A three-day &lsquoThe Scouts & Guides Introductory Course Camp&rsquo organized by the School of Education, Galgotias University in collaboration with &lsquoThe Bharat Scouts and Guides, Uttar Pradesh&rsquo for the B.Ed. third semester students. This camp was conducted from 13th to 15th September, 2018 at the Bharat Scouts and Guides, G.B. Nagar office which is situated in Panchsheel Balak Inter, Sector-91, Noida. In the camp, the students learned about the basic skills and some elementary information about the Scouts and Guides concept and its various activities. Students also learned about the basic information related to &lsquoThe Bharat Scouts and Guides&rsquo organisation. B.Ed students were given the required training to establish and run a unit of the Scouts and Guides in their schools.
The introductory course training started with the welcome session. Mr. Shiv Kumar, District Organisation Commissioner, Scouts, G.B. Nagar &lsquoThe Bharat Scouts and Guides, Uttar Pradesh&rsquo organisation welcomed B.Ed. trainers of the camp. He highlighted the importance and the values of the Scouts and Guides training to the B.Ed. students. Various Scouts activities were explained to the students by him in three days. Other trainers trained B.Ed. students in various activities i.e. Flag hoisting and lowering activities, first aid, different knots, disaster management, conducting fun games, pitching tents, hiking, reading signals, leading a troop and many other activities relevant to a scout. Students also got training in rope bridge crossing and gun firing. Students enjoyed the camp, they participated in all the activities wholeheartedly and a bond of unity developed among them. On third and last day in the valedictory session all the participants were given a certificate of participation by &lsquoThe Bharat Scouts and Guides U.P.&rsquo organisation.