Alfas Scout Group gives thanks to the town hall


LAST WEEKEND a group of scouts from the IV Scout Group of Alfas del Pi, met with the Mayor of the town Vincente Arques and head of Public Relations Marisa Cortes, to present them with a commemorative plaque in appreciation of their help in organising a major scouting festival earlier in the month.

They also thanked local sports, pilota, tennis and fitness clubs for their collaboration.

The event, the Scouting Olympic Games, were held in the municipality on the first weekend in March and brought together more than 150 young people between 14 and 17 years of age from throughout the Valencian Community. The main objective of the games was to promote the practice of sport as part of a healthier lifestyle.

Scouting events of this type are organised to encourage integration between the different scouting packs of the Valencian region by strengthening the ties between its members. In addition, they promote healthy competitiveness, sportsmanship and teamwork throughout each group.

The IV Scout Group Alfaz del Pi was set up in 2013 and is integrated into the Valencian Scout Federation and the Scouting Association of Spain.

The group is currently made up of 34 boys and girls between 5 and 18 years old and six Scout leaders. They meet every weekend to take part in activities aimed at promoting respect, brotherhood, co-operation and love of nature. They also work closely with Alfàs del Pi Town Hall, carrying out workshops and activities for children at various local events, including International Day, Fira L’Alfàs and Tree Day.

Worldwide, the Scout Movement has representation in 165 countries and territories, with approximately 30 million members grouped in their varying organisations. The movement, started by Robert Baden-Powell in the early 1900’s is based on playful activities for educational purposes through outdoor activities and community service, in order to characterize and teach human values in a practical way.

© No part of this web site may be reproduced without written permission from the publishers. All rights reserved. Todos los derechos reservados.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

We welcome comments from readers on our website and across our social networks. We invite you to discuss issues and share your views and we encourage robust debate and criticism provided it is civil.

However we reserve the right to reject or edit comments that:

• Contain offensive language
• Include personal attacks of any kind
• Are likely to offend or target any ethnic, racial, nationality or religious group
• Are homophobic, transphobic, sexist, offensive or obscene
• Contain spam or include links to other sites
• Are clearly off topic
• Impersonate an individual or organisation, are fraudulent, defamatory of any person, threatening or invasive of another’s privacy or otherwise illegal
• Are trolling or threatening
• Promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services

You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us, without limitation, in any format.