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2019 marks 100 years of Wood Badge training

Written by: Joy Hutchinson, SSA Chair National Adult Resources Have you seen the new 2019 membership badge? Did you recognize the Wood Badge symbolism? 2019 marks 100 years of Wood Badge training! Since the establishment of the Scouting Movement in 1907, training has always been one of the core elements in achieving the Scouting Mission.  The first Wood…

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“I learned to be more careful when making decisions” 

Written by Madita, Lisa and Thomas Maxwell Khumalo is a Rover and the District Commissioner of the Hazy District in Mpumalanga. He hails from Chochocho and loves playing soccer, meeting friends and learning about other people’s cultures. With the Rover Centenary in full swing, we found out how Rovering has impacted his life.  “I joined the Scouting Movement in 2005 when…

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How Green is your Group?

Environmental awareness fosters a sense of connection to the natural world, promotes sustainable development and encourages conservation of irreplaceable natural resources and vulnerable plant and animal species. We in Scouting have played a major role in educating our members on environmental awareness throughout the years. Baden-Powell said that we should leave the world a little…

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