Voluntary Services As Member of National Service Team during the 14th National & 2nd SAANSO Scouts Jamboree, Khairpur Mirs 2014
Volunteered as a Member of National Service Team (NST) of the 14th National & 2nd SAANSO Scouts Janmboree, Khairpur 2014.
The 14th National & 2nd SAANSO (South Asian Association of National Scout Organization) Scouts Janmboree took place in Khairpur District of the Sindh Province 16 to 23 December 2014. The event was attenaded by 4,000 Scouts and 500 leaders (including National Service Team (NST) members who served as volunteer staff) from Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Philippines and USA. The event was held after a decade.
I served 8 hrs daily as part of the Safety & Security Sub Committee from Dec 15, 2014 to Dec 25, 2014 and also facilitated in organization of the MOP Road Show which included following activities.
a. MOP Registration:
4000 Boy Scouts from all over Pakistan and SAARC Countries (Afghanistan and India) participated. Initial registration was completed in 04 Sub-Camps with the help of trained MOP Pakistan Team for MOP Awareness activities.
b. Drawing “What Peace means to Me”
Drawing sheets were distributed among the participants to express their thoughts regarding Peace through writing and drawings.
c. Story Telling / Videos:
Participants experienced motivational videos during a separete session.
d. Networking Game:
Small groups of Participants were formed and different games were played by using rings, holding with the help of threads and carrying balls, glass (full of water) shifting from one place to another.
e. Introduction and Registration on MOP Networking:
Network of the MOP on the internet and registration system in the MOP Network were introduced. During the activity, a small lab consisting of 15 computers were established, before the online registration a small introduction of website (www.scout.org), registration system and uploading of service hours was delivered.
f. Peace Wall:
A 32 feet long Peace Wall was hanged in the Jamboree Arena and each one was asked to write a Peace Message in his or her language. Scouts from all the participating countries and Guests / Visitors written Peace Messages on the wall.