Benguela – Three thousand scouts from the Portuguese Speaking Community (CPLP) are since Tuesday attending the National Scouts Camping taking place at Hanha do Norte village, Municipality of Lobito, in Angola’s central Benguela province.
The information is contained in a note that reached Angop, stating that the youths aging from 18 to 26 years, will last 10 days, sponsored by the Angola Scouts Association (AEA), to exchange experience with the visitors about the country’s reality.
The event is also intended to promote an interaction in a dynamic of Angolan cultural and multi-cultural values, by applying the method, vision, cause and mission of scouts, the source says.
The event will also assign tasks to every scout as actors and co-responsible in the formation and affirmation of the scouts movement as a factor in the education for life based on a system of values and principles contained in the law and oath, with the firm purpose of creating a better world with love for the neighbour, the note also states.
The camping will include social impact actions that include cleaning, debates, aquatic activities, games, mountain climbing and visits to government infrastructures of economic and multi-cultural interest in Benguela province.
The opening of the camping will be presided over by Angolan deputy minister of Youth and Sports, Job Capapinha, in the presence of Benguela governor, Armando da Cruz Neto, the event’s coordinator, Sabino Cambo, Lobito administrator, Amaro Ricardo, the national chief of scouts association, António Sardinha, and other officials.