Port Nelson United ChurchAn Affirmed Church, 3132 South Drive Burlington, Ontario,
Scouting & Guides

CHURCH ACTIVITIES & NEWS

Summer Worship Services - Sundays at 10:30am
Childrens Program Available PDF

Announcements for August
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One Burlington Festival - August 19 at Central Park Burlington
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Nursery Coordinator Position Available - September 2017
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Port Nelson Annual Report - 2016
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Visioning Plan 2017
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Adult Small Groups Brochure
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A complete list of activities is available on the Events Listing page and our Worship opportunities can be found on our Our Sunday Morning page.

Open House and Registration Night
September 8, 6:30PM to 8:30PM, in the Lower Narthax - off the parking lot.

YOUTH - SCOUTING & GUIDES, Burlington, Ontario

Our clubs and groups cross all ages from young to young at heart! Scouting programs help youth discover self-confidence, teamwork & leadership skills, while developing a caring attitude & respect for the environment, their communities & their world.

For information on registering your child or becoming a Scouting leader please phone Colin at 905 580 6267. We invite you to visit our website www.1stPortNelsonScouts.com.

Beaver Colony - boys and girls ages 5-7 - Wednesday Evenings
Leaders: To Be Advised. Contact Colin: Group Commissioner for more info, PortNelsonScouts@gmail.com

Fall Session Wed Sept 14th - Lower Auditorium
When: Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Lower Auditorium
Fun and friendship is the cornerstone of the Beaver Scouts program. Beaver Scouts opens the door for your child to discover the world. It is filled with a little bit of everything - outdoor activities, games, crafts, music and sports. Along the way, Beaver Scouts meet new friends, learn cooperation and teamwork and develop self-confidence. Beaver Scouts are welcomed into a group of energetic boys and girls just like them. They will meet with kind and caring leaders that will help them with anything they need to know about being a good Scout. They will feel respected and appreciated for their own uniqueness, and encouraged to bring all they can to their group and activities.

Beaver Colony - boys and girls ages 5-7 - Thursday Evenings
Leaders: To Be Advised. Contact Colin: Group Commissioner for more info, PortNelsonScouts@gmail.com

Fall Session starts Thurs Sept 15th - Lower Classroom
When: Wednesday evenings from 6:45 to 7:45 pm. Lower Classroom
Fun and friendship is the cornerstone of the Beaver Scouts program. Beaver Scouts opens the door for your child to discover the world. It is filled with a little bit of everything - outdoor activities, games, crafts, music and sports. Along the way, Beaver Scouts meet new friends, learn cooperation and teamwork and develop self-confidence. Beaver Scouts are welcomed into a group of energetic boys and girls just like them. They will meet with kind and caring leaders that will help them with anything they need to know about being a good Scout. They will feel respected and appreciated for their own uniqueness, and encouraged to bring all they can to their group and activities.

Cub Pack - boys and girls ages 8-10
Group Name: 1st Port Nelson Cubs
Leaders: To Be Advised. Contact Colin: Group Commissioner for more info, PortNelsonScouts@gmail.com

Fall Session starts Thursday Sept 15th 7:00 to 8:30 pm.- Lower Auditorium
Challenging hikes, weekend camps, and an introduction to water activities like canoeing or kayaking are just a few of the fun outdoor adventures that Cub Scouts enjoy. With the Cub motto of "Do Your Best" front and centre, Cub Scouts are encouraged to try new and more challenging activities. Learning important first aid skills, learning how to pitch a tent for the first time, or leading a game at camp will open the door for Cubs to try other adventures they never thought possible. Along the way, Cub Scouts learn how to take care of themselves and work as a team - and most importantly have a lot of fun! The Cub Scout program focuses on six activity areas: The Natural World, Outdoors, Creative Expression, Healthy Living, Home and Community and Canada and the World.

Scouts Troup - boys and girls ages 11-14
Group Name: 1st Port Nelson Scouts
Leaders: To Be Advised. Contact Colin: Group Commissioner for more info, PortNelsonScouts@gmail.com

Fall Session begins Sept 8th - Upper Auditorium
When: Thursday evenings each week from 7:00 to 9:00 pm Upper Auditorium
Scouts is about having fun while gaining value leadership skills and self-confidence. Scouts enjoy outdoor adventures like mountain biking, rock climbing and lots of camping while working together with other young people to accomplish thrilling challenges. Scouting gives every member a chance to be a leader. It might involve running an activity, organizing a camp, or participating with other young people across your province or Canada in a youth forum. The Scout program focuses on outdoor and environmental activities, citizenship and community service, leadership and personal development.

Venturer Scouts - young men and women ages 14-17
Website: www.1stportnelsonscouts.com/Venturer_Scouts.html
Group Name: 1st Port Nelson Venturers
Leaders:
Colin: Company Advisor, PortNelsonScouts@gmail.com
Fall Session starts Thursday Sept 8th - Chapel
When: Thursday evenings each week from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the Chapel
The Venturer Scouts program offers exciting, real life, hands-on experiences for youth. Venturer Scouts learn to nurture an active, healthy lifestyle, acquire the knowledge and skills for career development and participate in thrilling outdoor adventures. Weekend events, extended hikes, no-trace camping and more round out the Venturer Scout experience. In addition to outdoor adventure, community service and leadership development, the Venturer Scout program offers Survivorman Challenge, FOCUS Training, Scouts of the World Program, Scouters-in-Training and Activity Leaders.

Girl Guides
For information on registering your child for Girl Guides, see www.girlguides.ca or call 1-800-565-8111

Sparks - girls ages 5-6
Group Name: 1st Burlington Sparks
Leaders
Trish Beauchemin 1stBurlingtonSparks@gmail.com
When: Monday evenings each week from 6:00 to 7:15 pm in the Upper Auditorium
In Sparks, girls are encouraged to try a bit of everything and begin discovering their individual skills, talents and interests. Girls will make lots of new friends, start earning badges and begin to learn all kinds of new skills in a safe and fun atmosphere.

Sparks/Brownies - girls ages 5-8
Group Name: 2nd Burlington Sparks/Brownies
Leaders
Kaitlyn Legge
When: Tuesday evenings each week from 6:00 to 7:15 pm in the Lower Auditorium
The hands-on Brownies program is all about encouraging girls to develop their own identity and positive relationships with others. Brownies gain confidence by learning skills that they can use in their daily lives and develop a commitment to their communities through service projects and special events. Programming covers safety and healthy choices, science and technology, the arts and eco-awareness and camping.

Guides - girls age 9-11
Group Name:43rd Burlington Guides
Leaders
Joanne Gareau gareaufamilyof6@live.ca Tel: 289 337 2667
When: Tuesday evenings each week from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Upper Auditorium
In Guides, girls strengthen their leadership skills by taking the lead in Unit activities, learning to organize events and teaching each other new skills, all while having fun with girls their own age. The Guide program includes activities that deal with cyber safety, anti-bullying, self-esteem, health and fitness and environmental sustainability. Guides also have opportunities to take action on issues important to them and to make an impact on their community through service projects such tree planting and volunteering at local food banks