Scouting Antiano

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Scouting Antiano
Scouting Antiano.svg
Antillean Scouting
Headquarters Arowakenweg 41 A, Willemstad, Curaçao
Country Netherlands Antilles
Founded 1930 / 1997
Membership 1,600
Chief Executive Regis Mercera
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Scouting Antiano (Papiamento: Antillean Scouting) is the national Scouting organization of the former Netherlands Antilles. It serves 1,600 members in 25 Scout groups, 21 Scout groups on Curaçao, two on Sint Maarten, two on Bonaire, none on Saba and Sint Eustatius. Scouting Antiano is an associate member of the Interamerican Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.[1]

badge used jointly by Scouts on Dutch and French part of Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

In 1997, two Scout associations, Antilliaanse Padvinders Vereniging (APV, Antillean Scout Association), and the Katholieke Verkenners Nederlandse Antillen (KVNA, the Catholic Scouts of the Netherlands Antilles) merged. On April 15, 2000, Aruba got its own organisation, Scouting Aruba.

Scouting Antiano primarily follows the Dutch system of Scouting.

The Scout Motto is Ser Prepara, Be Prepared in Papiamento, and Wees Paraat in Dutch.

Scouting Antiano share their headquarters with the "Padvindstersvereniging van de Nederlandse Antillen" and other Netherlands Antillean youth organisations.

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