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Whitby Scouting Awards & Year-end BBQ - June 25th

Itís time to select the recipients of the Whitby Area Awards. See the award requirements. The Honours and Awards Committee will 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 25, 2015.
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). . .
Join us to celebrate the recipients at the Port Perry Scout House, 6:30 pm.

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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5th Annual Camp Samac Fishing Derby July 11, 2015

Information on the 5th Fishing Derby organized by 11th Whitby Fire Venturers can be found at: link to details. No licence required on this special day!

Join In Jamboree Japan, Camp Samac Jul 31-Aug 3, 2015

In celebration of the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan, a committe of volunteers are organizing a show camp based on the WOSM document "Join In Jamboree" to celebrate scouting around the world and to experiment and learn more about the Japanese culture.
Register Online: Join In Jamboree Jul 31-Aug 3, 2015

Bacon Moot, Camp Samac Aug 7-9, 2015

Information on the first Bacon Moot can be found online at: Registration is now open. Bacon Moot Registation Form.

Area Commissioner on Leave

If you need the services of an Area Commissioner this summer, please contact either Michelle Mokedanz or Debby Corneal for guidance. The two will be available to asssit with matters in the absence of Dianna Harrison who is taking some time off for family.
Michelle can be reached at 905-720-1680 |
Debby can be reached at 905-985-7687 |

Wood Badge Part II Ė Colony, Pack, Troop, Company/Crew (White Pine Council)

October 2-4 (Locaton TBA) and November 13-15, 2015 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 Langley Park Scout Reserve Peterborough.
Nov 13-15 Second full weekend at Camp Samac Oshawa.
Register Online: Woodbadge 2 - All Sections. Email: 905-396-0660.

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 Meeting & Awards Presentation BBQ on Thursday Jun 25, 6:30 pm.
Next Area Commissioners Forum on Thursday Sep 3, 7:00 pm.

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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