Boy Scouts of Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Council Inc., 1939-

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Boy Scouts of Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Council Inc., 1939-

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  • Scouts Canada, Saskatchewan Council Inc.
  • The Boy Scouts Association, Saskatchewan Provincial Council

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1939-

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Scouting was introduced in Canada around 1908. Around 1914, the national organization was incorporated and divided into councils, each representing a whole province or large part thereof. The Boy Scouts Association, Saskatchewan Provincial Council was established in 1915 to administer the scouting program in Saskatchewan. A.H. Ball was the first Provincial Commissioner while George H. Barr was Provincial President and Frank C. Irwin Provincial Secretary. Assistant Provincial Commissioner visited communities across province to organize troops. provincial office maintains records of all tests passed and badges issued. provide training courses for scout leaders Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Chief Scout organize new troops; introduce programs through schools

The Boy Scouts of Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Council was incorporated as a non-profit organization in Saskatchewan on May 18, 1939 under the provisions of the Benevolent Societies Act. then Boy Scouts of Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Council Inc. around 1960 On November 15, 2007, the name changed to Scouts Canada, Saskatchewan Council Inc. registered office located at 1313 Broadway Avenue in Regina. executive includes council commissioner; council treasurer; secretary; groups include Scouts, Beavers, Cubs and Rovers programs for youth in cities and towns in Sk; member of Canadian General Council

operates Camp Gilwell, near Lebret closed in 2009 offers Wood Badge course ; revenue from camping operations; donations; events; fundraisers; membership fees; grants from provincial and federal organizations; program sections include Beavers; Wolf Cubs; Scouts; Venturers; and Rovers. offer several major awards and badges

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Authority record created on 2009-04-15. Approved . Last modified on 2017-11-29.

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