Scouts Canada’s Policies, Standards and Procedures

Welcome to Scouts Canada’s Policies, Standards and Procedures. Collectively, these instructions provide the ‘rules and regulations’ of Scouting. They are written to provide clear and specific support for Scouting in all its dimensions—whatever your role or your situation. Our Policies and Standards provide you with ‘what you need to know’, and in many instances specify ‘what you need to do’. Our Procedures describe ‘how you need to do it’ and the minimum requirements for safety or program quality. 

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Policies

Accessible Customer Service Policy

Procedures

Accessible Customer Service Procedure

Policies

Adventure Standards

Procedures

Alcohol Exception Procedure

Policies

Animals at Scout Properties and Activities Standards

Procedures

Annual Property Standards Procedure

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Anti-Bullying and Harassment Policy

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Appointment of Scouters Standards

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Camping Facilities Standards

Procedures

Certificate of Insurance Procedure

Procedures

Closing a Scout Group Procedure

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Communication Standard

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Community Partners Policy

Procedures

Complaint Procedure

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Conflict of Interest Policy

Procedures

Conflict of Interest Procedure

Procedures

Contracts Procedure

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Delegation of Property Transaction Approval Standards

Procedures

Discipline & Performance Management Procedure

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Discipline, Temporary Suspension and Termination of Membership Policy

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Diversity and Inclusion Policy

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Drug and Alcohol Policy

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Election of Voting Members Policy

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Emergency Management Standard

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Firearms and Weapons Standards

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First Aid Standards

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Gift Acceptance and Sponsorship Policy

Procedures

Gifts-in-Kind Procedure

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Goals & Targets Standard

Procedures

Group Equipment and Property Insurance Procedure

Procedures

Group Financial Responsibilities and Reporting Procedure

Procedures

Group Membership Conditions Procedure

Procedures

Group Safety Leadership Guideline

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Group Support Standards

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Human Resources Policy

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Incident Management Standard

Procedures

Incident Reporting Procedure

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International Travel Standards

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Key 3 Shared Leadership Policy

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Knives, Axes, Saws, Stoves, Lanterns and Other Camping Tools Standards

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Learning and Development Standard

Procedures

Legal Claims Procedure

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Member Accommodation Policy

Procedures

Member Accommodation Procedure

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Member Disclosure Protection (Whistleblower) Policy

Procedures

Member Disclosure Protection (Whistleblower) Procedure

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Membership and Registration Policy

Procedures

No One Left Behind (NOLB) Participation Procedure

Procedures

No One Left Behind (NOLB) Registration Procedure

Procedures

Non-member Individual Hold Harmless Agreement Procedure

Procedures

Official Donations Receipt for Groups Procedure

Policies

Planning Standard

Procedures

Police Record Check Exception Procedure

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Politics and Public Appearances Standard

Procedures

Preventing and Responding to Bullying and Harassment Procedure

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Privacy Policy

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Program Standard

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Prohibited Activities Standards

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Property Policy

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Property Standards

Procedures

Public Appointment Procedure

Procedures

Registration Refund Procedure

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Requirements for Section Scouters Standards

Policies

Safety Equipment Standards

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Safety First Policy

Policies

Scouts Canada Codes of Conduct Standard

Procedures

Scouts Canada Logo and Intellectual Property Procedure

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Section and Group Finance Policy

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Section and Group Fundraising Policy

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Shooting Sports Standards

Procedures

Supporting a Member Under Suspension Procedure

Policies

Swimming Standards

Procedures

Temporary Suspension and Termination Procedure

Procedures

Third Party Use of Scouts Canada Property Procedure

Procedures

Third Party Waivers, Indemnification and Hold Harmless Agreements Procedure

Procedures

Transfer a Rover Scout or Scouter Procedure

Procedures

Transfer a Youth Participant Procedure

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Transportation Standards

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Volunteer Screening Policy

Procedures

Volunteer Screening Procedure

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Watercraft Standards

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Winter Sports Standard

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Workplace Anti-Harassment and Violence Prevention Policy

Procedures

Workplace Anti-Harassment and Violence Prevention Procedure

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Youth Protection Policy

Procedures

Youth Protection Reporting Procedure

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Zip lines, Climbing Walls, Challenges and Rope Course Standards

Resources

Axe & Saw Safety

Resources

Being Prepared for Safe Culinary Adventures

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Camping and Outdoor Activity Application

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Canadian Path Navigator

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Don't be on the Cutting Edge of Knife Safety

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Emergency Plan / Action Plan

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Five Priorities

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Group Health Navigator

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Group Management Playbook

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Group Planning Guideline

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International Travel Application

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Interview Assessment Guide for Youth-aged Applicants

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Interview Assessment Summary

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Lantern and Stove Safety

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Member Accommodation Request Form

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Physical Fitness Form

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Program Quality Guide

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Promoting Positive Behaviour and Managing Challenging Situations

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Scouter Manual

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Scouts Canada and the Accessibility for Ontarians and Disabilities Act FAQ

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Scouts Canada Code of Conduct

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Scouts Canada Incident Report Form

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Scouts Canada Interview Assessment Summary

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Scouts Canada Interview Guide

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Scouts Canada Reciprocal Indemnification Agreement

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Scouts Canada Recognition Guide

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Scouts Canada Screening Interview Guide

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ScoutSafe Incident Reporting User Guide

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The Parent/Guardian Consent Form for Category Three Activities and Out of Country Travel

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Volunteer Support Strategy

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Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

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Accessibility Standards for Customer Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07

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Alberta Bear Smart Program

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Association for Challenge Course Technology

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Association of Fundraising Professionals Donor Bill of Rights

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Backcheck and Reference Check FAQ (Online Support Centre)

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Be Bear Wise

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Blind Person's Rights Act, 1990

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Dog Owners' Liability Act, Ontario

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Food Safety and Quality Act 2001, Ontario Regulation

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Government of Canada Records Suspensions for Offences

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Government of Canada Travel Advice and Advisories

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Health Protection and Promotion Act, Ontario Regulation 562

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How to Register as a Volunteer

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How to Request a Refund

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Kananaskis Bear Safety

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Knife Safety Fact Sheet

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Leave No Trace - Seven Principles

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MyScouts - Create an Account / Member Profile

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MyScouts Group Locator

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MyScouts Registration System

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MyScouts Volunteer-Employee Directory

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No One Left Behind Guidelines

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Okpik Advisor Planning Guide 2018-19

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Ontario Human Rights Code, 1990

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Outdoor Adventure Skills

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Parachute Canada

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Parks Canada Bear Safety

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Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

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Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

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Safely using bear spray

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Scout Safety Permits

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Scouts Canada Brand Centre

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Scouts Canada Inclusion Fact Sheets

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Scouts Canada Retail Services

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Scouts Canada Support Centre - For Scouters - MyScouts

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Scouts Canada Support Centre - MyScouts FAQs

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ScoutSafe App

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Shooting Club and Range Shooting Regulations of Canada

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The Essential Characteristics of Scouting (WOSM 1998)

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Transport Canada - marine safety - small vessels, pleasure craft

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