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The Nepal Scouts (Devnagari: नेपाल स्काउट) are the national Scouting and Guiding organization of Nepal. Scouting and Guiding was founded in Nepal in 1952 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1969 and of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1984. The organization serves 19,952 Scouts (as of 2011) and 11,962 Guides (as of 2003).
Program emphasis is on handicrafts, hiking, camping, nature conservation and community development. Service activities include adult literacy campaigns, food production, child vaccination and drug abuseeducation. Relief operations are mobilized during earthquakes, floods, landslides, fires and other natural disasters.
- Cubs/Brownie-ages 7 to 10
- Boys/Girls Scouts-ages 11 to 15
- Rovers/Ranger-ages 16 to 25
- Cubs: सक्दो कोशिस गर Sakdo Kosis Gara (Do Your Best)
- Scouts: तयार होऊ Tayar Hou (Be Prepared)
- Rovers: सेवा Sewa (Service)
The membership badge of the Nepal Scouts incorporates elements of the flag of Nepal, and both the trefoil representing the girls and thefleur-de-lis representing the boys. The highest rank is the Everest Scout.