400 boy scouts join Ifugao jamboree

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KIANGAN, Ifugao –  With the theme “Peace and Development through Scouting,” Boy Scouts of the Philippines-Ifugao Council (BSP-Ifugao) held its 44th Provincial Jamboree at the Kiangan Central School grounds here last March 13-15.

Governor Denis Habawel told the 400 Boy Scout delegates from all over the province, that the jamboree is a very important episode in their lives because they experience how it is to live alone away from their parents,   applying the skills and knowledge they learn as boy scouts to survive hence, preparing them to the road of independence.

He also encouraged them to make the most of the event as it is very important for their skills development, moral transformation and a sense of responsibility to become more productive and good citizens of their community and the country with the scout slogans and motto as their guiding principles.

The boy scouts had activities involving song interpretation, plastic recycling, making recycled burners, mono-printing, networking, emergency preparedness and Senior Scouts Activities on poster making, extemporaneous speaking, quiz bee contest, dance drama, creative ensemble and single writing and singing.

The delegates also had the opportunity to tour of the historic places of the municipality such as the Kiangan Shrine, the Yamashita Surrender Site, the Kiangan Rice Terraces, the Open Air Museum and the Utu Water Falls.

By Marcelo Lihgawon

 

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