Lest We Forget


Bombardment of Scarborough England December 16th, 1914

The Scouts on duty at the wireless station raced around Scarborough delivering messages. The Scouts at the railway station assisted the railway personnel in crowd control and may have given first aid to distressed passenger’s cuts and bruises. On the cliff top at the Coast Guard Station there was much activity. It was targeted by the German gunners and came under heavy attack. Shell after shell exploded. There were fatalities. A Coastguard man was killed when a shell exploded near to where he was standing. Several soldiers were wounded. Roy Miller was the Scout on duty at the time. He was hit by shrapnel and sustained leg injuries. He stayed at the coast guard station throughout the attack. Only when the shelling stopped did he leave for hospital.

Battle of Jutland May 13th, 1916

Scout John Travers Cornwell who was mortally wounded early in the action, but nevertheless remained standing alone at a most exposed post, quietly awaiting orders till the end of the action, with the gun’s crew dead and wounded around him. He was under 16 years old. On November 16th, 1916, Cornwell’s mother received the Victoria Cross from King George V at Buckingham Palace.

Admiral Lord Beresford wrote

Cornwall has set an example of devotion to duty which will be an inspiration to British boys for all time. It will not fall to the lot of every boy to prove so devotedly his obedience, discipline, and self-sacrifice; but every boy can endeavour to live up to his example by practising discipline and being obedient in small things. In this way character is formed, and we are able – when a crisis arises and there are big things to be done – to do them.

Messengers of Peace

In 1920, just two years after the most terrible war the world had ever known, 8,000 Scouts from 34 countries came together for the first world jamboree. At the closing ceremony, Scouting founder Robert Baden-Powell called on participants to carry the spirit of the jamboree home “so that we may help to develop peace and happiness in the world and goodwill among all Scouts.”
The Scouts of the world have been answering that call for more than 90 years.Today, Scouts in dozens of countries are working for peace by solving conflicts in their schools, building links between divided communities, teaching their peers about health and wellness, and repairing environmental damage. To recognize their efforts and to inspire more young men and women to help Scouting create a better world in 2011 the World Scout Committee has launched the Messengers of Peace initiative [More]

Popcorn Sales Start Now!

Parents, Guardians, Supporters and Youth

Each fall the Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts & Venturer Scouts generate the funds they need to run their programs from the sale of Scout Popcorn. As a result your youth have better Scouting experiences. We hope you will support your youth as they go about funding their Scouting programs through the sale of Scout Popcorn.

An amazing 60% of the selling price of Scout Popcorn goes directly to funding Scouting in Canada.

How the program works

  • Order your Scout Popcorn by completing a line on the youth’s Order Form
  • Provide a cheque made out to ‘Scouts Canada’ (or cash) for the full amount of the order to the youth
  • The youth returns the order form and money for processing to their section leader
  • The youth pickup the popcorn for prompt delivery to customers

Important dates

  • Sales must be completed before October 30th, 2015!
  • Order forms must be returned to the section Scouter on or before your last meeting in October.
  • Popcorn will be available for delivery to your Customers on November 21th, 2015

September 2015 Registration & Information Meetings


1st Hillside Beaver Scouts & Cub Scouts

Beaver Scouts Monday September 14th at 6:00pm-7:15pm
Cub Scouts Monday September 14th at 6:00pm-7:30pm
Aberdeen Elementary School

1st North Shore Beaver Scouts

Tuesday 15th of September 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Parkview Activity Centre

3rd Kamloops Beaver Scouts & Cub Scouts

Wednesday September 16, 2015
Hal Rogers Community Centre
Between 6:00 and 8:00 in the evening

Couteau Scouts,Venturer Scouts & Rover Scouts

Wednesday September 16, 2015
Hal Rogers Community Centre
Between 6:00 and 8:00 in the evening

1st Sunpeaks Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts & Scouts

Wednesday September 16, 2015
We are doing a hike (short-20 min) to the Snowshoe camp, then fires, smores, and talk about the kinds of activities we will be doing this year.

8th Kamloops Cub Scouts & Scouts

Wednesday September 16, 2015
LDS Church, 2165 Parkcrest Ave
At 6:30 in the evening

34th Westsyde Beaver Scouts & Cub Scouts

Wednesday September 16, 2015
Westsyde Neighbourhood Center, 3435 Westsyde Road
At 6:00 in the evening

1st Heffley Creek Beaver Scouts & Cub Scouts

Monday September 21, 2015
Rayleigh Elementary School Community Room
Between 6:00 and 7:30 in the evening

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