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Scouts Canada Whitby Area Events

Last update: May 10, 2016 )

Some events are linked to an information page with more details. If that doesn't answer your questions, contact your Service Scouter. Section specific and Training events are colour-coded for easier identification. Most events run in Whitby and many run in White Pine Council are listed here. Check our training page for many more listings of training opportunities in districts and Councils around Whitby.

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Only coming events are listed here, but you can see old events, too, if you want to look up something that has already gone by.


May 2016

May 5 - Open Fall Registration, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby, 6:30-8:00,
May 6-8 - Dorchester Scout Troop Camporee, Dorchester, ON.
May 12 - Cuboree Scouter orientation meeting. Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W., Whitby. 7:00pm.
May 14 - Jamboree on the Trail, 19th Anniversary. Join in on the hike in Uxbridge. Link to details and registration.
May 23 - Victoria Day holiday
May 26 - Area Commissioner's Meeting, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
May 27-29 - Tri-Areas Cuboree, Ste. Marie Among the Hurons, Midland, Ontario
Registration. Flyer.

May 28 - Tri-Area Beaveree, 9:30-3:00, Camp Samac, Oshawa. Registration. FAQ Frequently Asked Questions. Parent Invite.

Jun 2016

Jun 1 - Venturer Open House 7:00pm to 8:00pm at Julie Payette PS, 300 Garden St, Whitby
Jun 3 - DDSB PA Day elementary (Friday)
Jun 3-5 - Brooklin Spring Fair.
Jun 3-5 - Huck Finn Rafting weekend Bobcaygeon.
Jun 8 - Open Fall Registration, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby, 6:30-8:00,
Jun 10-12 - Tri-Areas Camporee at Gilroy Coe Hill.
Jun 16, 23, 26 - Standard First Aid CPR-C Optimist Hall, 475 Salisbury St Oshawa. Training for Scouters and volunteers aged 14+. $90. Toronto EMS sylabus.
Jun 23 - Area Commissioner's Year End BBQ & Awards Presentations, Port Perry Scout Hall, 15585 Simcoe Street, Port Perry, 6:30-8:30 Nominate today: Whitby Area Awards 2016
Jun 21-27 - DDSB & DCDSB Exams secondary

July 2016

Jul 24-30 - Canadian Cub Jamboree 2016, Camp Everton, Guelph. Pre-registration is now open.

Aug 2016

Aug 5-7 - Join In Jamboree weekend, with Scouts from Czech Republic and the UK. (A great linking activity!). Camp Samac, Oshawa. $25, BBQ Saturday lunch, Canoeing, Archery, Pellets, Billiards, Swimming, Scavenger Hunt, Rock Wall, Obstacle Course, Campfire. Scout Shop and Scouting Museum open. Tuck shop with treats.
Aug 12-14 - Bacon Moot. Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa, Ontario. Scout Shop and Scouting Museum open. Tuck shop with treats.
Aug 25 - Area Scouters & Commissioner's Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Aug 30 - Open Fall Registration, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby, 6:30-8:00,

Sep 2016

Sep 1 - (Thursday) 6:00-8:00pm - Open Registration Night, Location: (upstairs) Real Canadian Superstore, 200 Taunton Road West, Whitby
Sep 5 - Labour Day holiday
Sep 9-11 - Gilwell Reunion, Blue Springs Scout Reserve, Acton
Sep 10 - Brooklin Harvest Festival, Downtown Brooklin, Scouting display. Sat 10:00-4:00. Come downtown in uniform and help us promote our program.
Sep 17 - Whitby Heritage Days, Downtown Whitby, Scouting display. Sat 8:00-5:30. Come downtown in uniform and help us promote our program.
Sep 18 - Sunday Night Workshops (open to all Volunteers) 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. (topic to be arranged). Light refreshments.
Sep 22 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Sep 23-25 - 2016 World Brotherhood Camporee, Wellesley Island, NY.
Sep 23-25 - B.Y.O.T. Moot, BYOT Moot takes place at Langley Scout Reserve, near Peterborough, Ontario.
Sep 30-Oct 2 (confirmed) - Cub Scouts Tri-Area Pow Wow Camp, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa.

Oct 2016

Oct 1 - Scout Popcorn Sales begin, contact Popcorn Coordinator for details.
Oct 1 (Sat) - FAST (Fun Active Scout Training) for all Scouts aged 11-14, Camp Samac Store/Admin Centre, 1711 Simcoe St N, Oshawa. Fast Details page). 9:30 - 4:00.
Oct 15-16 - Outdoor Skills Scoutcraft Workshops Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Clarington. Training for Scouters and volunteers aged 14+. (Held in conjuction with JOTA Camp).
Oct 16 - Sunday Night Workshops (open to all Volunteers) 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Lively learning sessions about (topic to be arranged). Light refreshments.
Oct 10 - Thanksgiving Day holiday
Oct 14-16 - JOTA/JOTI Jamboree on the Air/Internet weekend Camp, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville
Oct 20 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Oct 21-23 - Apple Day weekend, contact Area Commissioner for details.

Nov 2016

Nov 1 - Daylight Savings Time ends.
Nov 5 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00 am. Pringle Park Scoutrail, Waterfront Trail, Brock St N. Flyer: Road & Trail for details.
Nov 6 - Sunday Night Learning Workshop (open to all Volunteers) "Take your CPAP Machine camping," 7:30-9:00 pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Light refreshments.
Nov 11 - Remembrance Day, 10:00 am parade to the Cenotaph. Dundas St, east of Brock St, Whitby.
Nov 11-13 - Themed Scout Camp Lakeland South, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. Contact Dale Wick dmwick@yahoo.com
Nov 11-13 - Zoo Moot Saga 8 - ?, Lakeland North, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa.
Nov 11-13 - Woodbadge Part 1 - Basic Leader Training Weekend Camp Samac, Oshawa training for leaders and volunteers aged 14+
Nov 17-18 - Scout Popcorn Pickup, (watch for the location).
Nov 18 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)
Nov 18 - DCDSB PA Day elementary & secondary (Friday)
Nov 19-20? - Standard First Aid CPR AED Red Cross , Optimist Hall, 475 Salisbury Dr, Oshawa. Training for Scouters and volunteers aged 13+. $90.
Nov 20 (Sun) - ViEW Venturer Rover Executive Training , Camp Samac Admin Board Room, 1171 Simcoe St N, Oshawa. $15.
Nov 24 - Area Scouters Information Forum, 7:00 pm, St Andrew's Presbyterian, 209 Cochrane St. Nov 26 - White Pine Council AGM, Camp Samac Council Hall, 257 Conlin Rd E Oshawa, 11:00 am.
Nov 27 (Sun) - Scout Troop Laser Challenge Laser X-treme, 44 Bond St E, Oshawa.

December 2016

Dec 2-4 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior Scouts & Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $45.
Dec 3 - Jaycees Whitby Santa Claus Parade, Downtown Whitby, 10:00
Dec 4, 7, 8 - Range Line Safety Officer Course, Camp Samac Range. Free.
Register online: in November, Contact Ute Sack usack7@gmail.com.

Dec 8 - Area Scouters Christmas Social, Shoeless Joe's, 5 Winchester Rd E Brooklin, 7:00 pm.(Reservation name 'Jim')
Dec 16-Jan 1 - DDSB December Break Week holiday
Dec 25 - Christmas Day holiday
Dec 26 - Boxing Day holiday

Jan 2017

Jan 1 - New Years' Day holiday
Jan 1 - Bring a Friend Challenge 2017, win a FREE Camping Weekend. Registration fee for Jan 1-Aug 31 (half year) $150
Jan 7&8 - E-Waste collection Beech St Whitby in support of 9th Whitby
Jan 15 - Scouter's Club 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. program pending. Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Scouters as you take part in lively learning sessions (half hour), section breakouts (half hour) and sharing information (half hour). Light refreshments.
Jan 20 - DDSB PA Day elementary only (Friday)
Jan 20 - DCDSB PA Day elementary only (Friday)
Jan 22 - Cub Pack Laser Tag, 10-4:30, Kids Zone, 10 Stanley Crt, $20 per youth, Scouters free. Link to the flyer and Registration form. Contact Thomas GC@13thWhitbyScouts.ca.
Jan 23 - Tri-Area Beaveree Planning, 8:15-9:15, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby.
Jan 25-31 - DDSB & DCDSB Exams secondary
Jan 26 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Jan 28 - Scout Winter Rally 2016, Camp Samac. The cost will be $10 per participating youth and run from 10am to 8pm approximately. Contact Jamie Caswell at jncaswell@rogers.com

Feb 2017

Feb 1-17 - Kub Kar Competitions Whitby Mall, main floor near Quiznos. Mon-Fri 6:30-9:00pm; Finals Saturday 9am-4pm. Contact Greg Long for additional information.
Feb 5 - Cub Winter Activity Day, Camp Samac. A fun-filled day, event will start at 9am. The cost is $10 per youth (Leaders are free). Hot lunch (indoors) is provided. Late registrations will be subject to availability.
Feb 6 - Scout Day at the Oshawa Generals, Game time 2:05 pm, contact your Group Commissioner for details. $15.00
Feb 11 - DDSB PA Day high school only (Friday)
Feb 11-13 - Snow Moot, Mt. Nemo Scout Camp, Burlington. Contact: snowmoot@hotmail.com | Facebook Site
Feb 14 - Family Day holiday
Feb 19 - Scout Troop Trucks Competition Whitby Mall, main floor near Quiznos, contact Don Bridge donbridge@rogers.com 905-430-0324 for details. 9am-2pm.
Feb 20 - Scouter's Club 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Crafts for the Kids. Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Scouters as you take part in lively learning sessions (half hour), section breakouts (half hour) and sharing information (half hour). Light refreshments.
Feb 22 - Baden Powell's Birthday (Scouting's founder), look for various celebrations and banquets.
Feb 21-27 - Scout-Guide Week
Feb 21-24 - Whitby Area Beaver Buggy Races, Whitby Mall, main floor near Quiznos, 1615 Dundas St E, evenings.
Feb 24 - Area Scouters Information Forum, 7:00-9:00, St Mark's United, 201 Centre St S.
Feb 26 - Kub Kar Finals. Whitby Mall, 1615 Dundas St E., Whitby. 8:30am registration, 9:30 races, 11:30 awards.
Feb 27 - Church Parade at St Marks United Church, 201 Centre St S., Whitby, meet at 9:30, service at 10 am. Open to all.

Mar 2017

Mar 2 - Whitby Area Campfire Event for all sections, Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa 6:30-8:30
Mar 13-17 - DDSB March Break Week holiday
Mar 16-18 - Llama Moot, Camp Nemo, Burlington. | Facebook Page.
Mar 18 - Tri-Area Earth Hour Campfire , Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. NEW EVENT 7:00-9:30, $5.
Mar 19 - Sunday Night Learning Workshops 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Light refreshments.
Mar 23 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby

Apr 2016

Apr 1 - Scoutrees Campaign begins, contact Dave Reid cornelius7@sympatico.ca.
Apr 1 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00 am. Pringle Park Scoutrail, Waterfront Trail, Brock St N. Flyer: Road & Trail for details.
Apr 1-2 - Camp Samac Shooting Competition, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers & Scouters, Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa. Registration open Feb 15th. Contact Mike Randall mrandall@gflenv.com Cell: 416-476-1125
Apr 1 - Whitby Gilwell Scouter's, Dance & Fund Raiser, 8:00 pm, Whitby Legion, 117 Byron St S. $15 each/$25 per couple. Open to all!. Silent Auction, door prizes, late night buffet. Contact Rick Campbell rickcampbell@rogers.com 905-666-9762
Apr 8 & 9, Tri-Areas Archery Competition & Fun Shoot Day Camp Samac Archery Competition, for Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers & Scouters, Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa.
Apr 14 - Good Friday holiday
Apr 15 - Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt, Kinsman Park, 8 Vipond St., Brooklin. 9:30am-2:30pm. $6. Refreshments available, $5. Print the Flyer.
Apr 15 - Easter Egg Hunt , Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa, 9am-1pm. Open to Beaver and Cub ages. $5
Apr 21-23 - Scout Troop-O-Ree Camp & Archery Competition , Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa.
Apr 21-23 - Music Moot, Cobourg Scout Reserve. | Link to Facebook Event.
Apr 22 - Earth Day.
Apr 22 - Beaver Colony White Tail Slap, 9:30 - 3:00, Camp Samac Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa.
Apr 22, 11am-3pm, Whitby Chili Cook-Off, Royal Canadian Legion, 117 Byron St S Whitby, $10.
Apr 22 - Troop Pellet Shooting Competition, Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, Oshawa. 8am-7pm. Download Registation form.
Apr 22-30 - Good Turn Week, see www.scouts.ca for more information.
Apr 27 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Apr 28-30 - Nameless Moot, Camp Barber, Guelph. Link to Facebook group.
Apr 29 - Scoutrees Planting Day. Cullen Central Park, Cochrane St north of Taunton Rd W. 9:00 am to noon.
Apr 29 - Owasco All Sections Link Day. Greenwood Conservation Area, Pickering. <


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1) visit www.snapnewspapers.com/locations to locate the closest location to your group/event.
2) once you identify the appropriate location(s), follow link on the right hand side to the website i.e. www.snapwhitby.com
3) Click on "submit your event tab" (top left black tab). You must complete all 3 sections of the online form, including an on site contact person for the event. Watch the "COVERAGE" box in the 2nd section of the form. You have 2 options - list in calendar and send photographer. You can select either or BOTH. Note Photographers will only attend local events with sufficient lead time. You also have the option to indicate the preferred time for the photographer's visit. Once you complete the form click preview to check your information and then once you are satisfied, click submit.
4) A SNAP event coordinator will contact you regarding photographer availability. In the event they are NOT available to attend, then arrange to have your own pictures taken and follow the guidelines below.
Submitting your own photos:
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All of those in the photo have agreed to have their photo published both in print and online
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Send corrections, comments, and new event listings to Brian Wick at bwick@brooklinsigns.com.