The Foundation

The Northern Lights Scout Foundation provides financial support for Scouting in Northern Lights Council. The Foundation is led and operated, by a dedicated team of volunteers.


Grant Program
The Northern Lights Scout Foundation Grant program provides funding for groups, and youth, to help with special events, camps and other great scouting adventures!

The Foundation was please to present our annual donation to the Scouting youth of Northern Lights Council at the 9th Annual Oil Kings Sleepover! We presented the cheque to representatives of Northern Lights  Council, and Scouting youth from 1st Yellowknife, 153rd Ardrossan, 186th Southwood, and 1st Leduc, all who have received money from our grant program to help fund great scouting adventures!

Latest Grant Recipient

Carey Benson

They say that a journey begins with a single step. Well it was exactly 95 years ago in a small village in Switzerland where Baden Powell’s dream of having the permanent mini jamboree. This would be the place where scouts from all over the world can come together and celebrate the unity of scouting movement in Kandersteg.

This is where my journey starts, at the beginning of June to when I first arrived at the permanent mini jamboree.

The Kandersteg International Scout Centre (KISC) is literary the place where dreams become reality.  I was one of the first summer staff members to arrive on site and see how the centre ran. It was quite amazing to see a world scout centre being runned by scouts under 35 from all over the world. As soon as I walked in through the front door I was immersed in the Scouting spirit. So it was very clear that the spring staff members set the bar high for standards and quality of service for everything at KISC.

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