6th WYAAP Summer Camp- Application Deadline Extended!



The Camp

Now on its 6th year, the WYA Asia Pacific Summer Training Camp is an annual training event for selected WYA members. The Summer Training Camp is a fun way for members to complete our Certified Training Program (CTP). We aim to provide participants an excellent opportunity for learning and fun in a relaxed, distraction-free environment.

The Date

The Summer Training Camp will take place from May 14-19, 2012 for a total of six days.

The Venue

This year, the camp will be held at the La Parola Orchids Resort in Patnongon, Antique. The venue is a beautiful and peaceful resort by the beach of Panay Island. The main meeting point before proceeding to the camp venue will be in Iloilo City, Philippines.

The Target Participants

The Camp is open to all WYA members from the Asia Pacific region ages 16 to 30 years old. All accepted participants are required to finish reading the CTP manual prior to arrival in the camp to ensure active and informed participation from all campers. All interested applicants must pass the application process, details can be found below.

The Program

The Camp is an intensive 6-day program for WYA members. The Training Camp involves plenary workshops, group discussions, individual presentations, fun games, leadership training, outdoor activities, CTP module answer time, among others. The end goal of the camp is to equip WYA members with skills and knowledge that will help them more actively promote the dignity of the person in their own communities.

The Application Process

Given the limited number of camp slots, all interested WYA members must go through the application process. Only accepted applicants will be allowed to join the camp. You will be notified via email or phone if you have been accepted to the program. Camp details and payment procedure will only be given to you once you have confirmed your participation in the camp.

You can request the application form from wyaap.summercamp@gmail.com.

The Cost

The total Camp Fee* is 6,000 Philippine Pesos, inclusive of meals, accommodations, CTP manual, camp kit, and round trip transfers to and from Iloilo City, Philippines.

The Camp Fee only covers transportation from Iloilo City to the camp venue. All accepted participants have to take care of their own transportation to Iloilo City, Philippines. You may reach Iloilo City via air (http://www.iloilocity.gov.ph/iloiloct2011wip/air.php), land (http://www.iloilocity.gov.ph/iloiloct2011wip/land.php), and sea (http://www.iloilocity.gov.ph/iloiloct2011wip/sea.php).

* This is exclusive of airfare and document processing (e.g. visas for international participants).

The Deadlines

The deadline for submission of your completed application form is on March 30, 2012 (Friday). Please email your applications to wyaap.summercamp@gmail.com. Apply early because slots are limited!

The regular deadline of payment for the 6,000 Philippine Pesos Camp Fee is on April 27, 2012 (Friday). A special Early Bird Rate of 5,700 Philippine Pesos is offered to campers who pay by April 13, 2012 (Friday) only.

The Contacts

Please send your inquiries and completed application forms to Ms. Rejean Darocca or Ms. Nina Camba at wyaap.summercamp@gmail.com. You may also contact the World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific office at + 63 2 921 5162 or mobile at +63 917 5184111 for more details.

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