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Scouting celebrates 100th anniversary with events around the world

Updated: August 1, 2007, 5:21 PM ET
By Lindsay Toler | Associated Press

LONDON — Scouts around the world celebrated the 100th anniversary of their movement Wednesday, but those at its birthplace couldn't show off one of their fundamental skills — firebuilding.

While observances took place from the Kingdom of Bhutan to Ecuador, the symbolic focus was on Brownsea Island, off the coast of southern England. That's the site where Robert Baden-Powell organized a camp for 20 boys that developed into the worldwide scouting movement.

Baden-Powell, ...

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