Monday, January 30, 2012

Troop No. 4 are going on a bicycle trip.

The Scouts of Troop No. 4 are on a bicycle trip to Dambulla and Seegiriya today. ORSA would like to wish them a very successful journey.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Year Plan for 1st Kandy Dharamaraja Scouts Group for 2012

A constructive discussion between ORSA and representatives from each of the troop of the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout group together with the PL/APL (previously COH) resulted a well compiled Year Plan for Year 2012.

Representatives from ORSA shared their experience while team from the Scout Group provided facts to construct the Year Plan.  The year plan’s main focus remained at grooming the Scout Group to a higher level by the time the RISGO 2013 be held at Dharamaraja to commemorate 100 years of scouting at Dharamraja.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Annual Seth Pirith Chanting and the Arms Giving to Mark the Beginning of the Calendar Year

Continuing the convention of starting the calendar year with Seth Pirith and Arms Giving held on 7th and 8th January 2012 at Lake View Park Scouts Centre and the “Budu Medura”.

The Chanting of Seth Pirith held on 7th evening while the Arms Giving held on 8th

The event was a joint effort of 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts and the Old Rajans Scouts Association. From the scout group, the scouts of group no 7 organized all the activities while Mr. Samatha Dharmadasa led the team from ORSA. All credit should go to scouts who showed how skill full they are, even at young age to organize an event as such to perfection.  

Let this year be a successful one for both ORSA and the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group.

Yearend Hunting Night 2011

The yearend Hunting Night 2011 of ORSA successfully held on 31st night at the Lake View Park International Scouts Centre with the participation of members, staff members Dharamaraja College and well wishers.

The Yearend Hunting Night was organized as a relaxing evening with full of food and fun of stories and songs. Even though the conventional Hunting Night is quite different, the event was thoroughly enjoyed by the participants.
Everybody who took part in the event worked their backward cooking knowledge from their scout days and enjoyed every part of it.

Senior Member of ORSA, Mr. Lalith Kulathunga conducted the program while all the juniors helped others with food.

Monday, January 09, 2012

Congratulations to Mr. Sarath Mataraarachchi

Mr Sarath Mataraarachchi patron of Old Rajans Scout Association has been appointed as one of the Deputy Chief Commissioners of Sri Lanka Scouts Association.

Previously Mr. Mathararachchi held the Provincial Scouts Commission of Central Region. He was also one the most successful District Commission for Kandy District as well.

Importantly he was the Group Scout Leader of Dharamaraja College Scouts Group for 13 long years, where 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group won the island merit flag for consecutive years.

The Old Rajans Scout Association wishes him best of luck in the new office.