Norges Speiderforbund

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Logo of Norges Speiderforbund

Norges Speiderforbund (NSF, Norwegian Scout and Guide Association) is a Norwegian Scouting and Guiding association founded in its present form in 1978, when the Norwegian Boy Scout Organization (founded in 1911 and among the charter members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922) and the Norwegian Girl Guide Organization (founded in 1921 and an early member of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) merged.

NSF is a member of Speidernes Fellesorganisasjon, the national Scouting and Guiding federation of Norway.


As of 2004, NSF has 21,000 members, organised in over 650 local groups spread over 32 districts. The structure is divided into age-groups as follows:

  • Beavers: pre-school children
  • Cubs/Brownies: 7 – 10 years of age
  • Scouts/Guides in troop: 10 – 16 years of age
  • Rovers: 16 years or older

External links

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