Founders' Day is a great day to celebrate Guiding and Scouting


Liz Burnley, Chief Guide, and I have taken the opportunity of the anniversary of the birth of Lord Robert Baden-Powell, our Founder, to issue a joint statement.

This celebrates our very many joint successes and drawing attention to the fact that between us we have over one million young people supported by 200,000 adults – what a truly amazing force for good!

Just imagine how much greater our impact could be by increasing our co-operation where it matters, while recognising the strengths of remaining two separate organisations and our different programmes.

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