Central Escarpment

Critical Links

As a Scouter, there are many resources available to you on the Web.
Here are some key ones that you should be aware of.

Key Council Websites

Central Escarpment Council
(www.scouter.ca)

From here, you can access everything related to Central Escarpment Council online including:

  • Council Website
  • Council Blog
  • Events Calendar
  • Area Websites

Scouts Canada
(www.scouts.ca)

From here, you get more information about Scouts Canada’s Programs, Awards and initiatives.  It has great resources for Youth, Parents and Volunteers.

SurveyMonkey Training Completion Reporting Links

Child and Youth Safety
AODA
Woodbadge I Module 1 

Growth through Program Excellence

Valuable resources for the Section Scouter, our Tuesday Night Heroes!

New Scouter Welcome Kit
(www.scouts.ca/nswk/)

A document to lead a new Scouter step-by-step through the intricacies of Scouting and the important role they play.  It covers

  • Welcome & Orientation
  • Introductory Programming
  • Training and Development
  • Resources
  • Administration and Policies 

It’s a vital part of orienting a new volunteer to Scouting and covering what they need to know.

Volunteer Support Toolkit - Program Quality Awards
(http://www.scouts.ca/vstk/program-tools.html)

The Program Quality Award will be presented annually to Sections that meet all the objectives laid out in the National Program Standards for that Section.   A section that meets all the program targets and has trained and accomplished leaders delivering strong, balanced programs to Scouting’s youth members will have no problems earning this award.

Program Builder Online
(http://pbo.scouts.ca/pol)

An easy-to-use, web-based resource that will make planning outstanding weekly
meetings quick and easy.  Scouters begin by outlining the night with date, times and special things to remember and do. They then fill in the night’s programs by drawing upon a database of over 1800 Beaver, Cub and Scout activities.  The program can be shared with and modified by other members of the Section Leadership Team.

Volunteer Support Toolkit - Prepared Program Calendar
(http://www.scouts.ca/vstk/program-tools.html)

A sample year-long calendar for a Beaver, Cub or Scout Program has been filled in with Jumpstarts to help Scouters with yearly programming.  These Program Calendars are a tool to help Leaders by providing structure and ideas on how Scouts Canada programs can be offered to the youth members.  These are meant to be guidelines, and Scouters can modify them accordingly to suit their specific needs

Leader Handbooks
(www.scouts.ca/nswk/new/handbooks)

View and download digital copies of the Leader handbooks as well as Handbooks for the Patrol Leader, Kim and Keeo.

Scout Wiki
(http://wiki.scouts.ca/)

A resource for anyone in a leadership role within Scouts Canada – including Scouters, Volunteer Helpers, Scouters in Training, Kims and Keeos.    A place where the Scouting Community can add their best program ideas and activities, and pick up some ideas from other Scouters.

Administrative Scouting

Resources to help deliver Scouts Canada’s program and increase Youth Involvement.

Bylaw, Procedures and Policies (BP&P)
(http://www.scouts.ca/ca/bylaws-policies-and-procedures)

Electronic copies of Scouts Canada’s ‘rulebook’, as well as Quick Reference Guides aimed towards Leaders to help them quickly find information that matters to them as a Section Leader

Youth Commissioner Toolkit

(www.scouter.ca/yct)

A resource for Youth Commissioners (at all levels) to provide them with the foundation they need to carry out the their responsibilities

New Uniform Launch
(http://www.scouts.ca/uniform/)

Information, images and answers about Scouts Canada’s new uniform.

Scouts Shop – Retail Outlets

There are three Scout Shop Retail locations in Central Escarpment Council:

Kitchener
(http://www.scoutshop.ca/?page=store_locator_ontario_en.html#Kitchener)

Oakville
(http://www.scoutshop.ca/?page=store_locator_ontario_en.html#Oakville)

Other Scout Shop Locations in Ontario
(http://www.scoutshop.ca/?page=store_locator_ontario_en.html)

Scouts Shop Online
(http://www.scoutshop.ca/)

Your one-stop-shop for thousands of exciting products designed to make the most of your Scouting and outdoor experiences. Name brand camping equipment; outdoor gear; uniforms, accessories and badges - you'll find them all here, just like at any of our regular Scout Shops.

Service Scouting

Resources to help Service Scouters and Group Committee members

Volunteer Support ToolKit  
(www.scouts.ca/vstk/)

Aimed towards Support Scouters, this is a series of tools and tips that can help Scouters in their role supporting our volunteers.  It focuses on five key pillars:

  • Orientation
  • Program Tools
  • Formal Training
  • In-person support
  • Feedback & recognition

Jumpstart to Growth
(www.scouts.ca/JS2G/)

One stop portal for everything Scouters need to run three recruitment campaigns:
An Open House, Registration Night and Bring-a-Friend.

Brand Center
(www.scouts.ca/brandcentre/)

A resource for people to promote Scouting's message through effective, dynamic and consistent communications.  Download logos, templates and files, and order marketing materials

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