FeaturedWhy Camilo is helping Scouting shape Colombia’s heroes of the future
A BackStage Story by the Scout Donation Platform
Camilo Ayala knows what it’s like to live without hope, so he decided to do his part to try and help other young people caught up in gang violence in Colombia with the “Heroes of the Future” project; an initiative that...
FeaturedUK Scouts unveil new growth strategy, branding
The UK Scout Association has launched its strategy for growth over the next five years, with the aim of equipping young people with the skills they need for life, and adding 50,000 more young people to its membership.
Skills for Life – our plan to prepare...
FeaturedFrom egg drops to Harry Potter: how Scouting won over young Czechs
Scouting in the Czech Republic was banned three times under the country’s authoritarian regimes, and many of its leaders sacked from their jobs or even thrown in jail, but 30 years after the collapse of Communism, young Czechs are queuing up to become Scouts, and the Czech...
FeaturedUganda prison Scout programme helps inmates find their feet.
Robert is a serial offender. Jailed in the sprawling Murchison Bay Prison in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, he faces two more years behind bars.
But a year ago he joined the Scouts, and now he’s a Patrol Leader in his block. It’s changed his life.
FeaturedBronze Wolf Awards recognises four for service and commitment.
The World Scout Committee has awarded the Bronze Wolf to four leaders – Dr Joao Armando Gonçalves, Ms Karin Ahlback, Mr Ian Langford-Brown, and Ms Brigitte Therivel– in recognition of their outstanding commitment and service to Scouting.
Former World Scout Committee...
Featured3rd World Scout Education Congress to take place in Brazil in December
Kuala Lumpur, 3 May 2018 – The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) has selected Brazil to host the 3rd World Scout Education Congress to discuss the development of Scouting’s educational programmes in a rapidly changing world, and strategies to ensure the...
FeaturedWorld Scouting statement on UN Security Council youth debate
Kuala Lumpur, 24 April: The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) welcomes the independent progress study on Youth, Peace and Security, and the first open debate on the topic held by the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Monday.
Every week, over 50...
FeaturedThai Scouts pilot Patrimonito badge in Sukhothai
Scouts in Thailand are taking a lead role in the conservation of the historic city of Sukhothai, a masterpiece of Siamese architecture, which has been a World Heritage site since 1991.
FeaturedWWF and World Scouting join forces for a healthy planet
Singapore, 13 March 2018 – WWF and the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) are deepening their collaboration to drive global awareness and action on nature and the environment, in recognition of the enormous challenges facing our planet and the important...
FeaturedIndonesian Scouts join rescue teams following Java landslide
Volunteer members of Indonesia’s Scout Task Force joined rescue efforts in central Java after a landslide triggered by heavy rain swept through the village of Pasir Panjang in Central Java, leaving at least seven people dead.
The 200 Scouts, from the Movement’s “...
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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.