International Committee


Click here (or above) to donate to support the MDSC International Committee’s effort to raise funds to support the Uganda Outspan School by raising $2500 to help elementary, junior high and high school students in Uganda.

International Scouting Committee

Mission statement:  Promote International Scouting, and encourage collaboration among cultures worldwide.

Join us for the monthly International Scouting Committee meeting.  Enjoy a great dinner and find out what is going on in the world with Scouting.  Held on the 4th Monday of the month at Cafe Europa in Moraga. For more info contact Mark Weyland at



Our 2017 International Scouting Campaign

Please help the MDSC International Committee support the Uganda Outspan School by raising $2500 to help elementary, junior high and high school students in Uganda.

The Outspan School was founded in 1995, in a poor area of Kampala, Uganda. In 2004, an expansion campus was added in Kayunga district.  Today, Outspan Schools annually support education and character-building of 500 destitute youth and orphans.  Their mission is to enable the most vulnerable African children, teens and orphans to lift themselves and their society through education, self-reliance, learned skills and World Scouting principles.

Please send donations with checks made out to “MDSC support for international Scouting” to:

  • Mark Weyland, Chair MDSC International Committee
  • 3350 Betty Lane Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Number of $10 donations  ____________________________________________
  • Number of patches requested (1 per $10 donation)  ___________________________
  • Be sure to include an address to send patches.

Click here more information on the Uganda Outspan School

Click here for a 2017 International Scouting Campaign flyer

Photos of a recent trip by Brian Thiessen to Uganda to deliver soccer uniforms and Scouting goodwill.


BSA’s Puerto Rico Council Camp Guajataka is rebuilt after Hurricane Maria

A $60,000 patch sale campaign in November and a hundred Scouts and Scouters from 28 different states traveled to Puerto Rico in March helped rebuild Camp Guajataka.

More details at:


Jamboree-on-the-Air / Jamboree-on-the-Internet 2018

JOTA 2018 and JOTI 2018 will take place on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in San Ramon.

For info on the 2018 event click on the graphic below.



2017 International Symposium


Past International Scouting Campaign (2016)


To see our entire list of sponsored international campaigns from 1995 to 2008 click HERE or on the graphic below.