Youth Spokesperson ProgramScouts Canada Youth Spokesperson Program Since 2010, the Scouts Canada Youth Spokesperson Program has been allowing youth members to have firsthand experiences in media relations, public speaking, communications, graphic design and video production. Youth that participate in the program are offered a unique experience within Scouting that allows them to act as advocates for Scouting and other Scouting youth within their community. Throughout the year, Youth Spokespeople (YSPs) participate in various Scouts Canada campaigns that gets them involved with their local community, Scout Groups and media. Scouts Canada Spokespeople are offered training at the beginning of their two-year term and are offered a variety of opportunities throughout each year that builds upon their leadership, communications and professional skills. The program also allows them to express themselves! The program provides youth with real-world experiences that contribute to their academic and professional careers. It allows youth to build upon their resumes, university applications, and gather community service hours. Applications for the 2018-2019 Scouting year are now closed.