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Group Membership Conditions Procedure


Community Partners may want to establish membership conditions for the Scout group they support. In addition, Groups may set conditions for participation. Scouts Canada will ensure that all of these conditions are consistent with our Mission and Principles.


Our Procedure

1.      When an organization, institution, or association agrees to become a Community Partner, Scouts Canada will determine whether the Community Partner has any conditions for participation in the Group. This could include families being members of the Community Partner organization, the operating language, religious exercise, and/or instruction in the program.

2.     The Council Key 3 must approve membership conditions before the Charter is approved. The Council Key 3 must approve any future changes to these conditions.

3.     Membership or participation conditions must be recorded on the Group Myscouts profile and explained to families before they register to join the Group.

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