Hello! Welcome to the World Scouting Museum. We are currently working to install physical audio elements in the Museum to enhance your experience.
In the meantime, please use this page to learn about the important items in our collection that are part of Scouting’s story and history.
Please start in the location marked with the picture below and click the audio file to play the story accompanying the display.
You can also enjoy the tour by listening to it and finding the items in whatever order you prefer. The page below is set up in the order in which you should see the items in the museum as you walk thru it (with a few exceptions). PLEASE BE ADVISED: This page is still under construction and will be updated as time permits.
Introduction to Dr. Robert Lynn Horne
Founder | Executive Director
World Scouting Museum Dedication and Mission
AUDIO: Museum Dedication
Claude and Solange Marchel
The Marchel Collection at the World Scouting Museum
BONUS AUDIO: How the Marchel Collection came to the World Scouting Museum Under Construction
BONUS AUDIO: Why the Las Vegas International Scouting Museum moved to West Virginia and changed its name to the World Scouting Museum Under Construction
Tour Stop #1
Unknown Japanese Soldier of Bougainville Island
AUDIO: The Unknown Japanese Scout
Tour Stop #2
The Siege of Mafeking during the South African War (Second Boer War) October 11, 1899, to May 31, 1902
AUDIO: The South African War or the 2nd Boer War
AUDIO: The Siege of Mafeking
Mafeking Runs Out!
BONUS AUDIO: Mafeking Runs Out! Currency and Stamps
Tour Stop #3
Mafeking Cadet Corps
AUDIO: The Mafeking Cadet Corps
Tour Stop #4
The Birth of The Boy Scout Association in the
In the first edition of Scouting for Boys (1908) Baden-Powell referred to the Scout’s Badge as an arrowhead.
He said “The Scout’s badge is the arrowhead, which shows the north on a map or on the compass. It is the badge of the scout in the Army because he shows the way: so to a peace Scout shows the way in doing his duty and helping others.”
AUDIO: The Birth of the Scouting Movement
Brown Sea Island Scout Camp
BONUS AUDIO: Brownsea Island Scout Camp
Scouting for Boys
BONUS AUDIO: Scouting for Boys
Here Come the (Wolf) Cub Scouts! The Wolf-Cub’s Handbook
BONUS AUDIO: Here Come the (Wolf-) Cub Scouts
Robert Baden-Powell and Rudyard Kipling: Commissioner of Wolf Cubs
BONUS AUDIO: Baden-Powell and Rudyard Kipling
The Jungle Book and Scouting
BONUS AUDIO: The Jungle Book and Scouting
BONUS AUDIO: Akela and Scouting
Tour Stop #3
Dimitrious’ Greek Scout Belt Buckle
AUDIO: Woodbadge Training Course in Sacramento, CA and Dimitrious
Messengers of Peace
AUDIO: Messengers of Peace
At this point please enjoy the Museum in whatever order you would like.
Please look through the metal frames and open drawers that you find as there are more than you can see in one trip!
More information on the history of Scouting and items in our Museum are featured below.
The Boy Scouts of America
AUDIO: The Founding of the Boy Scouts of America
The Legend of the Unknown Scout
AUDIO: The Legend of the Unknown Scout
Facts Behind the Legend of the Unknown Scout
BONUS AUDIO: Facts Behind the Legend of the Unknown Scout
The Unknown Scout’s Silver Buffalo Award
BONUS AUDIO: Story of the Unknown Scouts’ Silver Buffalo Award
James E. West 1st Chief Scout Executive
Boy Scouts of America 1911-1943
AUDIO: James E. West and the Boy Scouts of America
Norman Rockwell and Boy’s Life
AUDIO: Norman Rockwell gets his start in Boy’s Life
Joesph Csatari: Apprentice and Successor to Rockwell
AUDIO: Csatari and his time with the BSA
Birth of the Cub Scouts in America
AUDIO: The Birth of Cubs Scouts in America
Boy Rangers of America
BONUS AUDIO: Before the Cub Scouts, Meet the Boy Rangers
Order of the Arrow
AUDIO: Order of the Arrow, What is it?
The Founding of the Order of the Arrow
AUDIO: The Founding of the Order of the Arrow
Membership in the Order of the Arrow
AUDIO: Membership in the Order of the Arrow
Ordeal Member of the OA
BONUS AUDIO: Ordal Member
Brotherhood Member of the OA
BONUS AUDIO: Brotherhood Member
Vigil Honor of the OA
BONUS AUDIO: Vigil Honor
National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC)
BONUS AUDIO: NOAC what is it?
BONUS AUDIO: What is Arrowcorps?
Order of the Arrow Lodge Search HERE
If you would like to find your Order of the Arrow Lodge info you can search by State in the table located at the link above and HERE!!!
Alpha Phi Omega
Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity Symbols
AUDIO: Alpha Phi Omega, What is it?
Lone Scouts of America
AUDIO: The Lone Scouts of America
History of the Lone Scouts of America
BONUS AUDIO: History of the Lone Scouts
The Lone Scout Plan
BONUS AUDIO: The Lone Scout Plan
Sons of Daniel Boone | The Boy Pioneers of America
AUDIO: The Sons of Daniel Boone or the Boy Pioneers of America
Woodcraft League of America | Woodcraft Indians
AUDIO: The Woodcraft Indians
American Boy Scouts
AUDIO: American Boys Scouts VS. The Boy Scouts of America
Under Construction below here at this time!
Please check back soon for our newest Girl Scout Gold Award Project below!
Girl Scouts of the United States of America
AUDIO: The Girl Scouts of the United States of America
Juliette Gordon Lowe
AUDIO: Juliette Gordon Low and the Girl Scouts of the USA
Girl Scout Juliettes
AUDIO: Girl Scout Juliettes
The Camp Fire Girls
AUDIO: The Camp Fire Girls
Girl Pioneers of America
AUDIO: Girl Pioneers of America
World Scout Jamboree
AUDIO: The History of World Jamborees 1920-present
World Scout Moot
AUDIO: History of World Scout Moots 1931-present
AUDIO: History of National Jamborees 1937-present
Max Silber’s Buckles for Friendship
AUDIO: Who is Max Silber?
Buckles for Friendship
AUDIO: Buckles for Friendship
Thank you for visiting the World Scouting Museum.
We sincerely appreciate you stopping to share the history with us!
If you have any questions or would like to see something added to our Audio Tour please contact our Museum Curator at email@example.com
Our Museum is funded by Patrons and Donations
You can donate to the World Scouting Museum via our Donation Boxes or at the link here!
This page was created by our Museum Curator, Alexander Bennett. All audio recordings were produced by Alexander Bennett. Information for the audio tour script was taken from Wikipedia.org. Scripts edited and read by Alexander Bennett