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The adventure of a lifetime starts in 1st Kanata !
We serve the youth (5-17 year olds) within the communities of Beaverbrook, Kanata Lakes, Village Green, Heritage Hills and Kanata Estates.
Our Mission:  To contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.  More info at: http://www.scouts.ca/
For meeting times and registration information, please click here.
If you have a question about 1st Kanata, please email the Group Commissioner at: GC@1stkanatascouts.org.

Recent News!
  • WhiteTail Sleepover @Canadian Museum of History  Beavers from all over Ottawa experience an indoor camp full of activities.  Parents are welcome to attend this annual 1st Kanata tradition.
    Posted Nov 23, 2015, 3:45 PM by Peter Smith
  • Sens Sleepover - all sections and all ages! Go Sens Go!
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 12:21 PM by Peter Smith
  • Kanata's Santa Claus Parade Thanks to all that helped put the float together.  It's fun handing out the candy canes along the route.
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 12:19 PM by Peter Smith
  • Remembrance Day A special privilege to be part of the parade each year.  1st Kanata's wreath was laid by two youth.
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 12:16 PM by Peter Smith
  • Colony A Guest Speaker - Dee Brasseur One of Canada's first female CF-18 pilots gave a special and inspirational presentation to Colony A the other night.
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 12:12 PM by Peter Smith
  • Troop at their Fall camp Lots of skills being learned!
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 12:04 PM by Peter Smith
  • Brotherhood Camp Both Troop and Company attended this longstanding linking camp with the US scouts.
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 12:04 PM by Peter Smith
  • Three 1stKVC Venturers attend the World Jamboree in Japan On the way to WJ15, a pre-camp was held in Hong Kong where they stayed at the BP International House.  Here they are as part of a patrol from Toronto.  They had a great lifetime experience.  The next WJ is closer in Virginia, USA in 2019.
    Posted Sep 12, 2015, 5:37 PM by Peter Smith
  • Troop on their Summer Expedition (4 to 9 August) Canoeing down the Rideau Waterway from Perth to Kars:6 Scouts, 4 scouters, 5 nights, 85 km of paddling, ten locks, 2 museums, lots of fun and a great sense of achievement.
    Posted Sep 6, 2015, 4:44 PM by Peter Smith
  • 3 1st Kanata Venturers have begun their World Jamboree 2015 Adventure Here they are at the Ottawa airport in their Canadian Contingent apparel.  Follow on Facebook at 23rd World Scout Jamboree.
    Posted Jul 26, 2015, 12:18 PM by Peter Smith
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Take a look at some of the things we've done previously:
 Date  Event
 May 11th, 2015  The Group met at Kanata Beaver Pond for the Annual Swim-up event.  Our White Tail (senior) Beavers were welcomed into the Cub Packs that they will be with next year,  and the senior Cubs were paddled across the Pond by Scouts to be welcomed into the Troop. Certificates of Appreciation for Keeos, Youth Awards and Medals of the Maple were presented to Cubs, Scouts and Venturers.  And the evening was rounded off with Hot-dogs.
 May 2nd, 2015  1st Kanata Group was joined by 4th Kanata and we planted 500 White Pine trees as part of our our annual Scoutrees Planting.  This year we were in the Stoney Swamp area of the Green Belt.
 April 27th, 2015  Troop And Company cleaned up their adopted park - Kanata Town Centre Core Park.  We gathered 20 bags full of garbage and a large piece of scaffolding.   All were treated to a DQ treat afterwards.
 April 24/25th, 2015 Our most successful Annual BikeExchange.  Over 450 Bikes found new owners and we had close to 1000 visitors.  Thanks to our supporters and sponsors:  KRP, Hertz, Zone3Sports, Starbucks and MetroMedia.  This year we were joined by the Safer Roads Ottawa team from Ottawa.ca.
 February 28th, 2015  The Annual Klondike Derby.  Two 1st Kanata Scout Troop teams competed with other Scout Troops from around the Carleton Area in a combination of sled racing and scouting skill Challenges.  Our Sled Team 1 wind the Junior Trophy.
 February 23rd, 2015  The whole Group came together for Founders Day to celebrate the life, achievements and legacy of Lord Baden-Powell, the Founder of the Scouting Movement. His actual birthday was 22 February.  
 February 6/8th, 2015  Members of the Scout Troop had a weekend of winter camping.  We built and slept in Quinzhees.  The only complaint was "we are too warm".
 January 28th, 2015  Scouts and Venturers snow-shoed into the South March Highlands for our annual expedition to clean out the Duck Boxes that we had installed in previous years.  We also installed 6 new boxes.
 November 22/23rd, 2014  A Game and a Pizza and not too much sleep at the Sens Sleepover.
 November 15, 2014  Beavers and Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and parents walk together with our 1st Kanata Float in the Annual Kanata Santa Claus Parade.
 November 11th, 2014  Members of all levels of the Group took part in the Remembrance Day parade and service.
 November 1st, 2014  Cubs and Scouts helped collect food and raise money from shoppers for the Kanata Food Cupboard, and the our Venturers helped sort the food at the Store.  We helped collect and sort almost 3 tonnes for food.
 October 11th, 2014  Beaver, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers handed out apples to the members of our community as part of Apple Day.  
 September 6th, 2014  Our Registration and Information morning for new and returning scouts at the Beaverbrook Community Centre.
 July 8/13th, 2014  Scouts from the Troop had a challenging few days on the Summer Canoe Expedition to La Verendrye.  Despite the mosquitoes, rain, leeches, headwinds and muddy portages - we all had a great time.
 June 15th, 2014 The 1st Kanata Group Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Group Commissioner; Graham Birkenhead.  Previously, Graham was the Troop Scouter for the past three years and brings new ideas to this community leadership role. Congratulations Graham!
 June 13/15th, 2014  Troop held their Canoe Training Camp where participants learned all the essential paddling and control techniques and emergency drills needed for the forthcoming Summer Expedition.
 April 26th, 2014 Yet another successful Annual Bike Exchange.  Thanks for all the donations that will make a new owner so happy.
  Our event sponsors were the KRPC, Hertz, Zone3sports, Starbucks and Expedition Toys.
 April 12th, 2014 The first all-pack Kub Kar Rally was held at the local community centre.  Families worked together to make fast and uniquely designed Kub Kars that were put to the test on the new computerized track.  It can be a photo-finish and thank goodness for the timer with ms accuracy!