Thursday, January 20, 2011

BIS #2230 AN INSPIRATION FROM THE BOSCOREE CAMP

Neelam Rodrigues
BORIVLI, JANUARY 20, 2011: This year the Boscoree camp was held at Lonavala. The theme for the same was ' care for creation'. About three hundred and fifty scouts and guides belonging to nine schools had participated in it for four days. Mr. B.N.Nagrale, the state commissioner, inaugurated the event. Mr. G.I. Engineer inspected the pioneering gadget. Our boys of Borivli did their best in the camp achieving maximum awards there. They bagged the fiplace in the pioneering event, second place in the skit theme presentation. Mst. Harshvardhan Iyer stood second in the quiz. We also stood third in the cultural dance, exhibition and the inspection of scouts.

This was an experience for all the participants of the camp. Being inspired by this camp Sir Nelson along with eight boys attended the 'Sixteenth National Jumboree' held at Shankarapally, Hyderabad, from the January 3 to January 9, 2011. It was indeed a massive affair with around eighteen thousand students participating. Mr. L.M. Jain, the national commissioner, inaugurated the event. We were lucky to have the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, Kiran Kumar Reddy attend the event.

We thank our scout masters for accompanying the boys and training them for the same.

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