The Association of Scouts of Honduras (Asociación de Scouts de Honduras in Spanish) (ASH) is the national Scouting organization of Honduras. Scouting was founded in that Central American country in 1952 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1957. There were 3,031 members as of 2008. The program emphasis is on community service. Financial assistance from other Scout Associations has helped in the creation of a vocational training center for boys and girls who are taught woodwork, electricity, carpentry, dressmaking and other useful skills. There are other important programs which include expanding Scouting in schools, conservation training and tree planting. Scouts participate in community service and have been trained to assist in natural disasters.