Homenetmen is a world-wide organization with over 25,000 members on five continents. These Homenetmen families are governed by a Central Executive Committee, which includes representative members from the major continents. Through the years, Homenetmen has sponsored numerous international athletic events and tournaments and has held scouting jamborees in Greece, Canada, France, Bulgaria, Armenia, and the United States. Its success has been made possible because of generous moral and financial contributions of parents, concerned citizens and many charitable organizations throughout the world, who believe in the organization's cause and have witnessed its many accomplishments. Since its establishment in 1918, Homenetmen has played an essential role in helping to shape the character and leadership capabilities of generations of Armenian youth. Through its scouting and athletic programs. Homenetmen has preserved the Armenian spirit and addressed the needs of Armenian communities in the Diaspora.