Your Invitation to Celebrate 100 Years of Scouting in Kamloops
February 19, 2011
We would like to officially invite you to attend our 100th ANNIVERSARY OF SCOUTING in the Kamloops Area on Saturday February 26, 2011 from 10am to 2pm. We will hold an Open House at The Calvary Community Church on Rogers Way in the Aberdeen Area of Kamloops. This will be followed by a Scout Campfire led by Don Allen our Campfire Chief .. at the same premises.
The Mayor of Kamloops will cut the 4′ x 4′ cake at the opening and declare the exhibits open to the public for an interaction with our Beaver, Cub and Scout Sections
The Girl Guides will also have a presentation in the same area.
The 28th BP Guild will display a history of scouting in the Kamloops Area, and a 24′ model of the camp at Ruckell Point will also be constructed.
Those attending in uniform (Scout, Guide or Guild) will receive a commemorative crest for their participation.
There will be live coverage by CFJC-TVand local radio on-site coverage of the event, as well as the presentation of senior awards … and 2 Scholarships to local scouts to support their attendance at Thompson River University.
Bill Akam, The Deputy National Commissioner for Organizational Development will represent our National Commissioner Steven Kent, and present the awards.
Council Commissioner Darren Thomson will be in attendance, as well as Field Representative Warren Edis
The Indaba Room, complete with refreshments will be available, so you may share scouting memories with other past members.
No need to RSVP .. we will be happy to see you here.
Don’t miss it.
We only do this once every 100 years!
Kamloops Area Commissioner