Scouting celebrates 100th anniversary with events around the world
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.
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