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Scouts Canada Whitby Area Events

Last update (fully reviewed) : August 24, 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.


Aug 2016

Aug 2 - DDSB Modified School Year, start at Broughton & Winchester Public Schools
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 9 - Colony Scouters Planning Workshop, using the Canadian Path to map out your fall program. St Mark's 7-9pm
Aug 12-14 - Bacon Moot. Camp Samac, 1711 Simcoe St N Oshawa, Ontario. Scout Shop and Scouting Museum open. Tuck shop with treats.
Aug 23 - Canadian Path for Cub Pack Scouters, implementation workshop, 7:00pm St Mark's, 201 Centre St S
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,
Aug 30 - Canadian Path for Scout Troop Scouters, implementation workshop, 7:00pm St Mark's, 201 Centre St S
Aug 30 - Chief Scouts Award host committee meeting, 7:00pm Tim Horton's, Brock & Hwy 401 food court.

Sep 2016

Sep 1 - Program Quality Standards, summer review
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 15 - Senior Sections Advisory Committee, Venturer and Rover Executives meeting, 7:00, Superstore upstairs, 200 Taunton Rd W.
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 29 - All Sections Campfire, Council Hall Camp Samac, 7:00-9:00, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa
Sep 30-Oct 2 - Cub Scouts Tri-Area Pow Wow Camp, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa. Download the Registration Package

Oct 2016

Oct 1 - Scout Popcorn Sales begin, contact Popcorn Coordinator for details.
Oct 1 - Whitby Heritage Days, Downtown Whitby, Scouting display. Sat 8:00-5:30. Come downtown in uniform and help us promote our program.
Oct 7 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)
Oct 7-23 - DDSB Modified School Year, fall break weeks at Broughton & Winchester Public Schools
Oct 10 - Thanksgiving Day holiday
Oct 14-16 - JOTA/JOTI Jamboree on the Air/Internet weekend Camp, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville
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 15-16 - Venturer backpacking trip to Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park, 2238 Highway 48, Kirkfield, ON K0M 2B0. All Whitby Area Venturers welcome. Each group responsible for their own transportation, food and group gear. Organized by 9th Whitby Venturers. Contact Lewis Williams at paddle_song@hotmail.com
Oct 16-22 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
Oct 21-23 - Apple Day weekend (Whitby Area).
Oct 21-23 - Beware the Mania - Jello Moot, Camp Shegardayou, Princeton, ON.
Oct 22-23 - Scoutcraft "3"- backpacking trip. Prerequisite Scoutcraft 2. Contact Lewis Williams at paddle_song@hotmail.com
Oct 23-29 - Bring-a-Parent Week, all sections, all nights.
Oct 27 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Oct 29 (Sat) - FLEX & FAST (Fun Active Scout Training) for all Cubs & Scouts, Camp Samac Cabin #6, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. Fast Details page). 9:00 - 4:30.

Nov 2016

Nov 4-6 - Woodbadge Part 1 - Basic Leader Training Weekend Camp Samac, Oshawa training for leaders and volunteers aged 14+
Nov 6 - 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 11 - Remembrance Day, 10:00 am parade to the Cenotaph. Dundas St, east of Brock St, Whitby. Meet at Legion on Byron St.
Nov 11-13 - Camelot Scout Camp Lakeland South, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. Contact Dale Wick dmwick@yahoo.com
Nov 11-13 - Zoo Moot Saga 8 - WEEVIL, Lakeland North, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa.
Nov 11-13 - Scouts Canada National Conference and AGM.
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 - WPC AGM Scouts Canada White Pine Annual General Meeting, Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa. 10:00 am
Nov 19 - Chief Scout & Queens Venturer Awards, Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa. 2:00 pm
Nov 20 (Sun) - ViEW Venturer Rover Expedition Leader Workshop , 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 25-27 - Commissioner's Course Weekend Camp Opemikon, Perth (by invitation).
Nov 27 (Sun) - Scout Troop Laser Challenge Laser X-treme, 44 Bond St E, Oshawa.

December 2016

Sep 1 - Program Quality Standards, fall review
Dec 2-4 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior Scouts & Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $55.
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, Tap & Tankard Pub, Brock St S, 6:00 pm.(Reservation name 'Brian')
Dec 24-Jan 8 - 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 8-14 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
Jan 15-21 - Bring-a-Parent Week, all sections, all nights.
Jan 21 - Scouter's Con, university of Scouting, workshops, displays, guest speakers, $15, Bowmanville High School.
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
Jan 29-Feb 5 - Safety Week, all sections.

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 4 - 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 5 - Scout Day at the Oshawa Generals, Game time 2:05 pm, contact your Group Commissioner for details. $15.00
Feb 17 - DDSB PA Day high school only (Friday)
Feb 17-19 - Snow Moot, Mt. Nemo Scout Camp, Burlington. Contact: snowmoot@hotmail.com | Facebook Site
Feb 18 - Scout Troop Trucks Competition Whitby Mall, contact Don Bridge donbridge@rogers.com 905-430-0324 for details. 9am-2pm.
Feb 19-26 - Scout-Guide Week
Feb 20 - Family Day holiday
Feb 21-25 - Whitby Area Beaver Buggy Races, Whitby Mall, main floor near Quiznos, 1615 Dundas St E, evenings.
Feb 22 - Thinking Day Scouting's founder Baden Powell's Birthday, look for various celebrations and banquets.
Feb 23 - Area Scouters Information Forum, 7:00-9:00, St Mark's United, 201 Centre St S.
Feb 25 - Kub Kar Finals. Whitby Mall, 1615 Dundas St E., Whitby. 8:30am registration, 9:30 races, 11:30 awards.
Feb 26 - 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 1 - Program Quality Standards, winter review
Mar 2 - Whitby Area Campfire Event for all sections, Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa 6:30-8:30
Mar 4 - 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.
Mar 4 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
Mar 10-19 - DDSB March Break Week holiday
Mar 17-19 - Llama Moot, Camp Nemo, Burlington. | Facebook Page.
Mar 23 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Mar 25 - Tri-Area Earth Hour Campfire , Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. 7:00-9:30, $5.

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 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 10 - Venturer Open House 7:00pm to 8:00pm at St Andrew's Church, 209 Cochrane St. Whitby
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 14 - Easter Monday holiday
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 - Tri-Areas Pellet Shooting Competition, Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, Oshawa. 8am-7pm. Download Registation form.
Apr 23-29 - National Volunteer Week
Apr 29-May 7 - 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 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. <

May 2017

May 5 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)
May 5-7 - Dorchester Scout Troop Camporee, Dorchester, ON.
May 7-13 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
May 12-14 - Nameless Moot, Camp Barber, Guelph. Link to Facebook group.
May 13 - Jamboree on the Trail, 20th Anniversary. Join in on the hike in Uxbridge. Link to details and registration.
May 14-20 - Bring-a-Parent Week, all sections, all nights.
May 16 - Open Fall Registration, Superstore (upstairs), 200 Taunton Rd W Whitby, 6:30-8:00,
May 22 - Victoria Day holiday
May 25 - Area Commissioner's Meeting, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
May 27 - Tri-Area Beaveree, 9:30-3:00, Camp Samac, Oshawa. Registration. FAQ Frequently Asked Questions. Parent Invite.

Jun 2017

Jun 1 - Program Quality Standards, spring review
Jun 2 - DDSB PA Day elementary (Friday)
Jun 2-4 - Brooklin Spring Fair.
Jun 2-4 - Redneck Country Venturee III, Everton Scout Reserve, Guelph. | website page.
Jun 2-4 - Huck Finn Rafting weekend Bobcaygeon.
Jun 9-11 - Tri-Areas Cuboree, Pleasant Bay Camp, Consecon, Ontario.
Jun 9-11? - Tri-Areas Camporee at Gilroy Coe Hill.
Jun 15 - 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 20-26 - DDSB & DCDSB Exams secondary
Jun 30 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)

July 2017

Jul 8 - Camp Samac Fishing Derby
Jul 8-15 - CJ'17 Canadian Scout Jamboree, Nova Scotia
Jul 23-Aug 3 - 15th World Rover Moot Iceland, (IST Offer of service) Link to website. (Birth date before Aug 2, 1991)
Jul 25-Aug 2 - 15th World Rover Moot Iceland, (participant) Link to website. (Birth date Aug 3, 91 - Jul 25,99)
Jul 27-Aug 2 - Mongolia 31st Asia-Pacific Region Scout Jamboree.


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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.
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Send corrections, comments, and new event listings to Brian Wick at bwick@brooklinsigns.com.