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Milestones of the Movement
Feb.22 Birth of Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, Paddington, London.
Started his boarding school experience at Charterhouse.
Commissioned 2/Lt. in the 13th Hussars - Posted to India.
Birth of Olave St. Clair Soames.
Siege of Mafeking ended - B-P was made Major General (Aids to Scouting was published)
July 31st. 21 boys taken to Brownsea Island for first Boy Scout Camp (Scouting for Boys published)
Scouting started in Canada
Sept.4th. First Scout Rally at Crystal Palace (11,000 Scouts attended)
Oct. - Knighted, B-P gave up the army for full time scouting
Girl Guides was founded (B-P's sister Agnes), B-P made his first visit to Canada
Policy-Organization and Rules published. Canadian Scouts attend coronation of King George V
On a trip to Trinidad, met Olive St. Clair Soames and married her.
July 11-21. First Canadian Leader Training Course held at St. Andrew's College, Toronto
Boy Scouts of Canada was incorporated by act of parliament. Experimental Cub Program started in Goderich, Ontario
Wrote the "Wolf Cub Handbook", Cubbing officially started in Canada
Introduction of Sea Scout and Rover Scout programs
Wrote "Rovering to Success"
Gilwell Park donated by duBois MacLaren
B-P proclaimed Chief Scout of the World, First World Jamboree, England
20 leaders attended the 1st Can. Wood Badge Course in Ottawa
2nd World Jamboree - Denmark, 1st & 2nd Canadian staffed Wood Badge Courses held
3rd World Jamboree - England, B-P created a Baron with the title Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell
First Apple Day was held in Canada
4th World Jamboree - Hungary
B-P's last visit to Canada
Blue Springs Scout Reserve was purchased
5th World Jamboree - Holland
B-P died in retirement in Kenya at age 84, buried at Nairobi
6th World Jamboree - France
1st Canadian Scout Jamboree held at Connaught Ranges outside Ottawa
7th World Jamboree held in Austria
2nd Canadian Jamboree at Connaught Ranges
8th World Jamboree - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
9th World Jamboree (Jubilee Jamboree) - England
10th World Jamboree - Philippines
3rd Canadian Jamboree - Connaught Ranges
11th World Jamboree - Greece
12th World Jamboree - USA, Venturer Program introduced, Canada's Centennial Year
13th World Jamboree - Japan
Beaver Program started, Trees For Canada started
14th World Jamboree - Norway
CJ'77 - PEI
CJ'81 - Alberta
75th Anniversary of Scouting
15th World Jamboree - Alberta, Venturers go co-ed
CJ'85 - Guelph, Ontario
Anniversaree Camp, Guelph (80th anniversary), 16th World Jamboree - Australia
CJ'89 - PEI
17th World Jamboree - Korea
CJ'93 - Alberta
18th World Jamboree - Holland
CJ'97 - Thunder Bay
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