Scouts Canada - Voyageur Council


BE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN TO SEE DETAILS ON UPCOMING EVENTS including Paddle Nights, Advanced Wilderness First Aid, Ope Work Weekend, Vertical Skills Camp, RSVP, Swiftwater Rescue, Whitewater training and Paddling Skills Camp

See World Scout Jamboree information in RESOURCES

See photos from Winterlude, Winter Adventure, RoVent, Crazy Canuck White Water Training, Work Weekend, Vertical Skills & Paddle Night in REPORTS


Paddle Nights

March 18 25 and Apr 8 paddle night sessions, booking info for sessions has been sent out to scout groups

For Venturers and Rovers interested in helping out at any of the nights please email

Paddle Night is coming up soon and we're looking for some help on the pool deck. The Train the Trainer night is on Saturday February 25th at 7:30PM - 10:00PM at Walter Baker Sports Centre. The Paddle Night 2017 official dates are Saturdays March 11th, March 18th, March 25th and April 8th. Each evening will be about the same times (7:30PM-10:00PM). These hours definitely count towards High School Service Hours. Please spread the word to scouting groups as we need about 15 OOS per evening. If you would like to volunteer please reply to this email with your FULL name, contact information (email/phone#), and availability for each night. The deadline for offers of service is February 17th 2017.

If you have any further questions don't hesitate to contact us!

Ashtyn Turner
VCSA Paddle Night 2017


Advanced Wilderness First Aid

April 22-23, 2017




Ope Work Weekend

April 28-30, 2017


Photos from last year


RSVP Camp, May 5-7, 2017

Registration Package

Photos from past camps



Vertical Skills Camp

May 12-14, 2017


Photos from last year


Paddle Canada River Rescue Clinic Madawaska River

June 2-4, 2017






Paddling Skills Camp

June 23-25, 2017


See documents on Assessing Risk and Crisis Management in RESOURCES


See rules for VAF sponsorship of events - by ad hoc committee; Dave Skinner, Doug MacKinnon & Cal Clupp



See Trips Planner in the RESOURCES section
(so far there are only a couple of trips - you are invited to contibute yours to this section)


VAF and other equipment available for loan or rent. Click here

VAF now has two SPOT units available for loan, as well as other equipment. In addition, 1st Merrickville has canoes and other things that they will rent out or loan. See the link.


Go to Resources to see documents related to the borrowing of VAF archery equipment