Negombo Scout Friendship Rally 2013
2013.10.20 was a special day for the Negombo Scout District. Because the friendship day of the Negombo Scout District was held in great success. Such an event like this was organized after a long time in this district. Many Scouts Leaders, Scouts and Girl Scouts, District Officials participated for this wonderful day.
This day was special for the 33rd Negombo Maris Stella College Scouts Troop because 5 Senior Scouts of the troop received the Presidential Award. Namely they were Chathuranga Madurawala, Kumudh Jayasuriya, Kasun Fonseka, Jonathan Rowell, Kasun Fonseka. Many District Officials, ADC Leaders, and Parents of the scouts joined together with the Scouting this event. The Prizes of the Job Week 2013 even was gifted to the relative troops who won in it. There were different exciting items, workshops and activities in this friendship day where the scouts and girl scouts showed their brotherhood in Scouting as tolled in the third law of scouting.Images
World Scouting participating in UN Climate Conference
World Scouting will be taking part in the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP 19 in Warsaw, Poland. The Conference will gather participants from nations and organisations from all over the world to discuss how the global community can work towards a sustainably future. World Scouting will be represented by a delegation of nine people, from a number of different countries.
Sustainable development is a key part of Scouting. All over the world, Scouts do different projects - everything from planting trees to learning how to reduce their own negative environmental impact. The Scouts of the World Award and the World Scout Environment Programme are two major World Scouting initiatives and programmes that focus on this topic and give you the tools to create a better world, answering the call by our Founder Baden-Powell to "Try to leave the world a little better than you found it".
Negombo Scout Annual Boat Trip 2013
A boat trip was organized by the centenary sea scout troop with the co operation of the Sri Lanka Navy on the 30th of November 2013 from 6.00 am tp 5.00 pm.
About 30 Rovers and scouts participated in this event. In this boat trip the participants got the chance to visit the Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya by having a experience gaining boat ride through the Negombo Lagoon, Kelaniya river & Hamilton Canal. This event was marked as an event to develop the peace and brotherhood within Scouts.Images
Gold Star Awards Ceremony 2013
The Gold Stars of the Cub Scouts of Our Scout Group was presented by Rev. Bro. Sunanda Alwis to them on the 14th of November 2013 at the College Main Hall in the Gold Star award ceremony of our Cub Pack.
Their were many cultural items in this Gold Star ceremony with many invites and parents of the Cub Scouts. Gifts were awarded for the best performances of the cub scouts within the Cub Scout Pack. We wish all of them to for a bright future.
Negombo Scout Head Quarters Building Project
Negombo District Scout Association has launched a new project to build its Headquarters in the heart of Negombo City.More
We have received a 47perch block of land at Kadokelle (Behind the Private Bus Termainal ) from the Negombo Municipal Council in return of the previous premises used until 1990 at 42, Balfour road Negombo.
Laying of foundation Stone was held by the Chief Scout Commissioner on 17 July 2010.