‘The Wild Encounter’ was the new summer camp for youth aged 12-14 years. A total of 29 campers joined the camp during 17-19 July 2017. The camp activities give participants first-hand experience of KFBG’s conservation work such as wild animal rescue, wildlife survey and forest restoration. Despite the unstable weather during the 3 days, our campers, counsellors and staff were still able to enjoy the activities. These are some of the highlights of the programme:
At the end of the camp, we received a lot of feedback from campers. Here are some of their comments:
- “I’ve had a once-in-a-lifetime experience here doing woodwork and getting close to animals.”
- “I enjoy woodworking. It makes me happy. I love the stick insects too.”
- “Many good art activities! I love art.”
- “I enjoyed most activities especially the animal encounters. The bat was really cute and the others were interesting too. Art projects were also fun.”
- “Good environment. Fresh air. Great scenery. Good place to learn about animals.”
- “Thanks for hosting this. It inspired me a lot. KFBG is a great place that matches my belief. Keep up with the good work.”
Due to bad weather during the camp period, a night walk was re-scheduled in August for the Youth Camp participants. The weather was surprisingly great on the re-scheduled day. Campers enjoyed their night by having an immersive experience in the forest, and reflecting on their relationship with the environment.
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