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11TH NATIONAL BOSCOREE COMES TO A CLOSE
By Fr. Tarcisius T & Fr. Policarp X
Dimapur, Jan. 2. The 11th National Boscoree 2010, at DBHSS, Dimapur, Nagaland, came to a close on 2 Jan 2011 with the three flags - National, Boscoree and Scouts and guides - honorably lowered down from the poles. It was a day of recognizing and acknowledging the people and place, values and messages leant and given. It was a day to pledge to carry forward the messages and ideals of Baden Powell, the father and founder of the Scouts and Guides Movement
Fr. (Dr.) James Poonthuruthil, the Salesian Provincial, Dimapur, at the valedictory function urged the participants to carry the wonderful inspirations and experiences they had at the Boscoree and be a beacon of light in their home environment. Quoting Robin S. Sharma's book ''The Monk Who Sold his Ferrrari'' he said ''Time slips through our hands like grains of sand never to return again. He also reminded that the Scouts and Guides movement is a wonderful platform and opportunity for young people to use the God-given time wisely. He stressed that only by living the principles and values of the movement can one achieve success in life.

In a similar strain as the inspiring and unforgettable words inscribed in the epitaph of Kohima War cemetery, Nestor Guria SDB, Vice Provincial of the host province, reminded the scouts and guides that when they get back home, they should tell others of the beauty of human life seen and experiences in the North East.

The five long days of camping by scouts and guides saw a variety of competitive and adventurous activities.  It included games, quiz, pioneering projects for coping with variety of life situations, display of arts, artifacts and traditional dances, activities leading to national integration and conflict resolution.  Boscoree was crowned with a rally for peace through the town of Dimapur, with boscouts in their traditional attires, keeping spellbound the spectators at the same time spreading the message of peace, unity, love and harmony.

The objective of scouts and guides movement as envisaged by two great legends Lord Baden Powell and Don Bosco is to ''seize the boy's/girl's character in its red-hot stage of enthusiasm; and to weld it into the right shape and to encourage and develop its individuality so that the boy/girl may educate himself/herself to become a good man/woman and a valuable citizen for his/her country. The more than 2500 scouts and guides had this beautiful opportunity to interact with one another from different states of India and add yeast to their growth.  

Present for the occasion included Fr. Dominic Sequiera, representing Youth Pastoral Department, Rome, Fr. Maria Charles, South Asian Delegate for DBYA, South Asian coordinator for Education and Culture and secretary to AIDBES, Guides and Guide captains, boscouts and scoutmasters, fathers, brothers, sisters and accompanying teachers and guardians.

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