Last-Modified: 10 July 2000
The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) files for all Scouting groups
are archived at the following sites:
FAQ #5 - Scouting on the Internet
To include IRC, JOTA/JOTI, and the Scouting mailing lists
See FAQ #6 for information on the World Wide Web.
Subject: Official (WOSM & WAGGGS) lists
READY-NET is the mailing list associated with the Ready Project of the WOSM.
ADULT-SCOUTS A list about adults in Scouting. From the European office of WOSM.
Eurofax - newsletter of the European Region of WOSM and WAGGGS
Subject: International lists
Information on international lists and lists for many countries can be found at:
Subject: Global Scoutnet Mailing Lists
Different mailing lists, echos and chat rooms pertaining to Scouting
Includes such things as:
Scout international events (including Jamborees)
Scouts chat area (about non-scout topics)
Discussions on scouting
Global Scoutnet news ans announcements - Low Traffic! Won't clutter your mailbox!
Eurofax distribution mailing list
Eurofax (in Adobe Acrobat format) distribution mailing list
Subject: BSA Specific Mailing Lists
There are a number of collections of BSA specific mailing lists available on the web. See:
The NetCommish (look under Net Resources)
Many great discussions regarding Scouting and Guiding are going on on the mailing list SCOUTS-L.
Archives can be found at:
Subject: The Scouting-Europe listprocessor
Mailing list focussed on European Scouting
Subject: Girl scout / girl guide mailing lists
A list aimed especially at Girl Scouting / Girl Guiding is WAGGGS-L.
International Rovers Mailing List.
To subscribe, send email to email@example.com with the message
List for sea-scouts (world wide, but mainly USA)
Subject: Woodbadge list
There is a Wood Badge mailing list (mostly U.S.A.) called WDBADGE-L@AMERICAN.EDU
intended for people who have participated of staffed a Wood Badge course.
Subscribe through firstname.lastname@example.org with a message containing:
SUBSCRIBE WDBADGE-L Your Full Name
There is also a Woodbadge staff mailinglist. Seems to be specifically
for BSA Woodbadge, not international.
A list especially aimed at patch trading
A list for scouters or radioamateurs, that want to share ideas,
plans or just want to hear whats JOTA (Jamboree On
The Air) is all about. This is where you can meet other people that have
the interest in radio-scouting.
A list where scouts can share ideas, plans or maybe just want to hear whats JOTI
(Jamboree On The Internet) is all
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