shared a common history with the other Netherlands Antilles
until the political separation of the island from the Netherlands. Scouting Aruba
is an Associate Member of the Interamerican Region
of the World Organization of the Scout Movement
Scouting Aruba consists of 13 groups, divided into 3 districts. There is one Scout group for people with mental and physical limitations
Scouts in Aruba participate in many Caribbean camps, often travelling by boat to camp on nearby islands with Scouts from neighbouring countries.
Program and ideals
- Beavers-ages 5 to 7 (boys and girls)
- Cubs-ages 7 to 10 (mixed sections exist)
- Scouts-ages 10 to 14 (mixed sections exist)
- Explorers-ages 15 to 18 (boys and girls)
- Rovers-ages 18 to 23 (boys and girls)
The Scout Motto
is Be Prepared
, Semper Prepara
, and Weest Paraat
The Scouting Aruba Logo consists of scouting symbols and colours corresponding with the flag of Aruba
. The two five-point stars are taken off the Fleur-de-lis
and placed upon each other. The logo is designed by Mr. Juan Martijn.
Ik beloof lief voor God en mijn land te zijn.
I promise to love God and my country
Ik beloof mijn best te zullen doen .Mijn plicht te doen tegenover God en mijn land,de wet vande welpen horde te gehoorzamen en iedere dag een goede daadte zullen doen .
I promise to do my best<br />to do my duty to God... Read More