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'''August 1-9, 1907''' – [[Robert Baden-Powell]] holds the first Scouting encampment at [[Brownsea Island]]. He began setting camp up on July 29, 1907.
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*'''August 1-9, 1907''' – [[Robert Baden-Powell]] holds the first (experimental) Scouting encampment at [[Brownsea Island]]. He began setting camp up on July 29, 1907.
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*'''August 6, 1900''' – [[William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt]], the ''father of American Scouting'', is born in Denmark.
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'''August 6, 1900''' – [[William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt]], the ''father of American Scouting'', is born in Denmark.
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*'''August 8, 1909''' – Scout camp half-held on the [http://history.scoutingradio.net/beaulieu.htm Training Ship Mercury] (there was only room for 50 boys but it had earlier been advertised as a camp for the top 100 boys, so half camped on land then they switched half-way through), which led to the formation of Sea Scouts.
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*'''August 21, 1912''' – Arthur Rose Eldred becomes the first [[Eagle Scout Rank|Eagle Scout]] in the history of [[Boy Scouts of America]].
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'''August 21, 1912''' – Arthur Rose Eldred becomes the first [[Eagle Scout Rank|Eagle Scout]] in the history of [[Boy Scouts of America]].
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*'''August 22, 1908''' – First official Scout camp at [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humshaugh#First_official_Scout_camp Humshaugh, England]. The Scouting movement didn't officially exist during the 1907 Brownsea Island camp -- this was the first camp attended by registered Scouts.
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  • August 1-9, 1907Robert Baden-Powell holds the first (experimental) Scouting encampment at Brownsea Island. He began setting camp up on July 29, 1907.
  • August 6, 1900William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt, the father of American Scouting, is born in Denmark.
  • August 8, 1909 – Scout camp half-held on the Training Ship Mercury (there was only room for 50 boys but it had earlier been advertised as a camp for the top 100 boys, so half camped on land then they switched half-way through), which led to the formation of Sea Scouts.
  • August 21, 1912 – Arthur Rose Eldred becomes the first Eagle Scout in the history of Boy Scouts of America.
  • August 22, 1908 – First official Scout camp at Humshaugh, England. The Scouting movement didn't officially exist during the 1907 Brownsea Island camp -- this was the first camp attended by registered Scouts.
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