Annual Report 2018

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:11
This year’s report highlights a number of stories of incredible impact. These are the stories of Rafi and other young people thr
"I have been amazed by their stories. See what a few years of care and attention, skilful local leaders and a well-run Scout programme can do

Scouts Australia say “Bullying. No Way!”

Submitted by NGooderson on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:09
Scouts in Australia work hard every day to address bullying, and today in particular, on the National Day of Action a
“As Scouts, we support one another, we learn, we are active and we explore. As we do this, we enjoy the many friendsh
As a youth organisation, Scouts Australia believes that bullying

Scout leads clean-up on Cape Town beach

Submitted by NGooderson on Tue, 03/05/2019 - 10:04
Scout Christian Reimers showed great leadership and determination to clean up Milnerton beach in Cape Town, South Africa, w
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Scouting & Environmental Protection

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 02/21/2019 - 13:12
Young Baden-Powell Fellows joined World Scout Foundation (WSF) Chairman Lars Kolind and WSF staff last week in Riyadh at th
Young BP Fellows Kevin and Matthew Aamlid plus BP Fellow Thijs Stoffer

Scouts worldwide committed to refugees

Submitted by NGooderson on Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:38
Over 170 Scouts from the European, Africa, Arab and Inter-America Regions of World Scouting gathered in Brussels from 7 to
“We were really fast, and we took the kids out of the asylum centre", said Romano Camenzid, one of the Pfasyl proj
In the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, where thousands of refugees pass along the “Balkan route”, S
“The conference has been really inspirational. There is some great work going on all over the world. Scouts are always
The event was closed by a half a day conference that was officially opened by the Vice President of the European Commission
"I do appreciate the work that Scouts have undertaken in all member states to welcome refugees and migrants and familia
He then presented three symbolic awards to civil society initiatives that worked brilliantly for the integration of refugee
“What I have learnt from the project is that if you gather a truly passionate group of volunteers you, can make a diffe
Recommendations addressed to policy makers and civil society organisations that operate in the field of refugee integration
Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting said:  "The real way to gain happiness is to give it to others."
Today, Scouts, more than ever, are trying their best to make a difference in a troubled yet rapidly-changing world, by generously givin
 “Over the last three years, our Movement has grown in confidence about its ability to be a leading social force f
Article by Samia Fitouri, Communications Manager, World Scout Bureau Europe Support Centre&n

Scouting refugees with rhythm!

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 12/20/2018 - 14:23
For four years, Majd Elewi was a member of the Scouts in his hometown of Homs. Their Scout hut was like a second home; a place to hang
“I lost all my memories with the Syrian Scouts and all my friends had separated,” he says in an email from Istanbul. “I thought it migh
But in 2014 the mechanical engineering student re-discovered his passion for Scouting, and joined the Ibn Al-Walid Scouts—a Scout group
“All our Scouts came because of the Syrian War so they lost a lot of precious things: their home, friends, family and society,” Elewi e
The brass band started small—less than a handful of musicians performing simple marches—but audiences liked what they saw. Encouraged,
 “The importance of our music band is not just to improve the Scouts talents,” Elewi says. “The most important thing is that our
Ward Al Afef, 17 arrived in Turkey from the southern part of Syria with his parents and younger sister. He hadn’t been a Scout at home,
 “Scouts helped me find a lot of new friends that I needed because I was strange and new in this country,” he says. “Scouts gave m
The band shares many of their performances on their own YouTube c
 “It meant a lot to me,” says Elewi. “And to my Scouts.”
Story courtesy of

Myanmar Rover Scouts organise flood relief

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:49
Scouts were once again among the first responders when Myanmar was hit by a tropical storm with heavy rains, which lead to
Myanmar Rover Scouts distributing drinking water