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Fédération Burkinabé du Scoutisme

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Fédération Burkinabé du Scoutisme

Fédération Burkinabé du Scoutisme
Country Burkina Faso
Founded 1943
Membership 9,398
Affiliation World Organization of the Scout Movement
The membership badge of the Scouts du Burkina Faso features a white stallion, a supporter on the coat of arms of Burkina Faso.
The membership badge of the Éclaireurs et Éclaireuses du Burkina Faso features a silhouette map of the country.

The Fédération Burkinabé du Scoutisme, the national federation of two Upper Volta. The coeducational Fédération Burkinabé du Scoutisme has 9,398 members as of 2011.[1]

The emblem of the Scouts de Haute Volta featured pearl millet.

The Scout Federation of Burkino Faso consists of Les Scouts du Burkina Faso and Les Éclaireurs et Éclaireuses du Burkina Faso.


  • Activities 1
  • Program sections 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


Scouting pays particular attention to rural Scouting and community development in rural areas. Scouts participate in development projects run by the government by running large work camps planting trees, operating rural and urban centers and improving the water supplies.

Program sections

  • Pré-Louveteaux (Pre-Cubs) - younger than 7
  • Louvetaux (Cub Scouts) - ages 7 to 12
  • Éclaireurs (Scouts) - ages 12 to 17
  • Aînés (Rover Scouts) - ages 17 to 25

The Scout Motto is Prêt à servir, Ready to Serve in French.

See also


  1. ^ "Triennal review: Census as at 1 December 2010" (PDF). World Organization of the Scout Movement. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 

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