Indian School Sohar organized its 24th Annual Scouts and Guides Camp on the 24th and 25th March 2017. It was for the second time that the school organized a camp in its own premises. Various activities and programs were carried out smoothly and enthusiastically by the Camp Coordinator, Mr Gagandeep Singh with the assistance of seven teachers.
The Chief Guest Mr. Dilip Asher, Member of School Managing Committee declared the camp ‘Open’. He addressed the gathering with an empowering speech, which symbolically reminded the participants that although it was the 24th Camp there were many surprises waiting in store.
On the first day, all the troops had a basic test. The trekking at Seh Makharan was a great experience for both students and teachers. Many activities and games like Treasure Hunt and Tug of War were conducted. The winners gained points for their troops. The most interesting of all was the campfire with many entertaining acts filled with fun and excitement.
The next day started with exercises, thrilling adventure test, and kit inspection for which the troops were awarded marks and prizes.
Principal, Mrs. Sanchita Verma welcomed the Guest Mr. Lalit Asher, member of School Managing Committee for the closing ceremony. Acknowledging the skills, talents and discipline of Scouts and Guides in various events that took place, results were announced. Mr. Lalit Asher addressed the gathering with his inspiring words and presented the awards, for the Best Disciplined Scout and Guide, Best Patrol Scouts and Guides, Best Layout, Best Performance in Camp Fire etc. Vote of thanks was proposed and the Chief Guest Mr. Lalit Asher declared the Scouts and Guides camp 2017 closed.
The whole camp was a one-of-its-kind experience for the students and gave valuable lessons in time management, discipline, confidence building and readiness to serve the society.
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