This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts. To commemorate this milestone, the U.S. Postal Service will issue the First-Class Celebrate Scouting Forever Stamp this June as part of the Girl Scouts’ Rock the Mall celebration in Washington, DC. Continue reading

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The Correos de Costa Rica has issued two stamps to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Guides and Scouts organization of Costa Rica. Continue reading


Thai Post has issued a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the national Scouting organization of Thailand. Continue reading


With this stamp, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates the adventure and spirit of scouting.

To create this original design, illustrator Craig Frazier depicted the images of two different scouts in clothing and accessories that are often part of the outdoor scouting experience – hats, packs, boots, and binoculars. Continue reading

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On the 17 of July the Mexican Post issued a stamp dedicated to the Boy Scouts. Continue reading


From Cub to Eagle, the world of scouting is being honored with its own U.S. postage stamp.

The stamp design, unveiled Thursday at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, depicts a backpacking boy scout surveying the landscape. Continue reading

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This set of three stamps mark the Centenary of Scouting in Australia from 1908 to 2008.

The centenary of the Scouting movement was celebrated worldwide in 2007 marking the first experimental camp for 20 boys at Brownsea Island, England in August 1907. Continue reading


Postal Operator: Haypost, Armenia
Theme: 100 years of scouting

Description: All the hands are doing the scout sign, representing tolerance and solidarity. Continue reading


In 1907 Robert Baden-Powell held an experimental camp on Brownsea Island, Poole, Dorset, to try out his ideas. He brought together 20 boys, some from public schools and some from working class homes, and put them into camp under his leadership. This was the start of The Scouts Association and 2007 marks its centenary, commemorated by Royal Mail with a set of six stamps. Continue reading


2007 marks the centenary of Scouting worldwide whilst Scouting in Gibraltar started in 1908. The set depicts Gibraltar Scouts from 1908, the 1950’s, a 1980’s Sea Scout and modern day Scout. Continue reading


Scouts are the largest movement for children and young people in the world. 38 million members in over 200 countries of the world have a single aim: helping children and young people to become committed and critical adults. The organization welcomes people of all skin colors and all religious communities with a peaceful philosophy. Continue reading


Europa – 100 Years of Scouting is the common theme selected by PostEurop for the 2007 issue. Two stamps were issued on 9 May 2007. Continue reading


The Post of Belgium has issued a stamp commemorating Centenary of the Scouting. Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide youth movement with the stated aim of supporting young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development. The scouting was born in 1907 in England. Continue reading


Scouting is this year’s theme for the European postal operators’ EUROPA stamp series. The scout movement will be one hundred years old this year. The design for Finland‘s scouting stamps is by Susanna Rumpu and Ari Lakaniemi. Continue reading


New Zealand Post issue a new set of stamps on 24 April marking the centenaries of four organizations that have each played an important role in the country’s history over the past 100 years. Continue reading


Royal Mail release a new set of stamps on 26 July to mark the centenary of the Scout movement as part of this year’s Europa issue. Continue reading


The scouts movement is a voluntary non-political educational movement for young people, open to all irrespective of race, origin or faith. It has over 38 million members in over 200 countries on all continents. In Austria, there are around 85,000 scouts, members of over 300 groups that are all under the aegis of the parent organization “Austrian Scouts and Guides” association. Continue reading


POST Greenland resumes issuing of stamps in this popular series, initiated by PostEurop. This year’s joint theme is Scouting. In 1907 the world’s first scouting group was founded, which makes 2007 the 100-year-anniversary. This is celebrated by all the countries participating in this stamp issue, each with their own unique design representing their own scouting movement. The two beautiful Greenlandic stamps in this issue are the stamp debut work of Nuka K. Godtfredsen. Continue reading


Isle of Man Post is pleased to present this set of stamps for the Centenary of Scouting.

The six stamps feature present day Manx Scouts in action. Popular Scouting activities were chosen for the designs of three values – hiking, camping and kayaking. Continue reading

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