FeaturedFUNDING FOR SCOUT-LED PROJECTS PROMOTING PEACE CULTURE NOW OPEN
The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) in collaboration with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) launched an open-call for Scout-led projects that promote a culture of peace in their communities...
FeaturedSix tips to stay safe from harm online
Besides being a great source for funny cat videos, the Internet has the power to bring people closer together. For Scouts, we know it can be a great source for tools and information to make the world a better place.
The Internet can also be a source of serious issues...
FeaturedScouts respond to Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas
On 1 September the most powerful storm to ever hit the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian, made landfall, causing severe flooding, damaging and destroying 13,000 homes. Thousands of families have been left without shelter and struggling with limited access to food, water and other...
FeaturedGeneration Unlimited Youth Challenge 2019/20 launched today
The Youth Challenge is part of Generation Unlimited – a multi-sector public-private global partnership enabling the largest generation of young people in history to become productive and engaged members of society.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24 September...
FeaturedBuilding a better world through cultural exchange
This summer nearly 2,000 Scouts from Sweden who attended the 24th World Scout Jamboree embarked on an educational journey across different states before reaching West Virginia.
The purpose of this journey was to break stereotypes and prejudice and facilitate a...
FeaturedK-Pop music unites Scouts during NCT DREAM performance at Jamboree
The cultural unity that would be apparent in the next 12 days of the 24th World Scout Jamboree was kick-started once K-pop band, NCT DREAM, stepped on stage to perform for thousands of Scouts, creating a fantastic gathering of young people from around the world. The high-...
FeaturedRegistration open for world’s largest digital Scout event, JOTA-JOTI
World Scouting has officially opened registration and launched a fully redesigned platform for JOTA-JOTI (Jamboree-on-the-Air-Jamboree-on-the-Internet), the world’s largest digital Scout event promoting friendship and citizenship education. This year, JOTA-JOTI will take...
FeaturedScouts gain insights after stepping into lives of refugees
At the World Scout Jamboree, participants use immersive video technology to connect with refugees around the world and build empathy for their plight.
By Trevor Kincaid, United Nations High Commissioner...
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.