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The Plast National Scout Organization of Ukraine in Poltava.

The Plast National Scout Organization of Ukraine in Poltava October 6, 2014. The Plast National Scout Organization of Ukraine had 3 days training in Poltava for young boys and girls. The main goal for the training was to give survival skills to young people and prepare them for possible military actions. There were 25 people in total who took part in this event. Many of them have never heard about Plast Scout Organization of Ukraine. This organization was founded in 1911 in Lviv city. The main idea was to creat something similar to Scouts in USA for Ukrainian youth. It was named "Plast" because the historical name was Cossack scout was "plastun". Part of the program for boys and girls in Poltava this time was forced marches, and camouflage, and playing in the woods with airsoft weapons. The students there were not only from Poltava, but also from Cherkassy, Kovalivka, Solyanytsy and Kremenchug. Reported by kolo.poltava.ua

Photo of the Ukrainian Scouts in Poltava.

The Plast National Scout Organization of Ukraine in Poltava