Monday, December 07, 2009

Chathura Mathararachchi become Top 3 at Asia Pacific Most Outstanding Scouts

From the five finalists who invited to the regional conference for a final interview with a panel of judges, Chathura Mathararachchi selected as Top 3 "Most Outstanding Scouts of the Region".


Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The Newly Appointed Office Bearers of the ORSA

The ORSA AGM which was held last Saturday7th November, was a very successful event.

The Key officials (with the Acting Secretary) of the association were re-elected unanimously.

Following are the key officials.

Hon. President : Dr. Jagath Herath

Hon. Secretary : Mr Suranga Liyanage

Hon. Treasurer : Mr. Namal Palliyaguruge

Vice Presidents:
Mr Suminda Withanarachchi
Mr Saliya Dahanayake
Mr Aloka Perera
Mr Lalith Kulathunga
Mr Amal Palliyagirige

Asst. Secretary:
Mr Chaminda Somathilake

Mr Jaliya Pagoda

Await for more details on AGM.......

(Source: Namal Palliyaguruge)

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Old Rajans Scout Association - 31ST AGM - 2009

Date : Saturday 7th November 2009
Time : From 5.00pm onwards
Venue : Hotel Devon, Amptiya, Kandy

Chief Guest will be Mr. Chandana Thennakoon, Municipal Commissioner of the Kandy Municipal Council, who’s also an old Rajan scout.

ORSA invite all former scouts of Dharmaraja for this special event.

For more details, please contact Jagath Herath(071-4426070), Suranga Liyanage(072-4816257) or Namal Palliyaguruge(071-8124865)

(Source: Namal Palliyaguruge)

Monday, September 14, 2009

Annual 2 Days Trip - 2009

Old Rajans Scout Association organizing their Annual 2 days Trip this year as well.
Details as follows.

26th and 27th (Saturday and Sunday) September 2009.

Scheduled Route:
Matale Aluwiharaya
Pitawala Pathana
Punchi Lokanthaya
Thelgamu Oya

1st Day Night:
Illukkumbura Tourist Lodge

For more information , please contact Saliya(0773950186) / Namal(0718124865).

Source: Saliya Dahanayake

Monday, August 24, 2009

Annual Group Camp of 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group

The annual group camp of the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout group..

Venue- Irrigation Grounds, Anuradhapura

When - 20th August - 23rd August 2009

pictures by Anudadha Kesawa

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Initiate Programme on the 100 year celebration and 10th committee meeting

In year 2013, 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group going to reach their 100th Anniversary.
There going to be sequence of events to celebrate this special occasion.

ORSA planning to initiate the official discussion on the 100 year celebration on coming weekend.

Date: Saturday 8th August 2009
Time: From 6.45am onwards
Place: Lake View Park International Scout Center – Wimalachandra Cabin

Event going to proceed by a Chanting of Seth Pirith at the beginning.

After this event, there will be the Annual Tree Plantation Project as well.

ORSA kindly invite all the well wishers to participate on this event.

Source: Eranda Rajapakshe, The Secretary, ORSA

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Photos from Annual Cricket Match

The Annual Cricket Festival was held on last weekend successfully.

First was the six a side cricket tournament among the Old Scouts.
It was won by the team “Lake View Challengers”, lead by Major Ivor.

Match between Present Rajans Scouts and Old Rajans Scouts was become so exiting match.
Finally Present Rajans Scouts won the match in the last ball.

Here are some photos of the event.

Source: Eranda Rajapakshe, The Secretary, ORSA

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

9th committee meeting of the ORSA on this Sunday

The 9th committee meeting of the ORSA is scheduled as follows.

Date: Sunday 19th July 2009
Time : From 4.30pm onwards
Venue : Prison Grounds, Pallekele, Kandy

Annual Cricket Match - De Serom Trophy

The Annual Cricket match between Old Rajans Scouts and the Present Rajans Scouts going to held on this weekend.

Date: Sunday 19th July 2009
Time : From 8.00am onwards
Venue : Scout Grounds, Pallekele, Kandy

For more details , contact Saliya on 0773950186 or Amila on 0773163344

Keep your calendar reserved for a fun filled day..........

Friday, June 19, 2009

ORSA Celebrating the Founders day

This year, ORSA organizing the following events to celebrate the Founders day of Dharmaraja College.

Dhamma program - Based on the topic “Gratitude”

Conducting By Ven Mahanuwara Medankara Thero, who is an OldRajan as well.

Date: Sunday 28th June 2009
Time: From 4.30pm onwards
Venue: College Budhu Medurura

Annual Alms Giving

Annual Alms Giving organized by the Old Rajans Scout Association to Maha Sanga will be held in Asgiriya Maha Viharaya for a 100 bikkhu's.

Date: Monday 29th June 2009
Time: from 10am onwards
Venue: Asgiriya Maha Viharaya

ORSA would appreciate your contributions on this endeavor.
Please contact Namal on 0777233361 if you wish to contribute.

Source: Eranda Rajapakshe

8th Committee meeting of the ORSA

8th Committee meeting of the ORSA will be held on Saturday 20th June, 2009 at 5.00pm on OBU Headquarters , Kandy.

Source: Eranda Rajapakshe

Friday, May 29, 2009

ORSA – Annual One Day Trip

ORSA – Annual One Day Trip

Date: Saturday 28th May 2009

Place going to visit: NuwaraEliya – Around Pedro camp area

Starting Time and Place: 6.30am from Scout Headquarters

Thursday, May 21, 2009

3 Events Together

ORSA scheduled 3 events on coming Saturday, 23rd May 2009.

1. Committee Meeting of the ORSA
2. Welcome Dinner to Welcome Mr Shantha Madurawe, New Deputy Chief Commissioner of Sri Lanka Scout Association
3. Get to gather of college Scout Leaders

Date: Saturday 23rd May 2009
Place: Mount Rest Hotel, Peradeniya Road, Kandy
Time: From 6.00pm onwards

Eranda Rajapakshe, The Secretary , ORSA

Monday, February 23, 2009

Farewell and Welcome party

The Old Rajans Scout Association is organizing a Special Dinner party to honor and to bid farewell to Mr Sarath Mathararachchi, our former Group Scout Leader, who has been appointed as District Commissioner for Kandy District Scouts. Mr Mathararachchi is a pioneer member of ORSA, and is currently serving as an Advisor to the Association as well.

The Old Rajans Scout Association will also take this opportunity to welcome Mr Manjula Wijesiriwardene, our new Group Scout Leader.

The event will be held on Saturday the 28th of February, from 5.30 onwards at Devon Rest, Ampitiya Road, Kandy.

ORSA kindly invite all the well wishers to participate on this special occasion.

Friday, February 20, 2009

BP’s Day Celebration - Tree plantation Project and Shramadana campaign

In order to celebrate the 152nd BP’s Day this year, ORSA is organizing a tree planting project and shramadana campaign.

Trees will be planted by the past teachers who served the Dharmaraja Scout Group as Scout masters.

Date: Sunday 22nd February 2009
Venue: Lake View Park Scout Center
Time: 9.00 am onwards

Monday, February 16, 2009

Photos from Dhana Ceremony

As per the tradition, The Old Rajans Scout Association and 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout group started their annual calendar with Pirith and Dhana ceremony.

The Prith Chanting was held on 17th January evening and Dhana was on 18th January at Lake View Park International Scouts Centre.

Here are some of the photos took from Dhana ceremony .

Friday, February 13, 2009

4th Committee meeting of the ORSA

The 4th committee meeting of the ORSA is scheduled as follows.

Date : Sunday, 15th February 2009
Time : 3 Pm onwards
Venue : OBU Headquarters, Kandy

All committee members are invited.

Source: Eranda Rajapakshe – The Secretary

Annual Programme - 2009

Following briefly describe the Annual Programme Plan for year 2009.


Prith and Dhana


B.P Day Celebration


Fundraising project


Awurudu Pola and Awurudu Ulela


Annual trip (2 days)



Founders Day Celebration


Cricket Match


A Tree Plantation Project


Annual Trip (1 day)


Parents and Old Scout day Competitions


Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Foundation stone laying Ceremony for the Headquarters building of the ORSA

The foundation stone laying ceremony for the headquarters building of the Old Rajans Scout Association, will be held on Monday February 9 at the Lakeview Park International Scout Centre.

The Building project is a brainchild of Nalaka Weerasinghe, a distinguished old scout and the President and CEO of Canada Wide Immigration and Settlement Inc., Toronto, Canada.

He will be paricipate for the ceremony as the chief guest.

Source: Suminda Withanarachchi