Philippine Islands Council (Boy Scouts of America)

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The Philippine Islands Council of the Boy Scouts of America #545 administered Boy Scouting activities in the Philippines from 1923 to 1937.wikipedia
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In 1938, the Boy Scouts of the Philippines took over Scouting responsibility for Filipino boys, while the Philippine Islands Council of the Boy Scouts of America #802 held jurisdiction for American boys in the Philippines after 1937 until its disbandment in 1942 at the height of World War II.
In 1923, the Rotary Club established the Boy Scouts of America Philippine Islands Council No. 545 in October as a territorial council covering troops organized nationwide (at first the council was only to cover organized Scouting in the Manila area and environs).

Rotary Club of Manila

After its establishment, the Rotary Club of Manila would go on to sponsor other organizations, including the Rotary Club of Cebu (1932), the Rotary Club of Iloilo (1933), the Community Chest Foundation, the Philippine Band of Mercy (1937), the Philippine Safety Council, and the Boy Scouts of America Philippine Islands Council (1923).

Samuel Stagg

Samuel Wells Stagg
Samuel Wells Stagg (1897-1956) was a Methodist missionary who traveled to the Philippines as the "Special Field Scout Commissioner" of the Boy Scouts of America to assist in organizing the Boy Scouts of America Philippine Islands Council No. 545 which was set up on 5 October 1923 through the initiative of the Rotary Club of Manila, with Stagg as one of the 22 Charter Members.

William James Shaw

Shaw was a member of the board of the Boy Scouts of America Philippine Islands Council No. 545.

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The Philippine Islands Council of the Boy Scouts of America #545 administered Boy Scouting activities in the Philippines from 1923 to 1937.

World War II

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In 1938, the Boy Scouts of the Philippines took over Scouting responsibility for Filipino boys, while the Philippine Islands Council of the Boy Scouts of America #802 held jurisdiction for American boys in the Philippines after 1937 until its disbandment in 1942 at the height of World War II.

American Scouting overseas

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Since the end of the war, Boy Scouts of America in the Philippines have fallen under the Far East Council.

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