Fonds 681 Wayne LaRoy Feil fonds

Wayne LaRoy Feil fonds. — 1956-1957. — 2 cm of textual records.

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Biographical Sketch

Wayne LaRoy Feil was born March 20, 1940 to parents Andrew Feil and Evelyn Feil of Grande Prairie. Wayne grew up in Grande Prairie and as a youth, was active in many of the local activities including Boy Scouts and figure skating.

Wayne earned his teaching degree at the University of Alberta. Most of his forty-year teaching career was spent in Red Deer, Alberta, but Wayne also taught in Grande Prairie and with the Canadian Department of National Defense in Lar, Germany. Besides teaching, Wayne was also a figure skating coach and judge, and helped to develop the sport of precision skating in Alberta. As well, he was active in the Red Deer Theatre as an actor and director.

After a brief battle with cancer, Wayne passed away in Red Deer on June 20, 2007.

Custodial History

These materials were created or collected by Wayne Feil as a youth in Grande Prairie. He donated them to the Grande Prairie Museum in 1998.
They were originally arranged as part of the Grande Prairie & District Museum Society fonds (fonds 001) but were re-arranged to a separate fonds as part of a reorganization project.

Scope and Content

This fonds contains records created and collected by Wayne Fiel during his years as a Boy Scout in Grande Prairie.

These records consist of membership cards, scout booklets, troop records, and other emphemera related to the scouting movement. Boy Scout membership and test records of Wolf Patrol #2, belonging to Wayne Feil.



Boy Scout Membership and Test Records, 1956-1957
Boy Scout membership and test records of Wolf Patrol #2, belonging to Wayne Feil.
Location: 1998.07.05
Boy Scout Record Card, 1957-1957
Boy Scout Record Card of Wayne Feil.
Location: 1998.07.06
“Easter Hi-Lites”, 1957
Easter Hi-Lites – a Grande Prairie High School newspaper published April, 1957 and featuring room reports, literary contributions and reports of activities including sports and news from Wapiti Lodge.
Location: 1998.07.10
Boy Scout Test on “Our Flag” and “Our Motto”, 1956-1957
printed page
Boy Scout test on “Our Flag” and “Our Motto.”
Location: 1998.07.11A-B
Boy Scout Envelope, 1956-1957
Creator: envelope
Boy Scouts Assoc. envelope addressed to Wayne Feil.
Location: 1998.07.12b
Boy Scout Songs, Order of service, Hiking list, Hints for camping, 1956 c.
printed pages, written notes
Boy scout songs, order of service, hiking list and hints for camping.
Location: 1998.07.20-23
Boy Scout Membership Card of Wayne Feil, 1957
membership card
Boy Scout membership card of Wayne Feil, with picture of Boy Scouts founder, Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell.
Location: 1998.07.24
Boy Scout membership card of Wayne Feil, 1956
membership card
Boy Scout membership card of Wayne Feil, 1956.
Location: 1998.07.26
“The Life of Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell”, n.d.
The Life of Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell, founder of the Boy Scout Movement
Location: 1998.07.07
“The Boy Scout and Wolf Cub Proficiency Badge Reference Book”, 1954
The Boy Scout and Wolf Cub Proficiency Badge Reference Book – rules for all the proficiency badges.
Location: 1998.07.08
“50th Anniversary of the Boy Scout Movement – Official Catalogue”, 1957
Location: 1998.07.12a
It’s Good to be Prepared, n.d.
Advertisement for the Boy Scouts magazines, “The Scout Leader and “The Junior Leader”.
Location: 1998.07.19
“The First Class Scout’s Book”, 1943
The First Class Scouts Book details the tests required to become a first class scout.
Location: 1998.07.25
Make These Yourself of Birch Plywood, n.d.
Make These Yourself of Birch Plywood -an advertisement for a new wood product available from Frontier Lumber Co Ltd.
Location: 1998.07.28
Junior Leader, 1955-1956
Six issues of Junior Leader, a Boy Scouts magazine for children with stories, crafts and nature projects. Some of the articles are intended to help the Boy Scouts get their badges.
Location: 1998.07.13-18