Some numbers


Scouting in France is:


  • 100,000 young people

  • 25,000 volunteers

  • 1,300 local groups

  • 4,000 volunteers trained at BAFA every year

  • 60 million Scouts and Guides around the world




Fédération du Scoutisme Français


Scoutisme Français is the federation made up of the various French associations that adhere to the aims, principles and methods of Scouting as defined by the constitutions of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scout (WAGGGS) and the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). Scoutisme Français is independent of any political party. It fully understands and respects the various origins of its constituent associations and upholds the common development principles of Scouting and Guiding in the service of the young people of France.


World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts 


Every day, 10 million young people take part in Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting around the world. The largest educational Movement for girls and young women in the world. Together, we work for a world where all girls are valued. Through a unique values based non-formal educational approach, Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting creates empowering youth learning experiences. 

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World Organization of the Scout Movement


World Organization of the Scout Movement is the largest international Scouting organization. WOSM has 169 members. These members are recognized national Scout organizations, which collectively have over 50 million participants. The WOSM's current stated mission is "to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Scout Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society".

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Member associations


Eclaireuses et Eclaireurs de France


Eclaireuses et Eclaireurs Israélites de France



Éclaireuses et Eclaireurs de la Nature



Eclaireuses et Eclaireurs Unionistes de France

  • Founded in 1911, Protestant, 6 000 members, 109 local groups.

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Scouts et Guides de France


  • Established in 2004. Grouping of Scouts de France (founded in 1920) and Guides de France (founded in 1923), Catholic, 85 000 members 810 local groups

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Scouts Musulmans de France


International commissioners
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International commissioner (WOSM) Fédération du Scoutisme Français

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International commissioner (WAGGS) Fédération du Scoutisme Français