Welcome to Scouting in Quebec

 

Seeking a New Council Commissioner

Would you like to make a difference in the growth and development of youth in Quebec and across Canada? Are you energetic, organized… a natural leader who can work at the top level to support and lead hundreds of volunteers? Do you enjoy being part of a dynamic team?  If you are interested you are …

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Scouts Events Ambassador –Quebec Council

Scouts Events Ambassador –Quebec Council Are you looking for a way to share your love of scouting with large groups? Do you want to be a leader in Scouts Canada but don’t have the time to be a Scouter? Well here is your chance to contribute! We are looking for a small team of 3-4 …

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Scouters had a blast at Scouter Orientation in Boisbriand

Wow! Great feedback from the Scouters at the latest SOW in Boisbriand. This is the kind of activity which should be given more often and to many territories…Fantastic job to all that were there-hats off. Robert Schmitt Watch for the next SOW event!

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Cub thanks his customers…

November 2018 Thank you very much for helping me sell $2510.00 of Scouts Popcorn this year. By purchasing popcorn, you allowed the children in my group keep $1155.50 of my popcorn sales for our camps, activities, and program supplies. Some of you also made cash donations to scouting, and those totalled $376.55. Altogether, I raised …

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Scouts Canada Annual General Meeting

Hi everyone, Just wanted to let you know the Scouts Canada Annual General Meeting is taking place in Montreal this Saturday Nov 17 at the Hyatt Regency. The meeting starts at 2:00 and is open to everyone, there will also be a trade show afterwards. Scouters from across Canada will be there so it is a pretty …

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About

About Quebec Scouts Council

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We are the Quebec Council of Scouts Canada – a dynamic youth serving movement of and for youth founded in 1907, a member of the world organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). Come and discover how our exciting, entertaining and co-educational programs have been enriching the lives of youth, young adults and adults in Canada and around the world for more than 100 years.

History

Scouts Canada is a co-ed organization run by volunteers for youths from ages 5 to 26. Its diverse outdoor program, leadership training opportunities, and focus on values provide a strong foundation for young Canadians to learn new skills and meet new friends in a fun environment.

Typically, Scout Groups meet once a week in a local Scout hall, Church hall, or community centre to learn new skills and earn badges. Its volunteer leaders are highly trained and experienced in outdoor skills, leadership, and child care, and these leaders usually take the youths on outings once every couple months. Younger children might have opportunities to tour the local fire hall, have sleepovers at the aquarium, go to the indoor climbing gym, and camp overnight at nearby sites. Older youth take on more challenging activities, such as full-fledged backpacking expeditions or multi-day tours in a canoe or kayak. Through these activities, participants gain self-confidence, build their independence, and become proficient in new skills.

Founded by Lord Robert Baden-Powell in 1906, Scouting has since expanded all across the globe to encompass 216 countries and territories. In Canada, Scouting is divided into five co-ed Program Sections to accommodate different age groups.

  • Beavers (5-7 years old)
  • Cubs (8-10 years old)
  • Scouts (11-14 years old, option to remain until 16 years old)
  • Venturers (14-18 years old)
  • Rovers (18-26 years old)

Scout programs are entirely run by volunteer leaders, typically young adults and parents of participants. We provide all necessary leadership, safety, and outdoor training to our leaders, so enthusiasm, ability to work with children, and a willingness to learn are all that’s needed to become a leader.

Contact us

 

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Quebec Council Organizational Chart

Key 3 Executive and Volunteers  Our council is Volunteer run and staff supported. The Key 3 share the role of managing the council.

Council Relationship Manager (CRM) Head Paid Staff Mary-Pauline Vatsis (438) 863-3963 mpvatsis@scouts.ca
Council Commissioner (CC) Head Volunteer Jeff Smith jsmith@scouts.ca  
Council Youth Comissioner Head Volunteer Thomas Schoffield thomas.scoffield@scouts.ca  
Office StaffOur support staff are located in Ottawa and is shared with 2 other councils; Voyageur and Northern Ontario councils.
Council Registrar Member Services Administrator Ladka Stodola ext 501 lstodola@scouts.ca
Deputy Support PRC/VSS, Training, Recognition and Events  Lynn Levitan ext 502 llevitan@scouts.ca
Council Bookkeeper Lisa Quarrie lisa.quarrie@scouts.ca.    
Banking Inquiries Lisa Quarrie lisa.quarrie@scouts.ca.    
Contracts/Agreements & Certificates of Insurance Rose Pelkey rpelkey@scouts.ca    
Tour Permits Debbie Maw dmaw@scouts.ca    

 

 

Camp Administration

 

 

Camp Tamaracouta

tamaracouta.com

  (866)438-4096 reservations@tamaracouta.com

Dunn Memorial camp

dunnmemorialscoutcamp.wordpress.com

Cecile Antink (450) 825-2920 dunnmemorialcamp@gmail.com

 lakelovering.wixsite.com/lakelovering

lakelovering@hotmail.com

 Gail Catchpaw    

 

 

Media

 

 

Webmaster Ted Mackay tmackay@scouts.ca
Social Media Danica Lewington dlewington@ scouts.ca
Newsletter Ted Mackay tmackay@scouts.ca

 

 

Scouting Service Center – Ottawa

 

 

 

 

Address:

 

 

1345 Baseline Road, Suite 200

 

 

Ottawa, ON K2C 0A7Phone:Local: 1(613) 225-2770

 

 

(General Inquiries ext 500)

 

 

Long Distance:   1-888-726-8876Fax:(613) 225-2802Email: easternontario@scouts.caHours:Monday to Friday9 a.m. to 5 p.m.