ZAMBOANGA CITY The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP)-Zamboanga City Council will screen and select at least 250 boy scouts to participate in the six-day 9th Western Mindanao Regional Scout Jamboree scheduled in October this year.
BSP-Zamboanga City Council Scout Executive Arthur Griño said this years jamboree will be held from October 17-22 at the BSP camp in Punta Blanca, Barangay Mobod, Oroquieta City, the capital of Misamis Occidental province.
Griño said those who will be selected will be trained from August to September in preparation for the October Jamboree.
The Boy Scouts participation in the Jamboree will boost their scouting skills, according to Griño.
He said the BSP officials in the region is scheduled to meet on Thursday in this city to finalize plans for the participation in the jamboree.
He said the meeting would be the fourth as part of the preparation for the event wherein thousands of Boy Scouts are expected to participate. (PNA)