About Founders Day
Worldwide in nearly all Scout associations, Founders' Day is celebrated on February 22nd.
The day marks the birthday of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (born in 1857), the founder of Scouting. Baden-Powell was a British army officer who founded the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides. Born in London, England, he died in Kenya, Africa, on January 8th 1941.