FeaturedA Message on Founder’s Day 2020
Happy Founder’s Day!
22 February has always been a time to remember and celebrate the birthday of Baden-Powell, our Founder, the force behind Scouting and all that it stands for today. His vision has influenced countless generations of young people...
FeaturedStatement on Boy Scouts of America's financial restructuring
Today the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced that the organisation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States. The financial restructuring will enable the BSA to equitably compensate victims of abuse who have been harmed during their involvement in Scouting....
FeaturedAfghanistan Rejoins The Scout Movement, Expanding Its Membership To 17
World Scouting today welcomed the Afghanistan National Scout Organization (ANSO) as the 171st Member Organization of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). The move marks the resurgence of Scouting in Afghanistan following a period of reconstruction and...
FeaturedRio Declaration calls for more recognition, innovation and investment
Over 400 participants and organisations at the World Non-Formal Education Forum today launched a collective call to action to continue to empower millions of young people worldwide through non-formal education.
As the main outcome of the Forum, the...
FeaturedLargest specialized world forum on non-formal education kicks-off
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – More than 400 youth leaders, international youth serving and led organisations, UN agencies, academic experts and educational practitioners are now gathered for the World Non-Formal Education Forum to debate current and future trends...
Featured10 Reasons to Volunteer in Scouting
Scouting is one of the largest volunteer-based movements in the world, with more than 54 million members, including over 5 million adult volunteers!
Why are so many people getting involved with Scouts? Scouting gives you so many opportunities to grow personally,...
The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people,
through a value system based of the Scout Promise and Law,
To help build a better world where people are self fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.