First Queen Scout Award

First Queen Scout Award

What about the male Queen’s Scouts? Coming soon…… but to start the ball rolling you can know that the first male Queen’s Scout in Belize is Queen’s Scout John Waight (Dr.) followed Robert (Bobby) Leslie from 1st Belize Holy Redeemer in 1965 and Robert Cadle from 5th Belize St. Mary’s Scout Group in 1969. Unfortunately, we have no photos of them. If someone reading this post can provide us with photos it would be appreciated. Pictured is Mr. John Waight (Dr.) Belize’s first Queen’s Scout.

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History of Scouting in Belize

History of Scouting in Belize

We should now know that there are seven female Queen’s Scouts in Belize? In 2005 Victoria Burgos became the first female Queen’s Scout followed by Lisette Ordonez in 2007. Seven years after in 2014, four more females received the award, Kesilyn Lizama and Alexandria Smith from National Headquarters Venture Scout Unit, Aidian Flowers from 27th Cayo Santa Elena Jaguars Venture Scout Unit and Lisa Gideon from 14th Belize Sandhill Pancotto Venture Scout Unit. The seventh female Queen’s Scout in Belize is Reese Medina who received the award from His Excellency the Governor-General Sir Colville N. Young on November 4, 2017.

Reese is a member of the 27th Cayo Santa Elena Jaguars Venture Scout Unit.

Congratulations Reese and once again to the other six amazing young females for achieving the highest award in the Venture Scout program.

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History of Scouting in Belize

History of Scouting in Belize

Did you know that the first two female Queen’s Scouts came from 9th Belize St. Ignatius Venture Scout Unit under the then leadership of Luigi Heredia? Victoria Burgos became a Queen’s Scout on July 30, 2005 and Lissette Ordonez on June 16, 2007. Here are our first two female Queen’s Scouts who although are not involved in Scouting right now are exemplary role models in our community.

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HISTORY OF SCOUTING IN BELIZE

HISTORY OF SCOUTING IN BELIZE

Did you know that The Belize Branch of The Scout Association received its charter on December 15, 1987 from the World Scout Bureau? Mr. Julian Castillo and Mr. Reynaldo Guerrero traveled all the way to Australia to receive the Charter. This recognition was made possible after the Belize Branch of The Scout Association met all the requirements for this purpose through the dedication of the then National Scout Council and the professional support staff.

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