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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 $180 + group levy (Jan 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019).

Top Section Awards - Chief Scout, Queens Venturer

April 1, 2019 Deadline for entering your youth's credientials in MyScouts. Presentation ceremony to be held in Bowmanville Saterday June 15th.

Spring Road, Trail and Ravine Clean Up

Saturday April 6, 2018 10:00 am Come and join the fun!
It's that time of year again, and we are ready to help keep Whitby clean.
Whitby cleanup events supported by Whitby Area Scouts have been ongoing since 1999.
All events start at 10:00am for approx. 1 hour
You are invited to bring your family to the area that is appropriate to your child/ childrens age:
Please bring your own sturdy work gloves. Volunteers on site will have plastic bags and vinyl gloves provided by the Town of Whitby and the Region of Durham. Thank you for participating in our Community Outreach Project!
Contact April Cooper with questions: aprilcooper17@gmail.com.
Print the flyer with full details .

Troop-o-ree with Fire and Pellet Shoot

April 12-14, 2019 Camp Samac Scout Centre, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa, Ontario. Join the program and enjoy: Both team and individual shooting tournament in partnership with Whitby Area Shooting Tournament; Pioneering; Knife throwing; Human sized chess; Obstacle course; Formal campfire; Geo caching; Night hike; Match lighting competition; Wide games; Collectable crest; Cooking over a fire; Axe throwing. Scout Troop-O-Ree Flyer

Troop Pellet Shoot Individual Registration

April 13, 2019 Camp Samac Scout Centre, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa, Ontario. Sign up and we will schedule you into the shooting competition Scout Troop Shoot registration

Night Hike! Linking Activity for Senior Scouts with Venturers

Monday April 15, 7:30-9:00 Scouts (3rd & 4th year) are invited to join a hike with Venturers from all groups at main gate, Heber Down Conservation Area, Lyndebrook Rd at the north end of Country Lane. This is a great opportunity to find out what makes Venturers a very different program from Scouts, how to select the right Venturer Company to join and what each Venturer Company has to offer you. Bring: appropriate clothing for a night hike, winter boots, flashlight (but we won't use it), snack, water bottle. We Go Rain or Shine! Contact: Lewis Williams if questions. Hosted by: 12th Whitby Venturers

Venturer Companies and Their Specialty

1st Ashburn - We are a relaxed group that enjoys a bit of everything from canoe trips to backcountry hikes, ice fishing days and even some car camping.
1st Port Perry - We are a small-town company with a diverse mixture of trekking, social media, board gaming, and survival skills.
1st Durham Medvent - Durham Medvents is a community-focused, service-oriented group that is trained by Region of Durham Paramedics in unique and valuable first aid and disaster skills which we use to serve both Scouting and Community groups at their events and whenever the need may arise.
1st Whitby - Often considered teh International Group with hosting Join In Jamboree in Aug, and trips to meet scouts around the world at jamborees recently in Denmark, Czech Republic, Finland, Estonia, Russia.
7th Whitby - VERC- Venturer Emergency Response Company/Crew. We focus on emergency response skills and practical community service that's vocational.
11th Whitby - The focus of the 11th Whitby Venturer Company is to offer service for JOTA, Cuboree and Camp Samac. We also participate in a minimum of 5 camps per year.
12th Whitby - "Wilderness Tripping" Venturer Company specializes in all types of exciting outdoor challenges especially hiking, overnight canoe tripping, backpack camping, snowshoeing up mountains and more.

Outdoor Skills for Volunteers (Level 3 & 4) - The Canadian Path

May 3-5, 2019 Camp Samac Scout Centre, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa, Ontario
Scouting is an outdoors program so to aid Volunteers in preparing outdoors program for the youth, we will hold workshops to help build Scouters skills and comfort level. These workshops will cover planning, safety, menus, cooking outdoors, first aid, camping skills, camp set-up, and information about places to go. $48.00 per participant for the course.
Indoor bunk beds or tenting is available. (Cabin #2) Link to Registration & Details:Outdoor Skills Registration

Scoutrees Fundraiser and Planting Day

May 4, 2019 Lakeshore Trail, bottom of Thickson Rd. South, Whitby
Link to Planting Details and Fundraising Instructions

Cuboree at Sainte Marie Among the Hurons - Wye Marsh Experience

May 24-26, 2019 16164 ON-12, Midland, ON L4R 4K8
Join us for an unforgettable experience at this top notch Ontario recreation of our founding history. Full details at: Registration page. Register by May 9th. Download the flyer.

HSR Haliburton Scout Reserve Composite Camp Aug 10-17

White Pine Council (Scouts Canada) is hosting a fantastic week in the woods for Scouts aged 11-15 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 $400 fee per participant includes all camp fees, food, souvenir crests and a week of memories!
For more information and to reserve your spot.

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

Next Forum is Thursday March 21, 7:00 pm, St Marks, 201 Centre St S
Next Forum is Thursday April 25, 7:00 pm, St Marks, 201 Centre St S
Next Forum is Thursday May 23, 7:00 pm, St Marks, 201 Centre St S

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.

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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