On his head was a battered Stetson, known to the trade as a Baden-Powell
Indeed, they are almost an ideal people because they have hung on to their warrior code of Bushido (it is ironic, and perhaps not entirely coincidental, that Baden-Powell
should have singled out Germany and Japan as the two countries in which chivalry was not dead, two nations that within a few decades were to commit atrocities on an industrial scale).
At the close of the war, once the state's immediate enemies had become its wartime African allies, Baden-Powell
speculated on the SAC's future role while touring various districts in the Transvaal:
Like the eponymous character in the 1904 play by James Barrie, Baden-Powell
in many ways never did grow up.
The camp is also home to one of only 15 surviving tables made to commemorate the Relief of Mafeking - a decisive victory for the British in the Second BoerWar in 1900, which made a national hero of Baden-Powell
had discussed his ideas with Vaux while staying with him in 1908.
started his first camp on Brownsea Island off Poole, Dorset.
Scouting began in 1907 when Robert Baden-Powell
, a lieutenant general in the Army, held the first encampment at Brownsea Island, in Dorset.
IT WAS Lt Gen Sir Robert Baden-Powell
who inaugurated the Boy Scout movement at the YMCA's original building in Grange Road, Birkenhead, on January 24, 1908.
The Pacific Crest Trail passes through the area, and the parking lot is popular in the summer among hikers climbing nearby 9,399-foot-high Mount Baden-Powell
PRESENTATION: Members of the 79th & 105th Netherton Girl Guides who received their prestigious Baden-Powell
awards back, from left, are Ellie Townend, Rhianna Watson, Emma Hinchcliffe and Sophie Quigley.
THE young women who attended the *1909 Crystal Palace rally originally called themselves Girl Scouts, but when the movement was founded Baden-Powell
decided the name should change to create a separate identity for the girls.