Who would want to travel to a remote area miles away from their hometown and spend a whole week’s worth of summer vacation with people whom they have never met before–to study? Yes, lectures, and readings, and all those kinds of stuff. Probably no one, right? That’s what I thought too – but joining this […]
“What to do during the holiday?” Most of us will probably say, ‘rest, do nothing.’ Enjoying idle time would have also been my initial answer since I’ve been too busy doing office and college tasks over the past few months. Fortunately, reality turned out differently. I ventured to step out of my comfort zone and try […]
“This is a place for you to explore, to understand, and to make friends. This is a place for you to remember.” When the Minister of Education of Taiwan Dr. Yeh Jiunn-rong opened the forum with these words, I knew he was right in saying that I’ll never forget my experience in the 2018 […]
In all the past World Youth Alliance (WYA) events I have attended, the number one reoccurring theme (almost like a rule) for me was to have fun. This, for me, was one of the factors that kept bringing me back. But as I joined more WYA events I began to realize that the fun in WYA […]
The moment I sent my camp participation fee was the same time I decided to experience something that I knew would be etched in my heart for a very long time. I liked the idea of traveling alone to somewhere I have never been to; perhaps even live for a week with people whom I […]
Summer, on its own I think, is the greatest festival. Except this year I knew it was going to be different. I was selected for the World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) summer camp. I was excited indeed because this camp was going to be an international visit for me, coming from Nepal. It was […]
Do you usually find yourself lying in bed on your phone, eating, sleeping, and doing the same routine over and over again? Well, I felt that way, too. I wanted to do something for a change, something worthwhile in the summer, something that would take me out of my boring schedule. I thought about it […]
Because of WYA and everyone at the camp, I was able to feel a warm light inside me again.
I believe that the summer camp experience is truly what is good and what will further guide me in seeking life’s many beautiful experiences. Through the WYAAP way, this camp opened a new chapter of my life.