NEGROS ORIENTAL, Sept. 4 (PIA) -- About 1,500 Girl Scouts from the provinces of Negros Oriental and Siquijor are expected to participate in the 37th Council Junior, Senior, Cadet Encampment on Sept. 19 to 22 at Camp Lily Gamo, Sibulan town.
Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) Negros Oriental and Siquijor Council President Profetiza Lim said this year's theme "GSP: Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, Shaping the Future" encompasses GSP's historical feats and attainments valued today and mold it for tomorrow.
The campers from the two provinces will be divided into Junior or Elementary level, Senior or High School, and Cadet or the College category for the four-day encampment.
Activities lined up during the event include briefing-orientation on crime prevention and peace advocacy in observance of the National Crime Prevention Week and National Consciousness Month this September.
The young campers will also be oriented on the anti-dengue campaign of Department of Health to urge them to follow the 4S Strategy as dengue cases continue to increase in the province.
They will also experience adventure games, disaster preparedness drills, first aid, waste segregation, and tree planting.
Preparations have been set by different committees on physical arrangements, health and sanitation, security and safety, transportation, and publicity and promotions. (jct/PIA7-Negros Oriental)