Scouts Canada Whitby Area Events
(Last update: December 3, 2013
2013 / 2014
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.
Beaver Colony | Wolf Cub Pack | Scout Troop |
Venturer Company & Rover Crew | Training
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.
Dec 6, 7 - Range Line Safety Officer Course, for adult leaders, Camp Samac at Camp Samac Range. Phone: 905-571-1346 Ext 23
or send an email email@example.com
Dec 6-8 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior
Scouts & Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $65, (Leaders & Escorts $30).
Dec 7 - Jaycees Whitby Santa Claus Parade, Downtown Whitby, 10:00
Dec 12 - Area Commissioners Xmas Team Dinner, Boston Pizza At Consumers Drive and Sunray Crt.
Dec 20-Jan 5 - DDSB December Break Week holiday
Dec 25 - Christmas Day holiday
Dec 26 - Boxing Day holiday
Jan 1 - New Years' Day holiday
Jan 9 - Beaver Scout Leaders Roundtable, (all Beaver Colony Leaders). St. Marks United Church, 201 Centre St. S. 7:00-8:30pm.
Jan 23 - Area Commissioner's Meeting, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Jan 24-26 - Scout Winter Rally 2014, Kitchie Lodge, Camp Samac Link to
Jan 26 - Cub Pack Laser Tag, Kids Zone, $20 per youth, Scouters free. Link to last years flyer
Registration form. Contact Deputy Area Commissioner Cubs for details.
Jan 31-Feb 2 - MMWMM (
Midland Mid-Winter Mini Moot) , Midland, Ontario.
Feb 1 - Friendfest 2014, details on www.scouts.ca website or contact your Group Commissioner. Registration fee for
Feb 1-Aug 31 (half year) $99
Feb 1 - Cub Winter Activity Day Camp Samac. A fun-filled day, event will start at 9am.
Link to registration form. The cost is $10 per youth (Leaders are free).
Hot lunch (indoors) is provided. Late registrations will be subject to availability.
Feb 2 - Scout Day at the Oshawa Generals, contact your Group Commissioner for details.
Feb 3-20 - Kub Kar Competitions Whitby Mall (Coffee Time entrance). Mon-Fri 6:30-9:00pm;
Finals Saturday 9am-4pm. Contact Greg Long for additional information.
Feb 8, 9 - Outdoor Skills Scoutcraft Workshops
Part 1 Day Activities (Saturday), Part 2 Overnight Activities (Sunday), Camp Samac, 1711 Simcoe St N., Oshawa. Training for leaders and
volunteers aged 14+. Please ask about availability of overnight accommodations in a cabin on site.
Feb 8 - Venturer Vehicles Competition Whitby Mall (Coffee Time entrance), contact Greg Long
firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Feb 14 - DDSB PA Day (Friday)
Feb 15 - Scout Troop Trucks Competition Whitby Mall (Coffee Time entrance), contact Don Bridge
email@example.com 905-430-0324 for details.
9am to about 2 pm. Date to be confirmed.
Feb 14-16 - Snow Moot 2014, Mt. Nemo Scout Camp, Burlington. Contact: Andrew Gauthier, firstname.lastname@example.org,
905-308-6475 | 2013 Registration Package
Feb 16-23 - Scout-Guide Week
Feb 17 - Family Day holiday
Feb 22 - Baden Powell's Birthday (Scouting's founder), look for various celebrations and banquets.
Feb 22 - Kub Kar Finals. Whitby Mall, 1615 Dundas St E., Whitby. 9am-1pm, contact Greg Long for details.
Feb 23 - Church Parade at St Marks United Chruch, 201 Centre St S., Whitby, meet at 9:30, service at 10 am. Open
Feb 23 - 8th Annual Scout Mass St. John the Evangelist Parish, 903 Giffard St., Whitby, 2:30 pm,
Celebrant: The Most Reverend Vincent Nguyen, Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto. Open to all.
Feb 24-28 - Whitby Area Beaver Buggy Races, Whitby Mall (Coffe Time entrance) 1615 Dundas St E, evenings.
Feb 27 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, 7:00-9:00, St Mark's United, 201 Centre St S.
Mar 6 - Beaver Colony Leaders Roundtable, planning the year's events, 7:00-9:00. upstairs at the Superstore
at Taunton & Brock. We will be doing an evaluation of the skating & Beaver Buggies, discussing the use of Song, Story & Spirituality in
the meeting, and talking briefly about White Tail Slap & Beaveree.
Mar 2-9 - National Good Turn Week, see www.scouts.ca for more information.
Mar 7-14 - DDSB March Break Week holiday
Mar 9 (Sun) - Scout Troop Laser Challenge Laser X-treme, Oshawa, registration contact
Don Bridge email@example.com 905-430-0324.
Mar 27 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Mar 29 - Gilwell Scouts Club, Dance & Fund Raiser, 7:30 pm, Whitby Legion, 117 Byron St S. $15. Open to all!. DJ Mike's Music.
door prizes, late night buffet. Contact Rick Campbell firstname.lastname@example.org 905-666-9762
Apr 1 - Scoutrees Campaign begins, contact Scoutrees Coordinator for details.
Apr 5 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00 am, See the Flyer.
Pringle Park Scoutrail, Waterfront Trail, Brock St N. Contact Road & Trail Coordinator for details.
Apr 5 - Archery Competition 5th Annual, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, and Leaders, 9-4, Camp Samac Range, $5.
Apr 5 - Camp Samac Shooting Competition, Scouts, Venturers &
Rovers, Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, Oshawa.
Apr 12 - Scout Troop Pellet Shooting Competition (Whitby Area), Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, Oshawa. Contact
Don Bridge email@example.com 905-430-0324.
Apr 12 - Beaver Colony White Tail Slap, 9:30 - 3:00, Council Hall, Camp Samac, Oshawa, AAC Colony for details.
Apr 17 - Apple Day 2013 meeting, St Mark's Church (Upper Hall), 7:00-8:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Apr 18 - Good Friday holiday
Apr 19 - Easter Egg Hunt, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa, 9am-1pm (Drop In Format). Leaders optional so long as youth
are accompanied by their parents. Open to Beaver and Cub ages. Registration just $5 each and includes a crest with registration. Siblings and
NON Scouts Canada members also welcome with completed Hold Harmless form.
Apr 22 - Earth Day.
Apr 24 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Apr 26 - Scoutrees Planting Day. Location - to be arranged. 9:00 am to noon.
May 2-4 & June 13-15 - Woodbadge Part II - Advanced Leader
Training Weekend Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa training for leaders and volunteers aged 16+ for Part 2 of the course.
May 9-11 - Dorchester Scout Troop Camporee, Dorchester, ON. AAC Troop for details.
May 9-11 - May Moot-Carnival Moot, Camp Manitou, Burlington.
May 10 - Jamboree on the Trail, 14th Anniversary.
May 16 - DDSB PA Day (Friday)
May 15-19 - May Moot-Arundel Quebec, Arundel Nature Center, Arundel, Quebec.
May 19 - Victoria Day holiday
May 23-25 - Cuboree. Contact Pack Service Team for more details.
May 23-25 - Operation Alert, Brookwood Scout Reserve, just north of Norwood.
May 24 - Tri-Area Beaveree, 9:30 - 3:00, Camp Samac, Oshawa.
May 29 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, Camp Samac Admin Building Board Room, 7:00-9:00, 1711 Simcoe St N, Oshawa
Jun 5-8 - Brooklin Spring Fair.
Jun 6-8 - Huck Finn Rafting weekend Bobcaygeon.
Jun 14? - Canoe Training 9:00-5:00, and pool session May 28th 7:00-8:30pm. $75.00 for Scouting youth, leaders and their families.
Nonquon River/creek, Seagrave, north of Port Perry. Contact Lewis Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org 905-666-3180
Jun 19 - Area Commissioner's Year End BBQ & Awards Presentations, Port Perry Scout Hall, 15585 Simcoe Street, Port Perry,
No program scheduled.
Aug 1-4 - Ancient Moot, Camp Impessa, Drumbo, Ontario .
Aug 2-9 - ADVenture 14 Newfoundland: Journey to the Edge of the Earth
Aug 21 - Area Popcorn Fundraiser information meeting, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Aug 25 - (Monday) 7-9 pm - Fall Registration Night, Location: Whitby Public Library, 405 Dundas Street West, Whitby
Sep 1 - Labour Day holiday
Sep 5-7 - Gilwell Reunion, Blue Springs Scout Reserve, Acton
Sep 13 - Brooklin Harvest Festival, Downtown Brooklin, Scouting display. Sat 10:00-4:00. Come downtown in uniform and help us promote
Sep 19 - Chief Scout & Queens Venturer Award - application
deadline for November ceremony in White Pine council.
Sep 20 - Whitby Heritage Days, Downtown Whitby, Scouting display. Sat 10:00-4:00. Come downtown in uniform and help us promote
Sep 20 - Scoutcraft I - Outdoor Day Activity Skills
training for leaders and volunteers aged 14+
Sep 27 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Sep 26-28 - Cub Scouts Pow Wow Camp
, Camp Samac Oshawa. Click on the link for registration.
Sep 26-28 - 2014 World Brotherhood Camporee, Wellesley Island, NY.
Sep 26-28 - B.Y.O.T. Moot, BYOT Moot takes place at Langley
Scout Reserve, near Peterborough, Ontario.
Sep 30 - Registration packages to be completed, contact Area Registrar for details. Deliver registration forms to 915 Centre
Oct 1 - Scout Popcorn Sales begin, contact Popcorn Coordinator for details.
Oct 4 (Sat) - FAST (Fun Active Scout Training)
for all Scouts aged 11-14, Camp Samac Store/Admin Centre, 1711 Simcoe St N, Oshawa. (run by 1st Whitby
Venturers). $20 includes lunch. 9:30 - 4:00.
Oct 13 - Thanksgiving Day holiday
Oct 16 - Area Executive & Key 3 Meeting, Tim Hortons, Brock St, 7:00-8:15
Oct 17-19 - JOTA/JOTI Jamboree on the Air/Internet weekend Camp, Canadian Tire Mosport Park,
Bowmanville Contact Beth McWhorter (mem.mcwhorther(at)gmail.com) for details.
Oct 23 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Oct 24-26 - Apple Day weekend, contact Area Commissioner for details.
Oct 24-26 - Beware the Mania Rovent Moot, Everton Scout Reserve, Everton,
Nov 1 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00am, Pringle Park Scouttrail, Waterfront Trail, 3550 Brock St N. Contact Road & Trail Coordinator
Nov 1 - Chief Scout & Queens Venturer Award Presentation, 1:00 pm.
Complete the Chief Scout/Queen's Venturer Ceremony Registration Form and send
to the White Pine Council office by Sep 19th.
Nov 1 - White Pine Council AGM, 10:30 am.
Nov 2 - Daylight Savings Time ends.
Nov 1 (Sat) - FLEX (Fun Leadership EXperience) for all Cub Scouts, Port Perry Scout Hall. 8:30-4:30. See home page for details.
Nov 6? - Beaver Scout Colony Leaders Roundtable, Theme: Beaver Buggies; tips on the "problem Beaver". RCSS Real Canadian Superstore,
200 Taunton Rd W. at Hwy 12, Whitby. 7:00-8:30. Contact AAC Colony for details.
Nov 7? - Cub Scouts Leader Forum, 7:00 pm to be held in the Mezzanine of the SuperStore at Brock (Baldwin) and Taunton.
Nov 7-9 - Woodbadge Part 1 - Basic Leader
Training Weekend Camp Samac, Oshawa training for leaders and volunteers aged 14+
Nov 7-9 - Zoo Moot Saga 6 - WOLVERINE (formerly WHALE/EWE/WOLF/WARTHOG/WASP) Lakeland Campsite, Scout
Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa.
Nov 11 - Remembrance Day, 10:30 am parade to the Cenotaph. Dundas St, east of Brock St, Whitby.
Nov 18? - Popcorn Delivery, Group contacts pick up from Marwood Dr, Oshawa.
Nov 23? (Sun) Venturer/Rover
Executive Workshop, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at UOIT / Durham College. The cost to attend is $0.
Room number, map and other details to follow.
Nov 26, 27, 29, Dec 5, 6 - Range Line Safety Officer Course, for adult leaders, Camp Samac at Camp Samac Range. Phone: 905-571-1346 Ext 23
or send an email email@example.com
Send corrections, comments, and new event listings to Brian Wick at firstname.lastname@example.org.