The coeducational Organization of the Scout Movement of Kazakhstan
(; ) was officially founded in 1992, and received World Organization of the Scout Movement
recognition on January 16, 2008.
As far as is known, Scouting
was not introduced to the region during the khanate period of the pre-Soviet era
In 1990 a conference (or Congress) of people interested in Scouting was held in Moscow
. Viktor Deimund
(now the President of the Scout Movement of Kazakhstan) represented Kazakhstan
at the Congress. The Congress established the Association of Russian Scouting Renaissance
. The homegrown Scout troops within Kazakhstan joined the membership of the Ural Scout Region
Viktor Deimund and Oleg Mozheyko
organized the first Scout Troops in Kazakhstan in 1991. Republic-wide newspapers published the first articles on the work of Pavlodar
Scout troops. Shortly thereafter, hundreds of letters came to Pavlodar from people asking for help to create Scout units. Pavlodar Scout leaders published and sent out Scouting literature, and Scout troops were created in different cities and parts of Kazakhstan.
On December 28, 1992, the Organization of the Scout Movement of Kazakhstan was registered in the Ministry of Justice, and in 1993 Scout leader training courses were made available. An All-Republic Camp (National Jamboree
) "Jasybay's Arrow" was held in the summer at Jasybay
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