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Council News & Events

Scouting Life Skills Study

March 01, 2021

Scouting Life Skills Study

Typically, life skills are measured through a self-report survey. I have adapted a youth life skills survey, that is normally done in person, to be taken online. I will be sending out a link for Scouts and Venturer Scouts to participate in my survey on March 1st – March 15th, 2021. I would appreciate when this happen that you would pass this link onto the parents of your...

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Meet the NS Council and Parent/Guardian Information Night

February 17, 2021

Meet the NS Council and Parent/Guardian Information Night

Mark your calendars and join the Nova Scotia Council on February 28th, 2021 from 7:15pm - 8:15pm AST and meet the people that work on your behalf behind the scenes, including an opportunity for a Q & A. Additionally, we will be providing information on current fundraising campaigns...

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An Update from your CVR's & Upcoming Info Session

February 10, 2021

An Update from your CVR's & Upcoming Info Session

On the day of the Annual General Meeting of Scouts Canada last November Council Voting Representatives (CVR) met virtually with the Board of Governors. The opportunity to engage board members was well received and proved to be productive. Over the course of the meeting there were 4 sessions...

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A Message from the NS Council Key 3

February 04, 2021

A Message from the NS Council Key 3

As we continue to work through the ever-changing challenges associated with CV-19, we understand that this has been a difficult and confusing time for many of you. We also recognize that this confusion and uncertainty has impacted your youth and your ability to hold quality programming. At this time, we would like to take this...

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NS Moves to Stage 4!

January 08, 2021

NS Moves to Stage 4!

As we move through the pandemic, we continue to put time and care into making any decision to move stages. We continue to consult directly with Public Health to ensure, as a Council, we understand the impacts of any restrictions / guidelines imposed or eased by the Province. Safety of our members is our number one priority and our approach...

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Visiting Camp Nedooae

December 29, 2020

Visiting Camp Nedooae

We continue to support investigators as they assess the damage caused by the fire and will do our best to keep you apprised of progress and next steps. As this remains an active investigation, access to the site is currently restricted to the investigators only; security services are on-site to ensure that access is controlled...

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Camp Nedooae Update

December 27, 2020

Camp Nedooae Update

We are writing to provide you with an update on Camp Nedooae. As you may be aware, late on December 25th, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency crews responded to a fire at Camp Nedooae that caused significant damage to three buildings- the farmhouse, dining hall & Duncan Training Centre...

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Welcoming our New Council Commissioner

November 25, 2020

Welcoming our New Council Commissioner

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Zach Fitzsimmons as the incoming Council Commissioner for Nova Scotia Council!

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AJ 2021 - Truly Lost in Time

September 28, 2020

AJ 2021 - Truly Lost in Time

As the world continues to learn more about this pandemic and what the future holds, the planning team has decided that the summer of 2021 will still be too soon for us to hold the Atlantic Jamboree. The theme of the Jamboree was Lost in Time, and that has proven to be accurate, the Jamboree is Truly Lost In Time. The decision to cancel was not...

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Meet our new Council Voting Representatives

September 02, 2020

Meet our new Council Voting Representatives

The Nova Scotia Council recently held elections for the Council Voting Representative position. It was great to see so many candidates put their names forward, and equally exciting to see many of our members participate in the election processs thank you all very much.

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