A Movement for young people!

The Scout Movement is a voluntary non-political educational movement for young people open to all without distinction of gender, origin, race or creed, in accordance with the purpose, principles and method conceived by the Founder, Baden Powell.

The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society. To achieve the Mission, the Scout Movement is counting on the voluntary and responsible contribution of adult trained Leaders.

Soma Hellinon Proskopon – Scouts of Greece is governed by Legal Act 1066/1917. The Head Office is in Athens and it is an Institution governed by Private Law. It is a nonprofit institution and is under the supervision of the Ministry of Education.

Soma Hellinon Proskopon – Scouts of Greece (SHP) was founded in 1910 and is the only recognized Scout Movement in Greece. SHP is a founding member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement that was established in 1920.




16η Μεσογειακή Συνάντηση Διεθνούς Φιλίας 5η Συνάντηση Νοτίου Ευρώπης

 19 Oct 2018
Από 19-24 Οκτωβρίου 2018 θα διεξαχθεί στην Αθήνα, η 16η Μεσογειακή Συνάντηση Διεθνούς Φιλίας. Οικοδεσπότες της συνάντησης είναι η Επιτροπή Σ...

Presentation of findings of the ...

 14 Jun 2018
The national survey "The views and positions of Greek Youth during the period of the financial crisis ", which was carried out on the initia...

NGO of the Year in the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards

 16 Feb 2018
The award of NGO of the Year in the Environment category, was awarded to the Greek Scouts at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards ceremo...



Scouts of Greece has received the Quality Management Certificate ISO 9001:2015 for the management services provided by the Head Office and meets the required expectations in four areas of management.


The Global Support Assessment Tool (GSAT) is a quality standard by the WOSM. It assesses the compliance of a National Scout Organization towards international best practices in good governance and quality scouting. Soma Hellinon Proskopon received the certificate having reached an overall compliance score of 82.5%.


LLOYD’S REGISTER, the oldest and largest recognized classification society, has recognized Soma Hellinon Proskopon as “Lloyd’s Register Approved Training Provider” and validated the whole of the training for “Skippers of Sea-Scout Sailing Boats”.


Education Business Award 2017 Gold Award for Online and Distant Learning Education. The award is given to Educational Organizations that provide outstanding online and distant training services, supported by quality tutoring, learning experience and support.