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Join Scouting in Whitby Area link to www.myscouts.ca to sign up

Scouting has programs for young people from 5 to 26 years old (both male and female), and lots of fun for Adult Volunteers too. Register online at www.myscouts.ca.
You may also contact Roger Ledressay, membership volunteer: membership@whitbyscouts.org. Registration fee is $165.00 (Jan-Aug 31, 2018).

Troop-O-Ree Fire and Air Rifles

Apr 20-22, 2018 Troop-O-Ree Online Registration, Camp Samac Scout Centre, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa, lakeland campsites. A weekend of activities geared to Scout age youth. Contact Dale Wick for more details.

White Pine Council Summer Program Incentive (deadline Apr 22)

Apr 22, 2018 There is a $300 grant available for groups who undertake to maintain a basic summer program for sections. This could be a picnic at the beach with some program elements, canoeing, swimming at Camp Samac, participation in a summer camp such as Join in Jamboree or expedition to Haliburton Scout Reserve as a group on with the composite group. Follow the link and get your application filed.

Scout to Venturer to Rover - Open House

April 30, 2018 from 6:30pm to 7:45pm at West Lynde Public School, 270 Michael Blvd, Whitby, ON L1N 6B1 The Open House is an opportunity for Senior Scouts and Venturers to visit the Venturer Companies and Rover Crews in Whitby Area to find out what each company/crew does, and explore which companies might be a good fit for them to continue their scouting experience. All Venturer Companies and Rover Crews are encouraged to come out and set up a display and share information about their program with the senior scouts. Activities may include some games and challenges to get to know some of the players and upcoming events.

Scoutrees Fundraising Campaign and Planting Day at Cullen Park

Saturday May 5, 2018 9:00-12:00, RAIN OR SHINE, Ron Deeth Park, Trans Canada Trail, Thickson Rd. South at Lake Ontario
Bring: Pail for wood chips and water, garden gloves, rubber boots (depending on weather) and shovel that can cut through grassy field. It would be a good idea to label items in case they are left behind. Wet ones or hand sanitizer is also recommended for washing up after planting, using washrooms and before eating.
Gerdau have once again donated funds to purchase food for the volunteers (donuts, hotdogs and drinks).
The Town of Whitby will be organizing and will be available for instructions on planting. The Town of Whitby is a great supporter to Scouts & Scoutrees. They have purchased all the trees we will be planting, arranging their deliver, supplying the wood chips and water plus providing us with staff to assist on the planting day.
Full details link to: Scoutrees Page

HSR Haliburton Scout Reserve Compostite Camp Aug 11-18

White Pine Council (Scouts Canada) is hosting a fantastic week in the woods for Scouts aged 11-14. Our campsite on Lake Kennabi is water access only and youth will be canoeing everyday! This a real outdoor experience, camping in tents, cooking our own meals and then checking out the fantastic programs available. Sailing, kayaking, archery, rappelling, badge trading and more! We will also compete in a camp wide regatta with lots of water based events. This is ideal for Scouts who want to camp in summer but thier troop doesn't have anything planned.
Your $375 fee per participant includes all camp fees, food, souvenir crests and a week of memories!
For more information and to reserve your spot.

Red Cross Standard First Aid, CPR, AED (Blended)

May 19, 2018 from 9:00am to 6:00pm at Optimist Hall, 475 Salisbury St, Oshawa. This is a BLENDED first aid course meaning you will be expected to complete an online pre-course program PRIOR to attending the one day (8hrs) skills workshop. If you do not complete the online component BEFORE Friday May 18th at 11 pm you will NOT be permitted to attend and participate in the skills sessions on May 19th. Successful completion of BOTH the online component AND the one day skills session is required to earn your Standard First Aid and CPR certification. Register and Pay: wpc.scouts.ca

Venturer and Rover Laser Quest Challenge

Friday June 8th Midnight to Saturday June 9th at 7am. Print the Flyer
Please complete the registration form and press the submit button. The fee is early bird rate of $39 by April 30, 2018, regular rate of $50 after April 30th. Pre-register only, no at the door registrations. You will be given a chance to pay online via PayPal. Contact Dylan Pammett at 905-926-5710 (phone or text) or dylan1015@hotmail.com for more information. Venturer and Rover Laser Quest Challenge Registration

Whitby Area Venturers and Rovers

Senior sections in Scouting youth in Whitby Area have a forum to share activities.
Link here to WASSAC.
Next Meeting Thurs. May 17, 2018 7:00 pm at ARCHERY at Camp Samac - Scouts Canada, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa, ON L1H, .
Next Meeting Thurs. July 12, 2018 7:00 pm at Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W, Whitby, Ontario.

Area Commissioner's Meetings Update Groups on What's Ahead

Next Forum is Thursday Apr 26, 7:00 pm, St Marks, 201 Centre St S
Next Forum is Thursday May 24, 7:00 pm, St Marks, 201 Centre St S
Area Awards & BBQ is Thursday Jun 14, 6:00 pm, Port Perry Scout House, 15585 Simcoe St. Port Perry

The Canadian Path Program Manual link to www.scouts.ca/canadianpath/ to sign up

Here is the link to the final version of the new Scouter�s manual. Please share as you see fit. scouter-manual.pdf

Scouting's Honours & Awards for Volunteers

link to scouts.ca thanks

Wouldn't it be nice to be recognized for your volunteer years, special efforts and hard sweat? We have a co-ordinator to help you with just that. Scouts Canada has a wide range of awards and pins to show thanks to its volunteers but it needs you to initiate the process. You can suggest a name, write out what you know about the Scouting efforts of the individual, then submit it to the committee for consideration. For more information about awards, contact Terry Eldridge.

More Volunteers Wanted

We are always looking for passionate volunteers who would like to bring Scouting to their local community. Check out www.scoutvolunteer.ca for more information.

White Pine Council Administration Forms Web page

Avoid using outdated forms for your Scouting administration. Go to White Pine Council Admin Forms for the most up to date resources available.

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