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  Girl Scouts of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) is the National Scout Association for girls and young women of the Philippines.
Lone girl scout troops were organized in the Philippines as early as 1918 by American missionaries and servicemen.
Pilar Hidalgo-Lim and Josefa Llanes Escoda, spearheaded the organization of a Scout movement for girls and requested the assistance of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Girl_Scouts_of_the_Philippines   (254 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Boy Scouts of the Philippines
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP), or Kapatirang Scout ng Pilipinas in Filipino, is the National Scout Association for boys and young men of the Philippines.
Its predecessor was the Philippine Council chartered by the Boy Scouts of America in 1923 through the work of Filipino, American, and Chinese businessmen and interest groups.
The growing number of scouts was the reason why the Rotary Club of Manila wrote to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in New York.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Boy_Scouts_of_the_Philippines   (820 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
CHARTERED on October 31, 1936 under Philippine Commonwealth Act No. 111 (and amended by Presidential Decree 460 and Republic Act 7278, the new BSP Law was passed on March 24, 1992), the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) or Kapatirang Scout ng Pilipinas is our country’s National Scout Association for boys and young men.
"Scouting: A Brotherhood for Peace and Unity" is the theme of the 13th BSP National Jamboree.
Scouting is one novel instrument that has been endeavoring to bridge the invisionable barriers of race, religion, and creed.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/12/27/OPED2004122725239.html   (427 words)

 C.A. No. 111
J. Stevenot, A. Luz, C. Romulo, Vicente Lim, Manuel Camus, Jorge B. Vargas, and G. Daza; all of Manila, Philippines, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body corporate and politic in deed and in law, by the name, style and title of "Boy Scouts of the Philippines" (hereinafter called the corporation).
The purpose of this corporation shall be to promote, through organization, and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by boy scouts.
Except for the Regional Chairman who shall be elected by the Regional Scout Councils during their annual meetings, and the Scouts of their respective regions, all members of the National Executive Board shall be either by appointment of cooption, subject to ratification and confirmation by the Chief Scout, who shall be the Head of State.
www.lawphil.net /statutes/comacts/ca_111_1936.html   (993 words)

 template for histories
Scouting was first introduced in the Philippines by the United States, around 1914, 4 years after the Boy Scouts of America was founded.
The troop was composed of 26 Muslim boys.
In 1923, the Philippine Council-BSA was formed through the efforts of the Rotary Club of Manila mainly to launch Scouting as a nationwide movement and to provide guidance to the troops which had been independently organized throughout the country.
n2zgu.50megs.com /PHIL.htm   (251 words)

 Theodore Roosevelt on Practical Citizenship [Free Republic]
Every healthy boy ought to feel and will feel that in order to amount to anything, it is necessary to have a constructive, and not merely a destructive, nature; and if he can keep this feeling as he grows up he has taken his first step toward good citizenship.
But the boy can do an immense amount right in the present, entirely aside from training himself to be a good citizen in the future; and he can only do this if he associates himself with other boys.
Let the Boy Scouts see to it that the best use is made of the parks and playgrounds in their villages and home towns.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a39c697c20f08.htm   (1342 words)

 The Philippines boy scout uniforms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) was founded in 1936, a rather late date considering the American presence.
He is definitel a Cub or Boy Scout, note the rank badge on the left breast pocket.
Theshirt itself is almost identical to the "V-neck" shirt (i.e., collarless) worn by American Boy Scouts in the 1950s-60s.
histclo.hispeed.com /youth/youth/org/sco/country/phl/scoutphl.htm   (209 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > 7 Boy Scouts at jamboree drown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
SEVEN Boy Scouts who sneaked away from a scouting jamboree in Iloilo to swim at a nearby beach drowned Saturday.
The boys were among 6,000 Boy Scouts attending a provincial jamboree in San Joaquin town, police said.
Accompanied by at least two scout masters, 10 boy scouts went for a swim in a beach in Purok 1, San Joaquin, some 50 kilometers south of Iloilo City.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/oct/17/yehey/top_stories/20041017top1.html   (442 words)

 Eagle Scouts of Agusan
The highest rank a scout can attained in the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Organization is the Eagle Scout Award.
To be an Eagle Scout Awardee, or a Jose Rizal Scout Awardee, or a Citizen Scout Awardee means these scouts have lived to the ideals of scouting to deserved the award.
And it's always an honor for these scout awardees to carry on living up to to these ideals in their lives and their families.
members.tripod.com /~JayHome/scout-4.html   (229 words)

 Merit Badge Center, Philippines :: Submit a Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although BSP's Public Relations Division Officer-in-Charge, Nixon Canlapan, has verbally made known the BSP's intention to recognize the website as their official Merit Badge website, a formal request has yet to be made by the BSP's National Executive Board.
In general, the BSP allows the use of these graphics as long as they are used in connection with the Scouting program.
The Merit Badge Center is not a substitute for Merit Badge Counseling with a Certified Merit Badge Counselor of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
www.scoutcenter.net /contactus.php   (604 words)

 Girl Scouting in the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1939, her second trip to the USA just before the outbreak of World War II, she underwent an intensified training in Girl Scouting sponsored by the Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
Every September 20, the Girl Scouts of the Philippines pays homage to Josefa Llanes Escoda by celebrating her birth anniversary with activities that would create further awareness of her martyrdom and contribution to youth development.
From: The Girl Scout, a quarterly publication by the Girl Scouts of the Philippines, September 1998 issue.
www.msc.edu.ph /gsp/josefa.html   (351 words)

 20th Western Visayas Regional Jamborette
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines held its regional jamborette at Jawili, Tangalan, Aklan.
The camp was composed of three sub-camps, the camp of the Malinao School for Philippine Craftsmen (MSPC), the camp of the scouts from Lilo-an named Camp Candido Iban and the camp of the elementary schools.
The funds for the boy scouts comes from the Special Educational Fund, a local government fund, controlled by the local school board, which is chaired by the mayor.
www.malinao-aklan.ph /boyscouts.html   (730 words)

 Grace Christian Scouts
The charter was later renewed with the Metro Manila North Council (now Quezon City Council) of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
Thus, the organization trefoil is formed by the combination of the boy scout and girl scout trefoils.
The Grace Christian Scouts is considered as one of the foremost Scouting institutions, not only in Quezon City, but also in the country, and proud to be one of the few to first adopt a co-educational method of Scout training in the Philippines.
gcscouts.mbcenter.org /aboutus.php   (306 words)

 Directory - Recreation: Scouting: Regional: Asia: Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Boy Scouts of the Philippines, Quezon City Council,  · History, news, upcoming events.
Scouting in the Philippines  · iweb · cached · History of Scouting and current status of national Scouting organizations.
Boy Scouts of the Philippines  · WOSM member association.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=444958   (123 words)

 Girl Scouting in the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Three women, in so far as the Girl Scouts of the Philippines is concerned, had shaped and contributed greatly to the Girl Scouting/Girl Guiding world.
They were LADY OLAVE BADEN POWELL, the wife of B-P and named later as World Chief Guide; JULIETTE GORDON-LOW, founder of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America in 1912; and JOSEFA LLAÑES-ESCODA, a wartime heroine of World War II and founder of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines.
The first time was in March 25-27, 1958 as part of her travel itinerary in Asia and the second was on October 11, 1966 during the Closing Ceremonies of the GSP's 25th anniversary held at the Luneta Grandstand.
www.msc.edu.ph /gsp/histo2.html   (758 words)

 UNODC - Bulletin on Narcotics - 1983 Issue 3 - 005
The numerous activities and substantive achievements of non-governmental organizations in combating the problems of drug abuse are manifestations of their commitment to and involvement in an avowed partnership with the Government to promote care for young people and quality of life in general.
The drug-abuse programme of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines is based on the philosophy that busy and active young men who are properly motivated and acting within the framework of scouting ideals will not resort to drug abuse.
Operation Reach is an activity of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines to improve interpersonal relations and communications among young men and between parents and children.
www.unodc.org /unodc/pt/bulletin/bulletin_1983-01-01_3_page006.html   (2912 words)

 Boy Scouts,Cub Scouts, Eagle Scouts - Awards and Emblems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The criteria are similar to those for the Silver Buffalo, with one major difference: A recipient must be a registered adult member of the Boy Scouts of America.
Created in 1969, the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award is the only distinguished service recognition that depends on one's association with Scouting as a youth.
The National Scouting Museum is a tribute to the rich history of the Boy Scouts of America.
www.thecampingguide.com /Boy-Scouts-Awards-Emblems.html   (407 words)

The President of the Philippines shall be the Chief Scout of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines."
"(e) One (1) senior scout, each from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao areas, to be elected by the senior scout delegates of the local scout councils to the scout youth forums in their respective areas, in its meeting called for this purpose, to represent the boy scout membership;
"Each local scout council represented in the annual or special meeting of the National Council shall be entitled to four (4) votes plus one (1) vote for every ten thousand (10,000) of their scout membership.
www.chanrobles.com /republicactno7278.htm   (1323 words)

 CTV.ca | Seven boy scouts drown in the Philippines
The boys, aged 11 to 17, were among 6,000 attending a provincial Jamboree in San Joaquin town in Iloilo province, about 295 miles southeast of Manila, regional police chief George Alino said.
In a report to the national police headquarters in Manila, Alino said the victims, along with several other scouts and at least two scout masters, apparently ignored warnings by local elders not to swim in the area because of its treacherous underwater currents.
The report said several dozen scouts went to the beach from their camp at the nearby town stadium and ventured into the shallow water during low tide.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1097930376958_14   (195 words)

 Boy Scouts of America SFBAC San Francisco Bay Area Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As a movement whose leadership is overwhelmingly volunteer, the Boy Scouts of America recognizes the need to acknowledge the invaluable services that men and women render to youth.
The Silver Beaver Award is one of the more prestigious awards made by the Boy Scouts of America.
The award is presented by the National Boy Scouts and is the highest award that a local council can bestow on a volunteer for rendering outstanding service to Scout Youth.
www.sfbac.org /awards/aw_silverbeaver.cfm   (715 words)

 Scout’s Honor - JUNIOR INQUIRER (November 18, 2000)
For six straight years, a student of their school has been chosen among the Ten Outstanding Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
He has led fellow scouts and student leaders in various community projects including a medical and dental mission in Tondo and a clean-up drive that had them dredging canals, sweeping the streets and repainting the graffiti-marred walls of Chinatown.
For almost a year now, he has also been the voice of all scouts in Luzon as the Luzon Scouts Representative to the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
www.inq7.net /junior/nov2000wk3/jun_main.htm   (443 words)

 BSP names 10 outstanding scouts - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
THEY joined the Boy Scouts of the Philippines on the encouragement of their families and friends, not expecting their services would become part of their life mission.
The two boys said they would use the recognition given them to share their experiences with everyone.
The winners were chosen from 27 finalists from the 10 scouting regions in the country and were selected from among hundreds of candidates from 106 local councils nationwide.
news.inq7.net /metro/index.php?index=1&story_id=15988   (642 words)

 Scoutlogos .=. Countries M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Boy Scouts of America Philippine Council was organised in 1923.
In 1936 the Boy Scouts of the Philippines was born and it replaced the BSA Philippine Council.
Members: The current membership of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines is 3.9 million (making it the third in the world in actual numbers).
home.wanadoo.nl /runstr/scoutlogos/p.html   (88 words)

 History of Alpha Phi Omega In the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Boy Scout movement founded by LORD BADEN-POWELL [in Great Britain] was organized in the country [Philippines] in 1923; in 1950, as now, many Filipinos where actively participating in the movement.
Alpha Phi Omega grew rapidly and healthy in the Philippines; in its third year when seven chapters had been chartered on Manila and Visayan campuses, it was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a nonstock, nonprofit and nondividend corporation.
However, the handclasp was patterned from the Boy Scouts' and not from that of THANE J. another original member [in the USA].
ack.berkeley.edu /~wcwells/apo/web/rp/history.html   (445 words)

 boy scout uniforms: national uniforms--Oceania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Scouting movement has traditionally been the stronest un Europe, but it is now growing in Asia and Oceania as well.
Scouting in Australia commenced shortly after Scouting for Boys was published in 1908, the same year it began in Britain.
As with all countries in the then British Empire, initially Scouting in Australia was very closely based on the way Scouting was structured in Britain.
histclo.hispeed.com /youth/youth/org/sco/country/scoutnatoc.htm   (386 words)

 IYO -- More "ONE OCEAN" Contests Slated
The Comic Strip-Drafting Contest is jointly initiated by the Banco Filipino Happy Savers Club and the Boy Scouts of the Philippines-Cebu Council.
The Comic Strip Drafting Contest is open to all registered BSP-Cebu Council scouts who are also registered Happy Savers Club members, endorsed by their respective troop leaders and outfit advisers and whose participation are noted by the heads of their respective institutions.
Boy Scouts interested to join the Comic Strip Drafting Contest may contact Zarlynn Gloria at the Banco Filipino General Maxilom Avenue Branch (JRG Bldg.), telephone 254-5225.
www.oneocean.org /iyo/more_contests.html   (465 words)

 Sun.Star Cebu - Kintanar: Streegan and scouting
THE news that the national executive council of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) abolished the Cebu City council shocked me. I was once a member of this council representing the Cebu City Government and there was nothing wrong with the local boys scouts’ governing body.
Some of my co-members then, aside from the no-nonsense scout executive Hernan Streegan of Rhine Marketing Corp., were influential and upright members of the Cebu community, like Cheling Garcia of Veco, former judge Pedro Son, businessman Gus Go and others.
Scouting in Cebu improved through the years because of Streegan’s dedication to the movement.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ceb/2003/03/12/oped/june.kintanar.html   (488 words)

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