The Gambia Scout Association
|The Gambia Scout Association|
|Chief Scout||Yahya Jammeh|
|Affiliation||World Organization of the Scout Movement|
The coeducational Gambia Scout Association has 18,448 members as of 2008.
Special activities include community service projects such as tree planting. Scouts regularly participate in camping and hiking. Music is also a very important part of Scouting in the Gambia, but because there is little money for instruments and sheet music, there is a waiting list to get into the Scout band, and they learn all their music by ear.
Alhaji Alieu Ebrima Cham Joof served the movement from 1938 to 2005, former President of the Gambia National Scout Council, scholar on the history of scouting in the Gambia, first Gambian to be awarded the Wood Badge. In 2007, David Hafner replaced Alieu Mamar Njie as chief commissioner.
- "Triennial Report 2005-2008" (PDF). World Organization of the Scout Movement. Retrieved 2008-07-13.
- Foroyaa: Exclusive Interview with Foroyaa Panorama: 
- The Point Newspaper: "Tribute to Late Alhagie A. E. Cham Joof", by Mr Momodou Jammeh
- "Six Gambia Scout Association executive members remanded". Thepoint.gm. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
- "Gambia: In Gambia Scout Association Case, More Charges to Be Instituted". Allafrica.com. 2 November 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
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