BANDUNG-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher) as West Java Kamabida closed a series of Indonesia Scouts Challenge (ISC) West Java Province Championship in Kiarapayung Campgrounds, Jatinangor, Sumedang regency on Sunday night (16.10.16). Fireworks became closing events attended by 800 children Penggalang Level Scout representatives from all districts / cities in West Java.
Aher was welcomed and give appreciation for the convening activities that took place from 14 to 16 October 2016. With the ISC is expected to further enhance the scouting activities in West Java as a way to create the nation's youth character.
"2018 Mabinas or Kwarnas will assess the province where the most active or most enterprising. In 2013 the most enterprising is Central Java and the second position is West Java, "Aher said in his speech.
"Hopefully, this activity continues to be improved. Therefore with the presence of Indonesia Scouts Challenge of est Java will further intensify West Java Scouts, so that God willing in 2018 hopefully the West Java province become the most Scout activities province in Indonesia,"he hoped.
Furthermore, Aher said that Scouting is The most complete activities education. Not only marching and rigging, Scouting also teaches other activities such as caring and love the natural environment. While on the other hand, is currently present various environmental damage caused by humans who do not have character.
"We know that Scouting is one of the rides to shape the character our youth. We bring young children near His god, they are diligent in worship, they love each other, and at the same time love to their environment. So they can be in harmony with environment, "said Aher.
There are 12 boys teams and 12 girls teams from various State Elementary School (SDN) who managed to qualify for the National Championship level to represent West Java. ISC National Championship 2015-2016 will be held on Rama Sinta campsite, Region Prambanan, Yogyakarta on 24-27 Upcoming October 2016. While the winners of the national level will be delivered representing Indonesia at international competitions in the United States.
Indonesia Scouts Challenge itself is a camping activities and exciting competition at once for the Penggalang Level Scouts which are Class IV to V elementary school, with a maximum age of 12 years.