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Col. C. P. Jayawerdena Competition 2017

Col. C. P. Jayawerdena Competition 2017

The competition for the Col. C. P. Jayawerdena Memorial Shield was held from the, 23rd to the 24th of September 2017. The following took part in the competition to retain the shield, D.S. Samaraweera – Patrol Leader. K.M.A.I. Kulathunga – Assistant Patrol Leader K.M.G.H. Kulathunga – Q.M. Gear A.F.A. Nishad – First Aider N.L.B. Purijala S.K. Jayatilleke – Q.M. Food   Through Disura’s impeccable leadership, the team managed to bag another win for the troop with an overall lead of a 200 points. With this victory, the troop will be keeping the shield for a 10th consecutive year....

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Welimada Training Camp 2017

The 16th Colombo Scout Group had their training camp at the MethRest Campsite in Welimada, run by the Methodist Church. The camp was held from the 7th to the 11th of April 2017. The camp was a training camp for the Junior Scouts as well as to the Senior Scouts, with a goal of “turning boys into men”. The camp was organized by the Senior batch under the guidance of the Troop leader, was overlooked by the Instructors, the respective Group Scout Leader and the Scout Leader.   View Official Camp Video :...

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SCOUT SERVICE & RELATIONSHIP WEEK OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED!

SCOUT SERVICE & RELATIONSHIP WEEK OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED!

The Scout Service and Relationship week (a.k.a. “Job Week”) for the year 2015 was officially launched at the Presidential Secretariat on the 5th of June 2015, by H.E. the President Maithripala Sirisena. The Eagle Patrol of the 16th Colombo Scout Troop, who emerged as the “Highest Collecting Patrol” of the Job Week in 2014, initiated the Job Week by rendering their service. This event was organised by the Sri Lanka Scout Association and His Excellency the President officially initiated the programme by presenting a “Job Card” to the members of the Eagle Patrol. The 16th Colombo Scout Group emerged as “The Highest Collectors in the Island” in the Job Week in 2014. Footage of the news broadcast of the event: Click here to read the article on Daily Mirror (6/6/2015)… Click here to open in...

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Mirigama Training Camp 2015

  16th Colombo Scout Group had their training camp in the Lee Dasanayake Campsite which is called the Mirigama Campsite on the 21st to the 25th of April 2015,The camp was a training camp for the Junior Scouts as well as to the Senior Scouts.The camp was organized by the Senior batch under the guidance of the Troop leader, was overlooked by the Instructors, the respective Group Scout Leader and the Scout Leader. Take a look at the photo gallery of the Camp :- ...

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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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