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The 1990’s

1990Scouts Go For A Million Campaign launched.


Promise Appeal launched to raise 10 million over four years.

Eleven groups of Venture Scouts visited Russia, followed by exchange visits to develop Scouting.
1991Cub Scouts 75th Anniversary and 50th Anniversary of Air Scouting.
Royal Charter changes agreed so that girls can be invested as Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts.

UK Scouts organised an experimental camp in Odessa, Russia.

The 17th World Jamboree held at Mount Sorak National Park in South Korea from 8th to 16th August.

More than 20,000 Scouts represented 120 nations.

The Jamboree Theme was Many Lands, One World.
1992Promise Appeal 92 launched.  The first national fundraising since 1938.
National Woggle Day held to raise funds for the Promise Appeal.

First Russian Scout Leaders at Gilwell Park for Training.

Group Scout Leader/Commissioner Training Scheme awarded the National Training Award from the Department of Employment.
health programmes.
1994Gilwell Reunion celebrated 75 years of Gilwell Park.
1995The 18th World Jamboree was held at Dronten in Flevoland, Holland from 1st to 11th August.
23,966 Scouts together with their Leaders represented 166 nations.
The Theme of the Jamboree was The Future is Now.

Scheme for the Authorisation of Adventurous Activities revised.
1996George Purdy succeeded Garth Morrison as Chief Scout.

The Scout Network, a pilot scheme for 18 to 25 year olds, launched.
1997
First Jamboree-on-the-Internet linked the 30 million members of the World Scouting Movement in 218 countries.
1998Kosovo Clothing Appeal involved 100 centres provided by Scouts to send 50 plane loads of clothing to the people of Kosovo.

Going for Growth initiative launched to increase membership.

1999The 19th World Jamboree was held in Chile from 27th December 1998 to 6th January 1999.
The camp site was at Picarquin in the Andes foothills.
The Jamboree Theme was Building Peace Together.

New Scout Information Centre opened at Gilwell Park.


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