Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Scouts
Boston Open Day
November 19, 2023, 9.30am-12pm
711 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138.
A brief introduction of BLIA Scouts: in accordance with the goal of cultivating talents through education as advocated by the founder of Fo Guang Shan, Venerable Master Hsing Yun, were gradually established since 1996 in many parts of the world. The BLIA Scouts set its core goal as “Do good deeds, Speak good words, Think good thoughts”, advocating education and character cultivation in life, thus establishing a harmonized social atmosphere. In addition, BLIA Scouts provides a platform for children to develop teamwork, potential skills, and creativities. BLIA Scouts Boston was formed in 2020, the first scouts troop in New England under a non-profit Buddhist organization.
BLIA Scouts Boston Open day is free and open to students up to 17 years old. The highlights of the program include lantern painting, 1 mile run and sushi making. All participating lanterns will have chance to enter the Fo Guang Shan 2024 Lantern Competition in Taiwan.