The Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Costa Rica is the national Scouting and Guiding association of Costa Rica. Scouting was founded in Costa Rica in 1915 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1925. Guiding started in 1922 and became a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1981. The association has more than 10,000 youth members of both genders and about 2,000 adult volunteers (according to its homepage).
An interesting aspect of Scouting in Costa Rica is a University course on Scouting. This course is mandatory for all future teachers. The course highlights the educational value of Scouting.
Scouting in Costa Rica has an emphasis on community service, rural Scouting and nature conservation projects. The Association has a National Office and 8 regional offices throughout nine regions of Costa Rica (San José, Central and Northern Alajuela, Heredia, Cartago, Guanacaste, Puntarenas, Brunca, and Limón). Each regional office has a regional executive that links the region to the National Office.
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... A Scout shows his honour by being worthy of trust ... A Scout is loyal to God, his nation, his parents, his bosses, and his subordinates ... A Scout is useful and helps others without thinking of rewards ...
... Por mi honor y con la ayuda de Dios, prometo hacer todo lo posible por cumplir mis deberes para con Dios y la patria, ayudar al projimo en toda circunstancia, y cumplir ...
... A Scout shows his honor by being worthy of trust ... A Scout is loyal to God, his nation, his parents, his superiors, and his subordinates ... A Scout is useful and helps others without thinking of rewards ...
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“it pleaseth me when I see through the meadows
The tents and pavilions set up, and great joy have I
When I see oer the campana knights armed and horses arrayed.
And it pleaseth me when the scouts set in flight the folk with
And it pleaseth me when I see coming together after them an host of
—Bertrans De Born (fl. 12th century)