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GETSET, Spencer Lodge

03/05/2016 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Guiding Exploring Technology – Scouting Exploring Technology (GETSET) 2015 is aimed at 10-to-18 year old registered youth members. That makes it a great linking activity for senior Cubs to go with the Scouts in the same Group, for example, or an excellent opportunity for Guides and Pathfinders to have a combined activity. Leaders/parents must accompany youth members.

The London Chapter of OACETT invites you to spend an exciting day at London Scout HQ, 531 Windermere Road. Members of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) will host “hands-on” displays for youth members to explore technology. The London Chapter of The Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) will help you test the load limit of your Popsicle Stick Bridge with the Incredible Crusher.


Spencer Lodge, 531 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, N5X 2T1

Tech Terms

TECH TICKET: A non-perishable food item each gets you into the event.

TECH TOTE: An econo-briefcase (looks like a plastic bag) will be available to carry your schedule, handouts, promotional items and perhaps even your snacks.

TECH TABLES: About 10 indoor exhibitors will have interactive displays to help you explore engineering technology and science.

TECH TRACKS: Mobile outdoor displays may be found by their tracks, if they are not readily visible. Past years saw a Light Armoured Surveillance Vehicle from GM, a Champion (Volvo) Grader, and an A-Channel mobile TV News unit.

TECH TASKS: Indoor and outdoor challenges are being planned which include the application of engineering principles in a team environment. Don’t forget to enter the Popsicle Stick Bridge Busting Competition. Build a test bridge today!

TECH TUCK: A tuck shop, or canteen, will be operated by the London Gilwell Group (Leaders who took Gilwell Training). Pizza, drinks, chips, etc. are on the menu, so that you do not have to bring a lunch. You can usually fill your Tech Tummy for under $5.

For more information or to register your group, contact Vince Le Faive, C.E.T., CBET(c) in London at or leave a voice message at (519) 857-6498. Space is limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.


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