To regularly conduct an Ecological Camp, dubbed as Kilos Kabataan Para sa Lawa, is part of the plan strategy of CLEAR in its campaign to educate the community, particularly the youth, on the need to conserve and protect Laguna de Bay. The ecological camp aims to ensure the sustainable conservation and protection of Laguna de Bay and to foster a deeper sense of appreciation and commitment especially among the lakeshore communities. CLEAR, the Conservation of Laguna de Bay’s Environment and Resources, is the tripartite partnership of Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc., Laguna Lake Development Authority and Unilever Philippines. more about CLEAR >>
Twenty-five (25) high school students participated in the CLEAR Youth Ecological Camp for the Youth of Santa Rosa held on 19 – 21 September 2012 at Southpick Resort in Santa Rosa City, Laguna. It was conducted in coordination with the City Government of Santa Rosa.
The eco-camp was highlighted by field exposure trip which included a visit to the lakeshore area of the city and a field demonstration on lakewater quality monitoring. There were also environmental lectures and group dynamics that were designed to foster a deeper appreciation and understanding of Laguna de Bay.
The four participating schools in Santa Rosa City were: Holy Rosary College, Santa Rosa Science & Technology High School, Aplaya National High School – Annex, and Balibago National High School.