Scouting mailing lists
Note: there are other overviews of mailing lists on the Internet.
If you cannot find what you're looking for on this page, try:
The SCOUTS-L listserver
Many great discussions regarding Scouting and Guiding are going on on the
mailing list SCOUTS-L.
Archives can be found at the
scouter.com archive of
The E-SCOUTS project
A project of setting up a world wide information service
with a much broader scope than these WWW pages is currently
being examined by a group of people, including myself, called the
The Scouting-Europe listprocessor
Another mailing list, focussed on European Scouting, is
Girl scout / girl guide mailing lists
A list aimed especially at Girl Scouting / Girl Guiding is
There is another one, called Guiding.
The new list for Explorer Posts, Rover crews and other Scouts in this
age-group (world-wide) is called explorer-net . Unfortunately, the URL
for the information page seems to be gone, but you can subscribe through:
The message should read subscribe explorer-net Your Name.
A similar list is the International Rovers Mailing List.
To subscribe, send email to
with the message "subscribe rovers-l".
A list for sea-scouts (world wide, but mainly USA) is available under the name
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 email@example.com with a message
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 is PATCH-L.
JOTA-L is 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
This is where you can meet other people that have the interest in
JOTI-L is the list where scouts can share ideas, plans or maybe just
want to hear whats JOTI (Jamboree On The Internet) is all about.
Official (WOSM & WAGGGS) lists
- READY-NET is the
mailing list associated with the Ready Project of the
A list about adults in Scouting. From the European office of WOSM.
- Eurofax - newsletter of the European Region
of WOSM and WAGGGS
Many other ScoutNet lists are tied to the ScoutNet FIDO areas. These are
available from scoutnet.org
(more information can be found on
their own site) :
(*) This one has already been in existance for years!
|SCOUT.ENG.ADMIN.ANNOUNCE || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.ENG.CHAT || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.ENG.CONTACT || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.ENG.EVENT || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.ENG.GENERAL || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.ENG.SONGS || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.DE.ALLGEMEIN || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.DE.ANNOUNCE || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.DE.FUNDGRUBE || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.DE.GRUPPENSTUNDEN || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.DE.PLAUDERN || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.DE.TERMINE || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.DE.TEXTE || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.DE.UNTERWEGS || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.ESPERANTO || firstname.lastname@example.org|
|SCOUT.FR.GENERALE || email@example.com|
|SCOUT.IT.GENERALE || firstname.lastname@example.org (*)|
Mailinglists with a limited scope
There are some national, council-based or language-based Scouting mailinglists.
subscribe through email@example.com
(message body: SUBSCRIBE ESCOTISMO or INSCREVA ESCOTISMO)
SCOUTSCAN-L (at LISTSERV@CUUG.AB.CA)
(See also the
in Canada pages)
CANROVERS-L, the Canadian Rovers Mailing List -
to subscribe, send email to
with the message "subscribe canrovers-l".
- Czech Republic:
JUNAK-L@CUNI.CZ (Czech Scouting; subscribe through
JUNAK-L-REQUEST@CUNI.CZ; put SUBSCRIBE in the subject)
SCOUTS-DK (for leaders) &
SPEJDER-L (for junior members)
- France & French speaking countries:
- Germany & German speaking countries:
(see note in the page about
This list now also provides a german translation of EuroFax)
SCOUTS-IT, subscribe through LISTSERV@it.scoutnet.org
A Digest is available as SCOUTS-IT-D
Other Italian lists (information copied from the Italian site,
- ANNUNCI Annunci utili per scout
- EDUCATORI Educatori scout
- ROVER_SCOLTE Rover e Scolte
- ESPLORATORI_GUIDE Esploratori e Guide
- LUPI_COCCI Lupetti e Coccinelle
- ASCIA_SUPP Supporto programma Ascia (censimenti)
- CHATTER Chiacchiere intorno al fuoco
- COLLEZIONISTI Collezionisti scout
- FOULARDS_BIANCHI Incontro con e tra i Foulards Bianchi
- INFO-GSI Conoscere il Gruppo di Sperimentazione
- SCOUT-PACE Pace e non violenza
- TREKKING Tutto sul trekking
- VITA_ALL_APERTO Tecniche di vita all'aperto (scouting)
- WEB_AGESCI Gruppo di gestione del WEB Agesci
- ABRUZZO Area di incontro per gli Scout Abruzzesi
- CAMPANIA Area di incontro per gli Scout Campani
- LAZIO Area di incontro per gli Scout del Lazio
- LIGURIA Area di incontro per gli Scout Liguri
- New Zealand:
CZUWAJ@PLEARN.EDU.PL (LISTSERV address is firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Spain & Spanish language:
UKSCOUTS, mailinglist from the UK
[where has it gone ??? Please fill me in.]
Global ScoutNet Organization lists
These are gone or moved to other servers.
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Last modified: Tue Dec 4 19:09:49 2001