Rwanda Scouts Association(RSA) is the largest and outstanding youth development organization in Rwanda. Rwanda Scouts Association is a permanent member of World Organization of Scouting Movement since 1975. Scouting in Rwanda was established in 1950 and now it has more than 35,500 boys and girls scouts.
Scouting is an international, education non-profit movement for young people open to all boys and girls without any kind of discrimination related to: religion, race, origin, ethnicity and gender. The movement was founded by Lord Robert Baden Powell, a general in England army in 1907 at Brownsea Island in England. Rwanda Scouts Association has grown many leaders of the country and it believes that teaching and motivating young people is a key to building a more creative, productive and ethical community.