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Ortoire River Race 2017

By:  Elliot Haynes

This year’s edition of the Trinidad and Tobago Kayak/Canoe Federation’s Ortoire River Race took place on October 28th and boasted the biggest participation in the history of the event.

The event kicked off with a small opening ceremony before the first oar hit the water. As was customary, 6th Trinidad Sea Scouts from St. Mary’s College were on…

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The First National Youth Network District Meeting

On October 28th, National Youth Commissioner, Damian Clarke and the Communication and Strategic Relations Coordinator, Elliot Haynes made the trip to Mayaro for the first Youth Network district meeting.

The meeting, which was held at the Mayaro Government Secondary School, also known as Mayaro Composite,…

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Scouts TT Partners with San Fernando Heritage

The San Fernando Heritage Trust (SFHT) was established in November 2016 by the San Fernando City Corporation to preserve and promote the history and heritage of the city of San Fernando. It is a registered non-profit organisation functioning under the auspices of the city corporation with the Mayor as its Patron.

They…

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National Scout Commissioner Assumes 2nd Term

The Executive of ScoutsTT has put forward its recommendation for Roger Berkeley to start his second three-year term as National Scout Commissioner.

The Association is pleased to have Berkeley continue in the position after a first term that saw quite a few changes, the first of which was the rebranding…

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Remembering Victor Lynch

Sunrise: 26 August, 1932

Sunset: 22 October, 2017

Victor Lynch, at one time, was a household name in the Association, and more so at Scout Headquarters, as he was the go-to person for answers on anything Scouting related.

One of the objectives of Scouting…

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The Constant Issue

A poem by Reuben Cruikshank

Youth Advocacy/National Affairs Committee Member, National Youth Network

 

Imagine, if you will, a young hart that has just been birthed into this world
The hart’s heart so pure, so pious and innocent it sees the silver lining
Said same silver that ended his mother and father
Or rather, the same silver that now clutches and caresses…


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Participants Selected for Interamerican Leadership Training

The Interamerican Leadership Training was initiated by the Interamerican Region to develop twenty young leaders for each National Scout Organisation over the course of ten years from 2013  to 2022.

The project is supported by the Messengers of Peace Support Fund, the Interarmerican Scout Foundation…

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JOTA-JOTI 2017

JOTA-JOTI (Jamboree on the Air - Jamboree on the Internet) is the largest Scouting event in the world with over 1 million Scouts participating across 150+ countries. Scouts and Guides across the world connect with each other during JOTA-JOTI using the airwaves and the internet.

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In Memoriam: Marlene Griffith

3 December, 1952 - 26 September, 2017

Marlene was a very active member of the Scout Association since joining in 1970, her last role being Headquarters Commissioner (HQC) for Cub Scouts. 

Never one for the limelight, Marlene humbly served with purpose and pride. As a Cub Scout leader and a teacher, she influenced the lives…

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