Vässarö

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Vässarö
Owner Stockholm District of the Svenska Scoutförbundet
Location Archipelago of Öregrund
Country Sweden
Founded 1956
Website
ssf.scout.se/stockholm/vassaro

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Vässarö is a Scout camp site located on the island of Vässarö (sometimes Vässarön or Wessarö) in the archipelago of Öregrund. It is owned and run by the Stockholm District of the Svenska Scoutförbundet.

History

Vässarö was long used for farming but was bought in 1936 by sea captain Ragnar Westin, who planned to use it for his retirement. But in 1942 his ship was torpedoed and he died. In his will he stated that the island was to be donated to the Scout Group of Stockholm.[1]

In 1956 the first confirmation camp for Scouts and Guides was held.

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