Sixers & Seconds Challenge
6er and 2nd Workshop is scheduled for November 24th! This event is exclusively for cubs who are Sixers or Seconds with their Pack, and for those youth who will be placed in one of these roles in the last half of the year. There are a series of stations to introduce skills required for a Sixer or Second plus some fun games and a craft.
Time – 9am – 4pm
Location – Latter Day Saints Church on Mann Avenue – enter at the back doors – look for signs.
NOTE – We have been asked to respect the rules of this venue, therefore NO SMOKING, and NO CAFFEINE (coffee, caffeinated tea, Coke or Pepsi) to be consumed anywhere on the grounds including the parking lot. Thank you for your cooperation.
Cost - $7 per person (youth and leaders)
Registration fee includes:
- Hot dog lunch (hot dog (x2), juice, fruit)
- Event Crest
Register by November 17th - use the GVA Event Registration form. Please note allergy or food sensitivities on the registration form. There will be a veggie dog option.
Full Uniform required – please have youth wear the long sleeve knit uniform shirt rather than the activity shirt for the purposes of uniform and ceremony stations. Thank you.
Remember all Scouts Canada ratios and paperwork are required for Area Events. Bring copies of all youth and leader physical fitness forms to have with you during the event.
These are concepts currently presented for stations (subject to change):
- Flags – concepts = flag break ceremony, respect, folding the flag, storage, order when flying the flag with other flags
- Games – concepts = short game ideas to teach his six and play while waiting. Skills for leading games.
- Uniform – concepts = correct location of insignia and badges, inspection, ‘fur, fangs, paws and claws’
- Crafts – woggle craft
- Leadership – concepts – motivating peers (re: behaviour, remembering dues, inspection), set an example, watching for signals from leadership team
- Ceremonies – concepts – details of 6er or seconds role in Investiture, swim up, leap up
- Skills – concepts – introduce safe handling and use of hand tools i.e. chisel, saws, i.e. what might be used to create a kub kar (could be any hand tool other than pocket knife) OR could be other skill where a 6er or second may be asked to direct his or her peers.
- Problem Solving – concepts = dispute situations and resolution skills for cub age youth
PS – Volunteers still needed for this event – please send an email to email@example.com.
Other volunteers needed:
- Registration desk volunteers to sign groups in on the event day
- First Aider
- 3 kitchen people – purchase groceries, cook and prepare for pickup = hot dogs, fruit, chips, juice.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Looking forward to hearing from you!