RISGO Special Activity Team (SAT) visited the Challenge Valley on Christmas
day to conduct trail activity session to test the feasibility and to test the
location readiness before next February's RISGO activity time.
The SAT was joined by Foreign Participation team, Media and IT team together
with Services Team on the visit where everybody else being informed about planned
activities to happen at the Challenge Valley which will only be opened to best
300 scouts of the RISGO participants.
A raffle draw was held to select countries to which the
sponsorships will be awarded to participate in Operations RISGO program during
the Rajans International Scout Gathering of Centennial 2013.
The draw was held on 12th December 2012 at Sri
Lanka Scout Headquarters with the participation of Chief Scout Commissioner
Prof. Nimal De Silva, Deputy Chief Commissioner Mr. Shiraz Salih, National
Training Commissioner Mr. M.E.S.Jayasinghe , Asst. Chief Commissioner and RISGO
Co-President Mr. Sarath Mathararachchi
and RISGO organizing committee meeting.
Selected countries have being already notified about the sponsorship
and have given the chance to response of acceptance before 5th of
The Operations RISGO sponsorship program includes a fully
paid Jamboree fee and Air ticket for a one scout from a selected country.