Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers seven challenging programs (Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturer Scouts, Rover Scouts, SCOUTSabout, and Extreme Adventure) for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada. It has great history and even greater potential for reaching millions of young lives across the country and around the world. Over 74,000 young people enjoy Scouts Canada’s programs, which are provided by 23,000 caring and dedicated volunteers. Scouts Canada’s national office is located in Ottawa.
Scouts Canada is a not-for-profit organization (Charitable Registration No. 10776 1694 RR0028) and a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Steve Kent is the current Chief Commissioner, the head volunteer in the organization.
On March 25, 2011, Scouts Canada launched a new uniform in partnership with Joe Fresh Style, the country's leading youth clothing manufacturer.