Tuesday, August 22, 2006

6th National Scout Lore Quest Quiz 2006

Dear all,

The Singapore Scout Association is organising the 6th National Scout Lore Quest Competition 2006 with the theme, “Harmony in Diversity – The Scouting Way”. The theme reflects the importance Scouting, as an educational Movement, places on peace and racial harmony.

The theme is also chosen, as part of this year’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Scout Region. The final for this event is scheduled on 2 September 2006 at the Raffles Institution.

The TEAM from Arrow Scout Group comprises Shervin Lim, Yu Changda, Tan Xiu Qi, Lam Qi Koi and Kwok Kin Tuck.

The TEAM will sit for a 1.25 hrs written test consisiting of 5 sections with a total of 80 MCQ questions. The 5 sections are
1. Scouting History
2. Scouting Skills
3. Scouting in the Asia-Pacific Region
4. Scouting in Singapore
5. Racial Harmony & Emergency Preparedness

The best 5 TEAMS (out of about 25 registered TEAMS) will make it to the FINALS on the 26 Aug 2006. We are competing with schools like ACS (I), ACS(B), Catholic High, RI 01, RI 02. Anglican HIgh etc.

Arrow Scout Group was the CHAMPION for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Scout Lore Quest Quiz. We were 1st runner up for the 5th Scout Lore Quest. The Goal for the TEAM is to reach the Finals and to be the TOP Team this year.

The TEAM has been training very hard for this competition. (3 times a week, each session lasting abt 5 hrs) They are counting on the whole scout group for support and encouragement!

The TEAM will be camping overnight in school this Friday for the final preparation! Cheer the TEAM on as they prepare for this Sat Prelim rounds.

Group Scout Leader

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