Every Scout and Guide group has its own particular traditions, some of them being «official», with a number of peculiar unwritten ones.
Scout or Guide Name
Scouts and Guides in Switzerland usually address each other with their Scout and Guide name. This individual nickname is given during the first camp of the person and reflects the personality, special talents or characteristics of the person. Such names can be animal names or derived from words in other languages and are often given in a special ceremony. Scouts and Guides usually keep their name for their entire Scouting and Guiding career. Look up some Scout and Guide names and their meaning in the Scout and Guide name database.