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National Youth Network Overview

The National Youth Network represents the best and brightest Scouts Canada youth leaders from across the country.

Consisting of each Council Youth Commissioner, three Assistant National Youth Commissioners and chaired by the National Youth Commissioner.

Together the National Youth Network:

  • Ensures meaningful youth involvement in all Scouts Canada decisions;
  • Provides direction in all areas of youth programming;
  • Facilitates coordination with council youth networks;
  • Encourages youth to take on leadership roles at all levels of the organization.

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  • Develop and promote FLEX, FAST and FOCUS – Scouts Canada’s Youth Leadership training programs for Cub Scouts, Scouts and Venturer Scouts;
  • Maintain and adjudicate the Medal of the Maple for Distinguished Youth Service

The National Youth Network is only a small part of the larger Scouts Canada Youth Network that is made up of the National Youth Network, the Council Youth Networks, the Area Youth Networks and other youth representatives across Canada.

Meet Your Representatives

Interested in getting involved?

Join the adventure today – see what youth opportunities are currently available. Read the volunteer descriptions below.

Council Youth Commissioner Description

Assistant National Youth Commissioner

Council Youth Commissioner Description

Area Youth Commissioner

Volunteer Opportunities

Additional Resources

Area Youth Commissioner (AYC) Handbook

Area Youth Commissioner Handbook

Networkers Guides

Networkers Guide, Youth Commissioner

Networkers Guide, Meetings

Networkers Guide, Adult Involvement