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         Welcome to the St. Mark's 72nd Beaver Colony.           

Last Updated:  June 7th 2015

Next Meeting:   September - watch this space for details in August. Have a great summer

Registration for 2015-2016 season

  • Please use the 2015-2016 registration form for Spring registarion 2015-2016 Registration Form
  • Fees TO JUNE 13:  Beavers:  $185    Cubs: $225   Scouts: $225  Venturers: $225
  • 2nd child - reduce fee by $5
  • Remember to sign your completed form on the back
  • Cheques to be made to "Scouts Canada - 72nd Ottawa"
  • Please contact our Registrar if you have any questions or you need subsidy
  • Forms need to be returned by June 13th - then the Fall rates kick in
  • Online Registration!  Details HERE

Camp Opemikon Summer Camps

Upcoming Activities:

Thank A Scouter!
  • If you are impressed by the job any of our leaders are doing, submit a THANKS on the Scouts Canada website
  • Our Council is 'Voyageur' (from the drop down), our Area is 'Heritage', and our group is '72nd Ottawa'
  • It's a way for parents to recognize our fine Scouters!
Help Wanted! - We are always looking help within our group. We would love to have some new leaders in all our sections (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts). Our section leaders also get together the first Thursday every month for a planning meeting, and our Group Committee could also use new members. If you want to get a bit more involved, you can contact  our registrar

72nd Section Photos

Check out photos of various group activities

Scouts Canada Youth Protection

  • There has been a lot in the news regarding Scouts Canada youth protection policies. 
  • All parents will have received an letter from Scouts Canada over the summer. 
  • You can check the Scouts Canada Website for much more information

What are Beavers? Beavers are  active youth, boys and girls, aged  5-7 years. Our Colony is  lead by some terrific adult volunteers,  helped by some great parents, chartered by Scouts Canada, and sponsored by St Mark's Anglican Church  (for over 40 years!)  We meet Tuesday nights, from 6:30 pm to 7:30  pm in the gym at St Rita's School, across the street from the church, near the corner of Fisher and Inverness. If you have any questions please email us.

What do we do?
Beavers (boys and girls ages 5-7)
Fun and friendship are the cornerstones of the Beaver program.  Through an adventurous program  of outdoor activities, creative play, music, and cooperative games, Beavers enjoy time with their  friends (and meet new ones), learn how to get along within a group, and develop the confidence to be themselves. Beavers share many outdoor adventures with their friends in the colony.   Nature walks, short hikes, tree plantings and family sleepovers give Beavers a taste of outdoor fun.  Through these activities, Beavers develop an appreciation and a sense of caring for the environment.  Beavers are a vital part of the community, country and world in which they live.  Visits to parks, power plants, fire and police stations thrill young Beavers and illustrate the many important facets  of their community. Want more info? Check out Scout's Canada website  

Program Information

Scouts Canada Resources

Scouts Canada Beaver Parent Guide 
Duty Of Care (Scouts Canada) 
Protecting You Child (Scouts Canada)

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