Character Development and happy citizenship through natural rather than artificial means.
Dr. Sabarmathi A., Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Auxilium College.
Rangers Training Camp
Auxilium College, Vellore
87 Rangers participated in the training camp held on 19.10.2019-20.10.2019. The resource persons Dr. Fr. Thomas Mariaraj SDB LT(S), District Chief Commissioner, Don Bosco Scout District, Mr. Gunaseelan, Rovers Training Counsellor Don Bosco Scout District and Ms.K Anushya Senior Ranger, KasthuriBai and BharathiDasan Unit, Katpadi trained the rangers on the basics of Bharat Scouts and Guides. Various Sessions were conducted on History of Scouts and Guides Movement, Promise and Laws, Prayer Song and Flag Song, Motto, Guide Salute, Left Hand Shake, Good Turn Every day, Self-Awareness and Health, Patrols, PL, APL procedures, Flag Hoisting Ceremony, Games, Action Songs, First Aid, BP6, Knots, Power Point presentation on 14 Ideals of Rovers and Rangers and camp fire.
Indian Railway organised “Massive Shramdan” with a main focus on the plastic waste. Mr.Manikandan B., Assistant District Commissioner/ Rover, Central District, Southern Railway coordinated the event. 85 Rangers from Auxilium College participated in the Rally and cleaned the Katpadi Railway Station as a part of Swatchhata Hi Seva 2019. The Rangers were accompanied by Dr. Sabarmathi A., Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Auxilium College. The Event was inaugurated by Dr. K. Amudhavalli ACMS/KPD and Mr.Ravindranath K., SMR/KPD. The Chief Guest Mr.Ravindranath K., SMR/KPD delivered a speech highlighting the importance and needof a plastic ban as one of the primary objectives to address the environmental hazards being created by the continuous use of plastics in the country. The Rally started at 3.00 pm from Scouts Den Katpadi towards Katpadi railway station. The Rangers walked on the platforms with pluck cards and banners to create awareness on the protection of our Mother Earth from the plastic waste. They went down to the railway tracks and cleaned the plastic waste. The event ended at 5.30 pm.
The Rover and Ranger Inter Crew Meet 2019-Hogenakkal
25 Rangers participated in the Rover and Ranger Inter Crew Meet 2019 held at District Training Centre, Hogenakkal, Dharmapuri from 28th November to 1st December 2019 organized by the Greater Chennai Corporation Bharat Scouts and Guides. The Rangers gained extensive knowledge on Bharat Scouts and Guides and improved their life skills through various camp activities such as BP6, Knotting, All faith prayer, Camp fire etc. Specially, they had a very exciting experience in hiking, baking without vessels and trekking in Hogenakkal Mountain. Our Rangers Merlin Rita S., III B.A. English, Nithila Priya B., II B.Sc. Physics and Mathalai Mary M., III B.Sc. Computer Science received "Active Ranger Award" in the camp.
Rangers Special Training programme
65 Rangers participated in the training organised by Mr Gunaseelan, Rovers Training Counselor, Don Bosco Scout District, held at Indoor Stadium, Auxilium College, Vellore on 15th December 2019. He conducted a test on the basics of Bharat Scouts and Guides. Further they had a session on knotting followed by an interactive session on the history of Bharat Scouts and Movements. They developed their expressive skills through action songs and games.
Preparation Camp for Rajyapuraskar Award Test
20 Rangers participated in the training camp organized by Mr. S. Gunaseelan, Rovers Training Counselor, Don Bosco Scout District held at Indoor Stadium, Auxilium College, Vellore on 12th &13th January 2020. The aim of the camp was to train the applicants of RAJYAPURAKAR AWARD, the Governor Award for an outstanding Ranger. The rangers were divided into 3 patrols and they actively participated in Flag Hoisting Ceremony. Further they had a session on Measuring distance and Heights without instruments and using compass to find directions. They presented the UNO theme of the year 2020 "PLANT PROTECTION" in camp fire activities. Next day They learnt to make Tent and flag pole. Also they learnt to perform colour party.