These are some commonly asked questions for parents new to Scouting.
The 2017/2018 Scouting year officially runs from September 1st 2017 to August 31st 2018.
Most Scouts group run their program parallel to the academic year, starting in September and ending in May or June.
In July and August, many Scouts participate in summer activities that are organized by their local Council office.
The primary method for registering is online through MyScouts.ca.
Please see our guide here for further information on registering online.
Yes! We generally allow two visits for a child before asking parents to commit and register their child with the group. If you would like to do this please contact the group through Find a Group to arrange.
General information on Scouts Canada's programs can be found at http://www.scouts.ca/ca/programs
If you want more specific information and an idea of what a section will be doing throughout the year, we encourage you to contact your local group via the Find a Group page.
We have a subsidy program called ‘No One Left Behind’, which ensures that children of parents facing financial challenges can still take full advantage of the Scouting program.
Uniform is an additional cost to the membership registration fee. For information on cost for new uniform, please check our Scout Shop website.
Still need help? Please feel free to contact the Scouts Canada Help Centre: