Learn About International Scouting

Begin your exploration of International Scouting at the web site of the World Organization of the Scout MovementExternal Link (WOSM).  This is the major international organization of national Scout associations and is the one to which the Boy Scouts of America belongs.

Their list of Member CountriesExternal Link includes the name of each member Scout association and links to the home sites of many National Scout Associations.

You can purchase items from the WOSM on line at the World Shop of the Scout MovementExternal Link.  All prices are in Euros.

The best site to find links to home pages of packs and troops in countries around the world is the InterNETional Scouting and Guiding PagesExternal Link.

You can learn more about International Scouting at International Scouting (Troop 97)External Link which also describes other non-WOSM Scout Associations.

U.S. Scouts and leaders can learn more about getting involved in international Scouting activities from the International Department of the Boy Scouts of AmericaExternal Link.and their Global BSA NewslettersExternal Link.

The best sources of information about Scouting’s founder, Robert Baden-Powell, are the Pine Tree Web PageExternal Link and Scouting MilestonesExternal Link

Scouting RadioExternal Link, headquartered in Ireland, presents an opportunity to listen to Scouts and Scouting news.

The UK Scout Association has fact sheets on World Scouting, and on running International Evenings at pack and troop meetings.

Some Scouts will enjoy collecting Scouts on Stamps from around the world and getting involved with the Scouts on Stamps Society InternationalExternal Link.