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Membership badge of The Scout Association of the Bahamas

The Scout Association of the Bahamas, the national Scouting organization of the Bahamas, was brought to the Bahamas by the British and was officially founded in 1913, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1974. The coeducational Scout Association of the Bahamas has 998 members as of 2004.

The Scout program receives considerable public support from the community and recognition from the government. Scouts are involved in conservation of endangered species of fish. Sea Scouting is an important element of Scouting in the Bahamas. The program emphasis is on developing the consciousness of youth towards education and participation in the community, as well as the values of the family.

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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