Eesti Skaudi- ja Gaidisõprade Seltside Liit USAs

Federation of Associations for the Advancement
of Estonian Youth


FAAEY is a registered U.S. non-profit organization organized under IRC §501(c)(3).
Member Organizations -- Liikmesorganisatsioonid
• Connecticuti Eesti Skaudi- ja Gaidi-sõprade Selts
        Esinaine, pr. Linda Linask
• Lakewoodi Eesti Skaudi- ja Gaidi-sõprade Selts
        Esinaine, pr. Ilve Must
• Põhja New Jersey Eesti Skaudi- ja Gaidi-sõprade Selts
        Esimees, hr. Ricki Morgen
• Eesti Gaiderkogu Koondis USAs
        Esinaine gdr. Tiina Ets
• Eesti Skautmastrite Kogu USA Koondis
        Esimees skm. Gunnar Tamm

Celebrating 62 years of supporting Estonian boy scouts and girl guides!
Mission -- Eesmärk
• Provide a permanent and nature-centered home for Estonian Boy Scouts and Girl Guides in the U.S. to conduct their camps and as a haven for promoting and preserving Estonia´s cultural identity among our Estonian youth.
• Unite all Associations for the Advancement of
Estonian Youth in the U.S. for the purpose of providing Estonian scouting with economic assistance, executing joint activities, cultivating ethnic solidarity, directing and supervising youth activity, and providing liaison with other like-minded organizations on a world-wide basis.
• Organization established September 5, 1954

Järvemetsa Campgrounds (aka Lakewoodi Laager)
• Owned and operated by FAAEY (aka ESGSSL)
• Initial 27 acres were purchased in May 1956
• 85 acres of beautiful cedar, pine and birch forests, a lake fed by two streams, and "Lakewoodi valge liiv"
• Buildings include: Peamaja, Peaköök, Pipra Pood, Saun, Skaudimaja, Gaidimaja, Postkontor
• Hosted thousands of 1st/2nd/3rd generation boy scouts and girl guides from around the world since 1957
• Located at 71 Olev Drive, Jackson, NJ 08527
• Järvemetsa Preservation fund established Aug 2014
Leadership -- Juhatus
Mart (Mati) Kobin, skm - Esimees
Peeter Tõõtsov, skm - Abiesimees
Allan Laupa, skm - Laekur
Leelo Linask, skm - Sekretär
Liz Laupa - Raamatupidaja
Virve-Kai Bulla      
AJ Laupa, nskm
Richard Morgen, Jr.
Katrin Pillion, ngdr
Vello Prima
Urve Põhi, gdr
Gunnar Tamm, skm
Rein Uibopuu, nskm
Irene Verder, gdr
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