Scouts and Guides
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The Bharat Scouts & Guides

The Bharat Scouts & Guides (BS&G) is the National Scouting & Guiding association of India. The Association is a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act and is a non-official organisation and is non-political, non sectarian and non-communal in character. Scouting was founded in India in 1909, whereas Guiding in India started in 1911. Scouting and Guiding is an approved type of character training & preparation for good citizenship designed for the benefit of boys and girls, which insists a sense of responsibility and trustworthiness affords to be individual opportunities for developing initiative and leadership and promotes self-control, self-reliance and self direction.

Aim of Scouting & Guiding

The Aim of Scouting and Guiding is four-fold. The first is the formation of character; the second is the formation of sound health habits. The third is the training in the handicraft and the acquiring of useful skills; and the fourth is the cultivation of a proper spirit of service efficiently. The pursuit of this aim leads to the development of good citizenship, among boys and girls.

Mission and Vision of BS&G

The Mission of Scouting and Guiding 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. The vision of Bharat Scouts & Guides is to be a globally visible, consistently growing, self-reliant premium youth movement that is gender balanced, vibrant and responsive to trends, Providing young people with value-based, attractive and challenging youth programme, through competent leaders, effective communication, optimum use of technology and efficient management.

Scouts and Guides Motto

Be Prepared.

Scouts and Guides Promise

“On my honour I promise that I will do my best

To do my duty to God* and India

To help other people and

To obey the Scout or Guide Law.”

Note:- * The Word ‘Dharma’ may be substituted for the word ‘God’ if so desired.

Scouts and Guides Law

  1. A Scout/Guide is trustworthy
  2. A Scout/Guide is loyal
  3. A Scout/Guide is a friend to all and a brother/sister to every other Scout/Guide.
  4. A Scout/Guide is courteous
  5. A Scout/Guide is a friend to animals and loves nature.
  6. A Scout/Guide is disciplined and helps to protect public property.
  7. A Scout/Guide is courageous.
  8. A Scout/Guide is thrifty.
  9. A Scout/Guide is pure in thought, word and deed.

The Bharat Scouts and Guide Flag

The Bharat Scouts and Guides Flag is a dark blue color flag, having the yellow colour emblem in the center with Ashoka Chakra in blue color. The Fleur-de-lis the International emblem of Scouting and Ashoka Chakra is meant to emphasize the all-India character of the Movement. The super imposed trefoil represents the guide wing of the Bharat Scouts and Guides.

Order of the training programmes for Scouts and Guides

  1. : After completion of one training minimum 6 months gap is necessary.
  2. Pravesh
  3. Prathama Sopan
  4. Dwitiya Sopan
  5. Tritiya Sopan
  6. Rajyapuraskar Camp
  7. Pre-Rashtrapati Camp- by NHQs, BS & G’s only.
  8. Rashtrapati Camp –by NHQs, BS & G’s only.









Review of scouts and guides activities:



  1. Activities at Vidyalaya Level (As per Scout Test Card/ Guide Test Card).

 Strategies for Rajya Puraskar Testing Camp: Database with respect to Scouts /Guides and Scouts Masters/ Guide Captains from each school shall be compiled.

After qualifying Tritiya Sopan at Vidyalaya Level, Scouts / Guides are eligible for attending Rajyapuraskar, Log Books shall be submitted at the time of Camp.

Camps can be organized in any Vidyalaya where the availability of resource persons is sufficient. (That means HWB, ALT, LT Holders).



Tentative months and dates decided by Regional office in Circular

8-12(1)/NVS-HR/2004-2005/7682 dated 02.03.2007.)

Minimum HWB, ALT and LT Holders are required to conduct the test.


  1. Strategies for Pre-Rashtrapati Camp & Rashtrapati Puraskar Camp:

After qualifying the Rajyapuraskar, Scouts /Guides shall be eligible for Pre-Rashtrapati Camp & Rashtrapati Puraskar Camp .These tests will be conducted by National Training centre and National head Quarter, Bharat Scouts and Guides, New Delhi only.

Minimum HWB, ALT and LT Holders are required to conduct the test.