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King Carl XVI Gustaf attends 90th anniversary of the Mälar Scouts

Posted On: 22 Oct 2021   |   Posted By: Royal Central

King Carl XVI Gustaf has attended in the Mälar Scouts' 90th anniversary, which took place at the corps' scout cabin on the Swedish island of Lovön. Since childhood, the king has participated in scout activities of various kinds both in Sweden and abroad. Since 1977, the King has been honorary chairman of the World Scout Foundation.
His Majesty the King was welcomed to the cabin on September 18th 2021 by the Scouts' chairman Ida Texell, union chairman Teo Elmfeldt, board member, Lars-Göran Gabrielsson, vice union chairman Felix Jonsson and communications manager Magnus Hasselquist. Around 400 scouts, scout leaders and officials had gathered for the celebration at the cabin.
The Mälar scouts were founded in 1931 and the first meeting took place in Ålsten's primary school, with two leaders and seven “beginners”. From then on, the scout activities have developed and corps have been added, including the Ängby Scout Corps in 1959 and the Ängby Girl Scout Corps in 1959. Since 1995, the scouts have been located in...

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