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Our Little Scouts #5

A cache by Datruk Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/29/2010
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Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This is the fifth cache in this series to show just how many scouts we have in Australia.

My kids are part of this great movement and I am a leader as well. Some of these kids have shown an interest in geocaching so why not help them participate.

This cache is near 2nd Blackburn Hall

World Chief Scout
Lord Baden-Powell was proclaimed World Chief Scout at the first Jamboree at Olympia in the UK in 1920; he was raised to the peerage (given the title of Lord) in 1929 and was awarded the order of Merit in the Coronation Orders in 1937. He travelled widely, encouraging Scouting in every country he visited. He came to Australia three times, in 1912, 1931 and to the first Australian Jamboree in 1934-35.

Meanwhile Scouting had become established as a most successful scheme for the training of boys, and it spread rapidly worldwide because it was what boys wanted to do. Soon a headquarters was set up and leadership provided by recognised leaders in the community. Honours were showered upon the Founder by many countries but his last acclaim was the World Jamboree in Holland in 1937. He retired to Kenya, where he spent several happy years with his family. He died there on 8 January 1941.

He was described as 'The Piper of Pax' because of his tremendous contribution to boyhood and world peace.

The world's largest youth organisation
From its English origins Scouting struck an enthusiastic chord among boys in so many countries that it is now coordinated globally by the World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM). From its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, the WOSM provides unity amongst the 155 national Scouting organisations (representing a Scout membership of over 28 million).

Cache is large than a film canister but smaller than a 200ml Sistema

*** FTF Prize is WWFM VII pathtag***

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