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SCOUTING IN VANUATU

Formerly called NEW HEBRIDES

Scouting is active on this Southwest Pacific Island. There are 12 islands in a chain. The islands were administered by both the French and English. They gained their independence in 1980. Upon independence, they changed their name to Vanuatu.

Vanuatu is a small Scout Association but is active in Pacific Region Scouting activities. Two Scouts participated in the 19th World Jamboree in Chile in December 1998.

Scouting in Vanuatu is not a recognized member of the World Bureau (WOSM) but has close ties to it.

Program Sections:

Cub Scouts- 7 to 11

Scouts- 12 to 15

Rovers- 16 to 20


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 YOU HAVE ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE SEND IT TO ME AT :

n2zgu_g@pipeline.com

Last updated on September 26, 1999