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Wilderness Rendezvous 2020 Hiking Challenge

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BREAKING NEWS!!!

With the start up of Scouting around the corner, we have decided to extend the challenge until the end of October, so Scouters can use it as part of their fall programming. A section sign-up sheet is being created and will be available shortly.
 
Registrations will close September 30, 2020.
Challenge will end October 31, 2020.
All Hiking Logs will need to be submitted by November 9, 2020.
Challenge Badges will be sent before or after that date.

The Wilderness Rendezvous Scout Camp is proud to introduce the Wilderness Rendezvous 2020 Hiking Challenge! Covid-19 may prevent us from camping in beautiful Cypress Hills this July, but it won’t stop us from hiking, and we want you to join us! The objective of the challenge is to encourage everyone to get outside and get hiking. Check out the information below to get registered and get walking:

Who: The challenge is geared towards current registered members, particularly 3rd year Cubs, Scouts, Venturer, and Rover age youth however, we do not want anyone to be left out, even Beavers! Therefore, we want everyone to find and develop a love of Scouting so any person, any age, any family can sign up and join in the adventure. Grab your sneakers, grab your pet, grab your water and let us get walking!

What: Hike 25km in total but you must walk at least 2 km during a hike.

Where: Anywhere!! City, Regional, Provincial, or National Parks Hiking and Walking Trails. We want you to explore and experience new pathways but go wherever you can in a safe and fun environment. Please remember that it must be legally open- no trespassing! And please, remember to follow all health and safety guidelines in your local community. Be safe while you are having fun.

When: You must hike the 25km between July 1st and September 1st, 2020.

How to Participate: Register by sending $5.00 per participant (to help offset the cost of the badge and postage) via e-transfer to: wildernessrendezvous.hike@scouts.ca.

Once paid and registered, keep a log of your travels. Include a few notes (if possible) about:

  • Location and length of hike
  • Map of hike
  • Photos or sketches from the hike
  • Weather
  • Date, start and end time
  • Include a few sentences about what was it like and what happened.

Once the challenge is completed, please send your hike log and any sketches, pictures of information you would like included to wildernessrendezvous.hike@scouts.ca.

Follow us on Facebook at Wilderness Rendezvous Hiking Challenge and look for the hashtag #WRHike on Twitter and Instagram! Share your photos using that hashtag!

Once we receive your log, badges will be in the mail after the completion of the challenge (after Sept. 1st, 2020.)

What do you earn: Bragging rights! Health and Fitness! Quality Family Time! And best of all, a fabulous commemorative badge!

**Please note: We would like to post pictures of our adventures to our Wilderness Rendezvous social media sites. If you do not want these images to be used on our social media sites, please do not send them in. Any images sent in to the challenge may be published to our social media sites. **

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, send an email to: wildernessrendezvous.hike@scouts.ca

Be safe and strong! Happy hiking!

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Scout Canada-Saskatchewan Council would like to acknowledge and thank the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund and Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation for the generosity of the annual funding grant to support Scouting Adventures in the province of Saskatchewan.

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