Our history

Scouting was started in 1907 by Lord Robert Baden-Powell in the United Kingdom. His vision was to create a better world. He started this great movement that combines adventure with solid values so that you could leave the world a little better than you found it.  He developed a Scout Promise and ten Scout laws that Scouts still live by today.

Scouting in South Africa has a long history  and is home to some of the oldest Scout Groups outside of the UK. In Gauteng a team of dedicated volunteers has spent years collating and documenting the Scouting Regions rich heritage. Click here to read more.