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Movimiento Scout del Uruguay

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National emblem of the Movimiento Scout del Uruguay

The Movimiento Scout del Uruguay (MSU) is the national Scouting organization of Uruguay, the only member of WOSM. Scouting was founded in Uruguay in 1947 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1950. MSU has 2,994 members (as of 2004).

The Boy Scouts of Uruguay and The Catholic Scouts of Uruguay merged to form the Movimento Scout Del Uruguay in 1994.

Program

Scouts are active in community service and step in to help the government in times of disaster or special need.

Branches

The association is divided into four branches:

  • Lobatos (Cub Scouts)-ages 8 to 10
  • Scouts-ages 11 to 13
  • Pioneros (Pioneers)-ages 14 to 16
  • Rovers-ages 17 to 19

Scout Law

  • El scout es digno de confianza.
  • El scout es leal.
  • El scout sirve al prójimo y a la comunidad sin esperar recompensa.
  • El scout es hermano de todo scout y promueve la fraternidad entre los hombres.
  • El scout es justo y constructor de la justicia.
  • El scout protege y ama la vida porque ella proviene de Dios.
  • El scout sabe obedecer en forma libre y responsable.
  • El scout enfrenta sus dificultades con alegría y coraje.
  • El scout es trabajador y respeta el bien común.
  • El scout es puro en pensamientos, palabras y acciones.

Scout Oath

Prometo hacer todo lo posible por cumplir mis deberes para con Dios y la sociedad, ayudar al prójimo en toda circunstancia y cumplir fielmente la Ley Scout.

Scout Motto

Siempre Listo, Always ready

See also

External links

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