Courtesy of the Osoyoos Museum. Although the only verifiable information at this time shows the Scouting movement in Osyoos in the early 1950s, it likely existed prior to that. This photo has been identified as “Osoyoos Boy Scouts 1937”. L-R identities Ronnie King, Howard Engel, Wolfie Thebes, Daryl Simpson, Eric Goodman, Ray Calderbrook, Matt (last nameunknown).
Groups active? Numbers?
1st Summerland Group
1st Summerland Scouts, J Flamank SM, Alex Williams ASM
1st Penticton Group
1st Penticton Cubs, Mrs Naish Akela
1st Penticton Scouts, Bob Harris Scoutmaster, Bob Jones ASM.
Reestablished an “Association” and Ladies Auixiliary. R.S. Warr President, Frank McDonald Vice President
1st Hedley Group
1st Hedley Scouts
1st Oliver Group
1st Oliver Cubs, Captain Harrison Akela
1st Oliver Scouts, Carleton MacNaughton Scoutmaster
1st Osoyoos Group
1st Osoyoos Scouts, Willi Tenning ASM
Formed an “Association”. “Mr Elliott” visited from the “Oliver Association”
District Commissioner Jim Mitchell (Kubau)
I have found no record so far of the Osoyoos group from 1937, beyond this picture from Osoyoos Museum. Do any of these families still live in the area? Children? Grandchildren?