Scouts Canada and the Environment
The environment is central to Scouting and is a key element in the development of engaged citizens. Through Scouting, we never miss out on the opportunity to experience and build a relationship with nature. Environmental exploration has played a prominent role in the Scout Movement since it was founded.
Today, Scouts Canada offers environmental programming for all of its age groups, from Beaver Scouts to Rover Scouts. Our programming is diverse; Scouts of all ages are involved in adventures that help them learn about nature and contribute to environmental service projects. Our youth-led program fosters a passion for the environment and a sense of responsibility that our members maintain for the rest of their lives.
What is EnvironMentality?
Scouting has always been about “learning by doing”. Scouts Canada members go beyond just planting trees or cleaning up parks; Scouts discover why they need to take action, and they discover new ways to become stewards of the planet.
Scouts Canada’s EnvironMentality resources contain fun and interesting facts about nature. Trail Cards for all Sections explore a variety of themes and help youth to plan, do and review exciting service projects and adventures.