Nepal Scouts

Nepal Scouts
Nepal Scouts
Nepal Scouts
नेपाल स्काउट
Country Nepal
Founded June 18, 1952
Membership 32,000
Chief Scout Pradip Nepal
Chief Commissioner Shree Ram Lamichhane
Affiliation World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, World Organization of the Scout Movement
Website
nepalscouts.org.np
Scouting portal

The Nepal Scouts (Devnagari: नेपाल स्काउट) are the national Scouting and Guiding organization of Nepal. Scouting and Guiding was founded in Nepal in 1952 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1969 and of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1984. The organization serves 19,952 Scouts (as of 2011)[1] and 11,962 Guides (as of 2003).

Contents

History

Historic membership badge of the India branch of the Scout Association-note modern Nepal is included in the map upon which the fleur-de-lis is superimposed

As part of the 2007 Centenary, Nepal renamed Urkema Peak in the Himalayas to Baden-Powell Peak.[2]

Program

Program emphasis is on handicrafts, hiking, camping, nature conservation and community development. Service activities include adult literacy campaigns, food production, child vaccination and drug abuse education. Relief operations are mobilized during earthquakes, floods, landslides, fires and other natural disasters.

Scout activities are organized jointly, but training, camping and other aspects of the program are separate for boys and girls.

Under the national education system, university students on the masters level are required to serve in a village for a year. These students are given an orientation, including Scout training.

Sections

  • Cubs/Brownie-ages 7 to 10
  • Boys/Girls Scouts-ages 11 to 15
  • Rovers/Ranger-ages 16 to 25

Scout Mottoes

  • Cubs: सक्दो कोशिस गर Sakdo Kosis Gara (Do Your Best)
  • Scouts: तयार होऊ Tayar Hou (Be Prepared)
  • Rovers: सेवा Sewa (Service)

Emblem

The membership badge of the Nepal Scouts incorporates elements of the flag of Nepal, and both the trefoil representing the girls and the fleur-de-lis representing the boys. The highest rank is the Everest Scout.

International Scouting units in Nepal

Nepal has active expatriate Scout groups, among these are American Boy Scouts in Kathmandu, the Direct Service Pack and Troop 900, sponsored by the Lincoln School, linked to the Direct Service branch of the Boy Scouts of America, which supports units around the world.

Scholarships for Nepalese Students

Nepal Scouts provides several scholarships for Nepalese students to undergo their higher education. [3] It is one of the very well known organisations in Nepal that provides many scholarships and support to deserving Nepalese students their further education.

References



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Scouts Australia — infobox WorldScouting caption = name = Scouts Australia headquarters = Chatswood, NSW country = Australia f date = 1908 founder = Lord Baden Powell members = 67,269 cite web |title=Triennial Report 2005 2008… …   Wikipedia

  • Scouts of China — Traditional Chinese 中華民國童 …   Wikipedia

  • Les scouts à travers le monde — Liste des membres de l Organisation mondiale du mouvement scout Depuis sa création en 1907, le scoutisme s est développé du Royaume Uni vers 216 pays et territoires à travers le monde. On compte plus de 28 millions de scouts et de guides. 155… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Government of Nepal — The Government of Nepal, or Nepal Government, is the executive body and the Central government of Nepal. Prior to the abolition of Monarchy in Nepal, was officially known as His Majesty s Government. Today, the Head of State is the President,… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Nepal-related topics — This is a list of topics related to Nepal. Those interested in the subject can monitor changes to the pages by clicking on Related changes in the sidebar.Nepal* Nepal * Nepal, Travel information * * Nepal Bhasa * Institute of Medicine, Nepal *… …   Wikipedia

  • Boy Scouts of the Philippines — This article is about the youth movement. For the military unit, see Philippine Scouts. Boy Scouts of the Philippines Emblem of the Boy Scouts of …   Wikipedia

  • National Association of Cambodian Scouts — National Association of Cambodian Scouts …   Wikipedia

  • The Guides and Scouts of Finland — Infobox WorldScouting type=organization name=Suomen Partiolaiset Finlands Scouter ry caption=The Guides and Scouts of Finland image size=240px headquarters=Helsinki country=Finland f date=1972 members=75,000 website=http://www.partio.fi… …   Wikipedia

  • Age groups in Scouting and Guiding — National Scouting and Guiding organisations are divided into different age groups in order to deliver the Scouting and Guiding programmes for a full range of youth.HistoryOriginally, there was only a single section for all members of the Scouting …   Wikipedia

  • Liste Des Membres De L'Organisation Mondiale Du Mouvement Scout — Depuis sa création en 1907, le scoutisme s est développé du Royaume Uni vers 216 pays et territoires à travers le monde. On compte plus de 28 millions de scouts et de guides. 155 organisations nationales sont dirigés par l Organisation mondiale… …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”