The Sharjah 7th International Scout Gathering

"Scouting & National Tourism"

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


“The Sharjah 7th International Scout Gathering", under the patronage and sponsorship of H.E. Sheik Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad El-Qasemmi, the member of the Supreme Council of United Arab Emirates and the Governor of Sharjah took place from February 1 - 10, 2016.


                           Opening Ceremony



The main objectives of the Gathering were:


  • Strengthen ties of friendship and brotherhood among the participants from all over the world.

  • Capacity building of the participants and encouraging them to exchange their cultures.

  • Acquainting participants with the role of Islamic culture in enhancing tolerance and coexistence among peoples.

  • Introduction to the landmarks in Sharjah governorate as buildings established on the Islamic design, traditional houses, squares and government offices, the different museums, universities and Scientific and Cultural bodies.

                                                 Worldwide Participants

The gathering was organized in close cooperation with United Arab Emirates (UAE) Scout Association- Sharjah Scout Mission and the Arab Scout Regional Office.

  • Representing Belize at this gathering was Youth Leader Jeremy Perez from the 9th Belize St. Ignatius Scout Unit.