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.
FeaturedHRH Prince Philip, lifelong champion of young people around the world,
The World Organization of the Scout Movement is deeply saddened and shares its condolences at the passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died peacefully today at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.
His Royal Highness was a lifelong champion...
FeaturedGlobal Youth Summit to address long-term impacts of pandemic on young
The world’s largest youth organisations and the World Health Organization are leading the first Global Youth Summit, gathering 1,600 young people from around the world to explore the unprecedented impact that COVID-19 has had on their lives, and to invest in innovative youth-...
Featured1,000 female Eagle Scouts make history as part of inaugural class
Last month, nearly 1,000 young women soared into history as the inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts earning the Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank. The milestone marks the continuation of a new way forward for an organisation which expanded its programmes to girls and...
FeaturedHappy Founder's Day!
Every year on this day, our Scouting family is reminded of the strong force behind our global Movement. As we celebrate the birthday of our founder, Robert Baden-Powell, we also celebrate his lasting vision to empower young people with the skills and opportunities to reach...
FeaturedScouts of Croatia Win the European Citizens’ Prize
The Scout and Guide Association of Croatia and its already internationally popular campaign Boranka (Paint it Back), has won the European Citizen’s Prize for 2020. It is a recognition given by the European Parliament for outstanding achievements in promoting European values...
FeaturedWAGGGS and WOSM welcome the nomination to Nobel Peace Prize
Scouting and Guiding, two of the world’s largest youth organisations that have worked to create lasting peace and dialogue in communities around the world for more than a century, have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their work in "giving young people the tools...
FeaturedScouts contribute 2 billion hours of community service towards peace a
Scouts have now contributed an astonishing 2 billion hours of community service through the Messengers of Peace Initiative to improve the sustainability of our planet by promoting peace, acting as environmental leaders, and championing equality around the globe.
FeaturedMalaysian Scouts support authorities in rescue efforts after severe ra
As heavy rains continued with rising sea level and causing water to be released into the rivers, Rover Scouts supported local authorities in helping flood victims live at temporary settlements in Kuching, Sarawak.
Severe flooding went on for two weeks and Rover Scouts...
FeaturedBear Grylls signs on as Chief Ambassador of World Scouting until 2022
Two years after joining the World Organization of the Scout Movement as the organisation’s first-ever global ambassador, Bear Grylls is honoured to renew his appointment for a further two years, until 2022.
During his time as Chief Ambassador of World Scouting, Bear...
Featured7 Scout actions that inspired us in 2020
In a challenging year for us all, millions of Scouts showed their resilience and determination to create a better world. Here are seven examples of Scouts around the world who left us absolutely inspired in 2020!
1. Lebanese Scouts among first responders to...
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.