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National Virtual ScoutCon: KNOW-VEMBER 2020!

October 26, 2020


You are invited you to join us for Scouts Canada’s first-ever National Virtual ScoutCon: KNOW-VEMBER 2020!
This Canada-wide virtual Scouter development conference will be running throughout the month of November, featuring live webinar sessions designed for Section Scouters to build on their skills and confidence in facilitating a great Canadian Path program for our youth.

What Sessions will be offered?

We have 10 awesome themes for our live webinar sessions. Each session will be offered 2-3 times throughout the month of November at various times to take into account our Scouters from Western to Eastern time zones. Sessions will be recorded and available after the event in the David Huestis Learning Centre. The sessions themes are:
  1. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  2. Winter Adventures
  3. Mental Health
  4. Behaviour Management
  5. Personal Achievement Badges
  6. Outdoor Adventures
  7. Patrol Systems and Section Leadership Teams
  8. GameStorming
  9. Virtual Scouting
  10. ScoutsTracker - Introduction & Get the Most out of the Platform
Who Should Attend?

The National Virtual ScoutCon is open to Scouters across Canada! The topics are aimed at Section Scouters who are in their 1st to 3rd year of volunteering. Our focus is on Colony, Pack and Troop, but Company and Crew Scouters are welcome to participate.
If you are a seasoned Scouter, you are also welcome to attend and we encourage you to bring along a newer Scouter to help them build on their skills and confidence; Bring-a-Scouter and help build a culture of learning within your Section!
Where can Scouters register?

Your National Virtual ScoutCon: KNOW-VEMBER 2020 Portal in the David Huestis Learning Centre is where you will have access to all of the Session Topic information and registration links for the live webinars, as well as webinar recordings and additional resources. You will earn digital badges for participating in the live webinar sessions - collect them all!
Go to the David Huestis Learning Centre now via your MyScouts profile and follow the instructions on the Learning Centre homepage to enroll into your National Virtual ScoutCon: KNOW-VEMBER 2020 Portal.
Join us for the National Virtual ScoutCon - Opening Session on Monday, November 2nd featuring our keynote speaker Mark Little, Executive Director – Scouting Experience. You will also get a sneak peek into all the fantastic sessions coming up throughout KNOW-VEMBER!
We have two times for the Opening Session:
Register here to join us at 5PM MT / 7PM EST
Register here to join us at 7PM MT / 9PM EST
Live Webinar Sessions will be hosted on ZOOM. Please make sure you have the most up-to-date version on your computer or tablet for optimum experience. Click here to learn more about Zoom

When you go to the David Huestis Learning Centre, you will see this call-out to get access the ScoutCon Portal with a fun promo video about the Virtual ScoutCon!
This will take Scouters to an “enrollment” page with more information about the Virtual ScoutCon.
Once they “enroll” into the Course / Portal, they will see the Portal under My Courses on the homepage:
Note: There may be a few moments delay for the enrollment to activate – but it is automatic.