Scout Leader - Marcel Borg
Marcel joined Xgħajra Group as a Troop in 1996 at the age of 10.
Throughout his period in the Troop Section he was appointed as an
Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader and as a Senior Patrol
Leader. During his time in the Troop Section, he achieved all the
Awards and was linked in the Unit in 2001.
In the Venture Unit, Marcel served also as a secretary,
cashier and later he was elected as a
In December 2000 he was awarded the Royal Life Saving Society
Medals and Crosses
and served for a several time
at St. John Ambulance Brigade and Rescue
March 2004 was pointed as an Acting Leader and served in all
Sections. During his
period in the Venture Unit, he achieved the Venture Award and in
February 2006 was presented the Dolphin Award by the Chief
In July 2006 he was awarded the President Gold
Award by the Honourable President Dr. E Fenech Adami himself.
travelled in the UK at Great Tower Campsite at the Lake District
Windermere and together with other scouts, accomplished his Dolphin
Award. In April 2007,
Marcel attended the Queens Scout Parade & Service in Windsor Castle
representing the Top Award Holders from Malta, were there he had the
opportunity to meet Her Majesty the Queen.
Late October beginning of November 2010, Marcel was in charge
of seven Maltese Venture Scouts contingent which led them to the top
of the North East Etna's Crater with the help of an Italian Guide.
In June 2011, another honourable award,
'Gieħ ix-Xgħajra', was awarded by the
Xgħajra major his contribution to the work done at the locality.