Scouts learn new skills

Daniel Lim

The Brunei Darussalam Scout Association (PPNBD) recently marked the completion of a three-day basic Wood Badge Course for scout leaders comprising 14 Cub Scouts and 22
Junior Scouts.

Scout Chief Commissioner Haji Awang Badar bin Haji Awang Ali as the guest of honour attended the closing ceremony at Sungai Tali Primary School, Lumut.

Deputy Scout Chief Commissioner Junaidi bin Haji Hussin, Scout Training Commissioner Haji Othman bin Durani, Acting Principal of Sungai Tali Primary School Lumut II Suzi Isyani binti Abdullah, Basic Wood Badge Course Coordinator Zainuddin bin Haji Ishak, and Course Directors for the Cub Scout and Junior Scout Section Ronnie Siabu and Mohd Shahrin bin Haji Suhaili were present.

Participants engaged in activities held across 18 sessions, including a first-aid and CPR training session conducted by the Emergency and Medical Ambulance Services (EMAS).

Scout leader Radiman bin Haji Idris said he and the other participants gained useful knowledge during the three-day course, which will help them become better leaders.

The guest of honour urged scout leaders to make full use of their newly acquired skills, while continuing to seek knowledge through similar courses. He presented certificates to the scout leaders, instructors, coordinator and committee members. The ceremony concluded with the taking of an oath by the scout leaders.

ABOVE & BELOW: Scout Chief Commissioner Haji Awang Badar bin Haji Awang Ali presents a certificate to a participant; and participants during the first-aid and CPR training. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM