BRUNEI Darussalam Scout Association (BDSA) through its Cub Scout Section held a ceremony to present scout proficiency badges, arrow badges to Cub Scout members. The event also witnessed Cub Scouts becoming part of the Junior Scout Section after successfully undergoing tests on skills and proficiency, a press release stated.
A Grand Howl ceremony officiated by Akela Hjh Nor Rahmat binti Saidin marked the start of the event followed by the singing of national anthem and recitation of Doa. The highlight of the ceremony was the pledge of Cub Scout Promise. The event also saw tokens of appreciation being given to Cub Scout members.
According to Cub Scout Commissioner, Cikgu Hjh Noraini binti Hj Saidi, 14 members received proficiency badges – Scout Art badge, Scout Craft badge and Scout Entertainment badge – while 16 received Cub Scout higher awards – Gold Arrow badge, Silver Arrow badge and Bronze Arrow badge.
Seventeen Year 6 students from Orang Kaya Besar Imas, Kg Mata-Mata, Tungku, Anggerek Desa primary schools and Chung Hwa Middle School got into Junior Scout section and each received the special LINK badge.
Present as the guest of honour was Scout Chief Commissioner, Hj Awg Badar bin Hj Awg Ali. Also present were scout commissioners, district scout commissioners, scout officers, Cub Scout leaders, Cub Scouts, and family members.
The ceremony took place at Conference Room, 4th floor of Brunei Darussalam Scout Association headquarters at Jalan Gadong.
A hiking and colouring activities at Tasek Lama on November 16 will mark the conclusion of this year’s activities.