Central Escarpment

Everton Summer Camps 2017 – Now Hiring for Multiple Positions

Are you looking for a summer job? Do you love camping, working in the outdoors, and helping to deliver a fun-filled summer camp program for Cub and Scout aged youth?  Everton Summer Camps is now accepting applications for positions including Program Director, Head Cook, Kitchen Assistants, Lifeguards and Camp Counsellors.  

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2017 CEC Elections – Call for Nominations

Scouts Canada is a corporation created by an Act of Parliament. Each Council has a say in the governance processes of the corporation through three voting members who are elected pursuant to Policy 1014. All Scouts Canada members born before December 31, 2003, are eligible to serve as Voting Members and to vote for their Council’s Voting Members.

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Gone Home – Bill Rice

We are saddened with the news today that Bill Rice, from Burlington Area, passed away this morning. A 35 year volunteer with Scouts Canada who was recently honoured with the Bar to the Silver Acorn and the Award of Fortitude for his battle with Cancer. Bill was a strong supporter and volunteer with The Canadian Blood Services and with Movember were Bill had raised over $30,000.00 to help with Men’s health issues.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Bill’s family.

Gone Home far to soon.


Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

Appointment Announcement - DCC Communications

I would like to announce the appointment of Ken Broad as Central Escarpment Council’s Deputy Council Commissioner for Communications.

Ken has been involved with Scouting since 2003, with his first role being a Beaver Scouter in Brampton. He has worked with all sections since then, as well as serving on both the old Brampton Area and current Yellow Briar service teams holding various roles with including webmaster, social media and communications. Most recently he was appointed the Central Escarpment Council Social Media Advisor.

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Appointment Announcement - North Waterloo Area Commissioner

We would like to take time to thank Shawn Frederick for his commitment to Scouts Canada as the Area Commissioner for North Waterloo these past four years. His hard work and his strong leadership as placed North Waterloo on a strong footing for attaining the goals for Scouts Canada’s five priorities.

In saying thank you to Shawn we are  also  saying welcome to Harry Niezen who has volunteered to be acting Interim Area Commissioner for North Waterloo. We are  confident in Harry’s leadership for the Area and we would ask you all to support him in his role. In accepting the role harry has outlined his priorities for the Area. We look forward to the future in North Waterloo.

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Appointment Announcement - Mississauga Area Commissioner

(Click here for the official appointment announcement)

Rob has brought many years of scouting adventure to the youth of Central Escarpment Council and his passion for youth engagement and great safe scouting adventures are evident when he speaks of his involvement.  For over a decade, Rob has been a Scouter in Mississauga starting as a Beaver Scouter, he has also been a Section Scouter for Cubs, Troop, and Venturers and is the current Group Commissioner for 3rd Meadowvale Scouts. Rob enjoyed his first Jamboree experience at CJ13 in Alberta and is looking forward to his next one at the upcoming CJ17 in Nova Scotia.  In addition to local Scouting, Rob was the patrol leader for the Central Escarpment Council patrol that participated in the 2015 World Scout Jamboree in Japan.  As an active Scouter in our community, Rob has also led and been on planning committees to enable camps in collaboration with Guelph-Wellington Scouter

He will be working with the Council with a focus on successfully delivering on our 5 priorities throughout the Mississauga Area. 

Please help me in congratulating Rob in his new role and we look forward to what the Future hold for Central Escarpment Scouting and Scouts Canada.

It Starts With Scouts

Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

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.