Western Provincial Scouts camp draws 2000 students in the region
Written by Mulindi Carey
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Kaimosi High school hosts more than 2000 Scouts in Western province
The Western Province inter-schools camping have entered its second day at Kaimosi Boys’ School in Vihiga County with an aim of unleashing their potential through talents and skills.
According to Mathias Wanyela the national deputy commissioner for scouts, there are 90 groups participating from the 4 counties in Western Province which makes up a total of 2000 students.
The event aims at providing the youth with an avenue to showcase their various talents as well as learn from their colleagues.
Mr. Mathias Wanyela (below in whiite) urged head teachers and principals to give opportunity to their students to participate in scouting activities. He also invited the members of the public to register and become members of the scouting association.
Also present in the event were the regional coordinator Mr. Samuel Nyongesa and the officer in-charge of programmes Godfrey Ngoya who echoed the sentiments of their deputy and urged students to put their best in the event.
This year’s theme is, “Scouting Creating a better world.” The camp aims at equipping the students with knowledge about peace and environmental conservation and preservation.
The victors of the event will proceed for nationals in August and the East Africa competitions are expected to be held later in December.