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Sail Sale for Scouting May 21st

Sail Oshawa (outdoor clothing and equipment store) is hosting its first Scout night on Wednesday May 20th, 2015! 6:00 Ė 9:00 PM, 665 Laval Dr. Oshawa. All Scouters and Youth will be able to take advantage of Sailís Spring kick-off sale a day before it opens to the general public. The sale is 20% off all regular price sleeping bags, backpacks, and tents. There will be extra staff on hand to teach youth about the many different products they carry (details in attached flyer) and to answer any questions the youth can throw at them. The evening will include a number of demos, including some opportunities for hands-on learning. There will also be a draw for a $50 Sail gift card and gym bag!
Groups should RSVP as per the attached flyer no later than Saturday May 16th with an estimated number of participants. This figure will help Sail to ensure they have scheduled an appropriate number of staff.

E-Waste Recycle, Bottle Drive and Used Clothing Event

Recycle your used & unwanted electronics, Refundable bottles (wine, liquor, beer bottles), and Used clothing Saturday May 23rd 2015, 9am - 5pm, Canadian Tire Parking Lot, 4100 Garden St (at Taunton Rd), Whitby Download the Flyer. This event benefits 1st Whitby Scouting.

Cuboree at Warsaw Caves, June 12-14, 2015

Set aside this date on your calendars: Friday June 12th to Sunday June 14, 2015. We are confirmed for Cuboree at Warsaw Caves, to include canoeing, cave hike, nature hike, a cool craft and more. First Camp meeting this Friday night at Superstore. Watch for an email for details. If you are able and interested in helping and being part of the camp team, please let me know ASAP. Scouter Greg Long, AAC Pack 905-666-9298

Whitby Scouting Awards, Nominations Open

Itís time to select the recipients of the Whitby Area Awards. Please read the award requirements and summit your nominations by Tuesday June 2nd. The Honours and Awards Committee will sit during that week, review the nominations and select the deserving Scouters. Invitations will go out to the recipients to be sure they come to the Area Honours & Awards BBQ on Thursday June 12, 2014. Link to the Awards outline. Submit your nominations to Terry Eldridge
Commissionerís Cup; Group Committee Award; Loyalty to Scouting; Long Service; Commitment to Scouting; Front Line Scouter Award; Spirit of Scouting Youth Award; outstanding new Scouter (under 5yrs service). .
Nominate online today: Whitby Area Awards 2015.

HSR Haliburton Scout Reserve Compostite Camp July 4-11

White Pine Council (Scouts Canada) is hosting a fantastic week in the woods for Scouts aged 11-14. Our campsite on Lake Kennabi is water access only and youth will be canoeing everyday! This a real outdoor experience, camping in tents, cooking our own meals and then checking out the fantastic programs available. Sailing, kayaking, archery, rappelling, badge trading and more! We will also compete in a camp wide regatta with lots of water based events. This is ideal for Scouts who want to camp in summer but thier troop doesn't have anything planned.
Your $450 fee per participant includes all camp fees, food and transportation from Camp Samac in Oshawa to Haliburton and back, souvenir crests and a week of memories! For more information and to reserve your spot in this limited opportunity, contact Craig Rendall 905-442-5416
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Wood Badge Part II Ė Colony, Pack, Troop, Company/Crew, Service Team (White Pine Council)

October 2-4 and November 13-15, 2015 (previously May 22-24 and June 19-21, 2015)
Locaton TBA and Camp Samac? (Oshawa). This training offers you a chance to further increase your knowledge and confidence in the section you are working. As well as developing a detailed plan for your section, you will obtain a wealth of tools and "trick of the trade" to take back and make your section meeting a joy to run. There will be comprehensive outdoor skill training. You will connect with dozens of Scouters just like you who will have lots to share and you will make a few friends for life. Once the Wood Badge is completed you will be invited to join a local Gilwell Club and an invitation to attend the annual Gilwellian leaders only camp in the second weekend of September every year. Contact: Kelly Gilbert for more information.
Oct 2-4 First full weekend at Brookwood Scout Reserve, Norwood.
Nov 13-15 Second full weekend at Cobourg Scout Reserve, Baltimore.
Register Online: Woodbadge 2 - All Sections. You may pay by PayPal or credit card. Alternatively, you may mail a cheque to "Scouts Canada", c/o Debbie Hobbs, 18 Kelly Cres., Port Hope, ON L1A 3Z5 Email: 905-396-0660.

2015 Kub Kar Race Result, Design Awards

Congratulations to the youth and Scouters who competed and won at this year's Kub Kar finals held Feb 28th. Thanks to Cogir Management and the Whitby Mall for offering space during the month of February for all the races. For full details check out: Kub Kar Results for more details.

Bring a Friend

Over the past year, many Councils have found that a great way to bring more youth to Scouting is to promote our Bring a Friend program. Our own Scouting youth are our best ambassadors - itís a great opportunity for kids to engage their friends in hands-on Scouting activities. For full details check out: Bring A Friend for more details.
Register for the remainder of the Scouting year for only $99 for youth participants. Check out Join Scouts for a program near you.

Area Commissioner's Meetings Update Groups on What's Ahead

Next Area & Group Commissioners meeting on Thursday May 28, 7:00 pm.
Next Area Meeting & Awards Presentation BBQ on Thursday Jun 18, 6:30 pm.

Whitby 9th Scouts Recycle to Raise Funds

Did you get new electronics over the holidays and were unsure what to do with all the old unwanted and broken electronics? Whitby 9th Scouts know just what to do, and snapd stopped by last month at their second e-waste collection. The helpful two-day... Read More ...

White Pine Council Administration Forms Web page

Avoid using outdated forms for your Scouting administration. Go to White Pine Council Admin Forms for the most up to date resources available.

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Scouting has programs for young people from 5 to 26 years old (both male and female), and lots of fun for leaders, too. Check out our "Group Locater" page for more information about times and locations available. Register online at
You may also contact Victor Woodburne, Membership volunteer: Registration fee for the Sep 2014-Aug 2015 year is $180.00 for youth participants. There is no charge for adult volunteers.

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