at Pebbly Beach, Cape Roger Curtis tomorrow for a hike, knife skills and fire building. Usual time of 6:30PM.

Cuboree 2016 – sign up here

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Cuboree 2016

When?Departure: Friday September 30th from Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal on the 5:50pm Ferry and returning on Sunday October 2nd, 2016 on the 2:45pm Ferry.Where?Camp Byng – a unique, 200 acre campground situated on the Sechelt Peninsula, also known as the Sunshine Coast. Camp Byng consists of 4 lodges with hulls, treed camping areas, creeks, 2 meadows with shelters, a chapel and many trails for the ultimate outdoor experience. A kilometer long ocean waterfront affords opportunities for beach activities, studying marine life and watching passing cruise ships. Since its official opening in 1922, Camp Byng has hosted thousands of Scout youth and other youth organizations.How to get there?Your camp begins with a 40 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale Terminal. It is a 10 minute bus drive from the ferry terminal at Langdale to Camp Byng. Leaders & Youth travelling to and from Camp Byng should be in full uniform. Casual clothes while in Camp. Group scarf must be worn at all times. How much will it cost?* $50.00 per registered youth * $50.00 per sibling/parent helper * $50.00 per registered leader Note: These fees do not include the cost of the ferry. The camp fee DOES include your bus trip to and from Camp … Continue Reading →

Bowen Scouts 2016

Bowen Scouts are back! Beavers (ages 5-7) meets on Thursdays at 6:30pm in the BICS multipurpose room. Due to expansion, we now now have 5 new places opening up! Cubs (ages 8-11) and Scouts (ages 11-14) also meet on Thursdays at 6:30pm now at Cates Hill Chapel