The Boy Scouts movement was begun by Lord Baden Powell in the year 1907. Over the years, the movement has evolved to include other age groups. In 1910, the Guides movement began with the help of his sister, Agnes.
Later, the following groupings with their age ranges were created:
Bunnies: 3-6 years
Cubs & Bulbuls: 6-10 years
Scouts & Guides: 10-17 years, and
Rovers & Rangers: 15-25 years
Scouting was brought to India by Capt. T. H. Baker in the year 1909, with the first troop in Bangalore, and Guiding started in the year 1911 in Jabalpur.
The Uniform Corps at Omega comprises of various wings that work together for the overall development of the youth. The various wings in action at Omega are:
1. Bunnies, Cubs (boys) & Bulbuls (girls), Scouts (boys) & Guides (girls)
2. National Cadet Corps (NCC)
3. Road Safety Patrol
The objective of the Scouting movement is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual capabilities as responsible individuals/ citizens and also as members of the local, national and international communities.