World Scouting

Currently, there are more than 28 millions of scouts in 215 countires and regions around the world. They include:

  • 161 countries with internationally recognised National Scout Organizations.
  • There are 26 main territories where Scouting exists, often as overseas branches of member Scout Organizations.
  • There are 28 countries where Scouting exists (be it embryonic or widespread) but where there is no National Scout Organisation which is a member of WOSM.

> List of World Organization of the Scout Movement members

World Organization of the Scout Movement

The World Organization of the Scout Movement is a worldwide, non-profit and non-partisan organisation of 28 millions members, male and female, operating through a network of local groups supported by National Scout Organizations in 160 countries.

Its governing body is the World Conference, which meets every three years, and its executive is the World Committee composed of elected volunteers.

World Scout Foundation

The World Scout Foundation actively solicits and receives contributions, which are invested in a capital (endowment) fund in order to produce a regular income that can benefit World Scouting. The Honorary President of the World Scout Foundation is H.M. The King of Sweden.

The World Baden-Powell Fellowship is composed of individual and corporate donors who are committed to supporting the development of Scouting worldwide.

World Organization of the Scout Movement

World Organization of the Scout Movement
World Organization of the Scout Movement
http://www.scout.org/
WOSM on Facebook
WOSM on Facebook
http://bit.ly/facebook_WOSM
WOSM on Google Maps
WOSM on Goolge Maps
http://bit.ly/maps_WOSM

Social Networking Platforms for Scouts

World Scout Jamboree on The Internet
World Scout Jamboree on The Internet
http://www.joti.org/

Scouting Resources

ScoutStore - Official World Scout Shop
ScoutStore - Official World Scout Shop
http://www.worldscoutshop.org/
The Pine Tree Web
The Pine Tree Web
http://www.pinetreeweb.com/
ScoutWiki Network
ScoutWiki Network
http://www.scoutwiki.org/

Scouting Web Links

Global Scoutnet
Global Scoutnet
http://www.scoutnet.org/

Source of Information: Fact Sheet - World Scouting Today, World Scout Bureau