More than 4,800 Salesian scouts and guides from around the country are scheduled to congregate at Nashik, a holy city in Maharashtra State, for their annual national gathering titled, Boscoree.
Organized by the Mumbai Province of the Salesians of Don Bosco, the 13th Boscoree has chosen the theme, ‘Health, Harmony and Holiness.’
As many as 4,815 people have registered for the five-day mega extravaganza that opens on December 30.
Bishop Lourdes Daniel of Nashik will open the meet in the presence of Shri Ravindra Kumar Singhal, Police Commissioner of Nashik. A total of 141 units from 22 states and two Union territories from the Salesian and FMA institutions belonging to the 12 provinces of India will live in 200 tents spread over 16 sub-camps.
Don Bosco and Kilbil schools along with Divyadaan Salesian College of Philosophy, Salesian Training Institute, Sacred Heart Training Centre and Maria Vihar will host the event.
He further says, “The purpose of scouting is to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.”