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Food Safe

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Senior Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, Scouters, Parent Helpers!

A one-day FOODSAFE Level 1 course is being offered on June 12 at Victoria Scout House.

Cost: $55 (includes book). We will need an enrolment minimum of 10, and a cap of 20.

Register now by emailing foodsafe@victoriascouts.ca (deadline June 5).

Please provide the following info for each participant:

  • first & last name (as it should appear on certificate),

  • email address,

  • phone number,

  • Group

Payment upon confirmation by cheque payable to 30th B-P Guild, 505 Marigold Road, V8Z 4R5 or EFT to register30bp@gmail.com. Be sure to indicate course name and participant name(s) in message.

Bring your own snacks and lunch-there will be 2 short breaks and a 30 minute lunch break.

Instructor - Eric Schofield, B.A., B.Ed (Home Economics & Human Geography)


A food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for food service establishment operators and front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers. The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including food-borne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.

It is a VIHA requirement that at least one cook at every residential camp at Camp Barnard hold a Food Safe Level I certification. Please make sure that your group leaders, and older youth are aware of this course.

When: Sunday, June 12, 8am-4pm

Where: Scout House, 505 Marigold Rd., Victoria, BC

Register: foodsafe@victoriascouts.ca (see details on page)