Alumni Weekend

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HSR Alumni Weekend

*** Note *** the Alumni weekend will not be held at the Scout Reserve in 2022 due to the camps closure this summer. An Alternate Venue is being pursued for 2022 and will be announced on the Alumni Facebook page.

The HSRSAA Alumni Weekend is usually held the weekend following the August holiday Monday, and includes camping, cookouts, Saturday dinner with staff in the Hub, the annual “Hub ‘n’ Cub” open mic, the awarding of this year’s HSRSAA Bursary, and some other opportunities to enjoy what the camp and its property have to offer. A full programme for the weekend will be published on the Alumni Facebook page prior to the weekend. There will of course be plenty of time for hikers to explore the trails, paddlers to take out a boat and swimmers to go jump in the lake.

The HSRSAA Annual General Meeting will be held on the Sunday morning, which is an important opportunity for the Executive to report on its activities over the past year as well as hear fresh ideas from the membership on future directions.

This is an excellent opportunity to return to HSR to hang around with staff past, long-past and present, who all shared the common experience of spending the summer months working there. We hope to see you all there.

 

Things to know about Alumni Weekend:

  • The cost of the weekend is $30 (13 yrs and older); $10 (12 yrs and younger) (includes campsite, meals, and activities). Family and friends are most welcome.
  • Sign-in, camping, morning / afternoon meals and the AGM will be on Guest Sites on the north side of the road.
  • In addition to a clean and valid (within three years) Police Reference Check, all Alumni Weekend attendees over the age of 18 are required to complete a one-time Safe Scouting for Parents training to be permitted on camp property. This training must be completed prior to Alumni Weekend. Details of PRC, Training and other Requirements are available here.
  • Police Reference Checks, Code of Conduct, Hold Harmless and proof of the completion of the Safe Scouting training module must be presented for those attending Alumni Weekend.
  • Alumni members are advised that in accordance with the “Duty of Care” policy, no alcohol or illicit drugs are allowed in the camp. There is also a No Pets policy at Haliburton Scout Reserve.
  • Registration for the Weekend is mandatory.   Registration instructions will be sent out prior to the Weekend
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