World Scout Environment Programme
The World Scout Environment Programme offers tools, ressources and initiatives to help Scouts all around the world work together for the good of the local and global environment.
Principles for environment education in Scouting
1-The environment is the central to the Scouts programme and a key element of developping good citizens of the world.
2-Scouting provides opportunities to experience and connect with the natural world.
3-Scouts actively engage in educational programmes to make informed choices about the environment, people and society, choices that reflect the Scout Promise and law.
Aims for environment education in Scouting
1-People and natural systems have clean water and clean air.
2-Sufficient natural habitat exists to support native species.
3-The risk of harmful substances to people and the environment are minimised.
4-The most suitable environmental practices are used.
5-People are prepared to respond to environmental hazards and natural disasters.