Thai Scout Postage Stamp

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

Scouting was founded in Thailand in 1911 and was among the charter members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922. In 2011 the organization has 1,257,645 members and is open to boys and girls.

Scouting in Thailand is unique in that it is part of the school curriculum and receives strong support from the Thai government and people. Even the Royal Family are keen members.

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