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.



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