Badak Air Youth Camp
An invitation to join Badak Air Youth Camp
Badak Air (batu, daun, kayu, air) Bamboo Youth Camp is about being in a fresh natural air and vast green canopy with a paddy field and river stretch in front of you. Bringing your family and students there is an amazing opportunity to let them learn from the water, rock, leaves, wood, and air. Badak Air is a center for young soul to learn about ecology, sustainability, and being part of the green world community team. Join the camp and be enlightened.
Purpose of the camp
– To develop the potential of students through participation in interesting and challenging communal outdoor activities.
– To improve the leadership skills, personal initiative and creativity of the students.
– To develop teamwork and team participation.
– To increase individual motivation in order to maximize the students’ educational performance in the classroom.
– To help build the student’s positive character and raise their self-confidence and sense of personal responsibility.
– To make the students more open to challenges and changes.
– To increase the student’s ability to interact positively to others and teachers.
– To foster the student’s individual competency through team building, decision making, and risk taking.
– To appreciate people from other cultures and parts of society.
– To think about future personal plans & dreams.
Method of the camp
70% Experiential Learning. In the form of games, simulations, role play, indoor and outdoor activity to further deepen the concept they gained in the classroom (the participants to learn from their own experience).
5% Lecture. In a form of explanations or theories about the basic concepts of training materials.
5% Case Study. Contain the problem to be solved by working with others.
10% Group discussion. Done in a group, with the goal of how each individual to respect the agreement.
10% Sharing. Train individuals to express feelings and opinions.
Run down activities
Time, Activities & Frame Objective
07:00 Dispatch from the school to Badak Air Youth Camp
10:00 ARRIVED AT THE BADAK AIR YOUTH CAMP (Adaptability)
Sort rooms, prepare for activities (put the back pack, toilet business, clean shoes with disinfectant, etc
12:00 Lunch (Relationship Building)
1300 COURSE CONDITIONING & ICE BREAKING GAMES (Self Confidence)
To create a psychological safe & fun climate during course and make a good interaction among participants and participants to instructor. (Optional games: Find Your Shoes, Animal Name, Wrap Speed, Beam Data Processing, Folding Map)
13:30 TRUST ACTIVITIES (Self Confidence, Respecting Others, relationship Building)
To discover the essential of understanding oneself & harness person qualities, to develop trust among team and upon oneself. Optional games: Pass to Person, Trust Dive, Trust Fall, Blind Lead, Webbing Trust
14:00 TEAM BUILDING GAMES
To develop team capacities, by demonstrating respect each other, share ideas, participate and contribute to team’s work. (Optional games: Tarzan Swing, The Amazon, Electric fence, Flying carpet, Pole & Tire, TT Log, Spider Web, etc)
16:00 Catch Fish Competition (Self Confidence, Competition Spirit, Information Seeking)
17:00 Enter Tent (Badak Air)
17:30 Afternoon Routine (clean up and dinner)
19:30 Night Game: Blind Mapping (Nature Awareness)
Participant divided into small group of 3-4 people, have task to complete all legends description on Map of Camp Badak Air. They have to explore all area of Camp Badak Air to find out names of sites. All participants will need to bring provide torchlight.
20:30 Night Talk by the bonfire (Being honest and open)
21:00 Go inside tent, and sweet dream.
06:00 Morning Exercise sport
06:30 Morning routine (Breakfast)
07:30 HIKING (Self Confidence, Information Seeking, Respecting Others)
A land trekking Passing Rice Field area nature and village (paddy plant, kampong, bush, forest) by following the clue which found along the trip and at the map.
09:00 COLOR MASS (Implementation, Weak & strength)
Amazing activities to instill abstraction and imagination and also ability for children to speak their mind abou dream, past experience of even can become a theraphy.
09:30 BIO-DIVERSITY COMPETITION (Responsibility, Teamwork, Respecting others)
All participants will be sorted into small group (3-4 people). Group has task to find out the name of tree/plant/animals (bird, insects, etc) by exploring all Camp Badak Air areas. Map will be provided for each group.
10:00 FINAL PROJECT: Unity and Synergy.
13:00 Toilet Issues – Head Back to Jakarta
What To bring for Badak Air Youth Camp
This is recommendation of ‘what to bring list’ for this camp (two days camp) for announcement to participants:
1. Toiletries (Towel, soap, shampoo, tooth pasta, etc)
2. Personal medicine
3. T-shirt & Underwear (3 pair is enough)
4. Personal Praying equipment (sarong)
5. Outdoor Pants 1, (quick dry better)
6. Sock (and spare)
7. Sport Shoe/ trekking shoe (Vibram sole if you have any)
8. Outdoor sandal (mountain sandal is the best choice for water activities)
9. Flip Flop for taking Wudhu or taking bath.
10. Jacket, sweater, wind breaker for cold weather
11. Insect repellent
12. Sun Block Cream
13. Water Bottle with your name labeled (to keep you hydrated)
14. Prepare electronic devices with plastic and label your name for each.
15. Small note book, a pen
16. Small Flash light
17. Disposable raincoat
Please pack yourself and put everything only in one backpack.
“National High Jakarta School amazing student leadership camp was done in Badak Air Bamboo Camp. More than 50 students enjoyed lots of amazing activities during the camp. They enjoyed experiential learning activities and amazing ecology literacy program there. I would recommend to my colleagues “
“Catching fish bare hand and being in the river is the most exciting activities of all. It is by far the most exciting because I am not only experiencing for the first time but also because it is impossible to happened back in Jakarta. Here the river is so clear and we could see the bottom of it while in Jakarta you would think twice or more to jump in because the river is so dirty.”
“The deepest experience is when I had the color mass activities. And I was so touched by the stories and I cried hearing all my friend past sad story. I am thankful to have born in a fine and happy supporting family.”
“I learn and play so much, it is so much fun. The foods are great and all the facilitator are cool. I learn so much about bamboo and sustainability. I learn about my positive and my delta and I know more about my quality as a person. I hope I can be a more reliable person and expert in what I do good.”
“The first time to sleep in a bamboo hut by the river and enjoy the sounds of nature. I know now that always wants to be a leader and always stands up for what is right are some of thing that I am really should proud of myself. The program tells me how to be the a light house in the world and being heard in the middle of the
Badak Air Bamboo Camp contact: Patrick +6281288220888
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