Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Liechtensteins
This page lists significant events of the Pfadfinder and Pfadfinderinnen Liechtensteins in chronological order.
Development of the scouting movement in Liechtenstein
1927: The Rhine floods and destruction remains in the valley of Liechtenstein. Scouts from Switzerland and Austria help with the reconstruction. Because of their selfless efforts Prince Franz I. and many others demand a strong youth movement in Liechtenstein.
1931: With the support of the neighboring scouting networks in Switzerland and Austria the first scouting units are established in Liechtenstein. On October 11th 1931, the first 34 scouts take their promise on the Dux Grounds. Thus the first scouting unit is founded in Schaan.
1932: The first female scouting unit is set up In Vaduz. A second unit follows shortly after in Schaan.
1933: The Fürstlich Liechtensteinische Pfadfinderkorps St. Georg becomes a member of the World Organization of Scouts (WOSM).
1945: Olave Baden-Powell visits Liechtenstein.
1952: The Liechtensteinische Pfadfinderinnenkorps Santa Maria becomes a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).
1976: The Scout Shop is opened.
1979: The first edition of the national scouting magazine Knota is published.
1981: The PPL celebrates its 50th anniversary by holding a national jamboree on the Dux Grounds in Schaan.
1983: Both corps move into the Scout House (PPL).
1986: The first training week for group leaders takes place.
1989: The Fürstlich Liechtensteinische Pfadfinderkorps St. Georg and the Liechtensteinische Pfadfinderinnenkorps Santa Maria merge to become the Pfadfindern und Pfadfinderinnen Liechtensteins (PPL).
1992: The Liechtenstein scouts distribute the Peace Light of Bethlehem for the first time.
2003: Over 200 members participate in the national Pentecost camp on the Castle Ruins of Schellenberg.
2006: The PPL celebrates its 75th anniversary by holding a national jamboree on the Dux Grounds.
2011: The Liechtenstein Foodhouse is founded at the 22nd World Scout Jamboree in Sweden.
2013: Liechtenstein hosts the second Euro-Mini-Jam on the Castle Ruins of Schellenberg.