Balochistan Boy Scouts Association

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Balochistan Boy Scouts Association
Balochistan Boy Scouts Association.png
Location Balochistan
Country Pakistan
Founded 1920, 1943
Membership 75,000
Affiliation Pakistan Boy Scouts Association, World Organization of the Scout Movement
Website
www.bbsapk.org
 Scouting portal

Balochistan Boy Scouts Association BBSA is a provincial Scouting organisation of Balochistan in Pakistan. Scouting exists in all 30 districts of Balochistan, with more than 75,000 scout volunteers. It is affiliated with World Organization of the Scout Movement through Pakistan Boy Scouts Association

The BBSA is a corporate body which has no connection with the armed forces of the country or any departments of the government.[1] The organisation has two structures, provincial and District.[2]

History[edit]

Scouting in Balochistan can be traced back to 1938 when a piece of land was acquired for the purpose of scout training headquarters. In 1943 a permanent Scout unit of Islamia High School presented the Guard of honour to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on his arrival at Quetta in 1943. The Governor General of Balochistan Sir Obroy Metcof inaugurated the Balochistan Scouts Association (BSA) Headquarters in November 1943. After the creation of Pakistan, and Pakistan Scout Association, Balochistan Scout Association became the provincial branch of Pakistan Boy Scouts Association.

Scout Mission and Vision[edit]

To contribute to education of young people through a value system, based on the Scout Oath and to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in the society.

As a global movement, making a real contribution to creating a better world[3]

Facilities[edit]

The Computer Lab Training Center is a venue for IT related training workshops, conferences, seminars, meetings, symposium and Jamboree on the Internet. The lab includes 45 workstations, 1 networked laser printer, DSL internet facility, and various software programs.

The Jinnah Auditorium, with seating for 500 and a wide stage area, is used for major seminars, meetings, sessions, and symposium. The programs in auditorium are arranged in full or divided into two equally sized portions.

Balochistan Boy Scouts Association’s has 6 multipurpose used for youth training, conferences, seminars, meetings, sessions, exhibition, events, workshops, and symposium.

All halls names are associated to the names of great scouters of the past and a martyr scout.

Scout and Community[edit]

Completed Projects

  • CPEA Newsletter 2008
  • Brothers Join Meena Report 2000-2003
  • Drug Abuse Prevention 2006
  • Empowerment of Adolescents Report 2005-2007
  • Health and Sanitation Week 2008
  • Iodine Deficiency Awareness Program 2007
  • Mother & Child Health Week 2010

Services by volunteers

  • Earthquake Response Team Boys Scout Balochistan
  • IDP Camp Balochistan Boy Scout headquarter 2010
  • Polio Campaign[4]

See also[edit]

Pakistan Girl Guides Association

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Balochistan Boy Scout". Balochistan Boy Scout. 
  2. ^ "Balochistan Scout Mission and Vision". Balochistan Scouts Association. 
  3. ^ "Balochistan Scouts organisational structure". Balochistan Scouts Association. 
  4. ^ "Scout Volunteer work".