AGBU YEREVAN SCOUTS HELPING FAMILIES IN NEED IN GYUMRI

One of the principles of Armenian scouts states: a scout always helps others. Bearing this in mind, AGBU Yerevan scouts regularly organize charity visits to Gyumri to help local families in need. The cold winter and upcoming Christmas holidays were another occasion for the scouts to initiate such a visit to Armenia’s second largest city. Clothes, food and toys were collected by the members of the scout movement and taken to Gyumri on December 13th. The consequences of the terrible earthquake, unfortunately...

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AGBU YEREVAN SCOUTS’ ANNUAL GALA DINNER

Over 100 friends, relatives and parents of AGBU Yerevan scout movement gathered at the AGBU Vahe Karapetian Center in Yerevan for the annual AGBU Yerevan scout gala dinner on November 28th. For the first time since the inaugural gala in 2009, the event was organized on the Union’s own premises. The building was fully decorated with scout accessories and special scout pins were distributed to all the guests. A string quartet played beautiful classical music during...

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AGBU YEREVAN SCOUTS’ SWEARING-IN CEREMONY

“I swear, upon my honor, to be true to God, my nation and my family”. Taking an oath is an important milestone in the life of every scout. It is one of the most exciting and responsible moments of a scout’s early career. On November 22nd, all the members of the AGBU Yerevan scout movement, from juniors to seniors, gathered at the AGBU Vahe Karapetian Center together with their family members, friends and relatives for a truly memorable scout oath ceremony...

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AGBU ARMENIA VISITS TSITSERNAKABERD MEMORIAL OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Armenians around the world organized commemorative events to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. They filled the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial complex for weeks leading up to April 24th and AGBU Armenia along with its various groups joined the throngs of mourners at Tsitsernakaberd to honor the innocent victims of the Armenian Genocide. Holding high the flags of the Republic of Armenia and the AGBU Scouts, AGBU Armenia staff, members and scouts headed by AGBU Central Board member Vasken Yacoubian and AGBU...

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AGBU YEREVAN SCOUTS: THREE-DAY CAMPING AND VISITS

From May 1-3, 2015, the AGBU Yerevan Scouts organized their annual three-day camp as always resulting in a stimulating and interesting program. Following a quick prep session the scouts left for camp at the Lermontovo village in Lori. After putting up the tents and raising the mast everyone hurried to take the compass exam, which is of utmost importance for each scout. In the darkness of the Lermontovo evening the scouts organized a game in the forest, to help hone their alertness skills in the dark...

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