by MYRA POLESTICO
The District of Libacao hosted the Aklan Provincial Senior Girl Scout Encampment from December 8 to 11, 2011. It was held at the Libacao National Forestry Vocational High School (LNFVHS), Libacao, Aklan as the host school.
Some 200 participants came from the 17 Districts in the Division of Aklan. This number included the adult scouters.
This year’s theme is: "Girls Worldwide Say, Discover Your Potentials". This aims to promote friendship, unity and self – confidence among the girls. They will be trained to become independent, self-disciplined and competitive.
The first day activities of encampment included the registration, opening ceremony and orientation. Mr. Peter S. Soriano, Secondary School Principal II of LNFVHS welcomed the participants in behalf of the school. Mr. John Razie Z. Isagan, PSDS of Libacao District, Hon. Am S. Zapatos, punong barangay of Poblacion, and Hon. Aizel M. Villorente also gave their respective welcome remarks. Hon. Vincent I. Navarosa, senior SB member of Libacao, Aklan served as resource speaker during the opening program.
"I am very happy that you visited our place again because I consider this Encampment a big event", Navarosa said. Scouters will be trained in Arts and Crafts like plant propagation, meat processing (tocino making), T-shirt printing and Rave Dance.
The usual activities were held, like the Friendship Night where the girls enjoyed and met new friends, Campfire Presentation exhibited their talents, and Coronation Night for Miss Senior Encampment 2011.
On Sunday, Holy Mass was held at St. Catherine of Alexandria church, then explored Poblacion, Libacao through a Hike-out and Cleanliness Drive.
Mrs. Eva Nalangan, LNFVHS GSP Coordi-nator when asked of her impression said, "This event is both educational and enjoyable". /MP