According to Patrick Bamukunda Batukura, the Assistant Chief Commissioner in charge of Training at the Uganda Scouts Association –USA, the winning teams will be taken through training to ensure they win at regional level as well.
Mujuni says children as young as five years of age were cited at the National Scouts Camping site in Kaazi, a suburb of Wakiso district during this year’s national competition. This he says is against scouting guidelines.
This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
Richard Okello, the National Executive Commissioner, Uganda Scouting Association, says the facility is severely underutilized. The facility is only utilized during the national scout camping in August and December. Apparently, UPDF uses it to train marine soldiers.
Revelers dancing and drinking all kinds of alcohol, smoking cigarettes and marijuana are seen at every point of the beach which sits on more than 10-acres of land covered in a thicket, located 2-kilometres off the main Kampala - Jinja Road.