#ScoutsVenezuela ==> Diego, un Scout que defendió sus principios hasta la muerte. El pasado 16 de mayo, en San Antonio de los Altos, Estado Miranda, Venezuela, Diego Fernando Arellano Figueredo, quien a sus 31 años de edad fue Scouter del Grupo Scout Cayaurima, murió durante una protesta contra el gobierno venezolano de un impacto de bala en el pecho. #MasScouts #CeroViolencia
#ScoutsVenezuela ==> Diego, a Scout who defended his principles to the death. On May 16, in San Antonio de los Altos, Miranda State, Venezuela, Diego Fernando Arellano Figueredo, who at 31 years of age was Scouter of the Scout Group Cayaurima, died during a protest against the Venezuelan government of a bullet on the chest. #MoreScouts #ZeroViolence
Source – Fogon Virtual Scout – http://fogonvirtualscout.com/venezuela-diego-un-scout-que-defendio-sus-principios-hasta-la-muerte/
Outdoor adventure is a key element of youth development in the Boy Scouts of America programs. Just as young people grow, learn and mature in a continuing progression of experience so, too, do the camping and outdoor programs of the BSA. The BSA offers a continuum of experiences based on the age, interest and ability level of youth and BSA offers recognition awards for all levels of Scouting outdoor Adventures.
Source: BSA TAP | The Outdoor Adventure Planning Guide
World Scout Jamboree 2023 in the news:
World Scout Jamboree is the most important event run by the World Organization of the Scout Movement for scouts 14-17 years old. WOSM is the biggest NGO in the world with tens of millions people participating. Gdansk is hoping to host the Jamboree in 2023.
Source: The City of Gdansk is World Scout Jamboree candidate for 2023 | The Huffington Post
While we innovate to bring the benefit of Scouting to life through technology, through new merit badges or even new programs, like STEM Scouts, outdoor activities are still one of my favorite aspects of Scouting. I hope all Scouts get to experience the personal growth that comes with spending time experiencing adventures – big and small – in the outdoors.
Source: Keeping the Balance in a Technology Era – Scouting Wire : Scouting Wire
The Scouts of the World Award (SOWA) is an international award initiated by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) with over 50 National Scout Associations taking part. In the UK this award is exclusive to Network Members.
Source: Scouts of the World Award (SOWA) | UK Scout Network | The Scout Association
The Eagle Scout badge is extremely rare, but the U.S. Army has a badge that’s even rarer. It’s the badge worn by members of the Honor Guard who keep 24-hour watch over the Tomb of Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. Fewer than 700 men and women have worn the badge since the round-the-clock patrol began in 1937. The Honor Guard…
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