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Peace jamboree 1947 opening of the museum

Jamboree__museum_MoissonThe Peace Jamboree in 1947 took place in Moisson downstream of Paris (France) on the Seine.

The Scout and Guide Spirit Flame stopped on the Jamboree site in July 2007 to commemorate both the centenary of scouting and the 60th anniversary of the Jamboree. Moisson municipality decided to create a Museum, partly dedicated to the Jamboree.

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Kindling the flame in Norway

 kindling_the_flame.jpgIn 2007, the National Scout and Guide Fellowship St George's Guilds of Norway adopted an ambitious plan for expansion. As a result, the national leadership decided to cooperate with resource persons in the fellowship, to inspire them and provide them with tools for their efforts for expansion.
We are now registering the results in a survey. Several new guilds have been founded, and we are getting positive responses from the districts.
In spring 2008 district leaders were invited to a weekend gathering with the following elements in the programme:

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Re-unveiling of the restored monument commemorating the 1937 Jamboree

re-unveiling_monument_1937.jpgrestored_monument_1937.jpgOn 25th September 1987 the Jamboree monument was erected by the Dutch National Scout and Guide Fellowship to commemorate the event. After restoration, it was re-unveiled on 9th May 2009 by three former Scouts who participated or visited the Jamboree at that time in 1937. The event took place at the same spot where it was erected in 1987 where the Jamboree had been held.

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35th Twinning event Belgium - The Netherlands

35th twinning nl bOn April 19th, 2009 the committees of the Belgian and the Dutch National Scout and Guide Fellowships, the Vlaamse Oud-Scouts en Oud-Gidsen (VOSOG) and Plus-Scouts Nederland, traditionally gathered for the 35th time.

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Lithuania visited the Netherlands

lithuania_visits_the_netherlands.jpgOn 7th April Dalia Urzaite (right), International Secretary of Lithuania, met former World Committee member Leny Doelman in the beautiful flower garden of Keukenhof situated in the Netherlands.

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Celebration Founders Day/Thinking Day in Malaysia

A dinner was held at the Bukit Kiara Equestrian Club, Kuala Lumpur, on the 21st of  February 2009. The event attracted 280 friends and members of FOFSAG, the National Scout and Guide Fellowship of Malaysia.

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New Federation in Andalucia, Spain

New federation in Spain

On November 5th, 2008, the adult Scouts from Córdoba, Andalucia in Spain signed an agreement to form an Adult  Scout and Guide Federation in Andalucia together with the Association of Adult Scouts "El Bordon". The new President is Antonio Jesús Lillo of AGAE (Asociación Granadina Adultos del Escultismo) from Granada and Vice President is Angel Jiménez of "El Bordón",  Córdoba.

Trefoil Guild group meet members from Paris

paris small"The Fédération des Associations d'Anciens et d'Adultes du Scoutisme français (FAAS), the National Scout and Guide Fellowship of France, were informed some months ago that a group of UK Trefoil Guild (UK TG) were going to come to Paris for a short stay at the beginning of June, their travel being organised by a British travel agency.

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Friendship mission to Panama

123 smallJuan Salazar and Mathilde Zubieta accompanied by members of the Local Scout and Guide Fellowship of Panama City

As the Local Scout and Guide Fellowship (LSGF) told me "this was the first time we have de opportunity of having Fellowship visitors from another country".
The Panamanian Guild welcomed us in a really perfect Scout Spirit. They showed us how true the meaning of the word, "FELLOWSHIP" is.
From the 19th till the 22nd of May we, Juan Salazar and Matilde Zubieta, both members of the Chilean National Scout and Guide Fellowship (NSGF) visited Panama not for an official trip but just as Scout fellows we are. On our trip we decided to visit our fellows Adult Scouts from Panama. I made contact with Marquelda Arauz, International Secretary for Panama NSGF.

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75th anniversary of St. George’s Guild of Denmark

danish-flag1.jpgDear members of St. George's Guild of Denmark,

On behalf of the World Committee and World Bureau we congratulate you most happily with your 75th anniversary. We mark this important milestone in ISGF history and you hold the distinction of having the oldest guilds in the history of the International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF).

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