Scouts CCA

Everything a scout does is an adventure. It’s a world of excitement, new interests and friends.

CPASS Helang group is an extension of the Scouts CCA which provides a platform for self-development and self-discovery. Scouts will aim to learn and demonstrate knowledge of basic scouting skills and mark achievements in areas such as camp craft, fun activities, citizenship and improving the environment.

While we follow the progress and proficiency badge scheme, there will be various modifications and adaptations to instructions and environment to suit the needs of the special scouts. We aim to create a stimulating environment, which prepares boys and girls to face and solve problems through courage, teamwork and creativity. Scouts will be given opportunities to work as a team, exercise responsibility, serve others and even lead their peers.

Our scouts are given many opportunities to participate in activities, events and camps organised by CCA or extension scout community. With this exposure, we hope to develop our scouts into motivated, independent and adaptable individuals who are able to maintain harmonious relationship with others and be a contributing member of the society.

 

Objectives

1. Instil scouting values of discipline, responsibility, respect and courage

scouts2. Develop the love and respect for nature in our scouts

 

Criteria

Students should:

1. Have a love for outdoor and nature activities

2. Be medically fit with no major behavioural concern

3. Have moderate to good hand function and able to follow and carry out instructions

 

Highlights in 2018

Some of the highlights of our Scouting activities in 2018 are:

Scouts Job Week
2 and 9 March 2018 in CPASS

Scouts from all over Singapore, including our Helang Scouts took part in this annual Job Week in March. They did chores like wiping tables, shredding unwanted papers, sweeping and mopping the floor in exchange for a token sum to raise funds. These opportunities helped to instil values of honest work and dignity of labour in them.

Scouts were actively wiping the classroom tables.

Scouts were tidying the bookshelf in the hall.

Dragon Boating
27 April 2018 at Kallang River

Track & Field, Swimming and Scouts CCA participated in a Dragon Boating Orientation Programme. During this collaboration, they got to know each other better and even challenged themselves to preserve when the rowing got tough, thus building up greater self-confidence.

Scouts in a group photograph before their Dragon Boating experience.

Scouts were having fun during the Dragon Boating activity.

Hike at Coney Island
12 May 2018 in Punggol Settlement

All the schools from the east area sent their Scouts representatives to participate in this hiking activity which was held on a Saturday. Two teachers (Mr Alvin and Ms Divya) and two of our senior scouts (Adrian Chan Beng Heam, Eagle 7A and Jireh Chua De Zhi, Eagle 4/5A) took part in this event. The meeting point was at the Punggol Settlement. Scouts, from the schools in the east, met and made friends. They were asked to go in groups to perform certain tasks together and they had loads of fun.

Adrian and Jireh were map reading.

Adrian and Jireh completed their trek with resilience.

UOB Collaboration
29 June 2018 in CPASS

Volunteers from UOB collaborated with the students of CCA Scouts and Special Arts in an art project. The students had to learn to work with these volunteers and ask for help whenever and wherever it was needed.

Scouts and volunteers of UOB were working together in an art project.

National Day Celebration
8 August 2018 in CPASS

It is a routine for the scouts to march in with the state and school flags during the National Day Celebration. The scouts worked hard, trained hard with resilience and pulled it off successfully this year. Wei You was the Commander for the march-in parade this year and he performed his role with confidence.

A march-in by the Scouts during CPASS National Day Celebration.

Charity Draw Donations
24 August and 14 September 2018 in CPASS

Charity Draw Donations is a yearly affair for the scouts community. Students were given a set of tickets to sell to raise funds. This activity has instilled confidence in the scouts as they asked for donations by confidently explaining the purpose of this donation drive.

Students were asking Teacher Joyce & Teacher Suzana for donations during CCA Day.

Highlights in 2017

Some of the highlights of our Scouting activities in 2017 are:

Job Week 2017

Together with scouts from all over Singapore, CPASS Helang scouts participated in the Job Week on 24 March 2017.  They completed chores like wiping surfaces and watering the plants in exchange for a token sum.  This activity helped to instil the values of honest work and dignity of labour.  A total of over one hundred dollars was raised during the job week.

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Scouts

Chua De Zhi Jireh, Eagle 6A

Chan Benng Heam Adrian, Eagle 7A

Lim Jia Jun Henry, Eagle 9A

Muhamed Sufi Zulfan Bin Yusri, Eagle 10A

Yap Wei You, Eagle 2B

Ayra Rezzan, Eagle 2B

Kamilia Syuhada, Eagle 3B

Thevasri Suresh, Owl 1A

Serigala Campfire

During the Serigala Campfire at MINDS Towner Gardens School, CPAS School put up a performance, with Kamilia Syuhada, Eagle 3B, Chan Benng Heam Adrian, Eagle 7A, and their teachers sang the song “Try Everything”.  The spirit of team camaraderie shone through as all the scouts sang campfire songs together with gusto.

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Camp Rigel 2017

pic3 The senior Cub Scout leaders (Chua De Zhi Jireh, Eagle 6A and Lim Jia Jun Henry, Eagle 9A) were selected to represent CPAS School in the annual Camp Rigel from 12-13 August 2017.  The boys’ skills were put to good use as they tried their hands at tying knots, pitching a tent and outdoor cooking.  The highlight of the camp was the campfire and night walk in the neighbourhood.

 

 

Highlights in 2016

Some of the highlights of our Scouting activities in 2016 are:

      • Job Week 2016
        job-weekTogether with scouts from all over Singapore, Helang scouts participated in the Job Week in March.  They were doing chores like wiping table and watering the plants in exchange for a token sum.  It helped to instil values of honest work and dignity of labour.
      • National Day Observance Ceremony
        Scouts took part in the yearly tradition during school national day celebrations.  Commands were given with scouts marching in an orderly manner to commemorate Singapore’s 51st birthday.
      • Scouts Camp at Aloha Resort
        Scouts joined the annual school camp for an exciting 2 days 1 night stay at Aloha resort.  In it, they learnt to collaborate with another in amazing race style, design the team flag and do the team cheer.  It was followed by the BBQ in the night where teachers and scouts got to do some social bonding.  It was concluded with a fun trip to Wild Wild Wet the following day.
      • Serigala Games Day with the special needs community
        There were 6 groups competing in a friendly race.  The boys’ skills were put to good use as they tried their hands on tying a reef knot, pitching a tent and sequencing scout promise in the right order.  Team spirit was evident in our group as the scouts were able to overcome challenges and obstacles together along the way.

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