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SCOUTING IN AFGHANISTAN

DA AFGHANESTAN SARANDOY TOLANAH

BOY SCOUTS OF AFGHANISTAN

 

Scouting in Afghanistan was officially founded in 1931, revived again in 1956 and then in 1978, banned by the Communist government. Afghanistan was a WOSM member from 1932 to 1947 and again from 1964 to 1978.

It is unknown if there is any revival movement in Afghanistan at present.


Program Sections:

 Cubs- ages 6 to 11

 Scouts- ages 12 to 15

 Seniors- ages 16 to 18

 Rovers- ages 18 and older


Scout Motto: Be prepared


Scout Oath:

On my honour I promise that I will do my best, to do my duty to God and my country, to help other people at all times and to obey the Scout Law.


Scout Law:

A Scout's honour is to be trusted

A Scout is loyal

A Scout's duty is to be useful and to help others

A Scout is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout

A Scout is courteous

A Scout is a friend to animals

A Scout obeys orders of his parents, patrol leaders or Scoutmaster without question

A Scout smiles and whistles under all difficulties

A Scout is thrifty

A Scout is clean in thought, word and deed

 

If any readers have any information regarding Scouting in Afghanistan, please e-mail me with the information at: n2zgu_g@pipeline.com


Last updated on August 25, 1999