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NGOScout Association
AddressScout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London, E4 7QW
Telephone020 84337100
Background InformationThe Scout Association is the national body for the boy Scout movement, providing recreational activities and personal development opportunities for young people aged between 6 and 25. The movement currently has more than 400,000 members in the UK, and more than 28 million worldwide. The Scout movement was established by Robert Baden Powell, seeking to facilitate the personal development of children within a patriotic, religious framework. Originally for boys only, the Scout movement is now open to all. Charity no. 306101, company no. RC000547. Source:
Year Created1907
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies
Related OrganisationsWorld Organisation of Scout Movements (WOSM); GirlGuiding UK
KeywordsChildren and young people; Recreation & sport.
Last Edited ByJRM at 22/08/2007 11:39:48