Boy Scouts of Bahrain
|Boy Scouts of Bahrain|
جمعية كشافة البحرين
|Affiliation||World Organization of the Scout Movement|
The Boy Scouts of Bahrain (Arabic: جمعية كشافة البحرين) is the national Scouting organization of Bahrain. It was founded in 1953, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1970. The Boy Scouts of Bahrain has 2,301 members as of 2011.
The small Bahraini Scout organization often participates in cooperative events with neighboring Kuwait and Qatar. Scouts are involved in community service such as cleaning polluted areas and spraying insecticides, giving blood and helping to organize blood donor services, assistance at sports events and taking charge of first aid at schools.
Program and sections
- Al-Ashbal (Cub Scouts)-8 to 12
- Al-fetian (Boy Scouts)-12 to 14
- Al-Matakadem (Rovers)-14 to 18
There is also a section for handicapped Scouts.
The Scout Motto is Kun Musta'idan or كن مستعداً, translating as Be Prepared in Arabic. The noun for a single Scout is Kashaf or كشاف in Arabic.
- "Triennal review: Census as at 1 December 2010" (PDF). World Organization of the Scout Movement. Retrieved 2011-01-13.