OUR WORLD WIDE BROTHERHOOD
A brief look at Scouting in different countries
World membership of the Scout movement is estimated to be nearing the 8.000,000 mark.
Four African boys who are attending the Wamumu approved school, in Kenya, for rehabilitation of the Mau Mau, have gained the Queen's Scout Badge. Scouting is playing an important part in the rehabilitation of former youth gangsters.
Next year's tenth World Scout Jamboree is to be held in the Philippines.
Scouts of Los Angeles, U.S.A., have built a memorial to the Founder at the top of Mount Baden-Powell, in S o u t h e r n California ( height, 9,399 feet).
Scouts of the Chard School Scout Group, Somerset, have discovered an important cave in East Devon, said to rival in interest the famous Wookey Hole.
After considering eight suggestions for a permanent memorial to be erected in Sutton Park as a reminder of last year's Jubilee Jamboree, Sutton Coldfield Council have decided it should take the form of a plaque and obelisk. It will be sited at the crossroads where the "globe" feature stood.
New Zealand Scouts are celebrating their Jubilee this year, and as part of their celebrations are to hold a Pan-Pacific Jamboree from January 3-10, 1959.
Amikaro is the unusual name given to the Warwickshire Boy Scouts' International Patrol Camp in Priory Park, Warwick, from July 30 to August 7. It is an Esperanto word meaning "a gathering of friends."
There are 5,000,000 Scouts in the United States. Since their Movement was started in 1911, no fewer than 27,500,000 boys and men have been members in the States