Tag Archives: World Scouting

By Utah National Parks Council
Feb 12, 2018

Give $1–Make a Difference in World Scouting

At the end of World War II, Scouts of all ages in war-torn countries had lost everything and needed help to restart their Scouting programs. In response to these Scouts’ needs, the World Friendship Fund was created. Fundraising efforts were successful and, through the contributions of the members of the Boy Scouts of America, made […]

By Tony Woodard
Sep 07, 2015

Little White Strings – My Experience at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree

When you arrive at a World Jamboree, there are little strings on the ground outlining your campsite.  For all intents and purposes, these may as well be international borders.  We were camped next to Scouts from the Netherlands, Taiwan, Spain, New Zealand, Germany, UK, France, and Libya.  Down the road were scouts from Nigeria, Hong […]

By Community Submission
Feb 22, 2015

Happy 158th Birthday B-P

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, known as B-P, was born in Paddington, London on 22 February 1857. He was the eighth of ten children of Baden, a Professor at Oxford University, and Henrietta Powell. His father died when B-P was only three years old, leaving the family in a challenging situation, but his mother continued his schooling […]