Armenia’s President visited “HASK” Byurakan campsite
19:30, 22 August, 2014
YEREVAN, AUGUST 22, ARMENPRESS. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan
visited Byurakan campsite of the National Scout Movement of Armenia
“HASK”. The President toured the territory of the campsite, got
acquainted with the conditions and the daily life of the scouts. Serzh
Sargsyan also attended the closing ceremony of the nationwide
The responsible member of the National Scout Movement of Armenia
Hrachya Shmavonyan told reporters that in 2011, by the
Government decision, an additional one hectare area had been allocated
to the National Scout Movement of Armenia, which was designed for the
construction of the campsite. “Since international Jamborees take
place once every 4 years, this year we have an unprecedented large
number of participants, 800 scouts from 18 countries of the world.
Building this campsite, we were able to create those conditions. It is
constructed for 400 people, while the first section is designed for
about 600 people.
In other words, we will be able to receive 1000 scouts. This is a very
good thing for us, because finally we managed to improve our
conditions,” as reports “Armenpress”, said Shmavonyan.