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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Special Concerns Office-Youth Desk (DENR-SCO-Youth Desk) and the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Climate Change (OPACC), in cooperation with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Manila Bay Coordinating Office (DENR-MBCO), Kabataang Sama-Samang Maglilingkod (KASAMA), Inc., Miriam Public Education and Awareness Campaign for the Environment (PEACE) and the Department of Education-Center for Students and Co-Curricular Affairs (DepEd-CSCA), will conduct the Youth for Environment Summer (YES) Camp on April 9-12, 2013 at the Teachers Camp and Baguio Country Club Multi-Purpose Hall, Baguio City.
Update: Details about the YES CAMP 2013 has been posted here: "YES CAMP 2013".
With its theme, "Handa Ka Na Ba?" (Climate Change Adaptation: The Next Level)," the YES Camp emphasizes the significance of climate change adaptation and steps up awareness and action to achieve a level of preparedness among individuals, schools and communities nationwide. It is anchored on Republic Act (RA) No. 9512 (Environmental Awareness and Education Act of 2008) and Republic Act (RA) No. 9729 (Climate Change Act of 2009).
Participants to the camp are the officers, members and teacher-advisers of the YES-0, Supreme Pupil Government (SPG) and Supreme Student Government (SSG), other interested pupils, students and teacher-advisers of other school-based organizations implementing environmental programs, projects and activities in both public and private elementary and secondary schools nationwide, including school heads (SHs) and supervisors handling Science.
Participation and any award received in this camp shall be credited to the co-curricular points of the pupils/students for School Year (SY) 2012-2013.
Travel of participants shall be on official business. A registration fee of Four Thousand Eight Hundred Pesos (PhP4,800.00) shall be charged to each participant to cover accommodation and meals from dinner of Day 1 to breakfast of Day 5, use of venue, lights and sound services, training kits, certificates, reproduction of modules, environmental magazines, trophies, cash prizes, transportation, honoraria of speakers, facilitators, guests, and entertainers, T-shirts and bags, supplies and materials, and other incidental expenses of the Camp, chargeable to local funds/local school board funds, or sourced from the Parents-Teachers Associations (PTAs) and private organizations.
Regional directors (RDs), schools division/city superintendents (SDSs) and school heads are encouraged to send participants to the YES Camp.
The Schedule of Activities and Contest Guidelines are enclosed as Enclosure Nos. 1 and 2.
For more information, all concerned may contact:
Ms. Maria Magnolia Q. Danganan
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