17 November 2011

New stamps on Scouts and Guides..



Date of Issue : 28 October 2011

To mark Centenary of Costa Rica’s Guides and Scouts, on 28 Oct 2011, Costa Rica Post has issued souvenir sheet of two stamps with face value 340 colones of each. The stamps feature a campground and bonfire.

Scouting was founded in Costa Rica in 1915 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1925. Guiding started in 1922 and became a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1981. The association has more than 10,000 youth members of both genders and about 2,000 adult volunteers .


An interesting aspect of Scouting in Costa Rica is a University course on Scouting. This course is mandatory for all future teachers. The course highlights the educational value of Scouting.

Scouting in Costa Rica has an emphasis on community service, rural Scouting and nature conservation projects. The Association has a National Office and 8 regional offices throughout 9 regions of Costa Rica Each regional office has a regional executive that links the region to the National Office.

Special Covers

Gujpex –79


Reapers – 29 – 4 - 79


  Gir Lion – 30 - 4 – 79

Screenshot_3 : Ashwani Dubey, Gorakhpur


FDCs of Indian Miniature Sheets

(76)15 Nov.2009 Silent Valley

The silent Valley : 15.11.2009

(77) 16 Nov.India Philippines Joint Issue

India – Philippines Joint Issue : 16.11.2009

(78) 1 Dec.2009 Greetings

Greetings : 1.12.2009

(79) 10 Dce.2009 Traditional Textile

Traditional Indian Clothes : 10.12.2009

(80) 19 Dec.2009 Preserve the Polar Regions and Glaciers

Preserve the Polar Regions and Glaciers : 19.12.2009


image  : Hemant Kumar Jain, Mandla (M.P.)

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