Traditional Scouting — BPSC Canada

Traditional Scouting uses outdoor recreation to promote strong values, build self-confidence, and promote healthy, active living, developing the next generation of leaders. Programs for boys and girls ages 5 and up.

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Ages 5–7: Den

Your child will learn about cooperation and getting along with others through non-competitive games, music, campfires, crafts, and outdoor activities including camping.

Ages 8–10: Pack

In this program based on The Wolf Cub's Handbook, your child will participate in outdoor activities, archery, camping, crafts, games, stories, campfires, earning badges, and learning skills such as first aid which will build their confidence and give them opportunities for adventure.

Ages 11–14: Troop

Your child will build confidence and skills through outdoor adventures including camping, bike trips, hiking, archery, first aid, cooking, and kayaking. In a small group, your child will practise leadership and teamwork skills. The program includes year-round weekend activities and camps.

Ages 15–17: Senior Troop

This is high adventure Scouting for high school students. Young people plan their own adventurous outdoor program under the mentorship of adult advisers.

Ages 18+: Crew

Members of the crew organize their own adventurous outdoor activities under the guidance of adult Advisers, developing leadership and teamwork skills.

Adult volunteers

Join our team and be part of Scouting as you develop your own skills in the great outdoors. As a program leader, you will be a positive role model for young people. In a support role, you will assist with fundraising, event coordination, publicity, etc. Police record check and screening required. Training provided.