The King and Queen with Scouts and Scout leaders at the Baden-Powell Fellowship Event in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Carina Bergkvist/Bildbyrå, Fru Bergkvist
From Thursday 19 April until Sunday 22 April, The King and Queen attended the 63rd World Baden-Powell Fellowship Event in Madrid, Spain.
On the Friday, The King attended a board meeting of the World Scout Foundation, of which The King is Honorary Chairman. On the Saturday, The King and other Scouts visited the San Jorge Scout Camp. San Jorge is part of La Herreria, a national park near Madrid. The delegation split up into smaller groups, and The King and The Queen had the opportunity to talk with Spanish Scouts and to visit various areas of the camp. Saturday concluded with a gala dinner, at which The King and Queen were guests of honour. In his speech, The King talked about his meetings with Scouts earlier in the day.