Fifteen adult volunteer Leaders in Scouting from the Cayo District participated in a one-day Information Course for new Leaders organized by the Capacity Building Team of The Scout Association of Belize.
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.
District Commissioner - Abel Simpson Chatting with Course Participants
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.
Participating in Icebreaker at Start of Course
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.”
Participants Paying Keen Attention
“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."
Roberto Harrison - Director of Training in Session
The training was conducted at the request of newly appointed District Scout Commissioner, Abel Simpson and under the management of Roberto Harrison, Director of Education for The Scout Association of Belize. He was assisted by a core of qualified Trainers.