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Burlington Area Scoutrees Tree Planting – April 29

INFORMATION

What: Scoutrees 2017.
When: Saturday April 29, 2017 09:30 – 13:00 excluding travel time.
Where: Halton Waste Management Site, 5400 Regional Road 25, Milton

Bronte Road north of Hwy 5 / Dundas St.

Use Main Entrance. Map will be sent out just before.

Who: Anyone registered in the current Scouting Year plus siblings, parents and adult volunteers.

There is a limit of 150 participants – no exceptions. We were full last year – first come first served.

Contact: Scouter Bob Collison – Burlington Area – Event Coordinator

E-Mail: Scouts.RBCE@Cogeco.CA

Phone: 905-332-0461

Sponsors: Region Of Halton – Halton Region Waste Management

Conservation Halton

Agenda: 09:00 – 09:30 – Travel / Arrive / Assemble at Site.

09:30 – 10:00 – Opening Ceremony, Planting Education.

10:00 – 11:30 – Tree Planting.

11:30 – 12:30 – Lunch.

12:30 – 13:00 – Return Home.

Transport: Personal transportation to be arranged by each Group. There is lots of parking at the site.
Cost: No cost except your commitment and time to attend.
Food: Tube Steak (Hot Dog) lunch will be supplied along with Water and soft drinks.

Please advise if there are any special requests / issues.

Registration: Sponsors pay all costs. Therefore we need an official commitment to attend from you.  It is unfair to the Sponsor for you to commit and then not attend.
Documents: Each Group is responsible for their own forms, First Aid, Medical Documentation etc. Event Registration Form (below) or equivalent email must be completed and received by the end of the day Monday April 24, 2017.  Scoutrees Pledge Forms are available by contacting Bob Collison who will supply the forms and procedure.  Your Group keeps 85% of pledges with 15% to Scouts Canada Foundation.
Clothing: Suitable for the weather conditions. Scout Scarf.
Equipment: All equipment is supplied at the site. Primarily consisting of gardening tools.
Crest: One crest will be supplied per registered person (Scouting Members first).   Extra crests may be available.
Media It is expected that the media will be in attendance. It was well covered last year.
Emergency: In an emergency on the site, contact Event Staff or Halton Region Staff.   All contact for 911 etc. MUST be through Halton Region Staff.

Scoutrees 2017 Registration Package