The Norwegian Guide and Scout Association is an ideal organisation based on teaching children, youth and adults the fundamentals of responsibility taking, accepting challenges, new experiences and personal development.
'Learning by doing' and leader training are important elements of the movement. Other important elements are outdoor activities, friendship, practical knowledge and improved quality of life.
20.000 members are organised in over 500 local groups spread over 30 districts. The structure is divided into age-groups as follows: Beavers: pre-school children, Cubs/Brownies: 7 -10 years of age, Scouts/Guides in troop: 10 - 16 years of age, Rovers: 16 years or older
Non-governmental organization/ non-profit