Atlanta Area Council International Committee (AAC IC)

Scouting is truly international. The Boy Scouts of America is part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) which recognizes Scouting programs in at least 216 countries. Scouting is literally a world-wide program. Atlanta Area Council Scouts have many opportunities to participate in international activities and events with Scouts from other countries, bridging differences in language, cultures and politics, and helping fulfill Lord Baden-Powell's dream of international friendship.

BP’s Closing Address at the 3rd World Jamboree, Arrowe Park, 12 August 1929

"From all corners of the earth, you have journeyed to this great gathering of World Fellowship and Brotherhood. Today I send you out from Arrowe (Park) to all the World, bearing my symbol of Peace and Fellowship, each one of you my ambassador bearing my message of Love and Fellowship on the wings of Sacrifice and Service, to the end of the Earth. ... Carry it fast and far so that all men may know the Brotherhood of Man."

Are You Interested in an International Opportunity?

The International Department of the Boy Scouts of America maintains a database of Scouts and leaders who are interested in participating in International Scouting opportunities as a delegate of the Boy Scouts of America. Nomination forms are available for youth and leaders and the International Department requests that interested parties submit their recommendations as soon as possible so that scouts and leaders of the Atlanta Area Council may be considered for any upcoming events as part of a national contingent. Your council international representative is responsible for collecting and sending recommendations to the BSA’s international committee.

International Scouting Committee Chair
Mike Gulledge
678-852-6535
chairman@aacinternational.org

The idea of "Scout Scarf Day" on August 1 is that all active and former scouts are
requested to wear their scout scarfs in public to make the "Spirit of Scouting" visible:
Once a Scout - Always a Scout!


Happy Birthday B.P. 2/22


2017 was definitely a wonderful year for #Scouting! Watch this video to relive those great moments and share your most unforgettable experience with us!


World Thinking Day and Founder’s Day are about international friendship and solidarity, and an opportunity for our young people to reflect upon the services that they can provide to the communities in which they live.” WOSM‬ Secretary General, Scott Teare and ‪‎WAGGGS‬ Chief


Scouts from over 20 countries sent video greetings to Troop 540 of Marietta, GA in the Atlanta Area Council. Thanks to Micheal Orr for creating this video and sharing it.


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Upcoming

July 17 - 27, 2018
(July 16 - 28 w/travel)
Blair Atholl Jamborette
Scotland

September 9, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International
Committee Meeting
Volunteer Service Center

November 11, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International
Committee Meeting
Volunteer Service Center

January 27, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International
Committee Meeting
Volunteer Service Center

March 10, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International
Committee Meeting
Volunteer Service Center

May 19, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International
Committee Meeting
Volunteer Service Center

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