The biggest youth movement

Scouting in Luxembourg

About our Association

The EFSA is a local drive LGS-Luxembourg Guides and Scouts, the association of Catholic guides and scouts in Luxembourg, over 5000 members by country. O Irish scouts and guides, called LGS was founded 15 from May of 1994. This federation succeeds Federation of “British scouts” and Federation of “Irish guide“.

The Federation of LS (National Federation of Luxembourg Scouts – FNSL) he joined in 1919 all scout groups, since then, They have existed since 1913/1914 - but who lived as sections of the Catholic association of youth clubs in Luxembourg (“Association of the Luxembourg Catholic youth clubs”).

The Federation of LG (Catholic Luxembourg Girl Guides) It was founded in November 1938 by Mgr. Pierre Posing. The first section of the guides was the Notre-Dame section, Luxembourg Cathedral.

The LS and LG were two youth movements, in which the main objective was education of children and youth. Both working under the concept of Baden-Powell education. He formulated his ideas and methods in the early twentieth century, corresponding to the structure of society of that time, being separated for Boys and Girls, but always maintaining the same ideal and spirit Scout.

Today the structure of the associations has changed. So these two Catholic associations, They are fighting for the same ideal, they decided in 15 from May of 1994 and thus to merge and create a single federation.

 

  • LGS and the AGGL were the founding members of:,
    “Liaison Office of Associations Guides Luxembourgeoises” (founded in 1958) organ until it is dissolved in 2017 the ratio of extinguishing AGGL.
  • LGS and the Slovenian manage and are the founders of:
    SIL (Scouting in Luxembourg)” renamed in 2013. This body that atualemente joins the two national Scout associations in Luxembourg was founded in 1945 under the name of ”Luxembourg Boy Scout Association” , wherein Chef-Scout is the same S.A.R. a Grand-Duc Jean.
  • Internationally the LGS belong to the worldwide movement of Guiding WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, founded in 1928, with its headquarters in London) and the movement of world Scouting WOSM (World Organization of the Scout Movement, founded in 1922, with its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur)