Svenska Scoutrådet

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Svenska Scoutrådet
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Swedish Guide and Scout Council
Headquarters Instrumentvägen 19
Location Stockholm
Country Sweden
Founded 1961
Membership 100,000
Patron Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Chairman Helene Gestrin
Secretary General Maria Graner
Affiliation World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, World Organization of the Scout Movement
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Svenska Scoutrådet (The Swedish Guide and Scout Council, SSR) was until 2012 the national Scouting and Guiding federation of Sweden. The council was dissolved in September 2013, after a restructuring process creating the new single national Scout association, Scouterna (The Guides and Scouts of Sweden).

Scouting in Sweden was founded in 1908, Guiding followed in 1910. The Swedish Boy Scouts were among the charter members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922, the Girl Guides were among the founders of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1928.

Swedish Scouting has close relations to the Swedish Royal Family. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden is the most prominent member of Scouterna, and his children are members of the movement as well.

The Swedish Scout motto is Var redo! - Alltid redo! (Be Prepared! - Always Prepared!).

Member organizations[edit]

The members of the Swedish Scouting federation were:


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