|1907||Experimental Camp on Brownsea Island in Poole Harbourfrom 29th July to 9th August. Scouting, conceived in Mafeking, is born.|
|1908||Scouting for Boys published. First issue of The Scout, a weekly publication for boys.Ernest Thompson Seton spoke at a conference organised by William Wakefield of the Y.M.C.A. at Bispham Lodge, Blackpool to promote Scouting in the North.First Scout camp led by B-P at Humshaugh in Northumberland.|
|1909||Scout Headquarters opened at 116 Victoria Street, London.First issue of The Headquarters Gazette published.Training Ship Mercury at Buckler’s Hard used as the base for B-P’s Camp attended by 100 Scouts.
11,000 Scouts, including some Girl Scouts, attended the Crystal Palace Rally in London
6,000 girls had registered as Girl Scouts.
B-P invested as a Knight Commander of the Victorian Order by King Edward VII.
|1910||The Girl Guides Association inaugurated.First Annual Census of Scouting showed there were 100,298 Scouts and 7,688 Scouters in the UK.B-P resigned from the Army and was accompanied by Beaver and Wolf Patrols for his tour of Canada.
First appeal to the public for financial help.
Sea Scouts Branch formed.
|1911||Scouts on duty at King George V Coronation.Royal Review at Windsor attended by 26,000 Scouts.B-P visited Preston and was filmed for the first time.|
|1912||The Boy Scout Association granted Royal Charter of Incorporation.First Scout Disaster – nine Scouts of 2ndWalworth were drowned off Leysdown.B-P married Olave St Clare Soames on 30th October at St Peter’s Church, Parkstone.|
|1913||Duke of Connaught appointed the first President of the Scout Association.Imperial Scout Exhibition at Birmingham attended by 18,000 Scouts. The Mirror, sailing ketch, hit by a steamer, 3 Scouts and a leader were drowned.|
|1914||First National Good Turn to help the Blind.Thousands of Scouts enrolled for War Service|
|1915||The first of four Scout Huts to help British Soldiers was opened.|
|1916||Jack Cornwell, a former Scout, posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery on board H.M.S. Chesterat the Battle of Jutland.Wolf Cub Handbook published for the new section for 8 – 11 year old boys.Roland House opened to help Scouting in East London.
Wolf Cub Display held at the Caxton Hall in London.
|1917||A scheme for Senior Scouts introduced.New Scout Headquarters opened at 25 Buckingham Palace Road, London.Ernest Carlos, artist of The Pathfinder and other Scout pictures, killed in action.|
|1918||Senior Scout Section renamed Rover Scouts.The War ends. Of the 100,000 former British Scouts in the Forces 10,000 were killed|
|1919||B-P and Olave moved into their new home, Pax Hill, in Bentley, Hampshire.Gillwell Park in Epping Forest purchased by William de Bois Maclaren.B-P led the first Training Course for Scoutmasters at Gillwell with Francis Gidney as the Camp Chief.
John Frederick Wilkinson from Cheshire, a former 1st Blackpool Scout, was one of the 18 participants.