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Raymond O. Watkins - A Man of Substance

Sunrise: August 31, 1919
Sunset: May 18, 2017
National Scout Commissioner 1975-1981

Ray Watkins was a pioneer among the early pioneers of the Scout Movement in Trinidad and Tobago.

Born in the village of Erin, the young Raymond Watkins attended the St. Francis Village R.C. School and became a…



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IAR Sub-regional Network Meeting in Trinidad

May 5-7, 2017

By: Bethlene Ferdinand - Youth Commissioner, Scout Association of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Being greeted by warm, friendly Scouts of Trinidad and Tobago was what I needed to guarantee the fruitful weekend that was about to take place.  From the pick up at the airport to the departure…

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Scouting for Food 2017

ScoutsTT’s second annual national food drive, “Scouting for Food”, launched on Sunday May 21st, 2017. Cub Scouts who attended a Science Camp over the weekend went up to Massy Stores in St. Ann's where they asked customers to donate food items which will be distributed to need families and homes across the country.

For…

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Remembering Our Brother, Lalman Nanan

It is not every day that the world is blessed by a teacher as compassionate and caring, a leader as humble and committed and a person as loving and caring for his family, friends and community as Mr. Lalman Nanan.

This is a tribute to a highly respected man who has impacted the lives of many with whom he has crossed paths…

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BP's Last Message

Dear Scouts,

If you have ever seen the play "Peter Pan" you will remember how the pirate chief was always making his dying speech because he was afraid that possibly when the time came for him to die he might not have time to get it off his chest. It is much the same with me, and so, although I am not at this moment dying I shall…

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Scout Week 2017

Every year, on the 22nd of February, Scouts worldwide celebrate the birthday of the movement’s founder, Lord Robert Baden Powell. This year, ScoutsTT is embarking on a week-long celebration of Scouting with its first ever Scout Week from February 11-19, 2017.

Scout Week is a time of celebration for ScoutsTT – a…

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The 4th Interamerican Leadership Training

The Interamerican Leadership Training (ILT) is a week-long course that prepares the youth of the Interamerican Region to serve their Scout organizations. Representing ScoutsTT at the 2016 edition were Damian Clarke and Mohini Seejattan.

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ScoutsTT Celebrates 105th Anniversary

January 4th, 2017 marked the 105th anniversary for ScoutsTT, the largest youth organisation in Trinidad and Tobago, which was incorporated under the Royal Charter granted by the British Crown on the same day in 1912.

Scouting was founded by Lord Baden Powell with the overarching goal of developing the character…

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"Save the Future, Save Our Youth" - Scouts TT National Youth Council Speaks Out

As members of ScoutsTT’s National Youth Council, we strongly condemn the wave of violence and ill-treatment that has been recently plaguing the youth of Trinidad and Tobago. Recently, we have noticed that the nation’s young people are being too frequently confronted by various forms of harm such as physical and emotional abuse, crime, neglect, sexual harassment and early marriage.

Perhaps…

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Youth Decide Their Scouting Future at #NYFTT16

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Youth members of the Scout Association of Trinidad and Tobago from all twenty scout districts were invited to the National Scouts Youth Forum at Scout Headquarters, St. Ann’s on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th August 2016. The aim of…

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