MY MUSKOKA NOW – FEBRUARY 12, 2018
Scouting Groups in the Whispering Pines Area came together for a local Winter Olympics extravaganza, playing games like broomball, ski racing and sledge hockey.
With over 90 youth participating, the games were a fantastic way to celebrate the international PyeongChang Winter Olympics, and show some Team Canada spirit.
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THE SIMILKAMEEN SPOTLIGHT – FEBRUARY 7, 2018
The South Okanagan Scouting community was off to the races last weekend in Penticton, BC, for a massive round of Beaver Buggy and Kub Kar racing. With 69 Beavers, 49 Cubs and nearly 300 parents at the event, the Scouting crowd certainly raised the roof.
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PARRY SOUND NORTH STAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2018
|Parry Sound saw a revival of the local Scouting movement at a Whispering Pines Area open house.
Attracting youth, parents and Scouting alumni, the event introduced the community to activities like knot tying, leathercraft, games and the other adventurous opportunities that Scouting offers.
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|DAYTIME OTTAWA – JANUARY 31, 2018
Looking for the right gear for your next winter camp?
Youth Spokespersons Morgan and Quinn spoke with Dylan Black about Scout Shop equipment that can make your next winter adventure a great experience.
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NATURE CONSERVANCY OF CANADA: HEARD IT FROM A SCOUT, COLUMN – JANUARY 24, 2018
|In 2016, a wildfire began in Alberta that would grow to ravage large parts of the Fort McMurray community.
Last year Scouting youth from the area came together to plant trees in a park that had been devastated from the fires. In this telling account, Scouting youth Elias Shea recounts the experience of planting hope in the recovering community.
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THE TELEGRAM – JANUARY 19, 2018
|14-year-old Liam Gardner began his journey in Scouting as a Beaver. Now a 4th Grand Falls Venturer, he has also committed to leading Beavers and Cubs as a Scouter.
What’s more representative of the Scouting lifestyle than youth leading youth?
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BREAKFAST TELEVISION VANCOUVER – JANUARY 19, 2018
| Youth Spokespersons and Scouting youth chatted with Breakfast Television Vancouver about essential winter camping gear.
Find your local Scout Shop to get the right gear for your next winter adventure here: https://scoutshop.ca/store-locator
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TOWN OF GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD – JANUARY 13, 2018
|Last summer, the 1st Westfield Scouts had the adventure of a lifetime in England at the Kent International Jamboree 17′.
With the help of community businesses, residents, Westfield United Church and more, the town of Grand Bay-Westfield came together to support and meet the Scouts’ fundraising goals of $30k.
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THE DAILY COURIER – JANUARY 14, 2018
Two Kelowna Scouting youth won a 20-minute helicopter flight over scenic landscapes, thanks to their Scout Popcorn fundraising efforts. For each $300 of Scout Popcorn sold, youth gained one entry ticket into a local helicopter tour raffle.
Congratulations to the winners, Jonah Cooke (1st Bear Troop) and Chloe Baker (1st Glenvalley Group), for exceeding the $300 fundraising goal!
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DRYDEN OBSERVER – DECEMBER 13, 2017
Can’t get enough of all things Scouting?
Learn more about the history of the Scouts Canada movement at the Dryden & District Museum’s new exhibit, “Be Prepared: Scouts and Guides”. Featuring vintage uniforms, badges and other fun artifacts, the exhibit is a great way to brush up on local and organizational Scouting history.
See the exhibit before it closes on Feb. 22, 2018.
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