Youth organization “Plast – National Scout Organization of Ukraine” is a voluntary, non-political, non-confessional, non-profitable and independent all-Ukrainian organization, which extends its activity to the whole territory of Ukraine.

Plast as a part of scout movement appeared in Ukraine in 1911, but the day of organisation`s birth is considered April 12, 1912. In that day the group of scouts had composed the first plast oath, that`s why this day is also called “The day of the first plast`s oath”.   The founders of Plast were Olexandr Tysovskyi, Ivan Chmola and Petro Franko.

There is an educational method which functions to reach educational goals of Plast. The main principles of the method are voluntary membership in the organization, education through games and work, gradual engagements and tests, group system of self-organization, knowledge of environment through living in nature, support for special hobbies, interests and abilities of young people.

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Plast today consists of…

Active volunteers
Children and teenagers
Hours of volunteer work during a year

Latest news

Online Scouting

  The transition to online meeting gave us many opportunities. What are they? And what about the trip, fomenting fire from three matches and many other magical moments of scouting? Yes, we miss this, [...]

Family of Plast members in diaspora

  There is something that unites Ukrainians wherever they are. These feelings are difficult to describe in words, but they are always visible in actions. We are going to tell about Ripetskyi family (Andriy and [...]

Burgeoning of a new Plast branch in Nizhyn

Plast movement began it`s emerging almost with the onset of quarantine imposition. Daryna Yakushchenko - a volunteer from Nizhyn, gathered like-minded people together and visited with them a Plast training session in Chernihiv in February. [...]

8 methods of Plast

Scout method is the invention of British General Robert Baden-Powell, which promotes the formation of life values and competencies of the child. The same approach lies in the basis of the Plast method. The [...]

In memory of Liubomyr Husar

It is no exaggeration to say that the most famous, respected and loved among Plast members is the former head of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and senior scout Liubomyr Husar. He is considered the ideological [...]