Category Archives: Press Release

Messengers of Peace recognition for SCOUTS South Africa

We are delighted to announce that SCOUTS South Africa was one of only 5 National Scout Organizations (NSO’s) in Africa selected for a Special Commendation for our ongoing commitment to, and support of, World Scouting’s (WOSM) Messengers of Peace Programme. The award recognises that your ongoing actions and projects brought relief and comfort to people…

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Empowering youth to turn the tide on plastic pollution in SA

Plastic pollution in our seas and local communities is dire.  In November SCOUTS South Africa will be launching the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge in partnership with the United National Environment Programme and the World Organisation of Scout Movements. The initiative aims to mobilise 10 000 young people aged 7 to 17 to take action to reduce plastic…

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“Humbled to be able to serve in this time of need”

During the COVID-19 lockdown, SCOUTS South Africa’s adult volunteers nationwide are providing essential care services and social relief of distress to older persons, mentally ill, persons with disabilities, the sick and single parents with children that can’t leave their homes. In the Western Cape, 1st Pinelands Rovers Laura Troost and Johann Harzon are coordinating the collection…

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