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BSA International Camp Staff Experience

By: Siddeeq Shakoor

Camp Parsons, where the mountains meet the sea – my home for 2 months. After 12 hours of flying and 3 hours driving, I arrived at Camp Parsons in Brinnon, Washington. Situated in the Olympic Peninsula on the shores of the Hood Canal, the camp itself was the most beautiful place I have ever been to and every…

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Change Inspired by Iceland

By: Anwar Shakoor

Cold! Yes it was! coming from the Caribbean, seven participants represented Trinidad and Tobago in the largest moot ever which took place in Iceland.

The first three out of nine days of camping were split into 12 villages around the island, where each experience was amazing. The sceneries are spectacular…

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My First Indaba

By: Krishan Punilal

The Annual Leaders’ Indaba was held on the 16th of September 2017 at the National Headquarters, where leaders from across Trinidad and Tobago gathered to discuss the progression of ScoutsTT over the last year, and the way forward for the new Scouting year and beyond.

This year’s Indaba focused…

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UN's SDG 16, Youth, Peace and Security Workshop

By: Mikael Hepburn (6th Trinidad Sea Scouts)

On the 29th of July I attended the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals 16 Youth Peace and Security workshop. The overarching aims of this workshop were to introduce interested persons to the Youth Peace Building project and…

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41st World Scout Conference, Azerbaijan 2017

Leadership from 167 National Scout Organizations representing over 40 million Scouts will convene on Monday for the World Scouting’s ‘general assembly’, the World Scout Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Conference will take place from 14-18 August 2017 at the Baku Congress Centre.

The triennial event will draw the largest delegations…

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Interamerican Leadership Training: Call for Applicants

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About ILT

The Interamerican Leadership Training is a project of the Interamerican Region of the World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM – IAR). Arising out of the 2013 Regional Conference, the ILT was developed to build leadership…

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The Second Annual Scouts TT Youth Forum

By: Elliot Haynes

This year’s edition of ScoutsTT’s National Youth Forum saw a greater turnout than its first. The theme of the forum was “Dream…Believe…Act”, mirroring this year’s World Youth Forum. The purpose of the forum was for ScoutsTT to explain its objectives and plans and to get feedback and input from the youth members on…

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Scouts TT Calls on the Nation to Invest in Character

ScoutsTT launched its Investment in Character Campaign on Wednesday June 14th at the National Scout Centre in St. Ann’s. The ongoing campaign invites organisations and volunteers to support and partner with Scouting by investing in the development of its young people, through investing in the delivery of Scout program.

Speaking…

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Facing the Challenge of a New Age

National Scout Commissioner's Address to the National Presentation of Colours and Youth Awards 2017

Dwight D. Eisenhower once said that his faith in our young people was as unbounded as his faith in his country. I share that faith. I believe that the youth and scouting go hand-in-hand, for it is in harnessing…

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