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NS Moves to Stage 4!

November 04, 2020

Attention All Active Members,
 

 Thank you for your demonstration of resiliency as we adjust to our environment by continuing to monitor and respond to the changing situation.
 
We, as Nova Scotia Council, have committed to acting prudently and in response to available information and recommendations.
We have committed to keeping the health and safety of our members (of all ages) and their families at the forefront of our choices and our decisions throughout this complicated time.
 
We would also like to recognize all of our Scouters for doing their part in following all of our Stage 3 safety protocols.
 
We are now pleased to inform you that Nova Scotia Council will be moving to Stage 4 of the Re-Opening process effective Monday, November 9Please review the Stage 4 Standards by clicking the link below:
 
https://www.scouts.ca/resources/bpp/policies/pandemic-program-and-activity-modifications-stage-4.html
 
Camping:
- Please note that Nova Scotia is in STAGE 4 but continues to prohibit camping for Cubs and Beavers.
- We are limited to Senior Section camping only,
-Outdoors and in individual tents only at this time.
- We will advise when Junior Section camping or alternate camping will be available and permitted.
-A Maximum of 10 people per camp site (this includes Adults AND Youth) are permitted (this is to keep us under the Group Camping designation-as per Provincial guidelines
- All measures must be taken to ensure social distancing at all times, if this is not possible, Masks must be worn
 
The effective date should give you and your Group time to review the standards, and to make necessary arrangements to accommodate the changes. If you require any assistance in finding a meeting space, or working through the standards, please contact your Relationship Manager, and they will be happy to help you get ready for indoor Scouting.
 
We hope this comes as good news, we know that the nights are getting colder and getting inside will be a welcomed change, but we would also like to remind you, that this is still an active situation, which we will be monitoring closely, and we will pull back if and as soon as need be. We appreciate your adaptability and understanding with this.
 
Thank you, and Happy Scouting!!
 
Yours in Scouting,


Amy Kehoe – Council Youth Commissioner
Kate Larkin – Council Relationship Manager