In conjunction with Gerakan Pramuka’s 50th anniversary, World Scout Committee Chairperson Simon Rhee, who is one of the key founders of the Association of Top Achiever Scout (ATAS), welcomed over 100 new members in Indonesia at the Cibubur Scout Camp, in Jakarta on 14th August 2011.
Scouts have opportunity transforming lives, giving hope, advocating peace, saving nature and reaching out to underserved sectors of society. These are just some of the acts of volunteerism and service that Scouts do, demonstrating that when Scouts see the need, they fill it in. When they see potential, they develop it. When they see lack, they contribute.
Young Scouts Paul Stephens, Jone Naisara and Orisi Kunakata who belong to the 1st Nabua Primary School Troop were commended for helping an elderly man when attacked by three robbers in Suva.
For the first time, the Asia Pacific Regional Scout Committee and the Europe Regional Scout Committee members attending the 22nd World Scout Jamboree met informally on 30th July at a breakfast meeting. The meeting initiates a dialogue between the two committees to share views for greater understanding and collaboration.
In a rare opportunity, three Tongan Scouts have set their foot in Rinkaby, Sweden to be part of the 22nd World Scout Jamboree adventure, as part of the UK contingent, from 27th July to 7 August 2011. Tonga is a branch association of The Scout Association (UK).
27 July 2011, Rinkanby, Sweden – A significant number of Scouts from the Asia-Pacific Region join the rest of Scouts around the world as the 22nd World Scout Jamboree begins today in Kristianstad, Sweden, bringing only the best of Scouting.
To commemorate Gerakan Pramuka Indonesia’s 50th anniversary, the Scout association will plant one million tree seedlings throughout the country.
Scouts are agents of peace locally, nationally and internationally, crafting and implementing projects that generate positive impact on their communities.
Continuously pursuing one of Singapore Scout Association’s strategic thrusts ‘Scouting builds Families’ and ‘Scouting builds Community,’ the Henry Park Pelican Scout Unit organized the Amazing Trail 2011 on 25th June, involving more than 300 Cub Scouts and parents from Henry Park and ACS (Barker Road) Primary.