The Boy Scout Movement is 100 years old!
July 31, 2007 11:42pm CST
Brownsea Island in Dorset, England was the site of the very first Boy Scout Camp, which was held in 1907, and this is where the celebrations for the centenary will focus. Three hundred scouts from all over the world will congregate there in a few hours time, 8 in the morning on 1st August, to celebrate the achievement of Robert Baden-Powell in forming the Scouting Movement. Here is the news link so that you can read the whole story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6925312.stm Children and Scouting activities have changed so much in the hundred years but the basic magic of being allowed to get smoke dried whilst cooking sausages over an open fire is universal.