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Becoming A Leader

Scouts Canada is the largest youth movement in the world developing global citizens and capable leaders of tomorrow. Many of today's successful leaders in political business technological entertainment and other realms have been involved in Scouting as youth. We offer valuable leadership educational and inspirational opportunities in a fun and adventurous environment.

Benefits of Becoming a Leader

  • Leadership and management training
  • Volunteer as a leader for younger sections or for service projects
  • Organize camps and educational programs
  • Achieve Awards Recognized by Schools: Queen's Venturer Award & the Duke of Edinburgh's Award
  • Network with company employers at social events (e.g. Gala & Byng Breakfast)

Human Rights Awareness & Humanitarian Projects

  • Emphasis on Diversity and building of solidarity with underprivileged countries
  • Learn about the global force and impact of the Scouting movement
  • Connect with members from a worldwide youth movement
  • International Projects

Personal Development

  • Engage in personal spiritual discovery
  • Explore duty to self to country and to others

Environmental Sustainability and Outdoor Exploration

  • Explore the wilderness by going on camps and expeditions (backpacking kayaking rafting canoeing mountain climbing biking etc.)
  • Test and build your outdoor skills and wilderness survival skills
  • Participate in an award-winning climate change program

If you are interested in any of the opportunities enjoy working with children and youth enjoy the outdoors and meeting new friends then become a leader today!

Contact our office at 604-879-5721 (in Vancouver) or 1-888-Scouts-Now (726-8876) to inquire about leadership opportunities in a Scout Group.

Find a group near you via the Group Locator.

Determining a suitable time and convenient location as well as deciding on which age group that you are comfortable teaching is the first step to becoming a leader.

Meet with your local group volunteers to see how you can help out your local Scouting community.


Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers challenging programs for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada.

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