Scouts join forces to solve pressing community issues

“Growth and Stability”

Such is the theme and the goal of the 6th ASEAN Scouts Jamboree which is being realized on every scouting activity especially on the ASEAN Youth Forum held at Tagum National Trade School (TNTS) gymnasium, which aims to give the scouts ample opportunity to voice out the concerns of their respective communities.

SCOUTS join forces to solve pressing community issues. The entire duration of the event was indeed productive as the participants were grouped together with scouts from various councils, including those from Philippines’ neighboring Southeast Asian countries who were present, where they were tasked to impart the issues they have observed from their respective localities. Leo Timogan/CIO TAGUM

SCOUTS join forces to solve pressing community issues. The entire duration of the event was indeed productive as the participants were grouped together with scouts from various councils, including those from Philippines’ neighboring Southeast Asian countries who were present, where they were tasked to impart the issues they have observed from their respective localities. Leo Timogan/CIO TAGUM

“We got to talk about issues concerning health, politics, environmental issues and more that concern today’s youth,” says scout leader Erwin Cabasan of Makati City Council.

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The entire event was indeed productive as the participants were grouped together with scouts from various councils, including those from Philippines’ neighboring Southeast Asian countries who were present, where they were tasked to impart the issues they observed from their respective localities.

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Afterwards, the SPEAR concept was introduced referring to the process of introducing their suggestive actions to address the problem and finally, the proposed resolution.

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Among the many delegations present were the scouts from Indonesia and Thailand who also shared their insights. Amid the language barrier and cultural diversity, the discussions went on smoothly, and the teams were able to proceed to the next stage of the forum.

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According to Cabasan, it was a worthwhile event, especially because it was recognized as a high assembly involving international contingents. Tagum City Information Office

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