Historical Who is Who


1857 - 1941
United Kingdom


Active in army service for over 30 years, serving in India, Afghanistan, and Africa. He founded the Boy Scouts in 1908, and with Agnes his sister the Girl Guides in 1910, then for younger children the Wolf Cubs in 1916. These organisations have been major vehicles in 'character building' and moral education, in countries of the former British Commonwealth and beyond. The commended life-style included a strong sense of duty and self-discipline, creative activity and energetic play in company with others


'Educational innovator' http://infed.org/mobi/robert-baden-powell-as-an-educational-innovator

'There is a brotherhood of boys' http://www.nytimes.com/1990/04/01/books/there-is-a-brotherhood-of-boys.html


Scouting for Boys (1908) http://www.thedump.scoutscan.com/s4b.html

Scouting Games  http://www.inquiry.net/OUTDOOR/games/b-p/index.htm

Aids to Scoutmastership: A Guidebook For Scoutmasters On The Theory of Scout Training (1930) http://www.whitestag.org/files/Aids_to_Scoutmastership.pdf


Lord Robert Baden-Powell (20 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hefYjvlolXc

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