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WOSM Welcomes Kazakhstan’s National Scout Organization

Posted on 29 January 2008 by Dan


Kazakhstan’s National Scout Organization, “The Organization of the Scout Movement of Kazakhstan” (OSMK) is a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) as of January 16, 2008.

Scouting in Kazakhstan is for all boys and girls of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds. Scouts take part in a variety of activities; helping handicapped children, cleaning up public areas and teaching children first aid and other outdoor skills; and are active in the areas of environment and nature conservation. All of these activities, based on Scouting principles, are aimed to provide growth in moral strength and character, to enhance the development of physical, mental and emotional fitness of young people in Kazakhstan.

Today, there are many Scout groups in in the different regions and cities. There are 1,300 registered members of OSMK.

Read more about the history of Scouting in Kazakhstan.

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