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Scouts Canada ProgramsScouting makes a difference in the lives of children, youth and young adults. Providing opportunities for youth to grow, achieve new "firsts" and develop into citizens of the world.

Scouts are more likely to demonstrate greater self-confidence and optimism about what the future holds. They express a strong sense of civic responsibility and have a desire to “pay back” the community. They become more physically fit, energetic, outgoing, conscientious and compassionate. And they have a lot of fun!

Scouts is the start of something great.

Scouts Canada offers seven challenging programs for boys, girls, and young adults aged 5 – 26.

These programs include:
Beaver Scouts (Ages 5-7) Beaver Scouts Fun and friendship is the cornerstone of the Beaver Scouts program. Beaver Scouts opens the door for your child to discover the world. It is filled with a little bit of everything – outdoor activities, games, music and sports. Along the way, Beaver Scouts meet new friends, learn... More »
Cub Scouts (Ages 8–10) Cub Scouts: Challenging hikes, weekend camps, and an introduction to water activities like canoeing or kayaking are just a few of the fun outdoor adventures that Cub Scouts enjoy. With the Cub motto of "Do Your Best" front and centre, Cub Scouts are encouraged to try new and more challenging... More »
Scouts (Ages 11-14) Scouts is about having fun while gaining value leadership skills and self-confidence.  Scouts enjoy outdoor adventures like mountain biking, rock climbing and lots of camping while working together with other young people to accomplish thrilling challenges. Scouting gives every member a chance... More »
Venturer Scouts (Ages 14-17) Venturer Scouts The Venturer Scout program offers exciting, real life, hands-on experiences for youth. Venturer Scouts learn to nurture an active, healthy lifestyle, acquire the knowledge and skills for career development and participate in thrilling outdoor adventures.  Weekend events,... More »
Rover Scouts (Ages 18-26) Rover Scouts Rover Scout programs are exciting, adventurous and provide opportunities to practice new skills.   Rover Scouts participate in adventurous activities like mountain climbing or white water rafting. Helping in their local communities Rover Scouts run service activities such as food... More »
SCOUTSabout (Ages 5-10) SCOUTSabout features cool, fun and challenging activities with convenient timing for boys and girls aged 5 to 10. The program is based on the same activities as Beaver Scouts and Cub Scouts with a focus on structured play and learning by doing. The traditional aspects of uniform, ceremony or badge... More »
Extreme Adventure (Ages 14-17) Extreme Adventure offers the opportunity for young men and women to plan and participate in short-term, adventure-based activities. The types and duration of adventures are limited only by the imagination and skills of the participants and leaders.  Participants, aged 14 to 17, will not only... More »

Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers challenging programs for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada.

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Testimonials

“We are proud to be Beaver Scouts because we have lots of fun and get to try different things.”
-Ruby and Georgia
Beaver Scouts, BC
 
“To me, Scouting now means a chance to be with my dad, pursue career ideas and meet new people.”
-Scott, Scout, BC
 
“The greatest reward is knowing that by standing up and taking the lead today, Rover Scouts are showing our generation that youth can make an impact.”
-Emily, Rover Scout, BC
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