Some events are linked to an information page with more details. If
that doesn't answer your questions, contact your Service Scouter. Section specific and Training
events are colour-coded for easier
identification. Most events run in Whitby and many run in White Pine
Council are listed here. Check our training page
for many more listings of training opportunities in districts and
Councils around Whitby.
Beaver Colony brown | Wolf Cub Pack purple |
Scout Troop green |
Venturer Company & Rover Crew blue | Training red
Only coming events are listed here, but you can see old events, too, if you want to look up
something that has already gone by.
Nov 2 - All Sections Campfire, Council Hall Camp Samac, 7:00-9:00, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa
Nov 4 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00 am.
Pringle Park Scoutrail, Waterfront Trail, Brock St N. Flyer:
Road & Trail for details.
Nov 4-5 - Scoutcraft "3"- backpacking trip. Prerequisite Scoutcraft 2. Contact Lewis Williams at
Nov 10 - WASSAC Senior Sections Advisory Committee, Venturer and Rover Execs meeting, 7:00, Camp Samac in the Venturer Den
below the Council Hall, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa.
Nov 11 - Remembrance Day, 10:00 am parade to the Cenotaph. Dundas St, east of Brock St, Whitby. Meet at Legion on Byron St.
Nov 10-12 - Zombie Scout Camp Lakeland South,
Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. Contact Dale Wick
Nov 10-12 - Zoo Moot Saga 9 , Lakeland North, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa.
Nov 16-17 - Scout Popcorn Pickup, (watch for the location).
Nov 17-19 - Scouts Canada National Conference and AGM. Hilton Airport Toronto.
Nov 19 (Sun) -
ViEW Venturer Rover Expedition Leader Workshop , Camp Samac Admin Board Room, 1171 Simcoe St N, Oshawa. $15.
Nov 25 - Chief Scout, Queens Venturer & Canadian Rover Scout Awards presentation, Peterborough
Nov 23 - Area Scouters Information Forum, 7:00 pm, St Andrew's Presbyterian, 209 Cochrane St.
Dec 1 - Program Quality Standards, fall review
Dec 1-3 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior
Scouts & Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $60.
Dec 2 - Jaycees Whitby Santa Claus Parade, Downtown Whitby, 10:00
Dec 7 - Range Line Safety Officer Pellets Re-certification test, Camp Samac Range. 7-8 pm
Register online: Range Line Safety Officer Course,
Contact Ute Sack firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec 9 - Range Line Safety Officer Course, Camp Samac Range. Archery 9am-noon; Pellets 1-4pm., Register online: Range Line Safety Officer Course, Contact Ute Sack email@example.com.
Dec 14 - Area Volunteers Christmas Social, Tap & Tankard Pub, 224 Brock St S, 7:00 pm. Appetizers.
Dec 23-Jan 7 - DDSB December Break Week holiday
Dec 25 - Christmas Day holiday
Dec 26 - Boxing Day holiday
Jan 1 - New Years' Day holiday
Jan 1 - Registration fee for Jan 1-Aug 31 (half year) $165
Jan 6&7 - E-Waste collection Beech St Whitby in support
of 9th Whitby
Jan 14-20 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
Jan 20-27 - Bring-a-Parent Week, all sections, all nights.
Jan 20 - Scouter's Con, university of Scouting,
workshops, displays, guest speakers, $18, Bowmanville High School, 49 Liberty St, Bowmanville, Ontario.
Jan 21 (Sun) 9am - Scout Troop Laser Challenge,
Laser Quest, Thickson Rd & Consumers Dr. $30.00. (2018-laser.docx)
Jan 22 - Tri-Area Beaveree Planning, 8:15-9:15, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby.
Jan 24-30 - DDSB & DCDSB Exams secondary
Jan 25 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Jan 27 - Scout Winter Rally 2.0, Camp Samac. 9am to 8pm approximately.
Jan 28 (Sun) - Cub Pack Laser Tag, 10:00-4:30, Kids Zone, 10 Stanley Crt, $20 per youth, Scouters free. Link to the flyer and
Jan 28-Feb 4 - Scouts Canada Safety Week.
Jan 31 - Whitby Winter Awards,
(by invitation), St Mark's United Church, 201 Centre St S, Whitby, Ontario.
Feb 1 - WASSAC Senior Sections Advisory Committee, Venturer and Rover Execs meeting, 7:30 pm, Camp Samac in the Venturer Den
below the Council Hall, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa.
Feb 3 - Cub Winter Activity Day,
Camp Samac. A fun-filled day, event will start at 9am. The cost is $12 per youth (Leaders are free, crests $5).
Hot lunch (indoors) is provided. Late registrations will be subject to availability.
Feb 4 - Scout Day at the Oshawa Generals,
Game time 2:05 pm, contact your Group Commissioner for details. $15.00
Feb 5-15 - Kub Kar Competitions Mon-Fri 6:30-9:00pm;
Finals Saturday Feb 24 9am-4pm. Contact Greg Long for additional information.
Feb 16 - DDSB PA Day high school only (Friday)
Feb 16-18 - Snow Moot, Mt. Nemo Scout Camp, Burlington. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org |
Feb 17 - Scout Troop Trucks Competition
Whitby Mall, south end, previously Body Boomers (below Talize), contact Don Bridge email@example.com 905-430-0324
for details. 9am-2pm.
Feb 18-25 - Scout-Guide Week
Feb 19 - Family Day holiday
Feb 20-23 - Whitby Area Beaver Buggy Races, Whitby Mall, south end, previously Body Boomers (below Talize), 1615 Dundas St E, evenings.
Feb 22 - Thinking Day Scouting's founder
Baden Powell's Birthday, look for various celebrations and banquets.
Feb 22 - Area Scouters Information Forum, 7:00-9:00, St Mark's United, 201 Centre St S.
Feb 24 - Kub Kar Finals. Whitby Mall, 1615 Dundas St E., Whitby. 8:30am registration, 9:30 races, 11:30 awards.
Feb 17 - Scout Tri-Area Floor Hockey Competition
Dunbarton HS, 655 Sheppard Ave, Pickering. Download the rules sheet. 8:30am-3pm.
Feb 25 - Church Parade at St Marks United Church, 201 Centre St S., Whitby, meet at 9:30, service at 10 am. Open
Mar 1 - Program Quality Standards, winter review
Mar 1 - Whitby Area Campfire Event for all sections, Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa 6:30-8:30
Mar 3 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
Mar 9-18 - DDSB March Break Week holiday
Mar 16-18 - Llama Moot, Camp Nemo, Burlington. |
Mar 22 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Mar 24 - Whitby Gilwell Scouter's, Dance & Fund Raiser, 8:00 pm, Whitby Legion, 117 Byron St S. $15 each/$25 per couple.
Open to all!. Silent Auction, door prizes, late night buffet.
Mar 24 - Tri-Area Earth Hour Campfire, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. 7:00-9:30, $5.
Mar 27 - WASSAC Whitby Area Senior Sections Advisory Council. Meeting at Camp Samac, Venturer Den, 7:00.
Contact Dylan Pammett.
Mar 30 - Good Friday holiday
Mar 31 - Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt, Kinsman Park, 8 Vipond St., Brooklin. 9:30am-2:30pm. $5.
Print the Flyer.
Mar 31 - Easter Egg Hunt
, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa, 9am-1pm. Open to Beaver and Cub ages. $5
May 4 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)
May 4-6 - Camelot Moot, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa, Ontario.
May 5 - Scoutrees Planting Day.
(Whitby Lakeshore Trail, Thickson Rd S.) 9:00 am to noon.
May 6-12 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
May 11-13 - Dorchester Scout Troop Camporee, Dorchester, ON.
May 11-13 - Nameless Moot, Camp Barber, Guelph. Link to
May 12 - Jamboree on the Trail, 21st Anniversary.
May 13-19 - Bring-a-Parent Week, all sections, all nights.
May 21 - Victoria Day holiday
May 23 - Open Fall Registration, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby, 6:30-8:00,
May 24 - Area Commissioner's Meeting, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
May 26 - Tri-Area Beaveree, 9:30-3:00, Camp Samac, Oshawa.
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions .
Jun 1 - Program Quality Standards, spring review
Jun 1 - Queens Venturer Award Ceremony Application Deadline, for October ceremony at Queen's Park, Toronto.
Link for application details.
Jun 1 - DDSB PA Day elementary (Friday)
Jun 1-3 - Brooklin Spring Fair.
Jun 1-3 - Redneck Country Venturee III, Everton Scout Reserve, Guelph. |
Jun 1-3 - Huck Finn Rafting weekend
Jun 8-10 - Tri-Areas Cuboree,
Pleasant Bay Camp, Consecon, Ontario.
Jun 8-10 - B.Y.O.T. Moot, BYOT Moot takes place at a farm in Bethany (Hwy 7/35),
near Peterborough, Ontario.
Jun 9 - Ontario Regiment Museum - Scout Appreciation Day Opens at 10:00 am, live show at 1:00 pm.
PDF Flyer to Download
Jun 15-17 - Stress-Free Camporee
at Camp Gilroy, Coe Hill, Ontario.
Jun 14 - Area Commissioner's Year End BBQ & Awards Presentations, Port Perry Scout Hall, 15585 Simcoe Street, Port Perry,
6:30-8:30 Nominate today:Whitby Area Awards 2017
Jun 19-25 - DDSB & DCDSB Exams secondary
Jun 23 - Scout Museum Open House & Badge Trading, Camp Samac, 1711 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, Ontario 9-2.
Jun 29 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)
Jul 1-6 - Venturing Fest, West Virginia
Jul 7 - Camp Samac Fishing Derby
Aug 3-5 - Join In Jamboree weekend, with Scouts from Russia. Internationals welcome! (A great linking activity!). Camp Samac, Oshawa. $25 each plus meal plan, Canoeing, Archery, Pellets, Billiards, Swimming, Scavenger Hunt, Rock Wall, Crafts table, Badge Swap,
Obstacle Course, Campfire. Scout Shop and Scouting Museum open. Tuck shop with treats.
Aug 7 - DDSB Modified School Year, start at Broughton & Winchester Public Schools
Aug 11-13 - Bacon Moot. Camp Samac, 1711 Simcoe St N Oshawa, Ontario. Scout Shop and Scouting Museum open. Tuck shop with treats.
Aug 11-18 -
HSR Haliburton Scout Reserve Canoe Camp, Doe Island, composite patrol so individuals can sign up. Contact Keith Bruce
firstname.lastname@example.org, near Haliburton, Ontario.
Aug 23 - Area Scouters & Commissioner's Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Aug 30 - Open Fall Registration, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby, 6:30-8:00,
How to Promote Your Scouting Events in SNAP Newspapers
1) visit www.snapnewspapers.com/locations to
locate the closest location to your group/event.
2) once you identify the appropriate location(s), follow link on the right hand side to the website i.e.
3) Click on "submit your event tab" (top left black tab). You must complete all 3 sections of the online form, including an on site contact person
for the event. Watch the "COVERAGE" box in the 2nd section of the form. You have 2 options - list in calendar and send photographer. You can
select either or BOTH. Note Photographers will only attend local events with sufficient lead time. You also have the option to indicate the
preferred time for the photographer's visit. Once you complete the form click preview to check your information and then once you are satisfied,
4) A SNAP event coordinator will contact you regarding photographer availability. In the event they are NOT available to attend, then arrange to
have your own pictures taken and follow the guidelines below.
Submitting your own photos:
Please feel free to take some high res pictures at your event and they will work to get them in an upcoming edition. Photos will only be accepted
if your event Ws previously registered (see above). If this is of interest, please be sure that:
• Photos are at least 1-2 MB in size
• You have included the names of those in the photos, as well as any necessary titles
• All of those in the photo have agreed to have their photo published both in print and online
• Content is submitted in a timely manner in order to meet edition deadlines (48 hours from the time of event is preferable)
This is completely FREE publicity for Scouting - let's endeavour to fully utilize this resource and show everyone what AWESOME experiences and
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