Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Global Centenary Celebration of CUB Scouting (1916-2016)

CUB Scouts Centenary of Sri Lanka- 2016

Founder of World Scouting Sir Robert Baden Powell Started the Scout Movement in 1907 for character development of children and dedicate them self to serve others. In 1916 our Founder Created the Wolf Cub Programme for young people aged between seven and eleven years. In 2016 Scouts Celebrate the Centenary of Cub Scouting. 
In 2016 we will commemorate one Hundred Years of the Cub Scout Section with local and 11th National Cubboree Celebrations. Cub scouting originally identified as Wolf Cubs was started first in Sri Lanka by the Scout Troop at  Richmond College Galle. To that effect Richmond College Scout Troop, Sri Lanka Scout Association and the World Scout Association Celebrate the Cub Scouting in 2016.

The Scouts are trained under five categories according to their age group, 5-7 years as Singithi Scouts, 7-11 Years as Cub Scouts, 11-15 Years as Junior Scouts, 15-18 Years as Senior Scouts and 18-24 as Rover Scouts. Presently we have nearly 20,000 Girls and Boys as Cub Scouts as members of the Sri Lanka Scout Association.

The philatelic Bureau of the Department of post issued a New Postage Stamp in the denomination of Rs.10.00 to Commemorate the Centenary of the World and Sri Lanka Cub Scouting on 13th May 2016.
 Date of Issue:

Denomination: Rs.10.00
Catalogue No. CSL 2161
Stamp Designer. Mr. Sanath Rohana Wikramasinghe
Sheet Composition: 20 stamps per sheet

By 2023 Scouting will be the world’s leading educational youth movement, enabling 100 million young People to be active citizens creating positive change in their communities and in the world based on shared values. What better way to reach out and touch lives in our efforts to create a better world for them to start building characters, resilience, leadership and responsibility in young people nurturing them from a young age through Cub Scouting.

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