January 28, 2017
Thirty-two adult volunteer Leaders and Venture Scouts from the Belize and Cayo Districts participated in a one-day Information Course for new Leaders organized by the National Training Team of The Scout Association of Belize.
Participants working on Project Assignment
The objective of the Course was to give the participants an overview of the Scout Movement and equip them with basic information needed to efficiently and effectively organize a Scout Unit.
The Course content is centered on the Educational Proposal of the Scout Movement, information on the history, structure and role of adult Leaders in the Scout Movement and in the organization.
The Mission of The Scout Association of Belize is “to contribute to the total development of young people through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law in order that they may take a constructive role in society.”
“Scouting is a non-formal educational Movement that provides through volunteer adult leadership, programs designed to be challenging, useful, rewarding and attractive, with the aim to instill a positive influence on the character of the participating young people."
The training was conducted at the meeting room of The Scout Association in Belize City on Saturday January 28, 2017 and was directed by National Training Commissioner/Adults in Scouting Director Roberto Lopez. He was assisted by members of the Training Team - Everaldo Puck, Nephtali Palma, Lisa Gideon, Jaialai Dawson, Marilyn Dawson, Lucia Cituk, Alejandro Tovar and Hilberto Riverol.