Niagara’s Scouting Museum Finds a New Home

NIAGARA FALLS REVIEW – JULY 6, 2018

Since its opening in 1986, the Niagara Scouting Museum has steadily grown its collection of uniforms, event crests, handbooks and hundreds of badges.

With over a century of Scouting history in Canada, the museum is a home to valuable memorabilia, and stands as a true testimony to the Scouting movement’s progression over the years. As the museum relocates to reside in the Niagara Military Museum, it is hoped that the exhibit will be open to the public in the next few months.

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Scouting Youth and Girl Guides Awarded in Yarmouth

NOVA NEWS NOW – JUNE 26, 2018

In Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, a group of Scouts Canada and Girl Guides of Canada youth received prestigious awards in recognition of their exemplary youth-led initiatives.

It can take years to earn some of the awards that were presented, which often involve community building projects.

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Building Pollinator Insect Hotels

Le Journal Saint Francois – JUNE 20, 2018

The 1st Huntingdon Beavers and Cubs joined forces to build two pollinator insect hotels. Through months of hard work, the project was born from the Scouting youth’s desires to contribute in a meaningful way to Reserve nationale de faune du Lac-Saint-François and work towards earning their top Section awards.

There’s nothing youth can’t do!

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Fundraising for Camp Attawandaron Cabins Brings Community Together

SARNIA THIS WEEK – JUNE 19, 2018

The Sarnia-Lambton community has come together to help the BlueWater Scout Group raise $56,000 so far towards purchasing 12 all-season cabins for Camp Attawandaron, much needed replacements for the current lodgings, built in 1948.

Having nestled in the hearts of Sarnia-Lambton and Scouting alumni families over the decades, the memories that Camp Attawandaron created now weaves the community together.

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Scouter Elwood Addison Honoured for 60 Years of Service in Scouting

NORTH BAY NIPISSING – JUNE 11

We want to send a huge, heartfelt shout out and congratulations to Elwood “Addie” Addison for generously sharing his time, energy and commitment as a Scouter for over 60 years.

Upon receiving the prestigious Silver Acorn Award in special recognition for Addison’s dedication to Scouting, several Scouting alumni—now Scouters—who benefitted from Addison’s guidance over the decades shared the ways in which he contributed to their current integrity and development into adulthood.

“You never know who you’re going to reach or who you’re going to touch without even realizing it,” Addison reflected in an interview with North Bay Nipissing.

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Summer Camping: 3 Things to Pack

GLOBAL WINNIPEG – JUNE 5, 2018

Planning to camp this summer with your family? Get Scouting tips from Experienced Rover and Youth Spokesperson Emily Gartner, as she chats about the 3 things you should never go outdoors without.

From tents to camping chairs, to first aid items and basic outdoor essentials, being prepared for your next adventure starts at our Scout Shop. Find special discounts on sleeping bags, tents and more today: scoutshop.ca/

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Scout Raises $1k for Local Hospital Foundation

INSIDE HALTON – MAY 31, 2018

Way to go 1st AFC Scout, Shanza Khan, for receiving the Chief Scout’s Award!

Through 30+ hours of community work, Shanza raised $1,000 in funds for the Milton District Hospital Foundation by organizing local bake sales and mobilizing the community.

In Scouts, we strongly support and encourage youth-led initiatives that help youth develop well-rounded skills that prepare them for future success, and allow them to contribute to building a better world.

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Scouting Youth Win Section Awards

HAMILTON NEWS – MAY 29, 2018

Congratulations to the 4 Cubs and Beavers with the 6th Dundas Group, who received prestigious Scouting awards for leading a trail building project in Camp Nemo that mobilized 30 Scouting youth, along with Scouters and parents.

Through this youth-led initiative, the award recipients created a new nature trail that will host new outdoor adventures, leaving a legacy of what youth can achieve through Scouting.

The Seeonee Cub Scout Award and North Star Beaver Scout Award allow youth to select and execute a community service project that involves various challenges and provides skill development in several outdoor adventure areas.

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