1st District Congressman Jorge T. Almonte who is also the BSP- Provincial Executive Council Chairman formally opened the meeting at exactly 10:00 am. In his opening speech he stressed the virtue of leadership specially among young boys and further develop scouting as a good training ground. He further challenge delegates to promote scouting in their schools.
When the plenary session opened Chairman Almonte presented the 2011 annual council report likewise the 2010-2011 financial report by the Council Treasurer. Remarkably an increase in scouting membership is noticed for the past 2 years. Last year Boy scouts from Misamis Occidental numbering 247 joined the 1st Mindanao Scout Jamboree held in Pagadian .( SIDLAK ) 03-02-2012.