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A list of debunked myths, urban legends, and common misconceptions. Links to references are included where applicable.  
 
A list of debunked myths, urban legends, and common misconceptions. Links to references are included where applicable.  
  
In laymen's terms, the below are all incorrect, invalid, and false.
 
  
 
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'''Fact''': Not true. Staff are allowed and even encouraged to volunteer.
 
'''Fact''': Not true. Staff are allowed and even encouraged to volunteer.
 
  
 
===Sleep in Cars===
 
===Sleep in Cars===
 
'''Myth''': Scouters are not allowed to sleep in vechicles at camp.
 
'''Myth''': Scouters are not allowed to sleep in vechicles at camp.

Revision as of 19:45, 13 May 2012

A list of debunked myths, urban legends, and common misconceptions. Links to references are included where applicable.


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Friendship Knot

Myth: The friendship knot is not approved. It may be used on any day of the week ending in "y".

Fact: There is no restriction on the use of the friendship knot in place of the woggle.

The 3 Year Rule

Myth: Volunteers/youth members have 3 years to switch to the new Scouts Canada uniform design introduced in 2011.

Fact: This is not true. There is no mandatory timeline for the transition.

Scouting is for Boys

Myth: Scouting in Canada is only for boys.

Fact: Scouts Canada is fully coed, and has been for over a decade.

Staff cannot Volunteer

Myth: Professional staff cannot volunteer in any capacity.

Fact: Not true. Staff are allowed and even encouraged to volunteer.

Sleep in Cars

Myth: Scouters are not allowed to sleep in vechicles at camp.