WHAT´S LIKE BEING A SCOUT?
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LEISURE AT HOME - EXERCISES
WHAT'S LIKE BEING A SCOUT?
, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide
with the stated aim of supporting young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society.
Scouting began in 1907
, held the
first Scouting encampment
. Baden-Powell wrote the principles of Scouting in
Scouting for Boys
(London, 1908), based on
earlier military books, with influence and support of
Frederick Russell Burnham
(Chief of Scouts in British Africa),
Ernest Thompson Seton
William Alexander Smith
, and his publisher
. During the first half of the 20th century, the movement grew to encompass three major age groups each for boys (
) and, in 1910, a new organization, Girl Guides, was created for girls (
Girl Guide and Girl Scout
The movement employs the
, a program of informal education with an emphasis on practical outdoor activities, including
. Another widely recognized movement characteristic is the Scout
, by intent hiding all differences of social standing in a country and making for equality, with
or comparable headwear. Distinctive uniform insignia include the
, as well as
and other patches.
In 2011, Scouting and Guiding together had over 41 million members worldwide. The two largest umbrella organizations are the
World Organization of the Scout Movement
(WOSM), for boys-only and co-educational organizations, and the
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
(WAGGGS), primarily for girls-only organizations but also accepting co-educational organizations. The year 2007 marked the
centenary of Scouting
world wide, and member organizations planned events to celebrate the occasion.
A – Answer these questions according to the text:
What is the Scout Youth Movement?
When did it start?
Who found it?
Is scouting only for boys?
What is taught in the Scouting Movement?
Do Scouts wear special clothes? Explain.
What was its intention?
What’s the Scout’s symbol?
WHAT / WHO
DO THE UNDERLICED WORDS
MATCH THESE WORDS/EXPRESSIONS