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Colombo Scout Youth Forum 2015

The concept of Youth Forum has been promoted by the World Organization of Scout Movement to create a platform for the young scouts to get together to meet new friends, share experiences- views on scouting and contribute new ideas to the Movement on how to enrich educational programs for young people. Colombo district took a giant step forward in scouting in Sri Lanka by initiating the first ever District Youth Forum for the Senior Scouts and Rover Scouts, which held from 27th February to 01st March 2015 at Meth Arana Center, Pore, Athurugiriya. The Organizers invited each Scout Group to join hands with COLOMBO SCOUT YOUTH FORUM 2015 and gain this great exposure while expanding each other’s network. Each scout Troop or Rover Crew sent two official representatives and one observer to the Youth Forum.There were 59 scouts from different troops. Also one of those representatives will get the privilege of being elected to the inaugural COLOMBO SCOUT YOUTH COUNCIL and represent the District at the National Youth Forum...

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Scout Investiture – 2015

  “The investiture ceremony is the time when a Scout, by means of the words of the Scout Promise, publicly announces their commitment to the Scout Law. At the ceremony, the Scout makes the Promise to the Scouts and Scouters of their troop and to all the Scouts of the world. It is once the recruit has made the promise that he is a Scout.” An Investiture for the newly joined recruits was held on Saturday the 7th of March 2015 and 6 new recruits got invested and were welcomed by the Group Scout Leader and the Scout Leader. The investiture is the beginning of a special time in a young person’s life. Scout-aged children are entering the stage of life when they desire to break away from their parents, find out about the world, and try to shape their own identity in it. It is Scouting’s desire that a major part of the identity that these young people form is that of being a Scout. For most Scouts, making the...

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