1953: The first Youngstars groups are formed in Switzerland ((Jungscharen in Winterthur and Wil)
1964: The first training sessions are held
1975: The Federation of Protestant Swiss Youngstars (Bund Evangelischer Schweizer Jungscharen) (BESJ) is founded as a national association
1982: The first Youngstars group is formed in Austria (Jungschar Bregenz)
1986: Start of the first Youngstars group in Spain
1987: First training sessions in Austria
1992: The task force Bible-oriented Austrian Youngstars (Bibelorientierter Österreichischer Jungscharen) (ABÖJ) is established as a national association.
1999: The Juropa network is launched aiming to promote the formation of Youngstars groups throughout Europe.
2001: Beginning of international courses and coaching work
2004: Start-up of pioneer work in Romania
2004: The “Juropa” Association is established to support Youngstars operations in Europe
2005: Start-up of pioneer work in Bulgaria
2009: Start-up of pioneer work in Spain
2010: The Youngstars Association “Micii Exploratori” is established in Romania
2011: YoungstarsWiki goes online
2012: In Poland the Youngstars Ministry starts, with two courses and a summer camp.
2014: At the international meeting of national leaders NCM in Spain the international network “Youngstars international” is founded.
2014: Start-up of pioneer work in Moldavia
2014: Start of official collaboration with the organisation “Nasledie” in Ukraine and pioneer work.
2015: The Youngstars Association “Jungstars Espania” is established in Spaini
At present the federation comprises six national Youngstars Organisations as well as five pioneer clubs.