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All Scouting Associations in Every Country (continued)

Country (ratio of population involved in Scouting; world ratio is 1:184 [one person out of every 184 in the world is directly involved in Scouting])

Name of Association International Affiliation,
Total Membership
Word for 'Scout'

Scout Motto
Program Sections (if known)
Highest Award (for youth under 18, if known)

65. Ghana (1:2443)

The Ghana Scout Association WOSM, 2311

Be Prepared
Cubs (ages 7 to 11)
Scouts (ages 11.5 to 14)
Ventures (ages 14.5 to 17)
Rovers (ages 17 to 22)
The Ghana Girl Guides Association WAGGGS, 7835
Huhuwa Guides (ages 4 to 7)
Ananse Guides (ages 7 to 10)
Girl Guides (ages 10 to 14)
Senior Guides (ages 14 to 18)
Baden Powell Scouts of Africa WFIS  

66. Greece (1:333)

Soma Ellinon Proskopon (SEP) (Greek Scout Association) WOSM, 17 658

Eso Etoimos ('Be Prepared' in Greek)
Highest Award—Proskopou Ethnous
Soma Ellinikou Odigismou (SEO) (Greek Guiding Association) WAGGGS, 14 622
Asteria (Stars; ages 5 to 7)
Poulia (Birds; ages 7 to 11)
Odigoi (Guides; ages 11 to 14)
Megaloi Odigoi (Senior Guides; ages 14 to 17)

67. Grenada (1:34)

The Scout Association of Grenada WOSM, 1665

Be Prepared
The Girl Guides Association of Grenada WAGGGS, 1518

68. Guatemala (1:1127)

Asociación de Scouts de Guatemala WOSM, 11 272

Siempre Listo para Servir ('Always Ready to Serve' in Spanish)
Highest Award—Quetzal Scout
Asociación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Guatemala WAGGGS, 998
Abejas (Bees; ages 4 to 6)
Caperucita (Little Red Riding Hood; ages 7 to 9)
Guías pequeńas (Little Guides; ages 10 to 12)
Guías intermedias (Intermediate Guides; ages 13 to 15)
Guías mayores (Senior Guides; ages 16 to 18)

69. Guinea (1:2650)

National Scout Association of Guinea WOSM

Sois Pręt ('Be Prepared' in French)
Association Nationale des Guides de Guinée WAGGGS, 4000

70. Guinea-Bissau

Scouting exists (may be toward WOSM recognition)  

71. Guyana (1:482)

The Scout Association of Guyana WOSM, 424

Be Prepared
Guyana Girl Guides Association WAGGGS, 1121
Brownie Guides (ages 7 to 11)
Girl Guides (ages 10 to 16)
Ranger Guides (ages 14 to 20)

72. Haiti (1:866)

Scouts d'Haďti WOSM, 9859

Etre Pręt ('Be Prepared' in French)
Louveteaux (Cubs; ages 8 to 12)
Scouts (ages 12 to 17)
Routiers (Rovers; ages 17 to 23)
Association Nationale des Guides d'Haiti WAGGGS, 1362
Jeanettes (ages 7 to 12)
Guides (ages 12 to 15)
Guides relais (Relay Guide; ages 15 to 18)
Guides aînées (Senior Guide; ages 18 to 25)

73. Honduras (1:956)

Asociación de Scouts de Honduras WOSM, 3031

Siempre Listo ('Always Ready' in Spanish)
Lobatos (Cubs; ages 6 to 10)
Scouts (ages 11 to 16)
Rovers (ages 16 to 21)

Highest Award—Caballero Scout Lempira
Asociación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Honduras WAGGGS, 5484
Hormigas (Ants; ages 4 to 6
Abejas (Bees; ages 7 to 10
Guias Intermedias (Intermediate Guides; ages 11 to 15
Guias Mayores (Senior Guides; ages 16 to 21)

74. Hungary (1:1442)

Magyar Cserkészszövetség (Hungarian Scout Association) WOSM, 6236

Légy Résen ('Be Watchful' in Hungarian)
Cub Scouts (ages 6 to 11)
Scouts (ages 11 to 16)
Rovers (ages 16 to 21)
Magyar Cserkészleány Szövetség (MCSLSZ) (Hungarian Girl Guides Association) WAGGGS, 683

Jó Munkát ('Good Job' in Hungarian)
Magyarorszagi Europai Cserkeszek FSE

75. Iceland (1:100)

Bandalag Islenskra Skáta/BIS WOSM+WAGGGS,
1526/WOSM +

Ávallt viđbúinn ('Always Prepared' in Icelandic)
Drekaskátar (Dragon Scouts; ages 7 to 9)
Fálkaskátar (Falcon Scouts; ages 10 to 12)
Dróttskátar (Court Scouts; ages 13 to 15)
Rekkaskátar (Ranger Scouts; ages 16 to 18)
Róverskátar (Rover Scouts; ages 19 to 22)

Highest Award—Forsetamerkiđ

76. India (1:319)

The Bharat Scouts and Guides WOSM+WAGGGS,
2 423 686/WOSM +
1 305 028/WAGGGS

Taiyar ('Be Prepared' in Hindi)
Bharat Scouts:
Bunnies (ages 3 to 6; coed)
Cubs (ages 5 to 10)
Scouts (ages 10 to 17)
Rovers (ages 16 to 25)
Bharat Guides:
Bulbuls (ages 5 to 10)
Guides (ages 10 to 17)
Rangers (ages 16 to 25)

Highest Award—Rashtrapati Scout / Guide
The Scouts/Guides Organisation WFIS  
Hindustan Scout and Guides Association WFIS  
unknown organization listed in 2010 WFIS report WFIS  

77. Indonesia (1:98)

Gerakan Pramuka WOSM, ~2.5 million traditional Scouts*,
8 103 835 total

Sentiasa Bersedia ('Be Prepared' in Indonesian)
Siaga (Cubs; ages 7 to 10)
Penggalang (Scouts; ages 11 to 15)
Penegak (Rovers; ages 16 to 20)

Highest Award—Pramuka Garuda

[*—According to WOSM, about 75% of Gerakan Pramuka's official membership are "participating in the Scout programme" but have not "made their Scout Promise", hence do not fit the traditional definition of a Scout.]

78. Iran

Iran Scout Organization NON; apparently working toward WOSM recognition
Pishahangi Pesharan

Aamaadeh Baash ('Be Prepared' in Persian)

79. Iraq

Iraq Boy Scouts and Girl Guides Council NON; apparently working toward WOSM recognition

Kun Musta'idan ('Be Prepared' in Arabic)

80. Ireland (1:93)

Scouting Ireland (Gasóga na hÉireann) WOSM, 36 185

Bí Ullamh ('Be Prepared' in Irish)
Beaver Scouts (ages 6 to 8)
Cub Scouts (ages 9 to 11)
Scouts (ages 12 to 15)
Venture Scouts (ages 15 to 17)
Rover Scouts (ages 18 to 20)

Highest Award—Chief Scout Award
Comhairle Bantreoraithe na hEireann (The Council of Irish Guiding Associations) (CIGA) WAGGGS umbrella federation, 13 806
Irish Girl Guides (IGG) WAGGGS sub-association; open Ladybird Guides (ages 5 to 7)
Brownie Guides (ages 6.5 to 10)
Guides (ages 10.5 to 14.5)
Young Leaders (ages 14.5 to 18)
Senior Branch (ages 14.5 to 26)
Catholic Guides of Ireland (CGI) (Bantreoraithe Catoilicí na hÉireann) WAGGGS sub-association; Catholic Cygnet Guides (ages 5 to 7)
Brigin Guides (ages 6/7 to 10)
Guides (ages 10 to 16)
Rangers (ages 14 to 19)

81. Israel (1:341)

Hitachdut Hatsofim Ve Hatsofot Be Israel (Israel Boy and Girl Scouts Federation) WOSM+WAGGGS umbrella federation,
21 920/WOSM

Hayeh Nachon ('Be Prepared' in Hebrew)
The Arab School Scout Association WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association  
The Druze Scouts Association WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association  
The Hebrew Scout Association WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association  
The Israel Catholic Scouts Association WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association  
The Israeli Arab Scouts Association WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association  
The Orthodox Scout Association WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association  

Palestinian Authority (1:211)

Palestinian Scout Association WOSM, 20 017

Kun Musta'idan ('Be Prepared' in Arabic)
Girl Guides of Palestine WAGGGS, working towards full WAGGGS membership  

82. Italy (1:331)

Federazione Italiana dello Scautismo (FIS) (Italian Scouting Federation) WOSM+WAGGGS umbrella federation,
100 689/WOSM +
83 601/WAGGGS
Esploratori/Scout / Esploratrici/Guide

Sii Preparato ('Be Prepared' in Italian)
Associazione Guide e Scout Cattolici Italiani (AGESCI) (Italian Catholic Guide and Scout Association) WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association; Catholic Lupetti/Coccinelle (Cubs/Ladybugs; ages 8 to 11/12)
Esploratori/Guide (Scouts/Guides; ages 11/12 to 16)
Rover/Scolte (Rovers/Scouts; ages 16 to 21)
Corpo Nazionale Giovani Esploratori ed Esploratrici Italiani (CNGEI) (National Corps of Young Italian Scouts and Guides) WOSM+WAGGGS sub-association; open  
Südtiroler Pfadfinderschaft sub-group of AGESCI; German-speaking; Catholic Wölflinge (Cubs; ages 8 to 11)
Jungpfadfinder (Junior Scouts; ages 11 to 14)
Pfadfinder (Scouts; ages 14 to 16)
Rover (Rovers; ages 16+)
Associazione Indipendente Scout (ASSISCOUT) WFIS+Interscout

Sempre Pronti ('Always Ready' in Italian)
[includes former Arciscout Associazione Scautistica]
Federazione del Movimento Scout Italiano - FederScout WFIS, umbrella federation for 16 associations, mostly single groups FederScout associations:
Associazione Gruppo Scout "Pescara 1" (Abruzzo)
Associazione Giovani Scout (AGISCOUT, Apulia)
Scout Nautici Cattolici Sirio (Calabria)
Associazione Italiana Scout Nautica Antares (ANTARES, Lazio)
Associazione Scautistica Europea (ASE, Lazio)
Boy Scouts of Italy (BSI, Lazio)
Associazione Scout Damanhur Italia (Lombardy)
Associazione Soccorritori Italiani Scout (ASI-SCOUT, Lombardy)
Giovani Esploratori Lombardi (GEL, Lombardy)
Associazione Giovani Esploratori Sardi (AGES, Sardinia)
Gruppo Scout Madonna del Rosario (Sardinia)
Associazione Giovani Esploratori ed Esploratrici Apuani (AGEA, Tuscany)
Fondazione Scout Firenze 1° "Marliani Silvano" (Tuscany)
Gruppo Promotore degli Scouts - San Casciano Val di Pesa (Tuscany)
Associazione Veneta Scout Cattolici (AVSC, Veneto)
Gruppo Scout Vicenza (Veneto)
Italy Associazione Sezione Scout di Gela WFIS  
Associazione Scautistica Cattolica Italiana (ASCI) WFIS  
unknown organization listed in 2010 WFIS report WFIS  
Associazione Italiana Guide e Scouts d'Europa Cattolici della FSE (AIGSEC-FSE) FSE
Scuola Nazionale Formazione Scout/National Scout Training School OWS
A.P. Scout (Aaronic Priesthood Scout) NON+Interscout  
Associazione Guide e Scouts San Benedetto NON+Interscout  
Associazione Italiana di Scautismo Raider/Assoraider NON

Sii Preparato ('Be Prepared' in Italian)
Consorzio Interscout NON, umbrella consortium that provides facilities and services to Scout associations and groups  

83. Jamaica (1:316)

The Scout Association of Jamaica WOSM, 3181

Be Prepared
Cubs (ages 8 to 10)
Scouts (ages 11 to 15)
Venture Scouts (ages 15 to 18)
Service Scouts (ages 18 to 21)
The Girl Guides Association of Jamaica WAGGGS, 5903

Be Prepared
Brownies (ages 7 to 11)
Guides (ages 10 to 16)
Senior section (ages 14 to 20)
Girl Scouts of Jamaica OWS
Peenie Wallies (grades K to 3)
Doctorbirds (grades 3 to 6)
Girl Scouts/Junior Scouts (grades 7 to 10)
Girl Scouts/Senior Scouts (grades 10 to 13)
Assistant Leaders (age 16+)
Leaders (age 18+)

84. Japan (1:521)

Scout Association of Japan WOSM, 195 370

Sonae-yo tsuneni ('Always Be Prepared' in Japanese)
Beaver Scouts (ages 6 to 8)
Cub Scouts (ages 8 to 11)
Scouts (ages 11 to 15)
Venture Scouts (ages 14 to 19)
Rover Scouts (agse 18 to 25)

Highest Award—Fuji Scout
Girl Scouts of Japan WAGGGS, 49 447 Tenderfoot (from 1 year before 1st grade)
Brownies (grades 1 through 3)
Juniors (grades 4 through 6)
Seniors (grades 7 through 9)
Rangers (grades 10 through 12)

85. Jordan (1:264)

Jordanian Association for Boy Scouts and Girl Guides WOSM+WAGGGS,
15 538/WOSM +

Wa ai'doo ('Be Prepared' in Arabic)

86. Kazakhstan (1:10552)

Organization of the Scout Movement of Kazakhstan (OSMK) WOSM, 1640

Dayyin Bol ('Be Prepared' in Kazakh)
Bud Gotov (in Russian)
Junior Scouts (ages 7 to 10)
Scouts (ages 11 to 14)
Senior Scouts (ages 15 to 17)

87. Kenya (1:100)

Kenya Scouts Association WOSM, 262 146

Uwe Tayari ('Be Prepared' in Swahili)
Sungura (Cubs; ages 6 to 11)
Chipukizi (Scouts; ages 12 to 15)
Mwamba (Senior Scouts; ages 16 to 18)
Rovers (age 18+)

Highest Award—Lion Scout
Kenya Girl Guides Association WAGGGS, 158 810
Brownies (ages 7 to 11)
Girl Guides (ages 10 to 14)
Rainbows (ages 14 to 18)
Rangers (ages 18 to 25)
Baden Powell Scouts Association WFIS  

88. Kiribati (1:55)

Kiribati Scout Association (Tikauti ni Kiribati) WOSM, 1333

Mena tauraoi ('Be Prepared' in Gilbertese)

Highest Award—President's Award
The Girl Guides Association of Kiribati WAGGGS, 500

89. Korea, North

no Scouting (Scouting is outlawed; only the state-run Young Pioneers are allowed)

90. Korea, South (1:179)

Korea Scout Association WOSM, 214 363

Jun Bi ('Preparation' in Korean)
Highest Award—Tiger Scout
Girl Scouts of Korea WAGGGS, 58 161

Jun Bi ('Preparation' in Korean)
Twinkler Scouts (ages 4 to 5)
Gaenari (Brownie Girl Scout; ages 6 to 8)
Jindalrae (Junior Girl Scout; ages 8 to 11)
Sonyeodae (Cadette Girl Scout; ages 12 to 14)
Yeonjangdae (Senior Girl Scout; ages 15 to 17)
Yeongudae (Young Leader; ages 18 to 21)
Third Eye Scouting Association WFIS  

91. Kosovo

Scouting exists   [Since there was Scouting as part of Savez Izvidjaca Srbije before independence from Serbia in 2008, Kosovo Scouts will likely gradually organize and seek WOSM recognition.]

92. Kuwait (1:172)

Kuwait Boy Scouts Association WOSM, 6061

Kun Musta'idan ('Be Prepared' in Arabic)
Kuwait Girl Guides Association WAGGGS, 9025 Brownies (ages 7 to 11)
Girl Guides (ages 12 to 16)
Senior Girl Guides (ages 17 to 23)

93. Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Respublikasynyn Skaut Kengesh (Kyrgyz Republic Scouting Union) NON; working toward WOSM recognition

Dayar Bol ('Be Prepared' in Kyrgyz)
Bud Gotov (in Russian)
Cub Scouts (ages 7 to 11)
Scouts (ages 12 to 15)
Rovers (ages 16 to 20)

94. Laos

no Scouting  

95. Latvia (1:2634)

Latvijas Skautu un Gaidu Centrala Organizacija (LSGCO) (Latvian Scout and Guide Central Organisation) WOSM+WAGGGS,
544/WOSM +

Esi Modrs ('Be Watchful' in Latvian)
Mazskauts/Guntina (Little Scouts/Little Fires; ages 7 to 11)
Skauts/Gaida (Scouts/Guides; ages 12 to 16)
Lielgaida (Senior Guides; age 16+)
LKS - Latvijas Kristigie Skauti (Christian Scouts of Latvia) WFIS  

96. Lebanon (1:223)

Fédération du Scoutisme Libanais (Lebanese Scouting Federation) WOSM umbrella federation for 30 associations, 14 334

Kun Musta'idan ('Be Prepared' in Arabic)
Misht Badrast ('Always Ready' in Armenian)
Toujours Pręt ('Always Prepared' in French)
Beavers (ages 5 to 7)
Cubs (ages 7 to 11)
Scouts (ages 11 to 16)
Rovers (ages 16 to 18)

Federation associations:
Al-Aamiely Scouts - Scouts al Amily
Al-Etihady Lebanese Scouts
Al-Jarrah Scouts in Lebanon - Scouts Al Jarrah
Al-Mabarrat Scouts
Al-Mahaba Scouts
Al Mashari Scouts Association - Scouts des Macharihs
Al-Nahda Scouts
Al-Sahel Scouts in Lebanon
Al-Takadomy Scouts
Association of Arab Scouts in Lebanon - Association des Scouts arabes au Liban
Cedars Scouts - Scouts des Cčdres
Christian Scouts - Scouts Chrétiens
Environmental Scouts
Future Lebanon Scouts - Scouts du Liban futur
Scouts of Homenetmen Lebanon - Scouts Homentmens
Imam al-Mahdi Scouts
Independence Scouts - Scouts de l'Indépendance
Islamic Risala Scout Association
Lebanese Eghatha Scouts
Lebanese Scout Association - Eclaireurs du Liban
Lebanese Syriac Scouts - Scouts syriaques libanais
Lycée National Scout Association - Scouts du Lycée National
Makassed Islamic Scout Organization - Scouts musulmans du Makkassed
Maronite Scouts - Scouts maronites
Muslim Scout Association of Lebanon
National Education Scouts - Scouts de l'Education Nationale
National Lebanese Scouts - Scouts nationaux libanais
Orthodox Scouts of Beirut - Scouts Orthodoxes de Beyrouth
National Orthodox Scout Association - Scout national orthodoxe
Scouts of Lebanon - Scouts du Liban
Scouts de l'Indépendence / Independence Scouts WOSM sub-association  
Fédération Libanaise des Eclaireuses et des Guides WAGGGS umbrella federation, 4231
Association des Guides du Liban WAGGGS sub-association
Farandoles (pre-Brownies; ages 6 to 7)
Jeannettes (Brownies; ages 8 to 11)
Guides (ages 12 to 15)
Caravelles (ages 15 to 17)
Jeunes en Marche (Youth in Movement; ages 18 to 21)
Association des Eclaireuses du Liban WAGGGS sub-association
Zahrat (Brownies; ages 8 to 11)
Eclaireuses (Girl Scouts; ages 12 to 14)
Caravelles (ages 15 to 17)
Association des Guides Musulmanes du Liban WAGGGS sub-association
Eclaireuses du Scoutisme Nationale Orthodoxe WAGGGS sub-association  
Association des Eclaireuses Eljarrah WAGGGS sub-association  
Association des Scouts Arabes au Liban NON  
Association des Scouts du Littoral au Liban NON  
Association des Scouts Musulmans de Makassed NON  
Association des Scouts Progressistes NON  
Eclaireurs du Liban NON  
Eclaireurs Unionistes Libanais NON  
Eclaireuses Musulmanes au Liban NON  
Guide Nationale Orthodoxe NON  
Guides et Scouts Maronites NON  
Les Scouts de Amel NON  
Les Scouts de Secours Libanais NON  
Les Scouts des Cčdres NON  
Les Scouts des Projets NON  
Les Scouts du Chirugiens NON  
Les Scouts du Liban NON  
Les Scouts du Liban Future NON  
Les Scouts du Mahdi NON [apparently the same as Al-Mahdi Scouts, sponsored by Hezbollah]
Les Scouts du Message Islamique NON  
Les Scouts Musulmans au Liban NON  
Les Scouts Syriaques Libanais NON  
Scout National Libanais NON  
Scout National Orthodoxe NON  
Scouts de l'Education Nationale NON  

97. Lesotho (1:894)

Lesotho Scouts Association WOSM, 371

Dula O Lokile ('Be Prepared' in Sotho)
Lesotho Girl Guides Association WAGGGS, 1783