Citizenship & Global Awareness (EL1)

You will need

  • Computer


Please ensure that you are following safe distancing guidelines.


2m. Research on the following types of International Scout Exchange Activities:
– Scout Jamborees
– World Scout Conferences
– World Scout Youth Forums

Understand the origins of each activity, the main differences between these activities and the programme flow of each event.

Scouts should make use of visual aids and present their findings in either a typewritten report or a presentation deck. After which, Scouts are to share their findings with their patrol.



  • 2mi. How does Scouting fulfill its mission of “Creating a Better World” have on the following levels: – Community impact (within your school) – Local impact (within Singapore) – Regional and Global impact (within the Asia-Pacific Region and WOSM)
  • 2mii. Given the opportunity, which of these events would you like to attend and how would it benefit your development as a Scout?
  • 2miii. In your opinion, can events such as Jamborees etc. be emulated in a non-scouting context? (Eg: Modifying and holding a Jamboree for NCC cadets)



  • Social Development
    Scouts will learn about the various types of International Scout Exchange Activities. This will allow Scouts to understand Singapore Scouting's place in World Scouting and the need for collective contributions to improve Scouting worldwide.
  • Intellectual Development
    Scouts will be able to expand their field of knowledge regarding International Scout Exchange Activities. Scouts will also be able to analyse and understand the different programmes that International Scout Exchange Activities entail.
  • Character Development
    Scouts will be able to develop a critical awareness of International Scouting by learning about the different kinds of International Scout Exchange Activities.

Activity Counts Towards

2m. Research on International Scouting:
- Scout Jamborees
- World Scout Conference
- World Scout Youth Forums
- Other regional/world scouting activities
Discuss with your patrol how Scouting in the community, country and globe can help to fulfill its mission to ‘Create a Better World’."