by Br. Bryce Fernandes
LONAVLA-PUNE, FEBRUARY 26, 2015: The Scout Day was held in Don Bosco Lonavla on Friday, February 25, 2015. The theme for the Scout day was, "Go Light the World". The Scout Day began with the welcoming of the Chief Guest Rev. Fr Godfrey D'Souza (Provincial of Mumbai Province) and with a short prayer service.
The prayer service was followed by hoisting of the flag, the flag song and the prayer song of the Scouts. After which some information of the origin of Scouting/Guiding movement was narrated and various other life events of Lord Baden Powell were told to the students.
The Scouts explained the camp procedures and the rules, the first aid and the first aid procedures, the different types of lashings, knots, gadgets, signs and symbols, the policemen signals and the vehicle signals, the woodcraft signs etc. The scout motto, the promise, the handshake and the Scout Law was read and explained to the audience by the Scouts.
The scouts and the Scout Master was also appreciated by the Chief Guest for winning the First Place in Boscoree in Sub Camp no.7.The scout day ended with a short message of Lord Baden Powell. Fr. George Carlos, the Principal, delivered the vote of thanks and the students had party games organized by Fr. George Carlos and Br. Bryce Fernandes.