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As a volunteer with Scouts Canada, you are required to complete basic mandatory training in order to become active and compliant. The following training is required upon registering as a volunteer;

Within the first year of being a volunteer, you are also required to complete the full Wood Badge Part I (Milestone WB - MS1) for the Section in which you are volunteering. For example, if you are a Beaver Leader, you need to complete Wood Badge Part I – Colony.

Find out more about training and screening requirements for Scouts Canada.

All Training is available on-line

through E-learning.

Current Training Available


Wood Badge Part I 

Woodbadge Part 1 - Camp Samac Oshawa

November 4-6, 2016 - Colony, Pack, Troop, Company/Crew, Group Commissioner

Cost: $100.00 (Flyer not yet available) 

Contact: Randie Jacobs,


Wood Badge Part II

Battlefields Council Woodbadge 2

November 4-6 and November 18-20, 2016  Camp Impeesa, Aye, Ontario. Course fee is $175.00 for the two weekends.

Link to the flyer.

Link to the Registration Form


Council Commissioner Training 

 AYC’s, DAYC’s and CYC’s, Group Commissioners 

November 25-27, 2016  at Camp Opemikon near Perth ON. 

Attendance in this course will be invitation or recommendation only.

It will be ideal and suitable for people on area and/or council service teams, AYC’s, DAYC’s and CYC’s, Group commissioners that have a desire and willingness to learn more or GC’s that may want to consider an Area or Council role in the near future.

If you have a candidate, please forward me their name and contact info. I will review course prerequisites with them and put them in touch with the coordinators for possible enrollment.

Heather Earle, Area Support Manager, White Pine Council  289.688.8589


Youth Training Courses

FAST and FLEX Workshop for Cubs and Scouts

Saturday October 29, 2016  Camp Samac, Oshawa, 9:00 - 4:30 includes lunch. $25; Camping also available for the weekend Oct 28-30. (Tent or indoor bunks). 

This is a for-youth-by-youth leadership program aimed towards Cubs and Scouts. We invite you to come out and learn about leadership and refine existing skills all while having fun and meeting some new fellow Cubs and Scouts. Session topics will include an overview of KIM, Activity Leader, Scouter in Training, Patrol Leader, and Assistant Patrol Leader responsibilities within the Troop. Effective Howlers and Liars. 

Register online: Link to details at FLEX & FAST Details Page

Venturer/Rover Expedition Leader Workshop

Sunday November 20, 2016 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Camp Samac, 1711 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa. The cost to attend is $15.

Owasco, Whitby & Oshawa Areas is offering a Venturer / Rover Expedition Leader training course, open to all Venturer and Rover aged members. It is for all youth currently serving on the executive, or tasked with leading an "expedition" or considering a position but need more information. You will learn the skills necessary to organize and run a high performing Venturer Company/Rover Crew. The training will be held with social time built in to the schedule to share ideas and network with other Venturer Companies, Rover Crews and their members. Link to Venturer/Rover Executive Workshop for more details.

Register online

FOCUS Workshop for Venturer Scouts

December 2-4, 2016  Camp Samac, Oshawa, Arrive 7pm - depart 1pm includes meals, activities and indoor accommodations. $55 

This is a for-youth-by-youth leadership program aimed towards Venturer Scouts. We invite you to come out and learn about leadership and refine existing skills all while having fun and meeting some new fellow Scouts. This is a pre-requisite to attend CJ'17 as Offer of Service. 

Register online: Link to details at


Specialized Courses and Workshops

Outdoor Skills Workshop - Scoutcraft Lightweight Tripping Skills

Oct 22-23, 2016: Scoutcraft Level 3 Tripping Skills (Saturday/Sunday)

This would be the Light-Weight Backpacking Tripping course that we've delivered before. The focus is on experiential, site-based learning that comes with practical tripping as opposed to more formal instruction. Backpacking courses are more flexible than canoe tripping. We'll probably head into Queen Elizabeth 2 Park where we can put more on campsites than in regulated parks.

Link to Register online: Backpack Tripping Workshop Oct 22-23, 2016.




Online Training is always available. Please go to for online training courses. Login and click on the RED Training Tab. Then click on E-LEARNING LOGIN. Select a course from the Training Catalog. Remember to save and "refresh" the screen to move forward.

Courses Offered By Other Councils

Please check other Councils for additional options for training dates and locations.

Greater Toronto Council 

Central Escarpment Council

Shining Waters Council

Battlefields Council

Voyageur Council


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