This is the 2nd year Esquimalt has had a living Christmas Tree village and 1st Arbutus joined in the fun this year with all sections making scout inspired decorations with a little help from our friends at Scout house. … [Read more...] about 1st Arbutus’s Living Christmas Tree
Did you miss out on the popcorn campaign this year - well - you are in luck - we have some left over! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange pickup or local delivery. 2 for $25 of the white cheddar! … [Read more...] about Popcorn remainders!
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from 1st Arbutus
No matter what you and your family wish to celebrate this time of year, please accept our warmest wishes for health, happiness and wonderful adventures in 2016. … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from 1st Arbutus
Greater Victoria Fall Skill Scout Camp ~ Camp Barnard
The 1st Arbutus Scouts had a fabulous time out at the Greater Victoria Fall Scout Skills camp. There were robots, lashing creations and all around a great opportunity to team build and learn together. Scouter Royce was officially invested at the end of camp. … [Read more...] about Greater Victoria Fall Skill Scout Camp ~ Camp Barnard
Apple Day 2015
Thank you to our location hosts - Tim Hortons (Head St) & Castle Building Supplies (Bay St) … [Read more...] about Apple Day 2015
1st Arbutus Family Potluck – Friday December 11 6-8 pm
Our annual 1st Arbutus Christmas Dinner is being held at the Crow’s Nest Lounge on Friday 11th December: Arrival time starts at 6pm, Grace for 6:15, There will be announcements, presentations, songs, skits, cheers and a special guest Clean up starts around 8pm, Doors close at 8:30pm. Families are asked to bring their own mess kit (cutlery, plate, … [Read more...] about 1st Arbutus Family Potluck – Friday December 11 6-8 pm
It has been a very busy few months in the 1st Arbutus scouting family and bam - here it is almost December! Here are some quick notes to be aware of: *Popcorn orders. If you ordered popcorn you will already know delivery of our groups' order has been delayed. we hope to have this rectified very soon. watch your email for details. *Esquimalt living Christmas tree... We are … [Read more...] about Fall updates
Scout Popcorn Campaign 2015
It's here! It's here! Scouts Canada most important fundraiser of the year - That amazingly delicious Scouts Popcorn! Did you know: 40% of all sales stay within the 1st Arbutus family and 20% of all sales stay within Scouts Canada! All 1st Arbutus MUST have their completed orders with monies handed in by 26 October. If you are interested in ordering some popcorn this … [Read more...] about Scout Popcorn Campaign 2015
Apple Day – October 3, 2015
Apple Day is here! Look for Scouts Canada youth and leaders to be canvassing for donations at various locations in the Greater Victoria Area. 1st Arbutus youth will be at Tim Horton's on Head St and at Castle Building Supply on Bay St. Thank you to both businesses for your support! Thanks also to Thrifty Foods for the beautiful apples youth will be offering to anyone that … [Read more...] about Apple Day – October 3, 2015
2015/2016 Scouting Year is almost here!
With September here and school around the corner, our youth and leaders are ready to share their summer adventures and begin a new Scouting year. 1st Arbutus Scouts generally meet out of the Esquimalt Recreation Centre and each section will start up in September. Watch here for start up dates and details. Beavers (age 5-7) meet Monday evenings Cubs (age 8-10) meet … [Read more...] about 2015/2016 Scouting Year is almost here!