COVID 19

COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update – Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Effective September 1, 2022 Scouts Canada is currently running a staged return to Scouting based on geographical location. Currently, Shining Waters Council is on Stage 5 of the Scouts Canada's Return to Scouting plan.  Following Federal, Provincial, and Municipal health guild lines, Scouts Canada has decided to remove it's Mandatory Vaccination Policy. As a result, effective September 1, 2022 at 12:01 AM, members will no longer have to self declare and be vaccinated to participate in activities.  Effective March 21, 2022 at 12:01 AM, masking requirements in most settings were removed. 6th Richmond Hill Scout Group has decided to reflect provincial and local...
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COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update – Stage 5 Mask Mandate

Updated March 28, 2022 NEW Vaccine Requirement - November 1, 2021 - Full vaccination will be required for all in-person Scouting activities across the country. Scouts Canada is currently running a staged return to Scouting based on geographical location. Currently, Shining Waters Council is on Stage 5 of the Scouts Canada's Return to Scouting plan. Following the Province's Roadmap to Reopen, Ontario has released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures over the coming weeks. As a result, effective February 17, 2022 at 12:01 AM, the 6th Richmond Hill Scout Group was moved to Stage 5 of Scouts Canada's plan....
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COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update – Modified Stage 3

Updated January 31, 2022 NEW Vaccine Requirement - November 1, 2021 - Full vaccination will be required for all in-person Scouting activities across the country. Scouts Canada is currently running a staged return to Scouting based on geographical location. Currently, Shining Waters Council is on a Modified Stage 3 of the Scouts Canada's Return to Scouting plan. Following the Province's Roadmap to Reopen, Ontario has released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures, starting on January 31, 2022. As a result, effective January 31, 2022 at 12:01 AM, the 6th Richmond Hill Scout Group will be moved to Modified...
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COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update – Modified Stage 2

Updated January 4, 2022 NEW Vaccine Requirement - November 1, 2021 - Full vaccination will be required for all in-person Scouting activities across the country. Scouts Canada is currently running a staged return to Scouting based on geographical location. Currently, Shining Waters Council is on a Modified Stage 2 of the Scouts Canada's Return to Scouting plan. Following the Province's Roadmap to Reopening Ontario, Ontario was moved back to Step 2 on January 5, 2022. As a result, effective January 5, 2022 at 12:01 AM, the 6th Richmond Hill Scout Group will be moved to Modified Stage 2 of Scouts Canada's plan. Here...
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COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) Updates – Vaccine Requirement

Updated November 5, 2021 NEW Vaccine Requirement - November 1, 2021 - Full vaccination will be required for all in-person Scouting activities across the country. Scouts Canada is currently running a staged return to Scouting based on geographical location. Currently, Shining Waters Council is on Stage 4 of the Scouts Canada's Return to Scouting plan. Following the Province's Roadmap to Reopening Ontario, Ontario was moved into Step 3 on July 16, 2021. As a result, effective July 16, 2021, the 6th Richmond Hill Scout Group will be moved to Stage 4 of Scouts Canada's plan. Here is an overview of Stage 4: Size of gatherings: Follow...
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