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Since its inception, Troop 1 Meguro had over 60 years of experiennce in actively promoting scouting activities to youth who are independent and adventurous and who contribute to local society. With our troop’s experience and achievement, we are actively involved in field work and volunteer activities, being certain that from such experience more well prepared youngsters will go out into the world.

Official Name Tokyo Troop 1 Meguro of the Scout Association of Japan
Founded March 25th 1950
Founder The Late Motoki Koshiro
President Hironobu Takane
HQS c/o Yutenji Temple, 5-24-53 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku Tokyo, Japan
Contact c/o Mr. Kenichiro Tanabe, 5-6-8 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku Tokyo, Japan
TEL 03-3710-7350
FAX 03-3715-2017
E-MAIL tanabek@nifty.com
Programs Beaver Scouts (September of the last year of preschool through August of 2nd grade)
Cub Scouts (September of 2nd grade through August of 5th grade)
Boy Scouts (September of 5th grade through August of 3rd grade middle school)
Venture Scouts (September of 3rd grade middle school up to 20th birthday)
Rover Scouts (Age 18 up to 25th birthday)
Participants Registered scouts 53
Adult leaders 18
Management members 13
Total participants : 84
Support Bodies of Troop 1 Meguro Scout parents association
Yutenji Temple
Alumni leaders and scouts
Local supporting members
Head of Scout Support Bodies Mr. Katsunori Sugimoto

Interested in joining the Troop 1 Meguro?

If you are interested in your child/children joining Troop 1 Meguro, please fill one of the following forms(pdf):

and mail to : Mr. Kenichiro Tanabe, Vice president of Troop 1 Meguro Committee
5-6-8 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku Tokyo 153-0061

To download application forms right click and save target file first.


1950 Jan Registered to the Scout Association of Tokyo
1950 Feb Inauguration ceremony
1950 Feb Established “Scout Support Bodies” and General meeting
1950 Mar Registered to the Scouting Association of Japan [Scout 29 Tokyo] (Registration #621)
1951 Aug “Association of Mothers” started
1953 Feb “Nencho tai” program recognized (Registration #4)
1954 Jun “Cub Scout” program recognized (Registration #43)
1957 Dec “Scout 2 Shibuya” started
1958 Apr Name changed to Troop 29 Tokyo
1958 Apr “Boy Scout 2” program recognized (Registration #2605)
1958 Apr “Cub Scout 2” program recognized (Registration #190)
1959 Feb First edition of News Letter “Rashinban”
1960 May The First ?Tokyo Troop 165????
1967 Apr “Rover Scout” program recognized (Registration #259)
1967 Dec The Second?Tokyo Troop279????
1971 Apr Established the Rule of the Troop
1978 Apr Name changed to Troop 1 Meguro
1988 May “Beaver Scout” program recognized (Registration #1178)
1991 Mar The Rule of the Troop revised changing “Association of Mothers” to “Association of Parents”
1991 Aug The 1st Damboree held in Hokkaido
1996 Nov Agreed to merge with Troop 12 Meguro
1997 Jan Signing Celemony of merging Troop 1 and Troop 12
2000 Mar 50th Anniversary celebration
2001 Apr Starting “Scout Supporting Body” supporter M1
2002 Feb A Rover scout was dispatched to Bangladesh Camp
2002 Aug Participated in the13th Nippon Jamboree in Osaka (Maizu City)
2002 Oct The 500th edition of News Letter “Rashinban”
2002 Oct The 33rd anniversay of the death of the founder Mr. Motoki Koshiro
2003 Feb A Rover scout was dispatched to Bangladesh Camp
2003 Aug The 4th Damboree held in Nagano (Takamori City)
2004 May Yukoden Hall of Yutenji Temple completed
2005 Jul Two Rover scounts were dispatched to World Venture Camp in Michigan U.S.A.
2006 May Ex Commitee Chairman Mr. Kenichiro Tanabe was awarded “Takasho” prize
2006 Aug Participated in the 14th Nippon Jamboree in Ishikawa (Tamasu City)
2007 Scouting Centennial
2007 Jul Five scouts participated in Scouting Centennial Anniversary 21st World Jamboree in London, England
2007 Aug The 5th Damboree in Fukushima (Urabandai)
2008 Start blogs of each program to share scouting activities
2009 Jan A scout was dispatched to Jamboree in Australia
2010 Mar The 60th anniversary of Troop 1 Meguro establishment (Yutenji Temple Yukoden Hall)
The Commiitee President was changed from Mr. Katsumasa Iwaya to Mr. Hironobu Takane
Tie-up with Troop 12 Richmond, Canada as sister troop