SELF : Recognize strength/weakness ; Identify and Manage emotions. RELATE TO OTHERS: Develop Stable and Positive Relationships, show Care and Concern for others. MAKE DECISIONS: Handle Challenging situations Effectively as an Individual and as a member of a Larger Society. RATIONALE FOR RESILIENCE CAMP
WHERE IS RESILIENCE CAMP LOCATED ? IN MALAYSIA’S PREMIER NATIONAL PARK - TAMAN NEGARA, STATE OF PAHANG SINGAPORE
-Dedicated Eco-Tourism area since 1938. -Means that there is experienced and competent management of the park. (Proper enforcement – life jackets for water activities) -Trained and experienced guides, tour agencies and forest enforcement agencies on hand to assist. -Proper marking, layout of areas for safe passage of tourists -Temasek Secondary has conducted 3 successful camps in the same area since 2005. -School Management Team and teachers are experienced in camp operations in that area. SAFE
CHALLENGING -Aim is to provide a new environment out of the classroom to provide the students opportunities to learn about Self, Others and making Decisions that affect both. - While the new environment is safe, it presents an opportunity to allow teachers and guides to customise learning scenarios ( eg setting up camp, outdoor adventure ) -This will achieve desired outcomes ( eg learning how to manage group demands in planning a strategy to win a game / leading and delegating responsibilities within one’s group) which presents Learning points for the students to gain awareness of
-Scheduled on 19 JAN TO 23 JAN 2009. -Scheduled early in the year to avoid clashes with zonal and national sports competitions / Singapore Youth Festival 2009 training and preparations and the Asian Games in mid 2009. - Also, the camp will allow our Sec 3 students to mature and be more disciplined so that they can better focus on academic programs after the camp. -Having the camp on the 3 rd week will also allow the organizing committee to have time to complete the necessary administration and document checks. The school will also send a team of teachers to Pahang in the 1 st week to check that the safety and planning requirements are in place before the arrival of the Students. WHY IS THE CAMP SCHEDULED EARLY IN THE YEAR ?
Camp Advisor Mrs Ong Hong Peng Principal Camp OIC Mr Eugin Wong Camp 2IC Mr Anthony Ho Pupil Management Mr Ess Cuthbert Administration/Finance Miss Nurhani Hassan Ms Liannie Media / Publicity Mr Lee Weng Fong Pupil Welfare/Safety Miss Jacinta Yeo Camp Operations Mr Iskandar Singapore Liaison Ms Fong Lai San/Mr Jared Oh HIGHER Group IC Mrs Veronica Chia FASTER Group 1 IC and Group 2 IC Mr Tan Kai Chye Mr Jonathan Soh STRONGER Group IC Mdm Nor’Ashirin Camp Resilience Main Committee
CAMP RESILIENCE 2009 THE SPIRIT OF OLYMPISM FASTERHIGHERSTRONGER
CAMP RESILIENCE YOUTH OLYMPICS 2010 SHARE COMMON FOCUS
CAMP RESILIENCE 2009YOUTH OLYMPICS 2010 SHARE FOCUS ON CORE VALUES EXCELLENCE -how to give the best of oneself, taking part and progressing according to set objectives. FRIENDSHIP – understanding and learning from each other in spite of differences. RESPECT – Promoting fair play(integrity), knowing one’s limits(safety of self and others), taking care of own health and environment(self responsibility, awareness and respect for other’s cultures and habitats).
FASTERHIGHERSTRONGER CAMP GROUPINGS 3 Groups ( Build up confidence, endurance, adaptability) Choice of groups based on activity preferences (subject to vacancies. Students given option to select 2 preferred choice) Each Group has 1 challenge activity and 1 reward activity Challenge activity – provide scenario based learning Reward activity – inject element of motivation and fun
HIGHER Each Group has 1 challenge activity and 1 reward activity Challenge activity – Abseiling / Rock Climbing / Caving / Trekking Reward activity – 4 x 4 ride and waterfall experience
FASTER Each Group has 1 challenge activity and 1 reward activity Challenge activity – Cycling 52km Reward activity – Canopy walk / Rapids Rafting
COST : $345 per student CO-PAYMENT BY STUDENT : $276 ( 80% ) ( $138 – Edusave ) ( $138 - Paid directly by student ) CO – PAYMENT BY SCHOOL : $69 ( 20% ) in line with MOE Financial Rule Covers – 5 days of Food / Lodging / Equipment / Guides / Transport / Activities / Comprehensive insurance (inclusive of emergency airlift) Financial assistance will be provided to those students who require it and meet the financial assistance criteria. No child will be deprived of an opportunity to attend the camp due to financial issues. FINANCE
COMMUNICATION DURING THE CAMP TELEPHONE ( FOR URGENT MATTERS / EMERGENCIES ) : Ms Fong Lai San / Mr Jared Oh ( 6449 5020 ) INTERNET ( DAILY UPDATES ON CAMP / SENDING OF TEXT MESSAGES ON E-BULLETIN BOARD ON THE CAMP BLOG ) URL Address : http://www.fasterhigherstronger09.blogspot.comhttp://www
DURATION : 5 days 4 nights PERIOD : 19 JANUARY – 23 JANUARY 2009 REGISTRATION AT SCHOOL: 6.30AM ( MONDAY 19JANUARY 2009 ) DEPARTURE TO SINGAPORE : 2.00AM ( FRIDAY 23 JANUARY 2009) ARRIVAL IN SINGAPORE AT TANJONG PAGAR RAILWAY STATION : 11.30AM (approx ) (FRIDAY 23 JANUARY 2009) Students will be dismissed from train station. However, 3 buses will be available to bring students back to school. First come first served basis. DATES / TIME
14 OCTOBER - RECEIVE AND COMPLETE FORMS 2008 A) Options Form ( State 2 preferred choices/diet/medical) B) Edusave Form ( Parents to sign ) C) Parents Letter ( Parents sign consent slip ) D) Photocopy passport page showing photo and expiry date of passport E) Check validity of passports ( cannot expire earlier than July 23 2009 ) ANY NON-SINGAPOREAN STUDENTS ? 15 OCTOBER – SUBMIT (A) TO (D). 2008 PACKING LIST WILL BE GIVEN ON 1 st DAY OF SCHOOL IN 2009 WHAT IS REQUIRED FROM YOU ?
CITIUSALTIUSFORTIUS END ANY ENQUIRIES, PLS FEEL FREE TO SEE MR EUGIN WONG OR MR ANOTHONY HO.