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*'''July 29, 1907''' – Sir [[Robert Baden-Powell]] founds the [[Scouting|Boy Scouts]] with the first Scout camp at [[Brownsea Island]]. The encampment ran from August 1-9, 1907.
*'''July 29, 1907''' – Sir [[Robert Baden-Powell]] founds the [[Scouting|Boy Scouts]] with the first Scout camp at [[Brownsea Island]]. The encampment ran from August 1-9, 1907.
*'''July 30, 1920''' – First [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Scout_Jamboree World Scout Jamboree] in Olympia, London, England.
*'''July 30, 1920''' – First [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Scout_Jamboree World Scout Jamboree] in Olympia, London, England.
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*'''June 1923''' – First recorded use of the word "woggle" (early Scouts tied a knot in their neckerchief) in the June issue of the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scouting_magazine_(The_Scout_Association)#The_Scout_.281908-1966.29 Scout magazine]. The word ring was used in early editions of the Scouting handbook Scouting for Boys until 1929 when Baden-Powell changed it in the 14th edition: "It [the scarf] may be fastened at the throat by a knot or woggle, which is some form of ring made of cord, metal or bone, or anything you like."
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  • July 4th – Independence Day
  • July 4, 1911 – The Boy Scouts of America receives the design patent for the First Class badge that symbolizes Scouting in the USA.
  • July 29, 1907 – Sir Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scouts with the first Scout camp at Brownsea Island. The encampment ran from August 1-9, 1907.
  • July 30, 1920 – First World Scout Jamboree in Olympia, London, England.
  • June 1923 – First recorded use of the word "woggle" (early Scouts tied a knot in their neckerchief) in the June issue of the Scout magazine. The word ring was used in early editions of the Scouting handbook Scouting for Boys until 1929 when Baden-Powell changed it in the 14th edition: "It [the scarf] may be fastened at the throat by a knot or woggle, which is some form of ring made of cord, metal or bone, or anything you like."
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