The Scouting movement was started in 1907 by Lord Robert Baden-Powell at
an experimental camp in 1907 on Brownsea Island in Dorset. Baden-Powell
was a decorated soldier, talented artist and free-thinker who believed in
teaching boys practical outdoor activities and resourcefulness. 'Be
prepared' became the motto of the scouting movement and features on the
design of this commemorative 50p.
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