Members from the local Fellowship “SGAGB-OSOGB” celebrated and commemorated 100 years of Scouting in Belgium by unveiling a plaque at 29, rue Crespel in Ixelles (Brussels) on 26 March 2011.
With a “Full Moon Fun Walk” on 17th May 2011, “Copernicia”, the Curaçao Scout and Guide Fellowship, celebrated their 26th anniversary.
On April 29th, 2011 Mrs Maria (Poppy) Wawoe-Wolfschoon received the civilian order of merit as member of the order of Orange–Nassau from the Governor of Curaçao, in name of the Queen of the Netherlands.
Mr. Enrique Soto, President of the ISGF Federation Spain, presented this award posthumously during the Federal Assembly in 2010 to the daughter of the Scout Pioneer Joan Acosta Jurado.
Like in Australia also the B-P Guild (IP) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia organized a 4 x 4 (four wheel drive) trip at the end of November 2010 as the destination can only reached by such vehicles.
Last November 2010, the 4x4 (four wheel drive vehicles) Branch of the Baden-Powell Guild of Queensland, Australia, had their Xmas get-away at Moogerah Dam North West of Brisbane in Queensland where they camped.
("Moogerah" comes from the aboriginal word “Moojirah” that means “home of the thunderstorm”).
Congratulations to Jean Schaef who recently reached the age of 100. Jean is member of the West Land Trefoil Guild in New Zealand. She has a long history in Girl Guiding on the West Coast on the South island and she still enjoys her Trefoil Guild meetings with her friends. While Jean is the eldest in the West Land Trefoil Guild, the youngest is only 22 years in the Puckles Trefoil Guild (Christchurch).
On the photo: Jean receives congratulations from Anne Thorpe (middle), Westland Trefoil Co-ordinator and Robin Briggs (right)
On the 20th October 1911, the “ les Éclaireurs de France” launched, in the Sorbonne (the French University) their Scouting association, the first in France, only 4 years after Lord Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of Scouting, initiated his first Scout camp on Brownsea Island (11th August 1907).
An update of the flood damage of Scout and Guide properties in the state of Queensland has been given by the Baden-Powell Guild of Queensland. Recovery of the properties is currently being planned.
You can read the special flood edition in opening the PDF below.
On the 24th of October 2010 the Annual general meeting of the National Joint Council of Australia took place at Baden-Powell Scout Centre in Pennant Hills, a suburb of Sydney, Australia. Members of the Trefoil Guild, Baden Powell Guild and the St. George Guild showed up.