Central Escarpment

Appointment - Credit Hills Area Commissioner

We would like to thank Mary Ann Willett in her role as Area Commissioner for Credit Hills. Her passion for scouting was evident in all of her efforts to increase Scouting in the area. She will continue to provide leadership with in her group and we look forward to working with her in the future.

At this time it is also our pleasure to introduce Mark Wyatt as the new Area Commissioner for Credit Hills.

Mark was a youth participant in the Hamilton-Wentworth area, and enjoyed the Beaver, Cub and Venture sections. When Mark’s sons enrolled in Scouting, he wanted to follow in his father Alan’s footsteps and become a Scouter for his son’s sections. Mark started scouting with the 4th Georgetown Colonies in 2014 and has been a contact scouter for the past two years. In May of 2016 he earned his Wood Badge II. Mark has volunteered with many non-profit organizations, is an active Hockey coach in Halton Hills, and is the recipient of the Canada 125 Medal. Mark has worked for Gordon Food Service for the past 20 years where he currently holds the position as a Digital Product Lead. Mark lives in Georgetown with his sons Spencer and Grayson.

Please help us in congratulating and providing a warm reception for Mark as he takes on this new role.

It Starts With Scouts
Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

Respect In Sports Training Deadline is Soon!

Greeting Scouters,
 
This is a gentle reminder that the Respect in Sport Training MUST be completed by August 31, 2017. This applies to all Scouting Volunteers. If it is not showing on your training by this date your will not be renewed for the upcoming Scouting year. The training can be accessed via the David Huestis Learning Centre on your MyScouts profile. See attached for FAQs on the training as well as accessing it. I would highly recommend that you make plans to complete this requirement as soon as possible.
 
Click -HERE- for FAQ sheet
 
Yours in Scouting!

2017 CEC Elections - Results

In accordance with Section 1014 of BP&P, Central Escarpment Council, Scouts Canada has to elect three (3) voting representatives for the Scouts Canada Annual Meeting; two (2) Voting Members at Large and one (1) Youth Voting Member.

In the event that the Deputy Elections Officer does not receive three or more valid nominations, at least one of which is for a youth, for the available positions, the Deputy Elections Officer shall inform the Chief Elections Officer that a vacancy exists for the position for which insufficient valid nominations have been received.

Upon being informed that a vacancy exists, and if he or she is satisfied that the notice of election provisions of this Policy have been complied with, the Chief Elections Officer shall appoint the following to fill the vacancies

  • Council Youth Commissioner (Deanna Di Vitto)
  • Council Commissioner (David Frederick)
  • The position shall remain vacant until the following year’s election.

For more information, please contact your Deputy Elections Officer or the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Chris Pike This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For Central Escarpment Council, the Deputy Elections Officer is David Wiebe and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Respect Training - Sheldon Kennedy Message

Following Sheldon Kennedy’s presentation this spring, a number of scouters asked if he would be willing to participate in filming a short video that included a number of key messages from his talk as well as the underlying rationale for completing the Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders training.  Here is a link to that video with you – it was posted today: http://www.scoutinglife.ca/video/respect-sport-activity-leaders-training-helping-promote-safety-aspects-life/.  

Gone Home – Bill Rice

We are saddened with the news today that Bill Rice, from Burlington Area, passed away this morning. A 35 year volunteer with Scouts Canada who was recently honoured with the Bar to the Silver Acorn and the Award of Fortitude for his battle with Cancer. Bill was a strong supporter and volunteer with The Canadian Blood Services and with Movember were Bill had raised over $30,000.00 to help with Men’s health issues.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Bill’s family.

Gone Home far to soon.

Sincerly,

Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers challenging programs for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada.

Join ScoutsVOLUNTEER DONATE TODAY

gl

b-promote-thanks-2012

b-promote-myscouts-2012