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New to Scouting: Parents

Welcome to Scouting, the perfect place for kids to be kids!

Here, memories are made and friendships are forged through the countless campfires, hikes and overnight camps.

Discover all the resources you will need to learn more about Scouts Canada’s youth program and support your child on their Scouting journey.

  • Parent Resources
  • What is the Canadian Path?

    You may be wondering, what is The Canadian Path? It’s the name for Scouts Canada’s program: great adventures, youth leadership, new experiences and learning new things!

    These introductory materials will help you discover and engage with opportunities, information and safety training on the Canadian Path.

  • Beaver Parents
  • Beaver Colony Parents

    Opening the door to friendship and adventure for girls and boys aged 5-7, Beaver Scouts discover the world through teamwork and fun activities.

    Overview

    For an overview of the Beaver Colony, check out our Beaver Scouts Section Snapshot.

    Beaver Colony Section Snapshot

    Personal Achievement

    Personal Achievement Badges are designed to allow Scouting youth to acquire skills and knowledge in areas that are of particular interest to them, and to have that development recognized as part of their growth through Scouting. 

    Guide to Personal Achievement Badges

    Uniform

    The Beaver Scout uniform consists of the Beaver Scout hat, vest, t-shirt, neckerchief and neckerchief slide. The Beaver Scout uniform is available at the Scout Shop nearest you, or at scoutshop.ca. The neckerchief and slide will be supplied by the Group.

    Beaver Scout Insignia Placement

  • Cub Parents
  • Girls and boys aged 8-10 take on new challenges with their Cub Pack, embarking on outdoor adventures and exploring a variety of fun activities like STEM projects and cultural experiences.

    Overview

    For an overview of the Cub Pack, check out our Cub Scouts Section Snapshot.

    Cub Pack Section Snapshot

    Personal Achievement

    Personal Achievement Badges are designed to allow Scouting youth to acquire skills and knowledge in areas that are of particular interest to them, and to have that development recognized as part of their growth through Scouting. 

    Guide to Personal Achievement Badges

    Uniform

    The Cub Scout uniform consists of the Cub Scout polo, a neckerchief and neckerchief slide. The Cub Scout uniform is available at the Scout Shop nearest you, or at scoutshop.ca. The neckerchief and slide will be supplied by the Group.

    Cub Scout Insignia Placement

    Cub Pack Parents

  • Scout Parents
  • Scout Troop Parents

    Scouts aged 11-14 learn to blaze their own trail, delving into more leadership opportunities by planning adventures with their Troop and giving back to their community in a meaningful way.

    Overview

    For an overview of the Scout Troop, check out our Scouts Section Snapshot.

    Scout Troop Section Snapshot

    Personal Achievement

    Personal Achievement Badges are designed to allow Scouting youth to acquire skills and knowledge in areas that are of particular interest to them, and to have that development recognized as part of their growth through Scouting.

    Guide to Personal Achievement Badges

    Uniform

    The Scout uniform consists of the Scout shirt, tan pants, neckerchief and neckerchief slide. The Scout uniform is available at the Scout Shop nearest you or at scoutshop.ca. The neckerchief and slide will be provided by the Group.

    Scout Insignia Placement

  • Venturer Parents
  • Developing life skills to climb the mountain of their goals and reach their personal summit, Venturers aged 15-17 embark on greater expeditions and acquire real-world experiences that prepare them for future success.

    Overview

    For an overview of the Venturer Company, check out our Venturer Scouts Section Snapshot.

    Venturer Company Section Snapshot

    Uniform

    The Venturer Scout uniform consists of the Venturer shirt, tan pants, neckerchief and neckerchief slide. The Venturer uniform is available at the Scout Shop nearest you, or at scoutshop.ca. The neckerchief and slide will be provided by the Group.

    Venturer Scout Insignia Placement

    Venturer Company Parents

  • Rover Parents
  • Rover Crew Parents

    Overview

    In a Crew of young adults aged 18-26, Rovers enjoy fun and challenging expeditions with their peers. Driving their personal ambitions with support from a mentor, Rovers are better prepared for success.

    Rover Crew Section Snapshot