Envirojam moved to April 27 at Summit Park due to heavy snow cover

04/27/2008 - 10:30
04/27/2008 - 12:30
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The clean-up scheduled for April 20 has been delayed one week to April 27 due to the snow that is still covering most of the park. Please change the date in your calendar for all sections of Scouts Westmount for the annual cleaning up at Summit Park on April 27. This is part of the Scouts' Earth Day activities and community service. We meet at the Westmount Look Out at 10:30am. Work gloves,garbage bags and refreshments will be supplied. Friends, families and pets are welcome to join in the clean-up. Some very interesting things have been found in past years so be sure to mark the date on your calendar. Contact your leader for more information.

Founder's Day Celebration at Montreal West February 20th

02/20/2008 - 18:30
02/20/2008 - 20:30
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2ND Westmount Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers will be participating in the Stoney Point Area Founder's Day celebration at Montreal West Town Hall (corner St -Jacques & Westminster) on Wednesday, February 20th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Family and friends are welcome.

Louveree le 23-25 mai / Cuboree May 23- 25 Île Perrot

05/23/2008 - 21:30
05/25/2008 - 21:30
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The Quebec Council of Scouts Canada is hosting a CUBOREE, May 23-25, 2008 at Pincourt Olympic Park on Ile Perrot. Cubs from across Quebec and Canada will be participating in this week-end event featuring activities along the Olympic theme. For more information contact your Cub leader.

Le conseil du Québec de Scouts Canada organise une Louveree du 23 au 25 mai 2008 au Parc olympique de l'Île Perrot. Des louveteaux d'à travers le Québec et le Canada participeront aux activités suivant la thématique des jeux olympiques. Pour plus de renseignements informez-vous auprès de votre leader de louveteaux.

Relâche scolaire 3-7 mars / March Break March 3-7 at Tamaracouta

03/03/2008 - 09:00
03/07/2008 - 17:00
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SEMAINE DE RELÂCHE - pour garçons et filles de 8-13 ans
Que feront vos enfants du 3 au 7 mars? Venez les inscrire dans notre Camp de la relâche scolaire à Tamaracouta. Une semaine remplie d’activités incluant des jeux, des bricolages, de la glissade, du patinage et bien d’autres. Le prix est de 230$ pour les membres et $295 pour les non-membres. Installations chauffées et service de cafétéria inclut. Pour information et inscription: 1-866-438-4096 ou info@tamaracouta.com. Veuillez prendre note que la date limite d'inscription est le 15 février, 2008.
info.MARCH BREAK CAMP - for boys and girls ages 8-13
What will your kids be doing from March 3-7? Consider registering them in our March Break Camp at Tamaracouta. A week-long variety of activities await ranging from games/crafts to skating/tubing. Cost 230$ for members and $295 for non members. Heated accommodations and meals provided. Information/Registration: 1-866-438-4096 or info@tamaracouta.com. Note that the registration deadline is February 15, 2008.

More than 8,000 at Scouts Canada Centennial Jamboree - July 2007

More than 8,000 at Scouts Canada Centennial Jamboree

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2007 | 12:09 PM ET
CBC News

More than 8,000 scouts, leaders and volunteers from as far away as Africa started arriving Thursday at Quebec's Camp Tamaracouta, near Saint-Jérôme, for the Canadian Jamboree celebrating scouting's centennial year.

It's been 100 years since Lord Baden-Powell ran an experimental camp for 20 young London boys from different social backgrounds on Brownsea Island off the south coast of England.

There are now 78,000 scouts registered in Canada.

Enrolment reached its peak in the 1950s, than declined, according to Neil MacKinnon, leader of the 2nd Westmount troop. But he now sees a resurgence of interest.

"What with more and more people wanting to get active, I find that our numbers have increased, and a lot of places across Quebec have increased in numbers too," he said.

Scouts from around the world have come for the jamboree at Camp Tamaracouta.

"We have scouts from Ireland, England, Australia and even Africa," said Therese Beaulieu, a volunteer with Scouts Canada.

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