Membership of the Association

The membership of the association is voluntary, open to all those living in the Republic of Maldives, who adheres to the purpose and principles of the association.

The following four categories shall be the members of the association, namely:

  1. Regular Members
    1. Youth members, for whom the educational programme is provided, who take the Scout Promise, pay the membership fee and are members of a registered Group.
    2. Adult members aged 18 and above, who take the Scout Promise, pay the membership fee and as a member of a registered Scout Group deliver the youth programme, or provide direct management support to Scouting at national or local levels.
  2. Life Members: Adult members who has served Scouting for more than 25 years, as a member of a registered Scout Group delivering the youth programme, and/or in a elected/appointed position in local or international Scouting.
  3. Prominent members: Individuals and corporations who support scouting and who are willing to adhere to the purpose and principles of the association, and pays a fee determined by the National Scout Council, are nominated by the National Scout Executive Committee and approved and appointed by the National Scout Council.

Foreign Nationals as Members
Foreign nationals, residing in the Maldives, shall be admitted as Scout members of the association provided such persons subscribes to the Scout Promise and law, as applicable to them and with the approval of the National Scout Executive Committee of the Scout Association.