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Jun 22, 2018, 18:30 ET Scouts Canada: Summer Camps in Alberta Celebrate Rich Heritage

Summary: Kids can make new summer memories at Scouts Canada's Summer Camps in Alberta. Registration is now open for the adventure and horseback riding camps at Camp Impeesa, with limited spots at...


Aug 22, 2017, 10:00 ET Scouts Plant 750 Trees In Fort McMurray To Reforest Local Park Destroyed By The Wildfire

OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - A year after the devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray, Scouts Canada youth, Scouters (adult volunteers) and their families will be planting 750 trees in the city's J....


Jun 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Animal Encounters 101: Scouts Canada's Top 10 Tips For Safely Exploring The Great Outdoors

OTTAWA, June 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Summertime in Canada is all about having fun and being adventurous in the great outdoors – and the opportunities to explore stunning landscapes are endless. In fact,...


Apr 11, 2017, 10:00 ET Scouts Canada Partners with the Canadian Red Cross to Offer Free First Aid Training To Youth During the 2017 Good Turn Week

OTTAWA, April 11, 2017 /CNW/ - For the first time, Scouts Canada is partnering with the Canadian Red Cross to offer free introductory first aid training to Canadian youth between the ages nine to 16. ...


Mar 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Scouts Ask Canadians To Discover The Power Of A Simple Act of Kindness During Good Turn Week, April 29 - May 7, 2017

Scouts Canada launches more than 30 major Good Turn Week projects in communities across Canada OTTAWA, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ - In today's fast paced society, it can be easy to overlook someone who...


Feb 27, 2017, 10:00 ET Apprenticeship for Leaders: New Scouts Canada Program, The Canadian Path, Empowers Youth to Call the Shots

Revitalization program prepares Scouts for success in the world through youth-driven leadership and self-directed adventure OTTAWA, Febr. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - In today's modern world, young people have...


Feb 23, 2017, 12:56 ET Media advisory/Photo opportunity - Scouts Canada's Chief Scout Terry Grant - coming to Calgary Feb. 25th for an event that Promises to be Special.

CALGARY, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - WHAT: The 31st Calgary Scout Group celebrates Scout – Guide Week on February 25th with a Scouts Expo, followed by the 31st Scout Group's annual Baden-Powell Banquet,...


Jan 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Winter Camping 101 - Scouts Canada's Essential Guide to Enjoying the Outdoors in Winter

OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Camping is a beloved Canadian pastime, but booking a popular campsite during the peak summer months can be challenging. For more and more families, a great alternative...


Sep 26, 2016, 12:37 ET Scouts Canada's Popcorn Fundraiser Expands With Greater Opportunity To Support The Canadian Armed Forces

Popcorn sales fund Scouting adventures and post-secondary scholarships OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Throughout October, Scouts across Canada will venture door-to-door and to community events to...


Jun 14, 2016, 10:00 ET Youth Learn Survivor Skills and Leadership at Scouts Canada's Adventurous Summer Camp Program

Registration for Scouts Canada's 125 Summer Camps is Open to Scouts and Non-Scouts OTTAWA, June 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Summer vacation is just around the corner and many parents are looking for meaningful...


Mar 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Scouts Challenge All Canadians As Good Turn Week Becomes A National Movement

One Good Turn Is All It Takes To Make A Difference During Good Turn Week, April 22 – May 1 OTTAWA, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Potential good deeds are all around us just waiting to happen! Scouts Canada...


Mar 09, 2016, 10:30 ET Scouts Canada's New And Improved High Adventure Summer Camp Program In Alberta Offers Youth Once-In-A-Lifetime Experiences

Registration for Scouts Canada's 125 Summer Camps is Open to Scouts and Non-Scouts /CNW/ - From hiking in the Rocky Mountains, to zip lining over a lake, to developing wilderness survival skills,...


Dec 03, 2015, 09:18 ET Scouts Canada Appoints British Columbia Scout To Top Leadership Role

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Scouts Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Caitlyn Piton as National Youth Commissioner and Chair of the National Youth Network, one of Scouts Canada's top...


Nov 11, 2015, 12:03 ET Scouts Canada Commits $450,000 To Ensure "No One Left Behind" - Scouts Canada Nearly Doubles Funding In 2015-16 For Initiative Supporting Youth In Need

Consider Giving The Gift Of Scouting This Holiday Season By Donating To No One Left Behind OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Every young person deserves the opportunity experience the world of adventure, ...


Oct 19, 2015, 10:46 ET Look Out For Scouts During The Iconic Apple Day Weekend - Scouts Will Hand Out Apples For The Annual Community Appreciation Event, October 23-25

OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - An apple a day helps Scouts in many ways. Thousands of Scouts will be stationed at local plazas, grocery stores and malls, handing out apples from October 23-25 for...


Oct 01, 2015, 13:00 ET Scout Popcorn Fundraiser Kicks Off In October During Scout Popcorn Month

Scout Popcorn Offsets The Cost Of Scouting And Provides Scholarships For Youth Popcorn Sales Total More Than $100 Million Since 1989 OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - October is Scout Popcorn Month, and...


Aug 07, 2015, 13:00 ET World Scout Jamboree Jumps Continents to Land at the Summit in 2019

Scouts from Canada, Mexico, and the United States will welcome more than 30,000 from around the world to the High-Adventure base in 2019 OTTAWA, Aug. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - As Scouts from every corner of...


Jun 23, 2015, 11:30 ET Scouts Canada Summer Camp Offers Youth A World Of Adventure - Campers Enjoy Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences

OTTAWA, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ -With summer break is just around the corner, it's not too late to register the kids for summer camp. Scouts Canada's summer camp programs are co-ed and open to both...


Apr 15, 2015, 12:58 ET Scouts Canada And Sears Canada Join Together To Plant 200,000 Trees

Eco-Scouts Program Helps Offset Canada's Ecological Footprint OTTAWA, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Spring is a season of renewal and, with it, Scouts Canada and Sears Canada are joining together again this ...


Apr 01, 2015, 10:31 ET Scouts Challenge Canadians To Be Kinder During The 6th Annual Good Turn Week, April 25 - May 3

What Will Your Good Turn Be? OTTAWA, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Kindness begets kindness and increases feelings of happiness and health. Fostering happier and friendlier communities is the goal for Scouts ...


Nov 24, 2014, 13:48 ET Scouts Canada and Let's Talk Science Partner to Encourage STEM Career Growth amongst Canadian Youth

Partnership aims reduce gap between interest in science and pursuit of STEM careers -Scouting youth will have access to scientific facilities, materials, mentorship and instruction- OTTAWA, Nov. 24,...


Oct 21, 2014, 12:07 ET Record Number of Scout Popcorn Varieties for Sale this Year

Annual Scout Popcorn fundraiser creates opportunities for education and adventure OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Start holiday shopping in October without even leaving home with Scouts Canada's...


Oct 16, 2014, 10:51 ET Media Advisory - Scouts Canada Launches Iconic Apple Day this Weekend

Scouts will be handing out apples for the annual community appreciation event October 17-19 OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - It's apple season again, which means the return of a familiar sight: this...


Oct 14, 2014, 14:23 ET The Canada Science and Technology Museum and Scouts Canada team up to spread STEM knowledge

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Scouts Canada and the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM) are proud to announce the launch of a new educational tool for young Canadians eager to learn more...


Jun 23, 2014, 11:45 ET Be Prepared: Scouts Canada's Top 10 Summer Camping Safety Tips

From Bears to Bugs, to Getting Lost - and Found! OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - With this winter's Snowmageddon finally behind us, summer is here and camping is a great way for families, friends and...