Scouting

Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide youth movement with the stated aim of supporting young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, through the Scout Method, that they may play constructive roles in society.

Scout method, a program of informal learning with an emphasis on practical outdoor activities, including camping, woodcraft, aquatics, hiking, backpacking, and sports.

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The Pelican Scouts mission is to provide a safe, fun and exciting programme, based on the Jungle Book, for young children to become responsible and considerate individuals through the Scout Promise and Law.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Lantern Making, 27th January 2018

Written by: Cheong Yew Chung, Asst Sixer & Scribe

It all started when I came to school, I knew this week it was my Six’s turn to set up the flag pole but surprisingly me and my sisters were the first to come.

So after a while we got the flag pole set up and did our colour party and got our meeting started. And just by seeing what we brought it was obvious what we were doing. So six by six and recruits we all went up to the pal room. As guessed we were making Chinese New Year lanterns. All of us were so excited, especially the recruits.                                                                                                                  
It took us a lot of time just to complete a lantern and some could not finish in time. After that, we sang some Chinese New Year songs. Then “Baloo”, one of our many adult leaders, told us that the week after the next, we would teach the elderly how to make lanterns and sing for them.          

After everything, we went down and did sunset party and went home. The Sixers, Assistant Sixers and Senior Sixers had to stay as there still was Sixers' council.                                                                                                                                              
I felt the fun of making beautiful Chinese New Year lanterns and singing Chinese New Year songs was just too much to explain. Hope the elderly like what we are doing for them the week after the next.

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