History of the 236th Toronto Scout Troop

Everybody Loves a Parade!

Each year there are various parades through out our city. The 236 participates in many parades with a float to help promote scouting and give something back to the communitiy

The parades we routinely walk in:

St Patricks Day Parade

Each year, the 236th scouts prepares its float for the annual St Patricks Day Parade which runs from St George along Bloor Street to Yonge Street,  south on Yonge St to Queen St and west on Queen

St To University.  Our beaver scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturer Scouts and rover Scouts along with leaders march in the parade.

Beaches Easter Day Parade

The Beaches Lions Club Parade runs along Queen St from Victoria Park to Woodbine Avenue each Easter Sunday at 2 pm.   The 236 puts in a float, a drum corps and marchers for this parade.

Canada Day Parade

The scouting group also puts in a float, marchers and our drum corps for the Canada Day Parade.   Meeting at Dieppe Park, we parade East  along Cosburn to Coxwell Avenue, south on Coxwell Avenue

To Sammon Avenue, East on Sammon to Woodbine and north on Woodbine to Stan Wadlow park.

Rememberance Day Service and Parade

At the request of the Toronto protocoal office, the First Light scout band and the scouts, perform a song written by Scouter Jim Sloan,  “Remember Them Well” on November 11 each year at East York Civic Centre.

In addition, our scouting group is invited to march in the parade from East York Collegiate to East York Civic Centre.