Sunday, November 05, 2006

News From Dharmaraja Scouts

1st KandyDharmaraja Scout Group, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Annual Scouts, Parents and Old Scouts Day

November 30th Thursday,4.00pm, Dharmaraja Auditorium, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The annual scouts day has been postponed to November 30th.

The Chief Guest will be Mr Soma Weerakoon The Chief Scout Commissioner of Sri Lanka Scouts Association.

Special Guests will be Mr Abdhulla Rasheed, The Director , Asia Pacific Scouts Association and Mr Eric Wu The President of Asia Pacific Scouts Association.

This day will be a very special day for the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group since the special guests Mr Abdualla Rasheed and Mr eric Wu will name the Lake View Pak International Scout Centre at Dharmaraja College Kandy as the BP Hill in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of scouting which falls in year 2007.

It is a great honor for the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja scouts to be selected as a special scouts centre among the worldwide scout community.

Mr Shantha Madurawe appointed as the National Training Scout Commissioner, Sri Lanka Scouts Association

Mr Madurawe a patron of Old Rajans Scout Association has been appointed as the National Training Commissioner by the Sri Lanka Scouts Association.

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

Mr Sarath Matharaarachchi- Group Scout Leader To Undergo A Training In China

Mr Sarath Matharaarachci the group scout leader of the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka will attend a scout training conducted by the Scout Association of China.

He is going to complete a Wood Badge training course for Rover Scouts and on completion will be the only Wood Badge holder for Rover scouts in Sri Lanka.

Dharmaraja Scouts On Challenge
Two Dharmaraja Scout teams will participate for the Dehigama Challenge Trophy hike competition organized by the Kingswood College Scout Group and The University Of Peradeniya Hike Competition organized by the explorers Club of University of Peradeniya today 5th Novermeber 2006.

ORSA wishes good luck for both teams.

Source: Namal Palliyaguruge ASL 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts and Executive Committee Member of ORSA


Jagath said...

Dear Friends
The Commissioner for Kandy District Scouts association Mr. Sarath Matharaarachchi and 27 young enthusiastic scouts from Dharmaraja College Kandy has been selected to represent Sri Lanka in the 21st World scout Jamboree. 2007 is the centennial year of the founding of the Scouting movement in the world; the theme of the jamboree will be "One World, One Promise. 21st World Scout Jamboree will be hosted by the Scout Association of the United Kingdom from July 27 until August 8, 2007. It will bring together 40,000 Scouts, Ventures, leaders, and staff for 10 to 14 days to the Highlands Park in Chelmsford Essex in the United Kingdom.
Dharmaraja College will be represented by 27 scouts and by several officials many of them are old scouts brought up in the Hill capital from Dharmaraja College. Out of 127 students participating and representing Sri Lanka 27 scouts would be from the leading Dharmaraja scout troop. Incidentally two of the scouts participating are sons of two of the old Rajans and old scouts of Dharmaraja College namely that of the present OBU president Mr Jagath Samarasinghe and that of Dr. Jagath Vasanthathilaka who were also selected among many other talented scouts. Mr Matharaarachchi who is a dedicated old Rajan, and one of the senior school teachers, also one of the old scouts of the Dharmaraja College extremely dedicated and contributed immensely to the Scouting movement, and his son who is an equally talented young scout representing Dharmaraja college will also be participating. We are proud that Mr Matharaarachchi is representing Sri Lanka. We invite all parents and the old Rajans to highlight the details of all participants on this website on this important occasion in order to keep us informed. We wish the Sri Lankan Contingent, twenty seven strong contingents of Dharmaraja Scouts troop and the dedicated officials, all the success in representing our country in the Centenary world scout Jamboree in the United Kingdom.
Best Regards
Dr V W Jagath Vasanthathilaka
Consultant Rheumatologist Kandy

Jagath said...

21st World Scout Jamboree. Hundred Years of Scouting; Dharmaraja scouts break Jamboree record

Participants for the 21st world scout Jamboree to mark hundred years of scouting all over the world would include delegates from Dharmaraja College Kandy Sri Lanka, represented by Four Senior Officials and twenty Seven Scouts. The officials would be, Mr.Shantha K. M. Madurawe (National Training Commissioner), Mr. Sarath Mataraarachchi (Official), Mr.Sarath Kumarasinghe (Official), Mr.Ajith S. Jayasekera (I S O, Official), Mr. Kithsiri Kulasuriya (Official),

Scouts from 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Troop Master.W.A.D.P.M.G.K.K. Wijayarathna, Master.W.K.P.R. Wijewantha, Master.V.W.D.S.Vasanthathilaka, Master.D.H.K.C. Madushanka, Master.C.J.S. Amaratunga, Master.H.N.B. Wimalasiri, Master. Master.H.E.M.I.W.C.B. Ekanayake, Master.G.G.N.M.L.C.K. Navaratna, Master.V.D.Kuruppuarachchi, Master.W.A.L.S. Weerasinghe, Master.S.M.T.K.B. Abeyratne, Master. B.K. Edirisooriya, Master. T.K.B. Master.Weeratunga, Master.D.R.B. Ranaweera. Master. P.W.E.I.D. Palipane, Master.N.C. Bokalawella, P.M. Master.Ruberu, Master.K.L.I.M.P.B. Jayaratne, Master. R.M.Y.L. Ratnayake, Master.A.R.C.V.T. Bandara, Master.A.N. Samarasinghe, Master.C.D. Mataraarachchi, Master.G.T. Welagedara, Master. B.S.N. Bandara, Master.B.G.A.K. Bodhimaluwa, Master.R.A. Kulatunga.

Kind Regards
Dr V W Jagath Vasanthathilaka
Consultant Rheumatologist Kandy