Comval holds Eastern Mindanao Regional Scout Jamboree 2019

Compostela Valley Province—-“There is a need to develop the potentials of the youth and ensure that they give a fair chance of becoming the hope that they are ought to be. This is where the scouting movement plays a big role,” this was part of the message of the Eastern Mindanao Region – Boy Scout of the Philippines (EMR-BSP) Chairperson Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy as he officially opened the EMR Scouts Jamboree 2019 at the Compostela Sports Complex, Compostela, Compostela Valley Province on August 14, 2019 with the theme: “Commitment to Excellence”.

With more than six thousand (6,000) Boy Scouts, Senior Scouts and Rover Scouts of the different councils coming from the Eastern Mindanao joined the said jamboree that will end up on August 18, 2019.

For the duration of the jamboree the scouts will undergo the main scout’s activities such as the Adventure Trail, Aquatics, Challenge Valley, Emergency Preparedness, Go Green Project, Global Development, First-Aid Bandaging, and Pioneering.

According to Governor Uy, “We mold our young people here to be leaders of their respective households, circles and communities.  Sooner or later, these young people may be the future holders of different positions in government. As early as now, there is a need to instill them the values necessary to become the leaders of the future.”

Dako ang obligasyon sa BSP nga himuong responsible ang atong kabatan-onan. I perfectly understand this because I am a governor that belongs to the generation of the young. What made me the leader I am today are the platforms that allowed me to fulfil my potentials – youth conferences, seminars, and the likes,” the Governor added.

The EMR is composed of the different councils coming from the Provinces and Cities of Eastern Mindanao namely; Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Davao City, Tagum City, Bukidnon, Davao del Sur, Sultan Kudarat, General Santos City, Agusan del Sur, Agusan de Norte, Misamis Oriental, Cotabato, South Cotabato, Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Cagayan de Oro City, Saranggani Province, , and ComVal Province.

Gracing the opening program were the provincial scouting chairperson and council scout commissioners of the different councils headed by the BSP National President Hon. Roberto Pagdanganan, EMR Chairperson Gov. Uy, Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon- Vice President for BSP Mindanao, Regional Scout Director Jesus Meris, Mayor lema Bolo the host municipality, DepEd Comval Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) Dr. Reynante A. Solitaro, Assistant SDS Phoebe Gay Refamonte, Council Scouts Executives (CSE) OIC Mark Tenio and Dionel Batistel the Deputy Camp Director together with the high ranking officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP)  and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the different local council executive board members.

Meanwhile, SDS Solitario said that this is in response to the theme, Commitment to Excellence, that we are challenged to be wise as commitment is the language of the wise. It is also a responsibility and includes accountability.

Solitario added that “Commitment to excellence is different to striving for perfection because perfection is impossible. Excellence is very achievable and it is really an evolving thing. What’s excellent today may not be excellent tomorrow. So you’ve maintain a culture of excellence and commit it.”

The BSP is guided with its vision in preparing the youth to become agents of change in communities guided by the scout oath and law as well as their mission to help the youth to develop and acquire competencies to become responsible citizens and capable leaders anchored on the scout oath and law.

“If our youth exhibit the very values that the BSP uphold, then I can say with all confidence that the future of Eastern Mindanao and the entire Philippines is indeed very bright. If we are to solve our country’s problem, we begin by investing in our youth,” the Governor ended. #YEStoDavaoDeOro (Rey Antibo, ID Comval)

Eastern Mindanao Region – Boy Scout of the Philippines (EMR-BSP) Chairperson Comval Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy officially opened the EMR Scouts Jamboree 2019 at the Compostela Sports Complex, Compostela, Compostela Valley Province on August 14, 2019 with the theme: “Commitment to Excellence”. (Photo by M. Lasaca and A. Dayao, ID Comval) 

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