Celebrating Success and Scouting Spirit: The 5th Ilorin Scout Group Diamond 40 Air Scout Wing Inauguration/investiture and camp
A Memorable 3-Day Camp for the Youth Leaders of Tomorrow
At the heart of scouting is a commitment to leadership, character, and community. These values came to life at the recent 3-Day Camp and Inauguration of the 5th Ilorin Scout Group Diamond 40 Air Scout Wing, held from the 27th to the 29th of October 2023. The event was a resounding success, bringing together over 100 young scouts, their parents, and honorable guests.
The Chapel Secondary School provided the perfect backdrop for this memorable event. As scouts from various backgrounds gathered, the energy and enthusiasm were palpable. Registration on the first day set the tone for what would be an inspiring and action-packed camp.
One of the defining moments of the camp was the official recognition and launch of the Diamond 40 Air Scout Wing, an event graced by the presence of the Chief Commissioner of the Scout Association of Nigeria, the honorable Dave Awunah, and the National Commissioner, Engineer Oyetayo. This recognition marked a significant milestone, setting the tone for the exciting days ahead.
The presence of parents, who honored the event with their attendance, was heartwarming. Scouting is not just about the youth; it’s a shared journey with families and communities. The scouts were inaugurated into their roles alongside the Local Government Area (LA) president, the Director of Effective International College. This collective commitment to nurturing leadership and character in our youth was truly inspiring.
The success of the camp wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication and hard work of a committed team. Led by the Chief Host, Salami (Bamidele) Victor Samuel (John.k. Master Lion), and with the unwavering support of the LA Chairperson, Mrs. Niniola, and the likes of Kareemah, Scouter Adéyemí, Dayo, Fareed, Mercy, Vera, Jesutofunmi, Muslim, Mr Aregbesola chapel scout teacher, Mr Azeez from Deen way scout teacher, kehinde, Akela Veta from St mary, and many others, the event flowed seamlessly.
Scouts are known for their boundless energy; this camp didn’t disappoint. The program was packed with engaging activities that brought smiles and laughter to the faces of the young participants. From team-building challenges to outdoor adventures, the scouts reveled in every moment.
As the camp came to a close, it left a lasting impression on all who attended. The friendships forged, the leadership skills nurtured, and the community spirit celebrated will resonate for years to come.
In conclusion, the 3-Day Camp and Inauguration of the 5th Ilorin Scout Group Diamond 40 Air Scout Wing was more than just an event; it was a celebration of the values and ideals that scouting stands for.
The dedication of the scouts, their leaders, and the support of the community reaffirmed that scouting remains a powerful force for positive change in the lives of young people. We look forward to these young leaders’ continued growth and success as they carry the scouting spirit forward.
Let’s continue to celebrate the achievements of these young scouts and inspire others to join the scouting journey. The future is bright, and with the guidance of events like this camp, our youth are poised to lead with honor and distinction
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to you The chief commissioner honourable Dave Awunah and National executive Commissioner Engineer Babatunde Oyetayo for gracing the 3-Day Camp, Inauguration, and Investiture of the 5th Ilorin Scout Group and Diamond 40 Air Scout Wing with your esteemed presence.
Your participation added immense value and significance to the event, leaving a lasting impact on our scouting community.
Your presence served as a source of inspiration and motivation for our scouts, leaders, and parents who attended the event. Your words of wisdom, guidance, and encouragement have further strengthened our commitment to the values and principles of scouting.
We are sincerely grateful for your support and for being a beacon of leadership within the scouting movement. Your continued presence and guidance are invaluable to us as we endeavor to create a positive impact on our community and nurture future leaders.
Once again, thank you for honoring us with your presence and for being an integral part of this special occasion. We look forward to your continued support and collaboration in our shared mission of building character, instilling leadership qualities, and empowering the youth.
Yours in Scouting,
Scouter Salami (Bamidele) Victor Samuel ( John.k. Master Lion)