There are over 30million Scouts in the world. And holds the Guiness book of records record for the largest Youth organisation !
1 in 10 Scouts is a girl
1 in 50 Scouts will use their first aid skills to save a life
Scouting is the biggest youth organisation in the world
Baden -Powell is the only person to be Chief Scout of the World.
The Scout law used to have 10 parts to it
That at the Jamboree in 2007. All Scout Countries were represented . There were 32,000 Participants and 8,000 Staff. Together with over 60,000 Day visitors attending.
Do your best has been unchanged since Scouting started
Dyb Dyb Dyb Dob Dob Dob ment Do Your Best and Do Our Best and we used be the cubs up until 1967 and has not been used since then !!
The Term Boy Scouts also stopped being used in 1967.
The Scout sign (Three fingers held up and thumb over little finger) is to show the three parts of the Scout promise to do duty to God , The Queen and to help other people.
The world membership badge is an arrow head and was taken from the old maps that had the arrow pointing north. B-P used this arrow head as a badge to point the true direction.On the same badge you will see two stars which each have 5 points which was to show the (old) 10 part Scout Law.
The three parts of the Arrowhead are also to show the same as the Scout sign