Medal Receiving Ceremony of 5th Junior Scout Troop of Rahula College The event was successfully held at the main hall on the 07th of November 2023 under the guidance and the supervision of the Principal, Mrs. Samitha Kurukulasuriya and the primary principal, Mrs. Pathmani Ganewatta. The chief guest was a distinguished old boy of Rahula…
The Scout Movement, started by Lord Robert Stevenson Smith Baden-Powell of Gilwell in 1907, marking a fresh page in the Rahula genealogy, received definite commentary on its inception in Rahula College in 1928. The then Principal of the College was Mr. G. William de Silva.
D.J. who served as the Honorary Principal of the College on 21st September 1951. During Kumarage’s tenure, the Rahula Scout Troop was revived as the ‘Third Matara Rahula Scout Group’ with the participation of 20 scouts under the leadership of S.H.A. Senanayake, who was then a lecturer in English at the College.
- Establishment of the first Queen Scout Squadron of Matara District in 1953.
1953 Launch of the Human Scout Movement and the Puppet Scout Movement.
The Golden Age of the Third Rahula College Scout Group in Matara began with the appointment of Raja Muthukkara as the Scout Lecturer at Rahula College, 1980 – 2005.
In 1990, Lanka G. Nishantha Silva designed the official logo of Rahula College Third Matara Scout Group.
- Holding the Ruby Jubilee Camp at the Rahula College Campus with the participation of about 3000 Scouts for the 40th Anniversary of the Rahula Scout Group in 1991.
Holding a District Scout Rally in 1992 to mark the 41st anniversary of the Rahula Scout Group.
- Holding a District Scout Rally in 1993 to mark the 42nd anniversary of the Rahula Scout Group.
- Organizing a Scout Day with around 300 Scouts to mark the 48th anniversary of the Rahula Scout Group in 1999
Organizing a Scout Day in 2003 to mark the 52nd anniversary of the Rahula College Scout Group.
Establishment of Rahula College Alumni Scout Forum in 2004.
Conducting a District Scout Training Program in the year 2008.
Launch of the Lions Awakening National Level Exploration Tournament launched in 2011. (It has been running continuously for 9 years now)
Creation of Rahula College Scout Flag in 2021.
An official logo was also unveiled in 2021 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Rahula College Scout Group.
The foundation stone for the new Scout House was laid in 2021.
Organizing the first All Island Online Scout Tournament ‘Inqu Expedition ’21’ in Sri Lanka in the year 2021
- The Rahula College Scout Group has so far produced more than 500 Queen Scouts, Presidential Scouts and Gold Scouts.
- Runners Up of 8th Ferguson Adventure Trophy Organized by Ferguson High School
- 2nd Runner Up in Sampath Ranawaka Memorial Challenge Trophy
- Attending to the 25th World Scout Jamboree in South Korea.
- Rahula Scouts participate in the first Internet Jamboree in the history of Ceylon Scouts.
- Participating in the Bangladesh National Jamboree held in Bangladesh, Representing Sri Lanka at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in the United States.
- Attending the International Group Leaders Jamboree in South Korea, Ranked third among schools producing the highest number of Presidential Scouts of the Year.
- Attending the Philippine National Jamboree in the Philippines.
- Four Rahula College Scouts successfully climb Mount Everest
- Participation in the 21st World Scout Jamboree in England, Rahula College Scouts perform at the Air Scout Jamboree in Sri Lanka
- Participation in the International Courage Program in India
- Rajans Jin becomes the best scout team in the Scout Jamboree.
- Rahula Scouts representing Sri Lanka at the Nippon Jamboree in Japan, Rahula Scouts representing Sri Lanka at the World Scout Jamboree in Britain.
- The 3rd largest number of Presidential Scouts in Sri Lanka was awarded to Deyata Kirula in the 3rd place, Representing the scouts at the SAARC Jamboree in Pakistan.
- Winning the Shield for the Best Scout Team at the South Lanka Caboria held at Matara.
- The 3rd Matara Scout Group won the Andrucalcott Royal Trophy, becoming the highest grossing group in the island during Scout Earnings Week.
- A Rahula Scout representing the Rahula College Scout Group and Sri Lanka at the World Scout Jamboree held in England on the occasion of the World Scout Golden Jubilee.
- Winning the Shield for the Best Scout Team at the Scout Cemetery in Galle.
- Best Explorer of SEGNO Adventure Challenge Competition – J.R.A. Nidula Sathsara
Troop Leader :
Thejan Theekshana Matarage
Asst. Troop Leader :
Dharana Chamalpa Walpola
Troop Secretary :
Yomal Bimsara Wickramasinghe
Chief Organizer :
Ranul Janandith Wickramasinghe
Quater Master :
Badge Secretary :
Sahiru Nimandith Karunarathne
First – Aid Secretary :
Aditha Pankaja Dikkumbura
Committee Members :
Kushan Achintha Yapa
Oshan Nayanath Warnasuriya
Omitha Wethnula de Silva
Randika Dewmith Hewakandambi
Sasith Nimlaka Jayaruk
Congratulations Rahula Scouts for representing the Sri Lankan Contingent for 25th world scout jamboree – South Korea 2023. Attending Team : Ranul Wickramasinghe Sahiru Karunarathne Yomal Wickramasinghe
“Health Workshop 2023” Organized by Rahula College “Singithi” Scout Troops “Health Workshop 2023” which was organized by Rahula College “Singithi” Scout Troops was held at Sudasun Vehera in Welegoda, Matara on Friday 21st July 2023 with the participation of 160 “Singithi” Scouts of grade 2 and grade 3 of Rahula College Primary Section. Mrs. Samitha…
22nd Sampath Ranawaka Memorial Challenge Trophy – 2023Rahula College Scout Troop has awarded as 2nd Runners Up of this competition The Competition was organized by the Maliyadewa Scout Group, Kurunagala. The winning team : Thejan Matarage Dharana Walpola Yomal Wickramasinghe Nidula Sathsara Shashika Sandaruwan Oshan Warnasuriya Hansa Matheesha Dimalka Imanjith #RahulaCollege #RahulaCollegeLK
Our heartiest congratulations to J.R.A Nidula Sathsara, who was selected as the best explorer of SEGNO Adventure Challenge Competition – 2023 organized by the girl guides of Mahamaya Girls’ College, Kandy
Troop Leader : Thejan Theekshana Matarage Asst. Troop Leader : Dharana Chamalpa Walpola Troop Secretary : Yomal Bimsara Wickramasinghe Chief Organizer : J.R.A.Nidula Sathsara Treasurer : Ranul Janandith Wickramasinghe Quater Master : S.M.P.Shashika Sandaruwan Badge Secretary : Sahiru Nimandith Karunarathne First – Aid Secretary : Aditha Pankaja Dikkumbura Committee Members : Kushan Achintha YapaS.M.P.Suhara Sujayana…
The medal awarding ceremony of the 74 Singithi Scouts of the 4th Singithi Scout batch and the passing out ceremony of the 3rd Singithi Scout batch were held at the primary school premises on the 16th of November 2022. The chief guest was a President Scout of Rahula College, a Group Officer Commanding Commanding the…
Rahula College Cub Scouts’ Badge Awarding Ceremony was held under the patronage of the Principal Mr. Sudath Samarawickrama, the Deputy Principal Mrs. Lalani Kumari, and the Primary Principal Mrs. Paathmani Ganewatta at the Rahula College Primary premises.
Rahula College Singithi Scouts’ Badge Awarding Ceremony “Abhises 2021″ was held under the patronage of the Principal Mr. Sudath Samarawickrama, the District Commissioner of Scouts Mr. Indika Prasanna, Primary Principal Mrs. Pathmani Ganewatta and under the guidance of the teachers’ in-charge Mrs. Devika Mahirani and Mrs. Chandima Thilakarathna.Images Courtesy ~ Mr. Amila Nishantha Image courtesy…
The Primary Prefects’ Oath of Rahula College “Rahal Kekulu Abhisheka 2021” was held under the patronage of the Principal Mr. Sudath Samarawickrama and the primary principal Mrs. Pathmani Ganewaththa at the Primary School Premises. Image courtesy Mr. Lahiru Sahan Gunasekara