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Scouting brings a world of adventure, outdoor experience and friendship to youth and adults.

26th Halifax Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

Adventure, outdoor experience and friendship. It starts with Scouts!

Beavers

(All genders welcome – ages 5-7)

Beaver Scouts opens the door for your child to discover the world. It is filled with a little bit of everything – outdoor activities, games, music and sports.

Cubs

(All genders welcome, ages 8-10)

Challenging hikes, weekend camps, and an introduction to water activities like canoeing or kayaking are just a few of the fun outdoor adventures that Cub Scouts enjoy.

Scouts

(All genders welcome, ages 11-14)

Scouts enjoy outdoor adventures like mountain biking, rock climbing and lots of camping while working together with other young people to accomplish thrilling challenges.

Venturers

(All genders welcome, ages 15-17)

Push your potential. Develop life skills to climb the mountain of your goals and reach your personal summit, embarking on greater expeditions and acquiring real-world experience.

Joining 26 Halifax

Registration is open year-round for boys and girls.

Scouts Canada Membership runs on a calendar year, starting January 1st and ending December 31st of a given year. To remain active you must renew your child’s membership in Scouting prior to December 31st, 2022. Our new Scouting Registration Year will begin January 1st, 2023. You can register your youth in Scouting by visiting myscouts.ca/join.

Important dates for the 2023 Registration Year:

  • September 1, 2023– September 15, 2023: Current registered members will have a two-week window to secure their spot with their Group. After which, on September 15, 2021, registration will be open for new and lapsed members.
  • September 15, 2022 – January 2023 and beyond: Registration will be open for new and lapsed members. New members will receive free Scouting from September 2022 to January 2023. New members can start immediately.

Registration Fees:

The cost of Registration for Scouts Canada Programs is $230 per child for the calendar year and 26th Halifax also charges a $35.00 Group Fee to help support our fun adventures.

All fees are payable at time of registration. Scouts Canada accepts major credit cards and PayPal.

Your child may also be eligible for a subsidy through our No One Left Behind program.

Financial Assistance:

Scouts Canada offers a No One Left Behind (NOLB) program in an effort to ensure that every youth is provided with the opportunity to experience new adventures with a local Scouts Canada program. Through No One Left Behind, membership fees and related costs are subsidized for youth from families facing economic barriers.

Applications for the No One Left Behind registration subsidy are now submitted during the registration process and are processed immediately. When applying, select the Apply for Subsidy button to process your NOLB application.

Learn more about registering or if you have any questions, please contact us.

Support 26th Halifax

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Recyclables

If you have recyclables, drop them off at Tanner’s Transfer Enviro Depot (6393 Bayne St, Halifax – View map); tell them it’s for the 26th Halifax Scouting Group. Profits will help fund our Scouting Group programs.

Donate to 26 Halifax

Your support helps our volunteers deliver a better program for youth and a greater impact for our community. If you donate more than $20, you will receive a tax receipt from Scouts Canada. Email 26thhalifaxtroop@gmail.com if you’d like to make a donation.

Other ways to support

From equipment donations to volunteering opportunities, we’d love your support. Learn more about how you can support 26th Halifax.

7 months ago

26th Halifax Scouting
Off to the Races!!Last Wednesday, night April 27th St. Agnes Church Auditorium, home to 26th Halifax Scouting Group, was the place to be! Some 40 Cubs from 26th Halifax and 2nd Fairview gathered for kar races! Kub kars are likely the highlight event of the Cub year and a Scouting tradition, dating back over 40 years in the Halifax area. Starting off with a simple ‘kub kar kit” containing a wooden block, car wheels and attachment pieces. Cubs are given about a month to build and paint their individually unique kars. The adventure was not just about fun but learning too! Kub Kars are a great way for kids to learn a lot, how to be creative , how to safely handle tools, it introduces cubs to scientific concepts of gravity, potential and kinetic energy and their impact on our racing. Mostly it is about FUN! In a constant flow of “blink and you’ll miss it” races cars zip down wooden tracks that span the length of the hall, only by gravity and momentum!using an electronic timing device to record their speed! Cubs wait anxiously to see if their kar will be the “Top Gun” or the fastest kar! Prizes are awarded for first, second and third finishes, and for “creativity content” categories including best theme, most realistic car and weirdest paint job. Our fastest average speed time was achieved by a 26th Halifax Cub at 2.49905 seconds! Well done Max!It’s fast, it’s loud, it’s nail biting FUN! Halted by COVID the last two years it was exciting and refreshing to see a return to the races this year. An assuring sign that things are returning to a “new normal”. Well done Cubs. Special thanks to all the Scouters who helped make this a success. A huge thank you to Paul for his technical support with electronic timers and race scheduling. Look forward to bigger and better things next year! ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

26th Halifax Scouting
On Wed. March 23rd, our 26th Halifax Cubs did their annual garbage pick-up project. This year cubs collected garbage along the 600 block of Macintosh Run Community Trail in Spryfield. Cubs were met and greeted there by District 11 Councellor Patty Cuttlell, who took time to come out and thank the cubs for their community service efforts, she also reinforced the importance of what they were doing to help keep our communities clean. Cubs instructed on safety in picking up garbage; what is safe and not safe to pick-up, wearing plastic gloves and keeping hands away from their face. Cubs learned what was garbage, recycling, compost and even Toxic waste! With less than 1.5 hours to work Cubs picked up a great deal of waste, leaving the trail a great deal cleaner then when we arrived. The Cubs were very exited and had fun doing this. Well done Cubs!! ... See MoreSee Less
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10 months ago

26th Halifax Scouting
A great fundraiser and help someone plant a garden to boot!Contact your local Section Scouter for Beavers, Cubs or Scouts if interested in organizing or participating in ScoutSeeds ... See MoreSee Less
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11 months ago

26th Halifax Scouting
Happy New Year to all our 26th Halifax friends, may 2022 bring you peace and happiness through out the year! ... See MoreSee Less
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11 months ago

26th Halifax Scouting
Prior to the Holiday break and the season of giving, 26th Halifax Cubs found a creative way to help others. Cubs made fleece blankets with a tied fringe edge. This is an easy no-sew project, especially for cubs (www.thesprucecrafts.com/fleece-tie-blanket-1252959)The blankets were passed along to the Out of the Cold Halifax along with holiday cards. Out of the Cold supports individuals or couples (16+) who are unhoused or precariously housed and are experiencing a variety of barriers to housing We cut and prepared the material, thanks to a group of parent volunteers; Chloe Budd from Out of the Cold did a brief talk to talk to the Cubs a little bit more while they make the blankets about why people experience housing precarity and what can be done to help. This project along with the creative fun, is also linked to Community Service, showing Cubs to be helpful citizens. lending a helping hand or making someone’s day a little better. ... See MoreSee Less
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News & Updates

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During the COVID-19 crisis we will be sharing program information for everyone to use These are activities design for Cub Scouts (Ages 8-10) but can be completed by kids of ...
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We hope everyone had a great holiday season. Things are back in operation at 26th Halifax for our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers! Also, we'd like to provide a reminder ...
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2019 was a banner year for 26th Halifax. Our Beavers and Cubs sections were full this past September, our Scout troop has 15 youth and we, along with the 22nd ...
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Hello Families of the 26th, As you may or may not be aware that we fortunate to hold a cabin at Miller Lake in Fall River! This is a rustic ...
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