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History of Scouting Scouting Around the World: 

History of Scouting Scouting Around the World

History Of Scouting: 

History Of Scouting Started in 1907 by Lord Baden-Powell in England after returning from the Boer War in South Africa. Started with 20 boys and quickly spread. Intended to be used by organizations to establish Troops, but boys were so excited many organized themselves. Started in USA in 1910. Most of the countries with the oldest scouting organizations are former British Colonies such as Australia, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, South Africa and Canada. Most of the countries with the newest scouting organizations are former Soviet Republics such as Georgia and Tajikstan.


Numbers Today there are over 28 Million Scouts in 216 countries and territories. 17 Million are in the Asian Pacific region. Over 300 Million people have been scouts. Indonesia is the largest scout organization with nearly 9 Million members. US is second with over 6 Million. Others with over 1 Million members are India, Philippines and Thailand. Monaco is the smallest with only 49 members.


Australia THE SCOUT LAW A Scout is trustworthy A Scout is loyal A Scout is helpful A Scout is friendly A Scout is cheerful A Scout is considerate A Scout is thrifty A Scout is courageous A Scout is respectful A Scout cares for the environment Open to boys and girls ages 6 – 26 Youngest scouts known as Joey Scouts instead of Tiger Scouts Oldest Scouts known as Rover Scouts (common among many organizations outside of the US) Highest Cubscout Award is the Gold Boomerang. Highest Scout Award is the Baden-Powell Award. THE SCOUT PROMISE Version 1: On my honour I promise that I will do my best To do my duty to my God, and To the Queen of Australia To help other people, and To live by the Scout Law Version 2: On my honour I promise that I will do my best To do my duty to my God, and To Australia To help other people, and To live by the Scout Law


Japan A Scout is faithful. A Scout is friendly. A Scout is courteous. A Scout is kind. A Scout is thrifty. A Scout is courageous. A Scout is thankful Coed organization ages 6 – 24 Youngest level known as Beaver Scout instead of Tiger Scout (common among many organizations outside of the US) Cub Scout ranks are Squirrel, Hare, Dear and Bear. Sumo Wrestling Merit Badge is offered

South Korea: 

South Korea Available from age 4 to age 25 Tiger in the Scout Badge symbolizes a Scout’s Bravery Beaver Cub Scout Venturer Rover

Hong Kong: 

Hong Kong Scout Awards are Pathfinder, Voyager, Challenger and Chief Scout. Lowest level of scouting is Grasshopper Scouts, similar to our Tiger Scouts. Scout Law: 1.  A Scout is to be trusted. 2.  A Scout is loyal. 3.  A Scout is friendly and considerate. 4.  A Scout belongs to the world-wide family of Scouts. 5.  A Scout has courage in all difficulties. 6.  A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property. 7.  A Scout has self respect and respect for others.


Pakistan Boys age 7 – 25 Cub Scout age called Shaheen Scouts Shaheen ranks - Pehla, Doosra, Teesra Website is in English Scout/Rover kable etmad hota hai A Scout/Rover is trustworthy Scout/Rover furmanbardar aur wafadar hota hai A Scout/Rover is loyal and obedient Scout/Rover khush ehlag aur madadgar hota hai A Scout/Rover is courteous and helpful Scout/Rover hur aik ka dost aur hur Scout ka bhai hota hai A Scout/Rover is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout Scout/Rover meharban aur buhadar hota hai A Scout/Rover is kind and courageous Scout/Rover kafayat shuaar hota hai A Scout/Rover is thrifty Scout/Rover pakeeza aur huns mukh hota hai A Scout/Rover is clean and cheerful


Ireland Coed Ages 6 to 21 Part of the program is focused on American Indian Lore Scouting Ireland formed in 2004 from SAI (Scout Association of Ireland) and CSI (Catholic Scouters of Ireland) A Scout is loyal A Scout is trustworthy A Scout helpful A Scout friendly A Scout courteous A Scout kind A Scout obedient A Scout cheerful A Scout thrifty A Scout is pure in thought, word and deed A Scout does all for the glory of god


Ethiopia The Scout Law for Medebegna, Wotat, Awaki, Golmassa and all the Scout Leaders: 1. A Scout’s honor is to be trusted 2. A Scout’s is loyal, 3. A Scout is helpful, 4. A Scout is friendly, 5. A Scout is respectful and kind, 6. A Scout cares for Nature, 7. A Scout is obedient, 8. A Scout is cheerful and courageous, 9. A Scout is thrifty, 10. A Scout is clean in thought, word, body and deed. Program discontinued twice. Once due to WWII and once due to the DERG Marxist Regime. Reestablished in 1995 Tadagi (Cub) Medebegha (Junior) Wotat (Venture) Awaki (Rover) Golmassa (Leader)

United States: 

United States I Promise to Do my duty To God and My Country To Help other People And to Obey the Law of the Pack

Parting Thought: 

Parting Thought

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