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OBJECTIVES OF ROVER SCOUTING OLD

The following educational objectives were prepared for this particular age section, established according
to the knowledge, skills and attitudes that young people could reasonably be expected to have gained in
the various areas of development by the end of that age section.

1. Contribute to the education of young adults in a non-formal way through a value system based
on the Scout Oath & Law.
2. Contribute to the moral and spiritual uplift of young adults while respecting their religious
convictions.
3. Assist young adults in developing decision-making skills and accountability.
4. Provide a specific method by which young adults may become self-reliant.
5. Prepare young adults for service during emergencies.
6. Provide young adults opportunities to develop their physical fitness.
7. Prepare young adults for leadership in the Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
8. Train young adults in skills for socio-economic development.
9. Prepare young adults for responsible citizenship.
10. Provide opportunities for active leadership and participation in community projects that will
promote environmental development and healthful living.
11. Promote desirable Filipino customs and traditions.
12. Provide young adults opportunities to develop awareness of family responsibilities.
13. Cooperate with kindred youth groups and other agencies in worthwhile undertakings.
14. Promote international relations as a means to understanding peace and brotherhood.

ROVER SCOUTING PROGRAM - NEW

Educational Aim:

The Rover Scouting Program of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) aims to
empower and develop core life skills among young men and women ages 16
to 26 years old through relevant educational activities, youth engagement,
involvement and participation in decision-making; thereby providing
progressive, safe and enjoyable learning environment; to help build a better
world where young people are self-fulfilled as individuals; and has a trained
ability and willingness to play active citizenship and constructive leadership
role in Scouting and in the community.

Educational Objectives:

In order to achieve its Aim, the Rover Scout Program should be able to:

1. (Physical) Encourage physical fitness and development through personal hygiene


and nutrition, active and healthy lifestyle and participation in outdoor and water
adventure sports, wilderness expedition, hiking, camping, Scoutcraft activities;
and ability to render assistance and service to community in times of calamities
and emergencies;

2. (Mental) Stimulate creativity, innovation and intellectual development through


critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making; creating career path plan
about his/her future profession; active participation in forum, symposia,
dialogue; constructive engagement with civil society; and involvement in
community development;

3. (Character) Develop a strong character foundation through self-awareness and


personal mastery; adherence in a value system based on the Scout Oath and Law
as ones own personal code of conduct; and ethical practice of governance,
leadership, transparency and social accountability.

4. (Emotional) Provide opportunities towards emotional growth by understanding


ones own emotion, ability to cope up with stress and lifes challenges; and
personal capability to collaborate with teams through cooperative learning;

5. (Social) Train young people on core life skills, self-reliance, vocational and socio-
economic integration, effective communication, inter-cultural diversity, dialogue,
advocacy, peer education, interpersonal relationship; and assume leadership
responsibilities in the community and in the Boy Scouts of the Philippines;

6. (Spiritual) Strengthen personal reflection and meaningful relationship with God,


fulfillment of religious obligations, spiritual development, practice tolerance and
respect of ones own faith and belief;

7. (SWA/WSEP/MOP) Promote active citizenship and constructive leadership role in


Scouting and in the community through involvement in environment education,
development education and peace education in cooperation with other agencies,
private sectors and the civil society.

8. Participate in service projects, co-educational activities and exchange programs


that will promote international cooperation and world brotherhood.