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Slovenian catholic girl guides and boy scouts association is an independent, voluntary, youth, educational and open Slovenian scout and guide association which was established in 1990. We operate for 25 years now and we are one of the most active non-governmental youth organizations in Slovenia. We have more than 4500 members, aged 6-30 years (of which more than 800 volunteers - youth workers or leaders). Our headquarters is in capital city Ljubljana, and there are 71 local units spread across all country.
The primary purpose of the Association is to contribute to the full physical, mental, spiritual and social development of young people so that they can become people of strong character, responsible citizens and members of local, national and international communities. We have the status of an association of public interest in the field of education and the status of a national youth organization.
We realize our mission through the following main activities:
In addition to volunteers, the organization has five full-time employees, a secretary and four professional workers and one part-time employee (data for year 2015). Our offices in Ljubljana are in a long-term lease and we have another long-term lease at the Slovenia Forest Service for a house in Kočevski rog. There we have the Environmental Scout Centre.
Fundation for our education is represented in 9 VALUES IN SCOUTING AND GUIDING: