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Welcome to Wayfinders

The dynamic department within Scouts Canada that embodies the spirit of adventurous leadership. As part of Scouts Canada, Wayfinders is dedicated to shaping the future of scouting through program development.

We are pioneering new ways to engage Canadians across various program areas. From fostering environmental stewardship to promoting active and healthy living, from instilling values of citizenship to encouraging creative expression, Wayfinders is at the forefront of creating impactful experiences for our youth.

We are constantly exploring new frontiers and piloting innovative programs that push the boundaries of traditional scouting.

Our aim is to cultivate a new generation of Wayfinders who will shape a brighter future for themselves and their communities.

Together, let's pave the way forward and say: Let's go with Scouts Canada!

Who are Wayfinders?

They're the explorers, the problem-solvers, and the changemakers who embrace challenges as opportunities.

Whether it's exploring the wilderness, mastering digital land, or making a difference in their communities, Wayfinders are the ones who chart their own course with confidence. 

At Wayfinders, we believe in the power of every individual to make a difference. Guided by a strong sense of self and a passion for learning, Wayfinders are ready to tackle any challenge that comes their way. 

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Discover new adventures and skills with Wayfinders! Our exciting programs are designed to empower youth to explore, learn, and lead in their communities. From leadership to cultural awareness, our hands-on experiences inspire growth and passion. Stay tuned for updates and get ready to be part of something extraordinary with Wayfinders!

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At Wayfinders, we're proud to offer a variety of unique programs distinct from our core scouting offerings. Our programs are staff-driven, providing a fresh perspective and shorter duration compared to traditional year-long programs. Focused on cultivating adventurous leaders equipped with cultural awareness, self-awareness, and critical thinking skills, our episodic programs empower young Canadians to navigate life's challenges with confidence.


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Discover the transformative power of collaboration with Wayfinders, where we believe that together, we can achieve remarkable things. As an integral part of Scouts Canada's commitment to innovation and community engagement, we proudly forge partnerships with a diverse array of organizations, each bringing unique perspectives, resources, and expertise to the table.

Together with our partners, we're breaking new ground and designing programs that inspire leadership, promote inclusivity, and drive positive change in society. By leveraging the strengths and passions of each organization involved, we create experiences that are truly transformative, leaving a lasting impact on participants and communities alike.


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