History

Our History

Birkdale Scout Group was first founded in 1969. We celebrated our 40th anniversary in 2009! Below is a brief timeline of the Birkdale Scout Group history:

History of Scouting

The Scout Movement was founded by Robert Stephenson Smythe Baden-Powell in 1907 by conducting an experimental camp on Brownsea Island in the South of England with 20 boys. Below is a brief timeline of the birth of Scouting Worldwide: