The Asociación de Scouts de Venezuela (ASV, Scout Association of Venezuela) is the national Scouting association of Venezuela. Scouting was founded in Venezuela in 1913. Venezuela became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1937. The ASV has 14,801 members as of 2011[update]. The Association concerns conservation of nature. Other activities include clean-up campaigns, tree planting, and beautification projects. An example of outdoor activities that Scouts take on are hiking, camping, and climbing. They also have organized camps for needy children. The Scouts have held rallies against and raising awareness of drug abuse and drug trafficking.