Volunteer Organizations

There is no excuse for not being busy in Pugwash, this little village is blessed with over 60 volunteer and non-profit organizations.  There is something for everyone.  If you don't see your favourite interest, sport or activity in the list below, you can be sure if you started up a group, there will be plenty of volunteers to help you get started! 

Click on the organization name for contact information.  More information for these groups is being received and complied daily while we rebuild this website.  Come back here soon for more information, or call the Village Clerk for help or to add your group to the list (902.243.2946). 

This page is for non profit groups and volunteer organizations.  For profit groups and businesses can be found by clicking here.


Service and Health Organizations
Cumberland County Transportation Service
East Cumberland Lodge
North Cumberland Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
North Cumberland Community Health Foundation
Open Hamper Food Bank
Pugwash and Area Ground Search and Rescue
Pugwash and District Volunteer Fire Department
Royal Canadian Legion, Peace Branch 60
Silver Spray, Rebekah Lodge
Sunset Community Inc.
Touchstone Counselling
Wallace, Wentworth, Pugwash and Area CHB

Special Interest
Communities in Bloom
Feral Cat Program
Friends of the Pugwash Library
Hope Centre
Mixed Palette Art Group
North Cumberland Historical Society
North Shore Antique Tractor and Engine Club
PEACE Society
Pugwash and Area Social Duplicate Bridge Club
Pugwash Home and School
Pugwash Parks Commission
Remsheg Rug Hookers

Festivals and Events
Gathering of the Clans
Gospel in the Park
Mackerel Fishing Tournament

Friends of the Pugwash Estuary


Sports and Activities
Cumberland East Recreation and Development Association (CERDA) see HarbourFest
Cumberland Trails
Disc golf
Exercise Classes - Ladies
Northumberland Boating Association
Northumberland Community Curling Club
Northumberland Links
Northumberland Tennis and Pickleball Association
Pugwash Badminton Club
Pugwash District High School basketball - coaches
Pugwash Yacht Club
Route 6 Snowmobile Club
Sport Pugwash
Sunrise Trails ATV Club

Commerce and Business
Farmers' Market
Pugwash Co-op - Board of Directors
Pugwash Harbour Authority

Contact list for area cemeteries

Church Camps
Camp Geddy
Camp Pagweak
Camp Pugwash

Port Howe Gospel Hall
Saint Andrew's Anglican (Wallace)
Saint Matthew's Presbyterian (Wallace)
Saint Thomas More Roman Catholic Church
Seventh Day Adventist
The Meeting Place
Wesley Saint Matthews United Church




Contact Information

Don't see your organization in the list? 

Use this form as a guide to send us your information.  This will help potential new members find you.  Send your information into the village Clerk and a sheet will be compiled for you, or ....  you can compile it yourself and then send it to the Clerk.  Make sure you include:

WHO the organization is.

WHAT is your mandate? 

WHEN and WHERE do you meet?

WHO to contact for more information

ADD your organization logo if you have one.

PHOTOGRAPHS are welcome, but make sure you identify everyone in the photo and get their permission for their image to be included. Tell us a little bit about what the photo is about.


Funding Opportunities

Applications for funding may be made to the Commissioners of the Village of Pugwash.  Certain conditions will apply, in particular that this funding will only apply to those organizations that are primarily based in, or for the assistance of the residents of, the Village of Pugwash.  The requests for grants from the Village is competitive, so get your application in promptly.  Large sums may be outside of what is allowed in the Village budget for that year.  All applications for financial assistance must be made through the village Clerk's office.

All new applicants must complete the Grants application form.


Volunteer Appreciation

The Village of Pugwash and Communities in Bloom annually hold an event in September to show appreciation to the many volunteers in the village and area.

The Municipality of Cumberland County holds an event to appreciate volunteers countywide.  To apply for an invitation to attend, please fill in the application form and send to Kellie Seaman.

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