The Whitby Area of Scouts Canada is located about 50 km (30 mi.) east of downtown Toronto in the province of Ontario. Membership is about 875.
The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.
Scouting programs provide weekly challenges to youth aged from 5 to 26 as they learn cooperation, to do their best, to be prepared and to engage in the outdoors, through weekly programs typically held a schools and churches. The program is guided by adult volunteers who receive support and training via Scouts Canada.
All program sections Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scout, Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts are challenge to meet the standards of the Program Quality Awards, recognized with a crest and emblem on the registration website www.myscouts.ca