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Have you always wanted to make a real difference in the growth and development of youth 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 invited to submit your application for the volunteer position of:

COUNCIL COMMISSIONER – VOYAGEUR COUNCIL

Deputy Council Commissioner Appointment -- Fundraising

We are pleased to announce Christopher Lyon as the new Deputy Council Commissioner - Fundraising, effective immediately.

Summer Camp at Camp Opemikon

Event Status

Registration Open

Event Location

Camp Opemikon, 530 Hanna Rd, Maberly, ON K0H 2B0

Event date

07/01/2017 - 08/05/2017 2017

Event Description

Summer Program Adventures at Camp Opemikon

  • Looking for summer program opportunities as a Pack or Troop?
  • Looking for summer adventures for your youth?
  • Want to experience great outdoor programs?

Then we have a program for you right at our very own Camp Opemikon. From first-time overnight campers to those seeking specialty skills in backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing/ropes, OPE has it all this summer. Starting July 1 and continuing to August 5.

Group Commissioner Woodbadge 1

Event Status

Registration Open

Event Location

Baxter Conservation Area, 7498 Carter Road, Kars, ON

Event date

08/25/2017 - 08/27/2017 2017

Event Description

We have exciting news for everyone! Yes, the traditional Scouting Year is almost over, but now is the time to look forward to your needs for the coming year. 

The question we have for you is: Do all your groups have Group Commissioners, and have those GCs all taken the necessary training to help them succeed?

If not, here is an opportunity to get them up to speed and ready to lead the way.

Voyageur Council is putting on a Group Commissioner Wood Badge 1 at Baxter Conservation Area from August 25-27, 2017.

Deputy Council Commissioner Appointment -- Safe Scouting

We are pleased to announce Kevin Wigle as the new Deputy Council Commissioner - Safe Scouting, effective immediately.

Kevin retired from the Canadian Forces and entered civilian life as an entrepreneur. Specializing in computer networks, Kevin contracted to many government departments supporting users locally and worldwide.  Kevin’s love of camping and navigation with map and compass naturally fit in with putting the Out in Scouting.

Deputy Council Commissioner Appointment -- Volunteer Development

We are pleased to announce Nathalie Greensides as the new Deputy Council Commissioner – Volunteer Development, effective immediately.

Nathalie started her Scouting volunteer experience as a Pack Scouter with 1st Rockland in 2008, filling successive roles as Akela and Group Registrar,. Nathalie then served Odawa Area as DAC Pack and achieved her TD1. Nathalie is passionate about in-person training and will be a champion for Scouters’ learning and development in Voyageur.

Ope Paddling Skills Camp

Event Status

Registration Open

Event Location

Camp Opemikon, 530 Hanna Rd, Maberly, ON K0H 2B0

Event date

06/23/2017 - 06/25/2017 2017

Event Description

PADDLING SKILLS CAMP

June 23 - 25, 2017

Camp Opemikon

Camp Opemikon will be hosting a weekend Paddling Skills camp for Scouts and Venturer Scouts. We will offer the Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Skills Introduction Tandem certification required to achieve competency 6.3 of the Paddling Outdoor Adventure Skill.  Other competencies will be covered as part of the training, we leave it to the youth to track and decide if they have achieved the skill.

 

Vertical Skills Camp

Event Status

Registration Open

Event Location

Camp Opemikon, 530 Hanna Rd, Maberly, ON K0H 2B0

Event date

05/12/2017 - 05/14/2017 2017

Event Description

VERTICAL SKILLS CAMP

May 12 - 14, 2017

Camp Opemikon

Camp Opemikon will be hosting a weekend Vertical Skills camp for 3rd year Scouts and Venturer Scouts.  The aim of the weekend is to provide an opportunity for youth to gain knowledge leading to completion of competencies in the Vertical Outdoor Adventure Skill.  Instructors will be on hand to provide the necessary guidance and ensure everything runs safely.

Learn to Paddle Whitewater

Event Status

Registration Open

Event Location

Event date

05/26/2017 - 05/28/2017 2017

Event Description

Voyageur Council Venturer White Water Canoeing Instruction Camps

For more information and to register, please click on the individual links below!

WW1 - Level 1, Petawawa River, May 26-28, 2017

WW2 - Level 2, Madawaska River, June 2-4, 2017

WW3 - Level 3, Petawawa River, May 26-28, 2017

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Upcoming Events

Baxter Conservation Area, 7498 Carter Road, Kars, ON
08/25/2017 - 7:00pm - 08/27/2017 - 2:00pm
Scouts Canada HQ, 1345 Baseline Rd, Ottawa, ON, K2C 0A7
09/15/2017 - 6:00pm - 09/16/2017 - 2:00pm
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