Boy Scouts of the Philippines celebrates the 2007 Scouting Month ...
by Manila Bulletin
Brought to the Philippines by the Americans in 1910, BSP is now one of the largest Scout organizations all over the world with more than two million members ...
With the mission to train the youth to be responsible leaders of the country and to inspire them to love God, their country, and their fellowmen, the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) was established under the Philippine Commonwealth Act 111, enacted on October 31, 1936, and signed by then President Manuel L. Quezon.
Brought to the Philippines by the Americans in 1910, BSP is now one of the largest Scout organizations all over the world with more than two million members.
As declared by Presidential Proclamation No. 1326, the annual celebration of Scouting is held in the month of October. With this year’s theme of "One World, One Promise," the Department of Education has prepared weekly activities to boost the Boy Scouting Movement in the schools. The focus is on inculcating moral, spiritual, and traditional values; health and fitness through outdoor activities; learning by doing through hobbies and skills; and leadership through personal relations and interaction.
The 14th National Scout Jamboree on October 22-27, 2007, at the Philippine Scouting Center for Asia-Pacific Region, Mt. Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna will highlight the 2007 observance of Scouting Month. New programs, projects, and activities for the youth will be introduced in the Jamboree. About 10,000 delegates, Scouts, and Scouter-teachers will come from the 109 local councils and some National Scout Associations in the Asia-Pacific Region to participate in ecology projects, community service, and development.