Fédération Nationale du Scoutisme Marocain

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Fédération Nationale du Scoutisme Marocain
Fédération Nationale du Scoutisme Marocain.svg
منظمة الكشاف المغربي
Country Morocco
Founded 1933
Membership 12,304
President Prince Moulay Rachid
Affiliation World Organization of the Scout Movement
Website
http://www.fnsm.org[dead link]
Scouting portal

The Fédération Nationale du Scoutisme Marocain (Arabic: منظمة الكشاف المغربي‎) is the national federation of several Scouting organizations of Morocco. It was founded in 1933, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1961. The coeducational Fédération Nationale du Scoutisme Marocain has 12,304 members as of 2004.

Members[edit]

Organisation du Scout marocain

The members of the federation are

  • the Organisation du Scout Marocain
  • the Scoutisme Hassania Marocain
  • the Organisation Marocaine des Scouts et des Guides

History[edit]

Historic emblem of Moroccan Scouting
Historic emblem of French Moroccan Scouting

In 1978, Mahmoud el-Alamy was awarded the Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting.

In 1994, the international seminar "Scouting: Youth without Borders" was held in Morocco.

Since April 1997, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid has been the president of the National Federation of Moroccan Scouting.

The Atlantic Jamboree was inaugurated on 23 July 2007 in Ras El Maa. Around 2400 Cubs, Beavers, Scouts, Guides, Senior Scouts and Rovers participated in the jamboree, organised by the Scoutisme Hassania Marocain.[1]

Program and ideals[edit]

Each of the associations in the federation has a program which includes many community service activities and development projects.

  • Louveteaux (Cub Scouts) - ages 7 to 11
  • Eclaireurs (Scouts) - ages 12 to 17
  • Routiers (Rover Scouts) - ages 17 to 25

The Scout Motto is Kun Musta'idan or كن مستعداً, Be Prepared in Arabic, and is Sois Prêt in French. The noun for a single Scout is Kashaf or كشاف in Arabic.

The Scout emblem of the Fédération Nationale du Scoutisme Marocain, as well as those of most federation members, incorporates the seal of Suleiman of the flag of Morocco.

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