Training: Scouts, the culture education division and the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon organised the 6th batch Leadership Training for 125 Scouts (62 Boys and 63 Girls) from 19 dzongkhags and four thromdes.
The scouts participated in intensive leadership training for three weeks from July 3 to 23 at the Military Training Centre in Wangdue.
The training consisted of physical exercises, impromptu speeches, white river rafting, rappelling; cultural activities, spiritual visits, games competitions, disaster risk reduction and preparedness, fire fighting techniques and jungle survival techniques, among others.
The selection of the participants was first done at the schools and then at the dzongkhag and thromde levels based on the criteria set by the department. Five scouts will be provided scholarships based on their performance at the camp and their academic performance in the board examinations.
The former auditor general and the member of Royal Research Council, Dasho Ugyen Chewang, attended the closing ceremony.