History of the Scouting movement and individual Scouting organizations, including biographical material on key figures in Scouting.
Submit scouting history sites of general interest including sites about founders of scouting, international, national and regional organizations.
History of particular scouting, guiding or girl scouting associations.
Submit sites of general historical interest.
The Baden-Powell family, Sir Robert, his brother, his sister, Agnes, and his wife, Olave, were all active in the scouting and guiding movement. Robert and Olave shared the same birthday, 22 February. That week has come to be recognized as scout and guide week. In the girl scouting and guiding movement the day is a day of reflection called Thinking Day.
Submit sites about the life and works of the Baden-Powell family, Robert, Agnes, and Olave.
Brownsea Island is the birthplace of World Scouting and Guiding. Lord Robert Baden Powell held the first Scout camp there in 1907.
Biographical information and history of the Cornwell Award for courage by scouting youth.
Historical information about gang shows.
The Scouting movement's female branch began in 1908, soon after Robert Baden-Powell saw that girls were taking part in the scouting movement. With his sister Agnes, the project of an outdoors program for girls was begun. Olave Baden-Powell, the founders wife, took up the cause and became the Chief Guide of the World. The movement invarious countries is called Girl Guides or Girl Scouts. In countries with a coeducational program there are often units for girls only.
Scouting cruises for the promotion of peace.
Articles and information about the founder of French Catholic Scouting.