SCOUTS & GUIDES
A Rover Scout Unit of Bharat Scouts and Guides has been introduced in Gopalpur College from the Session 2003-2004. Services is the objective of Rovers. It functions as a part of an international Organisation as per the rules of Scouting. The students having experience in scouting in school days with required certificate will be given preference to join the Rover Scout Unit. The Rovers can participate in State Camps, National Camps and International Camps if selected by Bharat Scouts and Gudes, State Headquarters, Bhubaneswar.
The Scout “MOTTO” is “Be Prepared”. This has to be achieved by being physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight and confident. All the Rovers should abide by the Scout Law.
Schemes for Advancement of a Rover:
An aspirant can be invested as a Rover on completing Sixteen years of age.
- A Pravesh Rover is eligible to become a Praveen Rover.
- A Praveen Rover is eligible to become a Nipun Rover.
- A Nipun Rover is eligible to become a Rastrapati Rover.
But to qualify to each stage one has to work for at least one year and he must have completed 19 years of age to qualify for the Rastrapati Award.
The Principal is the Ex-Officio President and two members of the Staff are nominated by him as a leader and an Assistant Leader who will act as the conveynor and Asst. Conveynor of the Crew Council. The Crew Council will function to manage the Unit by the General rules of the Rover Scouting as per the Guidelines of APRO. I & II published by the Bharat Scouts and Guides, National Head Quarters, New Delhi.