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Revision as of 02:05, 6 April 2011

Commonly Used Acronyms

We in Scouts Canada are infamous for our use of acronyms - from our national committees and task forces to our local representatives, everything and everyone can have a shortened title. Here is a list of some of the most commonly used acronyms in our organization:

AC Area Commissioner
AD Adult Development (Previously Training)
AGM Annual General Meeting
AYC Area Youth Commissioner (Previously DAC-Y)
BOG Board of Governors
BP File:Baden-Powell Biography.pdf (founder of Scouting)
BP&P ByLaw, Policies and Procedures
BSA Boy Scouts of America
CC Council Commissioner or Chief Commissioner
CCAC Council Community Advisory Committee
CCJ Central Canada Jamboree (aka. CCJam)
CCTFOG Chief Commissioner's Task Force On Growth
CED Council Executive Director
CEO Chief Executive Officer (Also EC)
CFE Council Field Executive
CFTC Child Fitness Tax Credit (Canadian Government)
CJ Canadian Jamboree
CMAC Council Management Advisory Committee
CMC Council Management Committee
COPS Council Operating Procedures Manual
CSA Chief Scout's Award
CYC Council Youth Commissioner (Previously DCC-Y)
CYN Council Youth Network
DAC Deputy Area Commissioner
DAC-Y Deputy Area Commissioner - Youth (Old terminology, now AYC)
DCC Deputy Council Commissioner
DCC-Y Deputy Council Commissioner - Youth (Old terminology, now CYC)
DEC Deputy Executive Commissioner
DEC-Y Deputy Executive Commissioner - Youth (Old terminology - now NYC)
EC Executive Commissioner (Also CEO)
EP Emergency Preparedness
FOCUS Future Of Canada United in Scouting (Training Course)
GC Group Commissioner
GYR Group Youth Representative
HA Honours and Awards (Old terminology, now Recognition)
HQ Headquarters (Usually referring to 1345 Baseline Road in Ottawa)
IB Incorporated Body
JOTA Jamboree On The Air (Ham Radios)
JOTI Jamboree On The Internet
KISC Kandersteg International Scout Centre (Switzerland)
MIETJ Making It Easier To Join (task force)
MMS Membership Management System
MOM Medal of the Maple or Recognition Medal of Merit
NADN National Adult Development Network
NLT National Leadership Team
NLWK New Leader Welcome Kit (aka. New Scouter Welcome Kit, NSWK)
NPN National Program Network
NRN National Recognition Network
NYC National Youth Commissioner
NYN National Youth Network
OAC Operations Advisory Committee (aka. OPER)
PJ Pacific Jamboree (in BC, hosted by Cascadia, Fraser Valley, and Pacific Coast Councils)
PRC Police Records Check
SAJ South Alberta Jamboree
SC Scouts Canada
SCYN Scouts Canada Youth Network
SJ ScotiaJamb
VIEW Venturer Information Executive Workshop
VSS Vulnerable Sector Search (Part of the PRC required by Scouts Canada)
WSEA World Scout Environment Award (previously World Conservation Badge)