PM opens World Catholic Scout Camp for 2,000 youngsters

Wednesday, 12 January 2011 From Issue Vol. XIX No. 2 By  Theerarak Suthathiwong

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva opened the first World Catholic Scout Camp with more than 2,000 youngsters turning out to mark the 99th year of the Thai scouting program.

The Dec. 27 event at Vajiravut Scout Camp in Sriracha was hosted by Education Minister Chinnaworn Boonyakiat. The week-long event, carrying the theme “The Power of Faith Leads to a Brighter Future” was a chance for people to share their life experiences.

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva chats with some of the Scouts at the first World Catholic Scout Camp. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva chats with some of the Scouts at the first World Catholic Scout Camp.

Other sessions focused on HM the King’s sufficiency economy philosophy, the history of scouting in Thailand and living together in peace.

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