Lakefield Sea Scouts Fonds F784

A S1; G C4

Date of the items: 1936-2013

Physical description: 50 cm

Title: Lakefield Sea Scouts Fonds

Creator: Lakefield Sea Scouts

Repository: Trent Valley Archives

Reference number: TVA Fonds 784

Scope and contents: The fonds consists of the Lakefield Sea Scouts 1 Group Committee minutes, 1950-2013; annual reports, 1950s, 1960s, 1990s; financial records, 1948-1985, 1995-2005; records of the Building Fund, 1985-1990; reports on activities, 1957-1992, 2011; records related to the Bantam Hockey Team, 1947-1948; press coverage, 1959; programs, 1959-1967; a photo album, 1960s; Kawartha District Scouts minutes and reports, 1960-1998; and scrapbooks, 1936-1966.

The fonds includes information on their scouting and outreach activities as well as the administrative aspects of running Lakefield Sea Scouts 1. There are history files, and reports on key celebrations such as in 2011 when the group celebrated its centenary.

Access Conditions: No Restrictions

Finding aid: None, see file listing below

Accruals: No further accruals are expected

Custodial history: The records appear to have been kept by the Group Committee for the Lakefield Sea Scouts, and were donated to the Trent Valley Archives on April 11, 2019 by Laura Switzer on behalf of the Lakefield Sea Scouts and Scouts Canada.

Administrative history: The Lakefield Sea Scouts were organized in 1911, and were incorporated in 1936. The Kawartha District Group Committee was established in 1960 and oversaw scouting activities across a wide area generally north of Highway 7 until it was disbanded in 1998.

Related fonds at TVA: There are several fonds at TVA with materials relating to Lakefield. Some of the most prominent include F9 Lakefield Heritage; F12 Lakefield Newspapers; F18 Lakefield Fire Plans; F30 Robert Delledonne; F60 Peterborough County Land Registry; F574 Lakefield Cemetery; F671 and F674 Lakefield Village Plans; and F688 Hillside Cemetery.

See F824 Fairview United Church for information about the 1st Fairview Scouts Group Committee.

Access Points:
Kawartha District Group Committee
Lake Katchewanooka
Jim Atkinson

List of Files:

  1. Donation Form
  2. Lakefield Group By-Laws and Regulations
  3. Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1946-1950
  4. Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1950-1952
  5. Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1952-1954
  6. Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1954-1957
  7. Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1957-1959
  8. Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1973-1979
  9. Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1980-1996
  10. 1st Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 1996-2005
  11. 1st Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 2005-2006
  12. 1st Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 2007-2008
  13. 1st Lakefield Group Committee Minutes 2009-2013
  14. Annual Reports 1950s
  15. Annual Reports 1960s
  16. Annual Reports 1990s
  17. Lakefield Sea Scout Group Committee Financial 1948-1985
  18. Lakefield Scouts Financial 1995-2005
  19. Lakefield Scouts Financial 2004-2005
  20. Lakefield Scouts Financial 1985-1990
  21. Lakefield Scouts Building Fund Invoices etc 1989-1990
  22. Lakefield Scouts Bank Books 1997-2005
  23. Lakefield Scouts Woodbadge Training Course 1968
  24. Lakefield Scouts Reports 1957-1960
  25. Lakefield Scouts Reports 1960-1969
  26. Lakefield Scouts Reports 1989-1992
  27. 1st Lakefield Sea Scouts 100th Anniversary 2011
  28. Lakefield Sea Scouts 1949-48 Bantam Hockey
  29. Sea Scout Masters Gilwell Part 2 1951
  30. Lakefield Scouts History Reports 1958-1982
  31. Lakefield Scouts Leases 1950, 1989, 1999
  32. Lakefield Sea Scouts Reports of Activities 1957-1966
  33. Lakefield Scouts Press Coverage 1959
  34. Lakefield Scouts Fun Nite 1959, 1960
  35. Sea Scouts Lists 1961, n.d.
  36. First Lakefield Group Water Parade 1966
  37. Kawartha District Scouts Centennial Variety Show 1967
  38. 1st Lakefield Sea Scouts Parent & Son Banquet 1980
  39. Lakefield Sea Scouts Brownsea Sea Scouts 1991
  40. Provincial Council Scouts Chief Scout Awards 1995
  41. Lakefield Sea Scouts Photo Album c.1960s
  42. Kawartha District Council Minutes 1960-1961
  43. Kawartha District Council Minutes 1961-1964
  44. Kawartha District Council Annual Reports 1964-1970
  45. Kawartha District Scouts Reports 1971-1980
  46. Kawartha District Scouts 1981-1990
  47. Kawartha District Scouts Reports 1991-1998
  48. Lakefield Scouts Scrapbook 1936-1952. Includes news clipping of Commissioner Hornsby presenting Charter to 1st Lakefield Boy Scouts, July 22, 1936, photo of Lord Tweedsmuir with S.M. McKerchar, Orval Moore and PL Bob McCracken, 1936, 13 other photos showing Sea Scout activities, many clippings of columns “With the Sea Scouts” news photo of Bantam Hockey team 1947-1948, Certificate of Achievement from Ottawa, 8×10 photo of Chief of Sea Scouts of Canada will in Lakefield, 1950, write up of Gilwell Courses in Lakefield 1951
  49. Lakefield Scout Group Scrapbook 1953-1966. Includes many news clippings of scout events, 8×10 wedding photo with Scouts, photo with 1st Lakefield Cub Pack 1953 with names, 19 photos varies from 5×5 to 8×10’s of sea scouts and cubs