Scouts Emergency Response Fund to COVID-19
Millions of Scout volunteers are actively supporting the response to fight the pandemic by helping the authorities and early responders, and launching awareness campaigns and initiatives to support young people, with a special focus on mental health.
Featured25 Scouts awarded as Messengers of Peace Heroes for their contribution
This year World Scouting is recognising 25 young people for their outstanding service and contributions towards building peace and promoting sustainable development in their communities. Today the young leaders will be named Messengers of Peace Heroes in an award ceremony...
FeaturedScouts show up at global climate conference with urgent message for wo
A delegation of Scouts from across the globe attended the COP26 to take a stand on the global climate crisis and advocate for urgent action by world leaders to respond to imminent threats posed by climate change. Young people from Mexico, Finland, Portugal, Bangladesh,...
FeaturedWhy I’m making a promise to the planet
By Bear Grylls OBE, Chief Ambassador of World Scouting
When it comes to climate change, one thing’s incredibly clear. We’re running out of time.
Change is accelerating. Twenty of the hottest years on record happened in the last 22 years. The Greenland...
FeaturedWhy Scouts are Going to COP26
By: Grecia Barcena and Kazi Zubair Hossain, WOSM Youth Representatives
Scouting was born in nature. So much of what we do and learn is about understanding and caring for the world around us, but our planet is reaching the point of no return due to...
FeaturedScouts learn to code during JOTA-JOTI and Expo 2020 Dubai
Hundreds of Scouts in the United Arab Emirates and around the world are learning how to code thanks to an innovative workshop being run as part of this year’s JOTA-JOTI programme. The educational activity is one of the many exciting new elements being offered during the world...
FeaturedYoung people worldwide connect over the Internet and airwaves for JOTA
Young people from around the world will begin tuning in online and over the airwaves today for the start of Scouting’s largest digital event, JOTA-JOTI (Jamboree-on-the-Air and Jamboree-on-the-Internet). Taking place from 15-17 October, JOTA-JOTI...
FeaturedScouts learn sign language to make group more inclusive
Accessibility and inclusion matter to Scouts because they're integral to creating a better world! The 4th Crosby Beaver Scouts in the United Kingdom are committed to making their group and community more accessible to people of various needs.
Earlier this year, during...
FeaturedVirtual 42nd World Scout Conference unites Movement and looks to the
The 42nd World Scout Conference finished on a high note with more around 3,000 participants representing 170 National Scout Organizations connecting from around the world to be part of the event’s closing ceremonies. The Conference was the largest in the history of WOSM, and...
FeaturedConference elects 12 Voting Members to the World Scout Committee
Delegates of the 42nd World Scout Conference elected today 12 Voting Members to the World Scout Committee (WSC) to serve during the 2021-2024 Triennium.
The voting took place on 26 and 27 August 2021 after 25 individuals presented their candidacy for election to the...
FeaturedLeaders from 170 countries gather for the 42nd World Scout Conference
The 42nd World Scout Conference has officially started today, convening virtually 2,300 delegates and observers from 170 registered National Scout Organizations to play an active role in shaping the standards, policies and goals of the Scout Movement.
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.