Association of Scouts of Azerbaijan (Azərbaycan Skautlar Assosiasiyası) was founded on 11th of October 1997, when Namik Jafarov, the former president of association gathered the first members of the new movement and pitched the first scout camp in Nabran (Northern region of Azerbaijan).
August 2007 was the Centenary Celebration for all the Scouts round the world. Scout movement, first Founded by Lord Baden Powell in 1907, played the great and irreplaceable role in the history of 20th century. Just for 100 years the Movement has gathered more than 28 million scouts, girls and boys.
The great contribution of scouting is the will and motivation of young people for harmonious world, respect to traditions, customs and religions of other nations, love to people and society and your country, tolerance, intelligence, life skills, developing young people to become a responsible citizens and respected personalities.
Association of Scouts of Azerbaijan plays a great role in educating new generation of young people in democratic Azerbaijan. Founded on 11th of October 1997, national Association for the short period of time managed to establish its headquarter office in capital Baku, launched and implemented number of major projects, international camps, and attracted more and more members.
Hence, on 20th August 2000 ASA was invited to join WOSM (World Organization of Scout Movement) and became a key player in Eurasia Scout Region of WOSM. Today, there are more than 1400 members in organization from all over Azerbaijan. ASA became a member of National Assembly of Youth Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan (NAYORA). The active work over the developing Scouting in Azerbaijan brought us to significant growth in Baku and regions. Association has delivered over 210 projects and events, represented Azerbaijani Scouting international scout Jamborees and Moots, Jotas, Jotis, Conferences, Youth Forums, Seminars, International Exchange programs, Community works, Charity projects, camps, etc. For list of events please click ... List
Date founded: 11th October 1997
Number of members: 1435
Date accepted to WOSM: 20th August 2000
Chief Executive Officer: Sabina Huseynova (President)
Head Office: 5/11 Gadirli street, AZ1065, Baku
Offices in regions: Sheki, Barda, Nakhchvan, Ismayilli, Nabran, Zakatala, Aghjebedi, Ganja, Evlakh.
Scout Region: Eurasia
Scout Logo and Emblem: Tricolor (BRG) fleur-de-lis with 2 five edged stars rounded by rope and tied in a reel knot at the bottom of the badge.
Motto: Be Prepared
Age limits: 6-12 Cub Scouts/ 12-18 Scouts / 18- above Rovers and Leaders
Scout promise: “On my honor I promise that I will do my best:
To do my duty to God and the Azerbaijan, To help other people at all times
To obey the Scout Law.”
ASA Scarf and Uniform: Khaki colored shirt with shoulder strap, with adjustable sleeves, Khaki colored Trousers (or Shorts) with brown belt, tricolor (BRG) scarf with white border stripe.
A Scout is Trustworthy.
A Scout tells the truth. He is honest, and he keeps his promises. People can depend on him.
A Scout is Loyal.
A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and nation.
A Scout is Helpful.
A Scout cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.
A Scout is Friendly.
A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother to other Scouts. He offers his friendship to people of all races and nations, and respects them even if their beliefs and customs are different from his own.
A Scout is Courteous.
A Scout is polite to everyone regardless of age or position. He knows that using good manners makes it easier for people to get along.
A Scout is Kind.
A Scout knows there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he wants to be treated. Without good reason, he does not harm or kill any living thing.
A Scout is Obedient.
A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and troop. He obeys the laws of his community and country. If he thinks these rules and laws are unfair, he tries to have them changed in an orderly manner rather than disobeying them.
A Scout is Cheerful.
A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy.
A Scout is Thrifty.
A Scout works to pay his own way and to help others. He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural resources. He carefully uses time and property.
A Scout is Brave.
A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at him or threaten him.
A Scout is Clean.
A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean.
A Scout is Reverent.
A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.
Law and promise
Learning by doing
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