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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,

effective communication. (Character) Develop a strong character foundation through self-awareness and personal mastery. transparency and social accountability. 8. fulfillment of religious obligations. private sectors and the civil society. 7. co-educational activities and exchange programs that will promote international cooperation and world brotherhood. (Spiritual) Strengthen personal reflection and meaningful relationship with God. interpersonal relationship. leadership. (Emotional) Provide opportunities towards emotional growth by understanding one’s own emotion. practice tolerance and respect of one’s own faith and belief. (Social) Train young people on core life skills. Participate in service projects. . 6. and ethical practice of governance. dialogue. and personal capability to collaborate with teams through cooperative learning. peer education. and assume leadership responsibilities in the community and in the Boy Scouts of the Philippines. development education and peace education in cooperation with other agencies. advocacy. self-reliance. and involvement in community development. inter-cultural diversity. 5. 4. (SWA/WSEP/MOP) Promote active citizenship and constructive leadership role in Scouting and in the community through involvement in environment education. spiritual development. ability to cope up with stress and life’s challenges. dialogue. adherence in a value system based on the Scout Oath and Law as one’s own personal code of conduct. 3. constructive engagement with civil society. vocational and socio- economic integration.