History of Bhutan Scout Association (BSA) 1996

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History of Bhutan Scout Association (BSA)
1996
-Youth Guidance and Counseling Section was established under
Education Department, Ministry of Health and Education. Scouting
program was chosen as one of the channel to promote value education
among the students.
1997
-The first Basic Scout Unit Leaders training was conducted by a
group of International Scout Leader Trainers under the guidance of Mr. S.
Prassanna, Adult Resources Director, Asia Pacific Regional Office,
World Scout Bureau, Manila. A total of 33 teachers attended the course at
the Youth centre, Motithang. Mr. S. Sukuma, the National Training
Commissioner, Bharat Scouts and Guides, India was the Course Leader.
1998
-The second Basic Scout Unit Leaders training was conducted at
Bajo HSS, Wangdue. Mr. Abul Kalam Azad, Dy. Commissioner, Bangladesh
Scouts was the course Leader. The course was assisted by the international
Scout Leader Trainers. A total of 16 teachers attended the course.
A total of 17 Scoutmasters attended the Advanced Scout Leaders Training
in Bangladesh.
1999
-The 3rd Basic Scout Unit Leaders Training was conducted at the
Youth centre, Motithang and it was attended by 29 teachers.
DEFINITION
The Scout movement is “A
Voluntary, Non-Political,
Educational movement for young
people open to all without
distinction of origin, race or creed,
in accordance with the purpose,
principles and method conceived
by the founder.”
The Scout Law
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A Scout is trustworthy
A Scout is loyal to Tsa-Wa-Sum
A Scout is friend to all and brother/sister to every other Scout
A Scout is polite and considerate
A Scout is kind to animals and loves Nature
A Scout is self disciplined
A Scout is cheerful under all difficulties
A Scout is thrifty
A Scout is pure in thought, word and deed
The Scout Law sets down in clearly understandable language the code of conduct that
forms the basis of good citizenship. It captures the virtues and duties expected of each
member in positive terms.
THE SCOUT MOTTO
BE PREPARED: For what you may ask?
B.-P. answered, “For any old thing.”
THE SCOUT SLOGAN
DO A GOOD TURN DAILY
A good turn basically means being thoughtful and generous to others. When
their desire to serve others becomes an automatic response to a situation,
they will experience a real joy that comes from freely giving help.
The Scout Promise
On My Honour I Promise that I will do my best
To do my duty to Kenchogsum
Duty to Tsa-wa-sum (King, Country and People)
Duty to self, parents, others and
To obey the Scout Law

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