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ASSTC 2008

It's the middle of the year already. I'm sure everyone has been asking when is ASSTC going to be held. Well , your answers are here. I'm sure every patrol started their meetings already. This will be a busy month for all patrols . So , put in all your effort to help your patrol win the Best Overall trophy. Details of the camp are as follows.
Date : 1st-3rd of August 2008
Report In : 1500 hrs (1st)
Dismissal : 1600 hrs (3rd)
Venue : Penang Free School field
Attire : FSSU
Camp Fees : RM 25
Leaders , please plan your camp properly. Do not overspend. I wish you all good luck in your build-up to the camp.

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships"
*asstc has been postponed to the corrected date above due to unavoidable circumstances

Fewer Boy Scouts Not Only A PFS Dilemma

It's good to know that the Penang Free School scouts are not the only ones facing dwindling numbers in membership as portrayed by Bulbir Singh in a letter to The Star recently. In response, Jonathan Cheah has suggested reviving teachers' interest in scouting.

6km & 8 km Journey

6km and 8km journey is part of the usaha and maju badgework requirements. So , form 1's and form 2's be prepared for this journey. Details are as follows.
Date : 14 June 2008
Time : 0830 hrs - 1330 hrs
Venue : UMP
Attire : FSSU
Attendance is compulsory for form 1-4. Actions will be taken if any scouts are unable to turn up without a valid reason.

Kinta Scouts Build 40m Tower

Shiang Yang 219th Kinta Open Troop Malaysian Book of Records 40m Tower

Another group of scouts have set a new record in the Malaysian Book of Records by constructing a 40m tower only with their bare hands without the use of any machinery. They were also the same people who built the 5-storey tower last year.

TTO 2008 results

The highly anticipated Troop Take Over 2008 is over. The new batch of Probationary Leaders are elected. This is also the time where the form 2's get their very first posts and lead their patrol during this year's ASSTC. Congratulations to the newly elected Prob. leaders. The others that did not obtain any posts , please strive harder as this is only a probationary period. The list of Prob. leaders are as follows.
Prob. ATL :
Adrian Chuah
Ong Siew Chai

Prob. VUL :
Chuan Teik Min
Chong Kam Zhern

Prob. VUS :
Edwin Tan
Shaun Oh

Prob. SPL :
Cason Chong
Chew Chin Quan

Prob. SPS :
Por Kai Yann
Lim Wei Jin

Prob. PL :
Alvin Tan (Dolphin)
Malcolm Tan (Beaver)
Jorawal Singh (Otter)

Prob. PS :
Khaw Jian Zhen (Dolphin)
Jun Ting (Beaver)
Alex Lee (Otter)

"Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing."