Scouting Round the World

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Scouting Round the World, first edition

Scouting 'Round the World is the seminal work on world Scouting,[1] a publication of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, updated every three years,[citation needed] with details on all WOSM member-nation organizations. The equivalent publication of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is Trefoil 'Round the World.


Upon the 50th anniversary of World Scouting in 1957, Colonel J. S. Wilson took his research notes gathered on a six-year world tour reviewing the world's Scout organizations, culminating in a five-month tour of Asia in October 1952, and authored the publication of the first edition of Scouting Round the World.


  1. ^ John S. Wilson (1959). Scouting Round the World (First ed.). Blandford Press. ASIN B000AQMKTI.