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The Primers Programme is open to all youths aged 16 to 18 years old, which is based on the theme of "service and leadership". Boys leaving the Secondary schools are to continue their membership with The Boys’ Brigade through by joining the 2 or 3-year Primers Programme.

 

The programme aims to:

 

  • Provide a meaningful and purposeful programme, using BB methods, for youth of BB age 16 to 18 years;
  • Benefit Boys who may otherwise have outgrown the Senior Programme when they reach the BB age of 16 years;
  • Benefit youth who desire to be trained as BB Officers even before they turn to the BB age of 18.

 

And primarily caters to:

 

  • Boys who have participated in the Juniors and/or Seniors Programme
  • Youths who did not have the opportunity to join the BB before

 

Once you join the Primers Programme, you will enter into a new registered Primers Company and at the same time continue service in your former Company. Under the core curriculum of the Primers Programme conducted by the Brigade Office, you will be trained to perform as Adventure Instructors, Leadership Facilitators or Company Activities Facilitators.

 

The Primers Programme focuses on:

 

    • Personal Development
    • Service through leadership in the BB
    • Service to the Community

 

We are introducing a new system for New Primers registration 2016 via googledocs.

 

 

 

 In place of Captain’s endorsement to the hardcopy registration forms in the past,  Captains are only required to compile the list of interested names, fill up the table below and email to Mr Wayne Tan (wayne_tan@bb.org.sg)

  

S/N

NAME

COY

EMAIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Upon receiving the endorsement from the captains, we will then send the Primers the link for the registration.  Applicants who bypass their Captains and register will not be accepted.

 

 In summary, the registration consist of these 3 steps:

 

1)      Captain to endorse any interested applicants from your company

 

2)      Captain to compile and email all names to Mr Kang Guo Quan

 

3)      Applicant will be sent a link to complete the registration form online

 

  

For Students who are currently schooling in a tertiary institution (Not Singapore Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic, Anglo-Chinese Junior College)

 

1. For Primers who are keen on pursuing the NYAA Gold, the application form can be downloaded from the NYAA website.  A copy of the application form is also on the Officers’ Portal.  Primers are to fill up the NYAA Gold application form, complete with parent’s signature and prepare payment of $17 (cash or cheque made payable to National Youth Achievement Award). Primers to submit the registration form to Mr Kang Guo Quan at BBHQ, either by hand or through email (scanned copy).

 

2. After submission, Primers are to:

a.      Sign and indicate date of registration on the registration form (if submission by email, this portion is to be completed already)

b.      Receive by email one Primers Programme logbook and instructional briefing from Mr Kang Guo Quan.

c.      Purchase Primers Uniform from the BB Shop.

 

For Students who are currently schooling in Singapore Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic, or Anglo-Chinese Junior College

 

1. For Primers who are keen on pursuing the NYAA Gold, the application form can be downloaded from the NYAA website.  A copy of the application form is also on the Officers’ Portal.  Primers are to fill up the NYAA Gold application form, complete with parent’s signature and prepare payment of $17 (cash or cheque made payable to National Youth Achievement Award). Primers to submit the registration form to Mr Kang Guo Quan at BBHQ, either by hand or through email (scanned copy).

 

2. After submission, Primers are to:

a.      Sign and indicate date of registration on the registration form (if submission by email, this portion is to be completed already)

b.      Receive by email one Primers Programme logbook and instructional briefing from Mr Kang Guo Quan.

c.      Purchase Primers Uniform from the BB Shop.

d.     To clock hours for service in their Juniors/Seniors BB Company, Primer is to do an additional registration with 

the BB Primers Programme Company attached to SP, NP, NYP, and ACJC. eg Singapore Polytechnic Primers Company.

  

Additional notes for Primers in SP, NP, NYP and ACJC

 

1. If these Primers plan on using BB as a CCA, and to clock their service to their Junior or Senior BB Company for CCA Points in SP, NP, NYP or ACJC, they must be registered with the BB Primer Company attached to that institute.

 

2. For the Primers’ service to be recognized by the BB Company in the tertiary institute, Primers are required to participate in 3 key events hosted and organized by that BB Primer Company.

 

3. Each BB Primer Company will offer at least 6 events to these Primers. The Primers may make their own choice of the 3 events they want to participate in.

 

4. Kindly note that these Primers may still continue their service to their Juniors/Seniors Programme BB Companies.