Remembrance Services (and other fall events)

Saturday, November 11, 2017:  Scouts Remembrance Day Service

All families are welcome to attend a Scouts Remembrance Day Service at Guay Park (St. Vital).  We will marshal at 10:00 a.m. at Glenwood Community Centre27 Overton Street and parade to cenotaph at Guay Park, then return to Glenwood for refreshments.  Full uniform, please.

Remembrance Day Service speaker

Monday, September 10, 2018 & Wednesday, September 12, 2018:  Annual open house nights

● St Aidan's Church (southeast door)
● 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (each night)
● St. Aidan’s is at the corner of Campbell Street and Kingsway (River Heights)

For those new to Scouting, this is an opportunity to speak to leaders to find out what Scouting is all about.  For returning families, drop in and find out about plans for the new year.  Registrations (annual enrolment of youth in all sections: Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts) for the 2018-2019 Scouting year will be discussed. However, on-line registration at is required.  Parents of those in Cub Scout Pack (age 8-10) and Scout Troop (age 11-14) can also inquire about registration of youth for the upcoming Wilderness Challenge Camp, September 28 - 30 at Camp Amisk.

Please bring your daytimers to the open house, as the tree-lot schedule will be available (each family to complete three sales shifts during the month-long pre-Christmas sale). Sign up early to get your choice of shifts!

Parents, in the event you are unable to register on line, or would like a chance to speak to group leaders, please attend the open house.

Registration Open House runs for two evenings (Monday and Wednesday).  However, if you cannot make it out, please contact us at for information on the Scouting program and how to register.

Until December 31, 2018, a fee of $230 for each youth applies. For registrations on/after January 1, 2019 a discounted rate may apply.  Registrations will be valid until August 30, 2019.

South side of St. Aidan's Church, viewed from Kingsway

Friday, October 26, 2018: Scouts Canada - Blue Bombers Night

7:30pm – 10:30pm at Investor's Group Field, Chancellor Matheson Road, Winnipeg, MB

Families, come and join your fellow Scout Groups from across Manitoba for an evening of fun at a Blue Bombers game.  The Winnipeg Blue Bombers take on the Calgary Stampeders.  Tickets are only $20 per person with promo code. To use the promo code to obtain special pricing, go to and type in the promo code “MBSCOUTS”.

Full uniform, please!  Parents, please accompany your youth to the game.  Supervision by Scouters is not provided.

Poster for Scouts Bombers night Sep 26, 2018

Sunday, November 11, 2018: Remembrance Sunday Church Colour Parade

10:00am – 12:00pm at St. Aidan's Anglican Church, 274 Campbell Street, Winnipeg, MB
Remembrance Day Church Parade, with flags, for Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturer Scouts, Rover Scouts and Leaders. All families welcome.

Our group has been invited to participate in the Remembrance Sunday church service at St. Aidan's Anglican Church. As the church is a sponsor of our Scout Group and a gracious host for many of our meetings and special events, we are hoping that many of our youth, leaders and families will be able to participate and show our appreciation for the church. Prior to the parade, all sections (Beaver Scouts, Cubs, Scouts, Venturer Scouts, and Rover Scouts) will form up (in full uniform) in the basement at 10:00 a.m. and parade our flags into the service at 10:30 a.m.  Youth and families can participate in the service to the extent they wish. Youth may join the Sunday School or Youth Class during the service, if they wish.

Scouts form up for parade into church service

Sunday, November 18, 2018: Christmas-Tree Lot Set-Up

River Heights Site of Corydon Community Centre1370 Grosvenor Ave, Winnipeg, MB, 11:00 a.m. start

Volunteer help requested - to set up tree stands, lights, signs, etc.  Many hands make light work.  Bring a drill with Robertson #2 screwdriver bit, if you are able.

Setting up racks for Christmas-tree sale

Tuesday, November 20, 2018:  Christmas-Tree Unloading

River Heights Site of Corydon Community Centre1370 Grosvenor Ave, Winnipeg, MB, 6:30 p.m. start

The trees are coming!  Adult help will be needed, during the evening, to unload 1200 trees.  All (13+ year-old) hands on deck. This is our 54th annual tree sale and is our group's single largest fundraising activity. This lot helps fund our entire group and many other Scouting activities and services in Manitoba.  Please wear older clothing as the trees can give off sap.

Unloading Christmas trees from back of delivery truck

Thursday, November 22, 2018:  67th Winnipeg Group Committee meeting

7:00pm – 9:00pm at St. Aidan's Anglican Church, 274 Campbell Street, Winnipeg, MB  (note, this has been rescheduled from November 15)

Every family member and registered member of our Group has an opportunity to provide direction on group management and administration.  This is where decisions are made that affect your Scout group!  Agenda to follow.  All Scouters and parents are requested to attend.

Meeting participants are gathered around a table, each putting ideas out there

Saturday, November 24, 2018:  Christmas-Tree Lot Opening Day - Our 54th annual tree sale 

9am – 6pm Saturday

River Heights Site of Corydon Community Centre1370 Grosvenor Ave, Winnipeg, MB.  This season's Hours:
Weekdays 4:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sundays 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.

Customer carries a newly purchased Christmas tree out of sales lot

Tuesday, December 4, 2018:  All-section Family Christmas Party (tentative)

67th Group Christmas Party for Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturer Scouts, Rover Scouts, parents, and siblings. Family event, crafts, songs, skating and sledding (if conditions permit) to celebrate the holidays... All are welcome. Dinner will be provided. Desserts are requested.  Meet upstairs at Sir John.

Scouts and helpers work on making crafts at Christmas party