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Contents

January

  • JANUARY -

2nd

  • 1911 – The National Council office is established at 200 Fifth Avenue in New York City.

4th

7th

  • 1999 – 19th World Scout Jamboree ends at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (began Dec. 27, 1998).
  • 2003 – 20th World Scout Jamboree ends in Sattahip, Chonburi Province Thailand (began Dec. 28, 2002).

8th

11th

17th

24th

February

  • FEBRUARY -

Scout Sunday

  • annual – This is often the first Sunday of the month, but could be any Sunday in February; it varies by unit and locale. Scouts go to their places of worship in uniform and help with the service. Commonly referred to as "Scout Sunday".

8th

22nd

28th

March

  • MARCH -

12th

17th

April

  • APRIL -

12th

May

  • MAY -

26th

June

  • JUNE -

2nd

15th

19th

30th

  • 1937 – First National Jamboree, held at Washington, DC. Ran June 30-July 9. Was to have been in 1935, but was cancelled due to a polio epidemic.
  • 1950 – Second National Jamboree, held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, begins. Ran June 30-July 6.

July

  • JULY -

4th

  • 1911 – The Boy Scouts of America receives the design patent for the First Class badge that symbolizes Scouting in the USA.

6th

  • 1950 – Second National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)

7th

9th

  • 1937 – First National Jamboree ends. (began June 30th)

25th

27th

29th

30th

  • 1920 – First World Scout Jamboree begins in Olympia, London, England (ended Aug 7th).

31st

August

  • AUGUST -

1st-9th

1st-11th

3rd

6th

7th

  • 1920 – 1st World Scout Jamboree ends (began Jul 30th).

8th

18th-28th

  • 1955 – 8th World Scout Jamboree begins in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. This was the first major international gathering of Scouts outside of Europe and the first World Jamboree broadcast on television. Olave Baden-Powell visited.

21st

September

  • SEPTEMBER -

8th-19th

October

  • OCTOBER -

31st

November

  • NOVEMBER -

9th

30th

December

  • DECEMBER -

27th

  • 1998 – 19th World Scout Jamboree begins at Picarquin Hacienda, Rancagua City, Chile (ends Jan. 7, 1999).

28th

  • 2002 – 20th World Scout Jamboree begins in Sattahip, Chonburi Province, Thailand (ends Jan. 7, 2003).

References

Boy Scouts of America Historical Highlights

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