Scouting & Guiding

COVID-19 Update
Scouting and Guiding Programs are currently suspended due to public health restrictions. Thank you for your understanding as we work to keep our community safe and healthy.

Bring your Scouting or Guiding group to Riverwood for fun, hands-on Badge Programs. Our outdoor Scouting and Guiding programs are available throughout the year, focused on youth interests, and led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors. Programs can accommodate 30 individuals, including adult volunteers.

Scouting Programs


– Guided Nature Hike


– Astronomer
– Gardener Badge (most requirements)
– Observer Badge
– Naturalist Badge
– Trailcraft


– Fish and Wildlife
– Forestry
– Horticulture (some requirements)
– Naturalist
– Soil and Water Management
– Geocaching

All Sections

– Environmental Projects
– Guided Hikes

Guiding Programs


– Nature scavenger hunt


– Bird Watcher
– Exploring Space
– Plant Life
– Reach for the Stars
– Saving Our Plants and Animals
– Water All Around (some requirements)
– Wondrous Walks


– Bird Watching
– Conservation
– Ecology
– Endangered Species
– Forestry

All Sections

– Environmental Projects
– Guided Hikes

Program Leader

Our Scouting and Guiding Leader, Catherine Wassmansdorf, has volunteered with Sparks, Guides, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers. She has also worked as an outdoor educator at the Peel District School Board Field Centres, as a Canadian Wildlife Federation Project Wild Facilitator, and now as an instructor for The Riverwood Conservancy.


All Scouting and Guiding programs cost $10 per youth with a minimum cost of $150. Adult volunteers are free. Maximum group size is 30 including adults.

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    * There is a maximum of 30 individuals, including adults, per visit.