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Asociación de Scouts de El Salvador

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Membership badge of Asociación de Scouts de El Salvador

The Asociación de Scouts de El Salvador (Scout Association of El Salvador) is the national Scouting organization of El Salvador. Scouting in El Salvador was founded in 1938 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1940. The association has 3,958 members (as of 2001).

The program emphasis is on conservation, ecology and community service. The program is continually changed to adapt to the needs of the youth in the country.

Scouts are working to promote peace and have been involved with UNICEF on refugee projects. They worked with the Red Cross during many disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes.


  • Lobatos/Cubs-ages 7 to 11
  • Scouts-ages 11 to 16
  • Rovers-ages 17 to 21

The Scout Motto is Siempre Listo, Always Prepared.

Scout Oath

Por mi honor prometo, hacer cuanto de me dependa para, cumplir mis deberes para con Dios y la patria, ayudar al projimo en toda circunstancia y cumplir fielmente la Ley Scout.

Scout Law

  • El Scout cifra su honor en ser digno de confianza
  • El Scout es leal con Dios, patria, padres, jefes y subordinados
  • El Scout es util y ayuda a los demas sin pensar en recompensa
  • El Scout es amigo de todos y hermano de todo Scout sin distincion de credo, raza, nacionalidad o clase social
  • El Scout es cortes y caballeroso
  • El Scout ve en la naturaleza la obra de Dios, protégé a los animales y plantas
  • El Scout obedece sin replicar, hace las cosas en orden y completas
  • El Scout sonrie y canta en sus dificultades
  • El Scout es economico, trabajador y cuidadoso del bien ajeno
  • El Scout es limpio y sano en pensamientos, palabras y acciones

International Scout units in El Salvador

In addition, there are American Boy Scouts in San Salvador, linked to the Direct Service branch of the Boy Scouts of America, which supports units around the world.

See also


Members of the Interamerican Scout Region

Full members: Argentina | Bahamas | Barbados | Belize | Bolivia | Brazil | Canada | Chile | Colombia | Costa Rica | Dominica | Dominican Republic | Ecuador | El Salvador | Grenada | Guatemala | Guyana | Haiti | Honduras | Jamaica | Mexico | Nicaragua | Panama | Paraguay | Peru | Saint Lucia | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines | Suriname | Trinidad and Tobago | United States | Uruguay | Venezuela
Associate members: Aruba | Netherlands Antilles
Countries without Scouting: Cuba