Scouting and Guiding in Canada

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Scouting in Canada's provinces and territories

The Scout and Guide movement in Canada is served by several organizations with various supernational alignments.

WOSM member associations

In Canada, two Scouting associations cooperate for membership in the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM):

Canada is the only country that has more than one WOSM member association without a national federation. Scouts Canada and Association des Scouts du Canada send a joint delegation to meetings of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This is coordinated through the Committee on Cooperation.

Affiliated to Scouts Canada are the Salvation Army Life Saving Scouts.

WAGGGS member association

The Guiding association within the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is Girl Guides of Canada.

UIGSE member associations

There is one association affiliated to the UIGSE, with groups in Toronto and Ottawa:

WFIS member associations

Canada has several associations which trace their roots to the Baden-Powell Scouts in the United Kingdom. They form the Baden-Powell Service Association Federation of Canada, which is a member of the World Federation of Independent Scouts.

Members of the B-PSA Federation of Canada are:

Independent associations

There are also a number of independent Scouting associations active in Canada. Among them are


See also