National Youth Gathering
At a meeting of the Russian Geographical Society Board of Trustees on April 30, 2013, Chairman Vladimir Putin called for a start of establishment of the youth movement.
"The youth movement could support and offer a helping hand to Russian organizations working with children and adolescents, whose activities are connected with the subject of the Russian Geographical Society. For example, local history, historical, travel clubs, clubs of ethnographers. I am sure that our regional branches will readily take up this work, "- he said.
First National youth gathering of the regional branches of the Russian Geographical Society was held in November 2013 in the cultural and educational center "Ethnomir" (Kaluga region).
National youth gathering - is an opportunity to unite children from different regions, territories and republics of the country, as well as to evaluate the work with younger generation in the regional branches of the Society, determine promising directions of development of this activity and to plan for the future.