Swaziland Boy Scouts Association

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Swaziland Boy Scouts Association
Swaziland Boy Scouts Association.svg
Headquarters Mbabane
Country Swaziland
Founded 1924
Membership 6,850
Chief Scout Richard Magongo
Chief Commissioner Malungisa Dlamini
Affiliation World Organization of the Scout Movement
Website
http://www.scouting.org.za/swazi
 Scouting portal

The Swaziland Boy Scouts Association is the national Scouting organization of Swaziland. The boys-only organization was founded in 1924, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1968. In 2011, there were 6,850 members.[1]

The association is divided into four districts: Hhohho, Lubombo, Manzini and Shishelweni.

Ideals and method[edit]

Lion Scout (Swaziland Boy Scouts Association).png

The Scout Motto is Hlala ulungele! in siSwati. The highest rank is Lion Scout.

Scout Promise in English and siSwati[edit]

On my honour, I promise to do my best,
To do my duty to God, the King,
To help other people at all times
And to keep the Scout Law.

Ngekwetsembeka kwami,
Ngiyetsembisa kutsi ngitawenta konkhe lokusemandleni ami,
kusebentela Nkulunkulu, neNkhosi yakaNgwane,
kusita bantfu ngaso sonkhe sikhatsi,
nekugcina umtsetfo weMavulandlela.

Scout Laws[edit]

  • A Scout is to be trusted
  • A Scout is loyal
  • A Scout is friendly and considerate
  • A Scout is a brother to all Scouts
  • A Scout has courage to all difficulties
  • A Scout make good use of his time and is careful of possessions and property
  • A Scout has respect for himself and for others

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Triennal review: Census as at 1 December 2010" (PDF). World Organization of the Scout Movement. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 

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