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Scouts Canada Whitby Area Events

Last update: August 25, 2015 )

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 2015

Aug 1-3 - Join In Jamboree Japan, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa, ON, Visit the Join in Jamboree website for details and registration (Civic Holiday Weekend)

Aug 1-3 - Ancient Moot, Camp Impessa, Drumbo, Ontario .
Aug 7-9 - Bacon Moot, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa.
Aug 13 - Area Scouters & Commissioner's Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Aug 27 - (Thursday) 7:00-9:00pm - Open Registration Night, Location: (upstairs) Real Canadian Superstore, 200 Taunton Road West, Whitby

Sep 2015

Sep 3 - Area Scouters & Commissioner's Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Sep 7 - Labour Day holiday
Sep 11-13 - Gilwell Reunion, Blue Springs Scout Reserve, Acton
Sep 12 - Brooklin Harvest Festival, Downtown Brooklin, Scouting display. Sat 10:00-4:00. Come downtown in uniform and help us promote our program.
Sep 13 - Sunday Night Workshops (open to all Volunteers) 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Hosting an Effective Parent Information Night. Light refreshments.
Sep 18 - Chief Scout & Queens Venturer Award - application deadline for November ceremony in White Pine council.
Sep 19 - Whitby Heritage Days, Downtown Whitby, Scouting display. Sat 8:00-5:30. Come downtown in uniform and help us promote our program.
Sep 24 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Sep 25-27 - 2015 World Brotherhood Camporee, Morrisburg, Ont.
Sep 25-27 - B.Y.O.T. Moot, BYOT Moot takes place at Langley Scout Reserve, near Peterborough, Ontario.

Oct 2015

Oct 1 - Scout Popcorn Sales begin, contact Popcorn Coordinator for details.
Oct 2-4 - Cub Scouts Tri-Area Possum Pow Wow Camp, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa. Download the Registration Package
Oct 3 (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. 9:00 - 4:00.
Oct 2-4 + Nov 13-15 - Wood Badge Level 2 (Youth Sections) , Langley Park, Peterborough. $175.
Oct 3-4 - Outdoor Skills Scoutcraft Workshops Part 1 Day Activities (Saturday), Part 2 Overnight Activities (Sunday), Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E Oshawa. Training for Scouters and volunteers aged 14+. Cabin accommodations available.
Oct 4 - Sunday Night Workshops (open to all Volunteers) 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Lively learning sessions (half hour), secton breakouts (half hour) and sharing information (half hour). Light refreshments.
Oct 9 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)
Oct 12 - Thanksgiving Day holiday
Oct 16-18 - JOTA/JOTI Jamboree on the Air/Internet weekend Camp, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville
Oct 23 - DCDSB PA Day elementary & secondary (Friday)
Oct 23-25 - Apple Day weekend, contact Area Commissioner for details.
Oct 23-25 - Beware the Mania RoVent Moot, Everton Scout Reserve, Everton, Ontario.
Oct 23-25 + Nov 13-15 - Wood Badge Level 2 Service Team $175. Peterborough Scout House.
Oct 29 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby

Nov 2015

Nov 1 - Daylight Savings Time ends.
Nov 7 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00am, Pringle Park Scouttrail, Waterfront Trail, 3550 Brock St N. Contact Road & Trail Coordinator for details.
Nov 7 - Chief Scout & Queens Venturer Award Presentation, Bowmanville High School, Liberty St N. 1:00 pm. Complete the Chief Scout/Queen's Venturer Ceremony Registration Form and send to the White Pine Council office by Sep 18th.
Nov 7 - White Pine Council AGM, 10:30 am.
Nov 8 - Sunday Night Learning Workshop (open to all Volunteers) "Take your CPAP Machine camping," - sample some great ideas to fund your summer camp, international trip, jamboree, etc. 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Scouters as you take part in lively learning sessions (half hour), secton breakouts (half hour) and sharing information (half hour). Light refreshments.
Nov 11 - Remembrance Day, 10:00 am parade to the Cenotaph. Dundas St, east of Brock St, Whitby.
Nov 13-15 - Themed Scout Camp Lakeland South, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. Contact Dale Wick dmwick@yahoo.com
Nov 13-15 - Zoo Moot Saga 7 - C.R.O.W., Lakeland North, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa.
Nov 13-15 - Woodbadge Part 1 - Basic Leader Training Weekend Camp Samac, Oshawa training for leaders and volunteers aged 14+
Nov 13-15 - Wood Badge Level 2 (Second weekend Cobourg Scout Reserve).
Nov 20 - DDSB PA Day elementary & high school (Friday)
Nov 20 - DCDSB PA Day elementary & secondary (Friday)
Nov 21 - Popcorn Delivery, Group contacts pick up from Marwood Dr, Oshawa.
Nov 22 (Sun) - Scout Troop Laser Challenge Laser X-treme, 44 Bond St E, Oshawa, Scavenger Hunt & possible military display period.
Nov 25, 26, 28 - Range Line Safety Officer Course, for adult leaders, Camp Samac at Camp Samac Range. Free. Register online: Range Line Safety Officer training courses. Contact Ute Sack utesack@rogers.com.
Pellets training (required for all) and Re-certification: Wed Nov 25 7-10 & Sat Nov 28 1-3
Archery training and re-certification Thurs Nov 26 7-10 & Sat Nov 28 9-12.

Nov 26 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby

December 2015

Dec 4-6 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior Scouts & Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $45.
Dec 5 - Jaycees Whitby Santa Claus Parade, Downtown Whitby, 10:00
Dec 17 - Area Scouters Christmas Social, Location Brooklin Pub, 15 Baldwin St, 7:00.
Dec 18-Jan 3 - DDSB December Break Week holiday
Dec 25 - Christmas Day holiday
Dec 26 - Boxing Day holiday

Jan 2016

Jan 1 - New Years' Day holiday
Jan 10 - Scouter's Club 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. The Best Campsites and Where to Take the Youth Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Scouters as you take part in lively learning sessions (half hour), secton breakouts (half hour) and sharing information (half hour). Light refreshments.
Jan 11? (Monday) - Scout Linking Open House with Venturers St Marks Evangelist School, 95 Waller St., Whitby. 6:30-8:30 contact whitbyareatroops@gmail.com. Open to 3rd & 4th Years Scouts. Displays by Venuturers and Rover Crews.
Jan 22 - DDSB PA Day elementary only (Friday)
Jan 22 - DCDSB PA Day elementary only (Friday)
Jan 23 - Scout Winter Rally 2.0, 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 24 - Cub Pack Laser Tag, Kids Zone, $20 per youth, Scouters free. Link to the flyer and Registration form. Contact Thomas akela@13thwhitbycubs.ca.
Jan 27-Feb 2 - DDSB & DCDSB Exams secondary
Jan 28 - Area Scouters Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Jan 31? - Scout Day at the Oshawa Generals, contact your Group Commissioner for details.

Feb 2016

Feb 1 - Friendfest 2016, details on www.scouts.ca website or contact your Group Commissioner. Registration fee for Feb 1-Aug 31 (half year) $99
Feb 1-18 - 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 6 - 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 7 - Scouter's Club 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. MyScouts.ca Mining the Data for Your Section Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Scouters as you take part in lively learning sessions and sharing information. Light refreshments.
Feb 12 - DDSB PA Day high school only (Friday)
Feb 12-14 - Snow Moot, Mt. Nemo Scout Camp, Burlington. Contact: snowmoot@hotmail.com | Facebook Site
Feb 15 - Family Day holiday
Feb 20 - Scout Troop Trucks Competition Whitby Mall, main floor near Quiznos, contact Don Bridge donbridge@rogers.com 905-430-0324 for details. 9am-2pm.
Feb 21 - Church Parade at St Marks United Church, 201 Centre St S., Whitby, meet at 9:30, service at 10 am. Open to all.
Feb 22 - Baden Powell's Birthday (Scouting's founder), look for various celebrations and banquets.
Feb 22-28 - Scout-Guide Week
Feb 22-25 - Whitby Area Beaver Buggy Races, Whitby Mall, main floor near Quiznos, 1615 Dundas St E, evenings.
Feb 25 - Area Scouters Information Forum, 7:00-9:00, St Mark's United, 201 Centre St S.
Feb 27 - Kub Kar Finals. Whitby Mall, 1615 Dundas St E., Whitby. 8:30am registration, 9:30 races, 11:30 awards.

Mar 2016

Mar 6 - Sunday Night Learning Workshops 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Light refreshments.
Mar 14-18 - DDSB March Break Week holiday
Mar 17-19? - Llama Moot, Camp Witaskewin, St Catharines. | Facebook Page.
Mar 24 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Mar 25 - Good Friday holiday
Mar 26 - Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt , Kinsman Park, 8 Vipond St., Brooklin. 9:30am-3:30pm. $5. Refreshments available. Print the Flyer.
Mar 26 - Easter Egg Hunt , Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa, 9am-1pm. Open to Beaver and Cub ages. $5

Apr 2016

Apr 1 - Scoutrees Campaign begins, contact Scoutrees Coordinator for details.
Apr 2 - Camp Samac Shooting Competition, Scouts, Venturers & Rovers, Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, Oshawa. (Organized by Oshawa Area Scouters) Contact Mike Randall mrandall@gflenv.com Cell: 416-476-1125
Apr 2 - 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 9 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00 am. Pringle Park Scoutrail, Waterfront Trail, Brock St N. Contact Road & Trail Coordinator for details.
Apr 9 - E-Waste Collection, Port Perry, 10:00 am. 15585 Simcoe St Port Perry. Call Jon 905-260-8020 Electronics and waste steel.
Apr 10 - Scouter's Club 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Canadian Path: the Next Step Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Scouters as you take part in lively learning sessions and sharing information. Light refreshments.
Apr 14 - Apple Day 2016 meeting, St Mark's Church (Upper Hall), 7:00-8:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Apr 15 - DCDSB PA Day elementary & secondary (Friday)
Apr 15-17 - Scout Troop-O-Ree Camp , Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa. NEW EVENT by Whitby Area.
Apr 16 - Scout Troop Pellet Shooting Competition, Camp Samac Range, Council Hall, Oshawa. 8am-7pm. Download Registation form.
Apr 16 - FLEX Leadership Training Workshop for Cubs , Camp Samac, Oshawa. $20.
Apr 16 - Beaver Colony White Tail Slap , 9:30 - 3:00, Camp Samac Council Hall, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa.
Apr 22 - Earth Day.
Apr 22-24 - Music Moot, Cobourg Scout Reserve. | Link to Facebook Event.
Apr 23-May 1 - Good Turn Week, see www.scouts.ca for more information.
Apr 28 - Area Commissioner's Information Forum, St Mark's Church Hall, 7:00-9:00, 201 Centre St S, Whitby
Apr 29-May 1 - Nameless Moot - Murder Mystery, Everton Scout Reserve, Guelph. Link to Facebook event.
Apr 30 - Scoutrees Planting Day. Cullen Central Park, Cochrane St north of Taunton Rd W. 9:00 am to noon.
Apr 30, 11am-3pm, Whitby Chili Cook-Off, Royal Canadian Legion, 117 Byron St S Whitby, $8.

May 2016

May 6-8 - Dorchester Scout Troop Camporee, Dorchester, ON. AAC Troop for details.
May 10 - Scouter's Club (open to all Volunteers) 7:30-9pm at St. Mark's Church Hall. Feeding the Gang at Camp Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Scouters as you take part in lively learning sessions and sharing information. Light refreshments.
May 14 - Jamboree on the Trail, 19th Anniversary.
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 28 - Tri-Area Beaveree, Medieval Theme, 9:30-3:00, Camp Samac, Oshawa. Registration. FAQs. Parent Invite.
May 28 - E-Waste Recycling Event, Canadian Tire, 4100 Garden St at Taunton Rd. Flyer with details.
May 28 Aquino Tank Day, Ontario Regiment Museum, 1000 Stevenson Rd N, Oshawa. 9:00-5:00

Jun 2016

Jun 3 - DDSB PA Day elementary (Friday)
Jun 3-5 - Brooklin Spring Fair.
Jun 3-5 - Huck Finn Rafting weekend Bobcaygeon.
Jun 10-12 - Whitby Area Cuboree.
Jun 22? - Early Registration Collection Night. Superstore, Taunton & Brock St, 7-8 pm
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.


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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.