Scouts & The Award


Scouts Canada's mission is "To develop well rounded youth, better prepared for success in the world."

The Canadian Path is all about developing well-rounded individuals by encouraging youth to participate in a wide range of activities, and closely mirrors The Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Interested in starting your Award?

If you're a currently a member of a Scout group, talk to your Scouter. If you​r Scouter is not yet trained to deliver the Award, please contact your council office for more information.

Why should you do the Award?

Your commitment to achieving your Award gives you variety of soft skills that almost every business and post-secondary institution are looking for: perseverance, planning, responsibility, problem-solving and communication skills.

As a member of Scouts Canada, many of the program activities you already take part in can be used for your Award which can provide savings in activity costs for you.


Interested in delivering the Award?


Interested, but still looking for more information? Learn about the Award's phenomenal impacts for young people and your community.