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 Councils around Whitby.
Beaver Colony brown | Wolf Cub Pack purple |
Scout Troop green |
Venturer Company & Rover Crew blue | Training red
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.
Camp Samac Offers Great Program Meeting Space
Camp Samac lots of space available for weekend and weeknight program. Check in to find lots of new meeting spaces and programs.
This is a rotating annual calendar and maintains regular recurring annual event dates. Please
follow the guidance of your local GSS Group Service Scouter and Group Commissioner for events.
Oct 1 - Scout Popcorn Sales begin, contact Popcorn Coordinator for details.
Oct 10 - Thanksgiving Day holiday
Oct 14-16 - JOTA/JOTI Jamboree on the Air/Internet weekend Camp,
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville
Oct 15 - Ontario Regiment Museum - Scout Appreciation Day
Opens at 10:00 am, live show with tanks in action at 1:00 pm.
Our Scout Appreciation day is on Oct 15. Scouts and Leaders who attend in uniform will not be charged for this special TANK SATURDAY event.
Oct 27 - Area Scouters Information Forum, Walldorf Condo, 7:30-9:00, 711 Rossland Rd E, Whitby
Nov 4-6 - Zoo Moot Saga 13 , Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd East, Oshawa.
Nov 5 - Road & Trail Clean-up, 10:00 am.
Flyer: Road & Trail for details (PDF).
Nov 5 -Whitby Gilwell Scouter's, Dance & Fundraiser,
7:30 pm. $20. Open to all!. Silent Auction, door prizes, late night buffet.
Nov 11 - Remembrance Day, 10:00 am
parade to the Cenotaph. Dundas St, east of Brock St, Whitby. Meet 9:25 am at the Legion on Byron St. to parade in.
Nov 19 - Scouts Canada National Conference and AGM. Toronto.
Dec 1 - Whitby Scouters Round Table, 7:30 pm, Walldorf Condo, 711 Rossland Rd E.
Dec 1 - Program Quality Standards, fall review
Dec 3 - Whitby Santa Claus Parade, Downtown Whitby, 10:00
Dec 23-Jan 8 - DDSB December Break Week holiday
Dec 25 - Christmas Day holiday
Dec 26 - Boxing Day holiday -->
Jan 1 - New Years' Day holiday
Jan 1 - Registration fee change for Jan 1-Dec 31 ($230 + group fee)
Jan 18-23 - Bring-a-Friend Week, all sections, all nights.
Jan 26 - Whitby Scouters Roundtable, 7:30-9:00, Walldorf Condo, 711 Rossland Rd E,.
Jan 28 - Scout Winter Rally 2.0, Camp Samac. 10am to 8pm.
Feb 7 - Scout Day at the Oshawa Generals,
Game time 2:05 pm, contact your Group Commissioner for details.
Feb 12 - DDSB PA Day high school only (Friday)
Feb 17-19 - Snow Moot, Mt. Nemo Scout Camp, Burlington. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org |
Feb 20-26 - Scout-Guide Week
Feb 20 - Family Day holiday
Feb 22 - Thinking Day Scouting's founder
Baden Powell's Birthday, look for various celebrations and banquets.
Feb 22, 23, 24 - Whitby Area Beaver Buggy Races.
Feb 23 - Whitby Scouters Roundtable, 7:30-9:00, Walldorf Condo, 711 Rossland Rd E,.
Mar 1 - Program Quality Standards, winter review
Mar 9-19 - DDSB March Break Week holiday
How to Promote Your Scouting Events in SNAP Newspapers
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.
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,
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:
Please feel free to take some high res pictures at your event and they will work to get them in an upcoming edition. Photos will only be accepted
if your event Ws previously registered (see above). If this is of interest, please be sure that:
� Photos are at least 1-2 MB in size
� You have included the names of those in the photos, as well as any necessary titles
� All of those in the photo have agreed to have their photo published both in print and online
� Content is submitted in a timely manner in order to meet edition deadlines (48 hours from the time of event is preferable)
This is completely FREE publicity for Scouting - let's endeavour to fully utilize this resource and show everyone what AWESOME experiences and
accomplishments our youth have in Scouts Canada!