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The Scout Association of Macau
The Scout Association of Macau
The Logo of the Scout Association fo Macau
Country Macau, China
Founded December 12, 1983

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The Scout Association of Macau is the national Scouting association in Macau. It is an associate Member of the Asia-Pacific Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

Scouting in Macau began in 1991, while Portuguese Scouting was present in Macau for many years prior. When Macau reverted from Portuguese administration to China in December, 1999, the future of Scouting in Macau seemed uncertain, but as a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Macanese institutions are allowed to continue as before.

Macau has over 100,000 youth between the ages of 6 and 21, which gives the Scout Association much potential for membership.

Program Sections

  • Cub Scouts: 7 to 11
  • Scouts: 12 to 15
  • Rovers: 16 to 20

The Scout Motto is 隨時準備 in Chinese and "Sempre Pronto" in Portuguese, both of which mean "always ready".

Scout Oath

Chinese:
我謹以至誠宣誓:
 對國家,對澳門,對信仰要負責;
 對別人,要幫助;
 對規律,要遵行。

Portuguese:
Prometo pela minha honra por amar e servir fielmente à minha religião e à minha terra, auxiliar o próximo, obedecer à Lei do Escoteiro.

English translation:
On my honour, I promise that I will do my best to my Country, to Macau, and to my religion, to help other people and to keep the Scout Law.

See also

External links

Members of the Asia-Pacific Scout Region

Full members: Australia | Bangladesh | Bhutan | Brunei | Republic of China (Taiwan) | Fiji | Hong Kong | India | Indonesia | Japan | Kiribati | South Korea | Malaysia | Maldives | Mongolia | Nepal | New Zealand | Pakistan | Papua New Guinea | Philippines | Singapore | Sri Lanka | Thailand
Associate members: Macau | French Polynesia
Potential members: Afghanistan | Cambodia | East Timor | Nauru | Samoa | Solomon Islands | Tonga | Tuvalu | Vanuatu | Vietnam
Countries without Scouting: People's Republic of China (mainland) | North Korea | Laos | Myanmar

zh:澳門童軍總會