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Monday, February 06, 2006


Scouting is for everyone!!!But let's start from the beginning...

Baden-Powell,the man who started this organisation,returned to England a national hero, after defending the town of Mafeking (Mafikeng as it is now spelled) for seven months from the besieging Boer troops, the first real British triumph in the Boer War. When he returned to England, he discovered that many boys and young men were avidly reading his book Aids to Scouting. This book was intended as a military training manual, teaching soldiers techniques such as observation, tracking, initiative...
When he retired in 1907,when he was 50 years old,he was asked to help to a program for boys,that after a while became a book"Scouting for boys".He decided to make a camp in Brownsea,the first scout camp.The number of the children that took part in this camp was 24.After this BP was sure that many kids would like being scouts.So scouting spread everywhere in the world and it now exists in many countries....

Athanasios Lefkaditis brought scouting in Greece in 1910.He got the idea when he asked a little scout in England what is a scout...The boy answered that a scout is someone that wants to do a good will every day.He liked this answer a lot,and so he made the first scouts team in High school Makri in Athens!!!!


At 10:43 AM , Blogger teacher dude said...

Good to see you're keeping up the blog. I love the photos. Also I looked at the map. It seems you've got a world wide following. COOL!!!



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