Scouts and Guides

The Genesis of Scouting and Guiding in the World

The Boy Scouts Movement had a simple start in the year 1907 when a retired Army General Lord Baden Powell conducted an experimental camp in Brown sea Island in England with 20 boys. The successful conduct of the camp and publication of the Book "Scouting for Boys" in a fortnightly marked the start of the Boy Scout Movement.

In the year 1910, Crystal palace Rally was held where Girls wearing the boy Scout uniform appeared and wanted to join the Scout Movement. Lord Baden Powell decided to start a movement for Girls with the help of his sister Agnes Baden Powell.

Scouting In India

Scouting started in India in the year 1909, when Captain T.H.Baker established the first Scout Troop in Bangalore and got it registered with imperial Headquarters, London.subsequently, Scout Troops were formed in Kirkee (Pune), Simla, Madras, Jabalpur, Lonavla (Mumbai) and registered with the Imperial Headquarters during 1910 and 1911. These units were open to European and Anglo Indian Children only.

Scouting In G.K. Naidu

Bul Bulls (Boys) 5yrs. To 10 yrs.
Cubs (Girls)/strong> 5yrs. To 10 yrs.
Scouts (Boys) 10yrs. To 16 yrs.
Guides (Girls) 10yrs. To 16 yrs.

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