World Scout Moot

Last updated
World Scout Moot
Join In Moot.png
Countryvarious (list below)
Date1931 onwards
WikiProject Scouting fleur-de-lis dark.svg  Scouting portal
Scouts and Guides from different countries at World Scout Moot, Sweden, 1996 1996-Rover Moot-Fahnengruss.jpg
Scouts and Guides from different countries at World Scout Moot, Sweden, 1996

The World Scout Moot is an event for senior branches (traditionally called Rovers) and other young adult members, gathering up to 5,000 people. Moots provide an opportunity for young adults in Scouting to meet together with the objective of improving their international understanding as citizens of the world. Moots are held every four years and are organized by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). [1]

Contents

Participants must be 18–25 years old at the time of the event. If you are 26 or older you can take part as International Service Team (IST, volunteer staff).

History

The first World Scout Moot was in 1931 and following ones were held almost every four years until 1961. Originally entitled the "World Rover Moot", the Moot was replaced by World Moot Years between 1965 and 1982. This was done with the aim of increasing the number of events and accessibility to Rovers. In 1985, the World Scout Conference decided to reinstate the World Scout Moot and, in 1993 decided to hold the Moot every four years. The 13th World Scout Moot was held in Kenya in 2010 - the first ever such event to take place in Africa.

The 15th World Scout Moot was in Iceland in the summer of 2017; the next 16th World Scout Moot will be in Ireland in 2022 after being postponed from 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [2] [3] [4]

List of moots

YearNumberCountryLocationParticipantsCountriesHost Candidate Countries
19311st World Rover MootFlag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Kandersteg 3,00020
19352nd World Rover MootFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Ingarö 3,00026 [5]
19393rd World Rover MootFlag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Monzie 3,50042
19494th World Rover MootFlag of Norway.svg  Norway [6] Skjåk 2,50040
19535th World Rover Moot [7] Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Kandersteg 4,16841
19576th World Rover Moot [6] Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom Sutton Coldfield 3,50061
19617th World Rover Moot [8] [6] Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Melbourne 96915
1965-66Moot Year10 Events3,599
1969-70Moot Year26 Events7,250
1973-74Moot Year22 Events11,000
1977-78Moot Year [9] 23 Events14,560
1981-82Moot Year31 Events22,380
1990-918th World MootFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Melbourne 1,00036
19929th World MootFlag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Kandersteg 1,40052
199610th World MootFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Ransbergs Herrgård, Ransäter 2,60878
200011th World Scout MootFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 5,00071
200412th World Scout MootFlag of the Republic of China.svg  Taiwan Hualien 2,50085 Austria [10]
200813th World Scout Moot (cancelled) [11] Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique --------- Iceland, Portugal [12]
201013th World Scout Moot [13] Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya Nairobi 1,92466---
201314th World Scout Moot [14] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Low, Quebec 2,00083---
201715th World Scout MootFlag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Ulfljotsvatn 5,000106---
2022 [4] 16th World Scout Moot [15] Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland Malahide Castle [16] up to 5,000 [16] Hungary
202517th World Scout MootTBC Azerbaijan, Portugal

See also

Related Research Articles

World Organization of the Scout Movement international Scouting organization

The World Organization of the Scout Movement is the largest international Scouting organization. WOSM has 171 members. These members are recognized national Scout organizations, which collectively have over 50 million participants. WOSM was established in 1922, and has its operational headquarters at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and its legal seat in Geneva, Switzerland. It is the counterpart of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).

World Scout Jamboree recurring event

The World Scout Jamboree is a Scouting jamboree of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, typically attended by several tens of thousands of Scouts from around the world, aged 14 to 17.

Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada is a Canadian Scouting association providing programs for young people, aged 5 to 26, with the stated aim "to help develop well rounded youth, better prepared for success in the world.". Scouts Canada, in affiliation with the French-language Association des Scouts du Canada, is a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). 2015-16 youth membership stands at 61,438, a 5% decline from 64,693 in 2014-15. Over the same period, volunteer numbers stabilized with 20,717 in 2015 and 20,756 in 2016. This is a significant decline from its 1965 peak of 288,084 youth and 33,524 volunteers.

Malahide Castle Castle and demesne by the village of Malahide, County Dublin

Malahide Castle, parts of which date to the 12th century, lies close to the village of Malahide, nine miles (14 km) north of central Dublin in Ireland. It has over 260 acres (1.1 km2) of remaining parkland estate, forming the Malahide Demesne Regional Park.

Rover Scout Scouting organization

Rover Scouts, Rovers, Rover Scouting or Rovering is a service program associated with Scouting for young men and, in many countries, women, into their early or mid 20s. A group of Rovers is called a 'Rover Crew'.

Asia-Pacific Scout Region (World Organization of the Scout Movement)

The Asia-Pacific Scout Region is the divisional office of the World Scout Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, headquartered in Makati City, Philippines, with satellite offices in Australia and Japan. The Asia-Pacific Region services Scouting in the land area of Asia south of Siberia and east of Central Asia, and the bulk of the Pacific Basin, with the exception of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau, which are under the Interamerican Region by way of the Aloha Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Scouts New Zealand

Scouts New Zealand, officially "The Scout Association of New Zealand" is the national Scouting association in New Zealand and an affiliate of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) since 1953. The Scout Association of New Zealand uses the name SCOUTS New Zealand. Scouts New Zealand has about 16,000 members, with 4,740 volunteers.

World Scout Indaba

The World Scout Indaba was a gathering of Scout Leaders from around the world. Created at the 1949 12th World Scout Conference in Elvesæter, Norway where The Boy Scouts Association of the United Kingdom submitted that of the great number of Scouters working in a Pack, Troop or Crew, only a very small percentage were ever able to take part in a major international Scout gathering. The suggestion for the title came from Lord Rowallan after one of his African tours, the term indaba being a Zulu language word meaning "tribal conference".

Rovers (Australia) fifth and final youth section of Scouts Australia

Rover Scouts, also known as Rovers, is the fifth and final youth section of Scouts Australia, Rover Scouts are adults aged between 18 and 25 years of age and are organised into local Crews, which can be associated with a Scout Group or operate stand-alone.

Australian Rover Moots are the major national event run by Australian Rovers who are part of Scouts Australia.

Larch Hill headquarters of Scouting Ireland

Larch Hill International Scout and Guide Centre is the national campsite, and administrative and training headquarters of Scouting Ireland. It was previously owned by Scouting Ireland (CSI).

The Pentecostal Conference of North American Keralites (PCNAK) is an annual conference of Pentecostals of Keralite origin or from Kerala, India. The conference takes place annually in various cities of North America for the purpose of "mutual edification, fellowship and renewing friendships". PCNAK is reportedly the largest annual South Asian Christian conference in North America today with over 5,000 people in attendance.

International Catholic Conference of Scouting International organization for Catholic Scouting

The International Catholic Conference of Scouting (ICCS) is an autonomous, international body committed to promoting and supporting Catholic Scout associations and to be a link between the Scout movement and the Catholic Church. Its headquarters is located in Rome, Italy.

This article refers to the sports broadcasting contracts in Australia. For a list of other country's broadcasting rights, see Sports television broadcast contracts.

W. F. Waters Australian scout leader

William Francis "Bill" Waters was Scouts Victoria's Headquarters Commissioner for Rover Scouts between 1930 and 1965.

This article refers to sports broadcasting rights in the Republic of Ireland. For a list of sports broadcasting rights in other countries, see List of sports television broadcast contracts.

25th World Scout Jamboree

The 25th World Scout Jamboree is a planned World Scout Jamboree that is scheduled to be held in 2023 in South Korea.

World Meeting of Families Gathering of the Roman Catholic Church

The World Meeting of Families is a gathering of the Roman Catholic Church that has occurred every three years since 1994. It is organized by the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, which "promotes the pastoral care of families, protects their rights and dignity in the Church and in civil society, so that they may ever be more able to fulfill their duties." Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland and award winning Catholic academic and author, has described the meeting as a “right wing rally”. It is the biggest gathering of Catholic families in the world. The most recent meeting took place in Dublin and the next meeting is scheduled to take place in Rome, Italy in 2022.

Irish Scout Jamboree

Scouting in Ireland has hosted many jamborees and jamborettes since Scouting started there in 1908.

References

  1. "World Events". www.scout.org. Retrieved 2017-07-22.
  2. "History of the World Scout Moot". www.scout.org. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  3. "World Scout Moot 2021 Ireland - Take a Deep Breath..." www.worldscoutmoot2021.ie. Retrieved 2017-08-07.
  4. 1 2 "Postponement of the 16th World Scout Moot in Ireland to 2022". World Organization of the Scout Movement. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
  5. John S. Wilson (1959). Scouting Round the World (First ed.). Blandford Press. pp. 233, 240. ASIN   B000AQMKTI.
  6. 1 2 3 Day, David (23 March 1960). "The Scouting Trail". The Daily News . St Johns, Newfoundland. p. 2. Retrieved 3 September 2019 via NewspaperArchive.com.
  7. Kandersteg, A Pictorial Record of the 5th World Rover Moot, page 70, Austrian Scout Archives, Vienna, Box: Rover Moots 1931/1953/1992
  8. "Moot "Down Under"". The Daily News . St. Johns, Newfoundland. 9 February 1960. p. 9. Retrieved 3 September 2019 via NewspaperArchive.com.
  9. "Briefly". The Rossmoyne Rag. Dandenong, Victoria: 11th Australian Scout Jamboree. 5 January 1977. Retrieved 1 October 2019 via NewspaperArchive.com.
  10. "35th World Scout Conference". www.scout.org. Retrieved 2017-07-22.
  11. "Scouts of Mozambique will not host World Scout Moot". henry-scout-world.blogspot.cz. Retrieved 2017-07-22.
  12. "36th World Scout Conference". www.scout.org. Retrieved 2017-07-22.
  13. "13th World Scout Moot". www.scout.org. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  14. "14th World Scout Moot". www.scout.org. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  15. Schildböck, Rupert. "Today is the last day at the World Scout Conference: let's look what has happened so far!" . Retrieved 2017-07-22.
  16. 1 2 Scouting in the Asia-Pacific Region Live Stream. Scouting in the Asia-Pacific Region. Event occurs at 75m48s via YouTube.