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Township of the Archipelago Update, June 2019 - Alice Barton, Ward 4 Councillor

Happy Summer Solstice! It is my pleasure to submit my first report, as your newest Ward 4 Councillor, to the SSCA.* Here are some of the things we have been working on since the new council formed in December. Environment Georgian Bay Forever (GBF) presented to Council their on-going efforts supporting ...

Dock House Closure

To all members of the SSCA, we regret to inform you that the SSCA Board of Directors have decided to immediately close the Dock House based upon the Property Chairs’ recent report on the state of the building. Although it may appear that this building is fine for general use, it is not. The high water ...

Sailing Races

Attention all sailors: This summer, by popular demand, we have two races planned, open to all SSCA members and guests: #1  July 13 3:00 pm (south of Frying Pan Island) Drinks/snacks to follow at Community Centre dock (4:30-6pm) #2 August 17th 3:00 pm (north of Frying Pan Island). SSCA social / pot luck ...

Sailing Camp - new spaces available in week 1

SSCA sailing camp will be running this summer from July 15-July 19 and from August 19-August 23.  This year, both weeks sold out early.  We have arranged a second water taxi for the July 15 week, so we now have room for additional sailors.  Also, there is a waiting list for August and we need three ...

Sea Kayak Clinic- Saturday, July 6th

This clinic is being offered from 10am to 1pm at the Dock House.  Learn safety tips, maneuvering, self and assisted rescue and route reviews of our local waters from Annie Hauck in the morning and then go for a paddle after lunch. Contact SSCAprograms@gmail.com to register, ask questions or arrange ...

Property News

The harsh winter and high water created issues, from uprooted trees on power lines to severely damaged docks, on the S.S.C.A. Property this year.  However, we managed to get things open and cleaned up. Despite the rain and cool temperatures, the use of the facilities has been high. The Pickle Ball courts, ...

Kids in the Biosphere

New activity kits are here for 2019 containing wonderful nature and environmental projects.  Kids or grandkids at the cottage? Keep them engaged in the outdoors by signing up your family at  kids@gbbr.ca  or contact Katherine Denune  (kdenune2@gmail.com)  to register and get your one kit/ family.  ...

Early Bird Cottage Social- Saturday, June 15th

Drinks, wine & cheese starting at 5:00pm. Please bring a salad, main, side dish or dessert for 10-12 people. Kids Games: Catapult making contest and Sport Court games! Kindly RSVP at SSCAprograms@gmail.com   ...

Biosphere Walk: Spring Birds & Flowers - May 18

Join other supporters of the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve (GBBR) out on the School House Trail for a Spring Hike! Birds will be flying north for the summer and early spring ephemeral flowers will be in bloom. With chances to see colourful warblers and ducks, be sure to bring your binoculars and camera! ...

Ticks that carry Lyme Disease getting closer

Here is an article that appeared on the GBA site back in January that is timely as people start to think about the coming summer. You want to be extra careful with wandering into the woods. Link to GBA Site article - here