The Lebanese Scout Association was established in 1935 at the American University of Beirut. LSA is a non-religious, non-sectarian, volunteer-based association with groups located in various parts of the country operating out of social/civic clubs and leading schools across Lebanon. LSA is recognized as the appropriate provider of choice, of outdoor and non-formal education.
Programs characterized with the most modern approaches, our curriculum is frequently enhanced to better meet the needs of our dynamic society.
LSA is a proud founding associate of the Lebanese Scouting Federation, A World Scout Movement member.
Scout members (boys and girls) are grouped into different units that relate to their age groups and scouting experiences:
- Beavers (5 – 7 years)
- Cubs (7 – 11 years)
- Boy and Girl Scouts (11 – 16 years)
- Rovers and Pioneers (16 – 18 years)
- Leaders (18 and + years)
Scouting varied activities deal with the environment, health, culture, sports, character building, community service, civic engagement and social work.
LSA is also involved with special yearly festivities that include Annual Anniversary of the Organization (a 3 day Rally camp held in May of each year), annual conferences, training camps, excursions and the participation in international scout camps and events.
The mission of the Lebanese Scout Association is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, where members are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a leading, responsible and constructive role in society.