Loyalist Youth Association (LYA)
Loyalist Youth Association, an organization independent of Scouts Canada, is a member of the Play! Gaming and Entertainment Association, with fundraising at the Play! Gaming & Entertainment Centre in concert with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission to support the activities of local Scouting including Kingston Centre Group, and its sections.
Since its inception in 2002, over $125,000 has been fundraised. These funds have been donated to provide assistance in the following areas (not limited to):
Training, Events, Equipment, Badges, Camp Food, Youth Subsidies, Uniforms, Police Background Checks.
Funds are generated through OLG, and administered by the City of Kingston. The LYA Secretary communicates with the city on behalf of the LYA.