Philippine Scouting Centennial Jamboree for Luzon
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines conducted its Philippine Scouting Centennial Jamboree at Marikina City on 04-08 November 2014.
It was participated by 13,247 scouts and adult leaders from different provinces of Luzon.
The Jamboree aims to provide a progressive, safe and enjoyable learning environment highlighting the historical significance of the “100 Years of the Introduction of Scouting Program in the Philippines” with the Theme: Peace and Development through Scouting – and Modules on the 21st Century Leadership and Core Life Skills; City of Science and Global Development Village; Learn a Trade and Learners Market; The Lorillard Spencer Troop Service; Back to Basics on Scoutcraft and Outdoor Adventure Expedition.
At the end of the Jamboree, the participants should be able to:
1. Recognize the historical significance, cultural heritage and development of the Scouting movement in the Philippines and its contribution to the character development of the young people and their role in nation-building;
2. Undertake community service projects related to environment, peace and development through the Messengers of Peace Initiatives, Scouts of the World Award and World Scout Environment Programmes;
3. Participate in the Global Development Village and City of Science and learn global issues on Environment, Human Rights, Health, Education and Science and Technology;
4. Develop core life skills and 21st century leadership capabilities through team building, cooperative learning, group dynamics, creative problem-solving and decision-making; and
5. Celebrate the 100 Years of the Introduction of the Scouting Program in the Philippines with greater emphasis on brotherhood, friendship and camaraderie
(c) Neilbrien A. Pamo