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 >>
The CLEAR Youth Ecological Camp for the Youth of Victoria was held on 13-15 November 2018 at Camp Allen Training and Development Center in Sta. Cruz, Laguna. It was conducted in coordination with the Municipal Government of Victoria and in cooperation with Sangguniang Kabataan Federation of Victoria.
Twenty-five (25) high school students from various schools in Victoria participated in the eco-camp. The eight (8) participating schools were San Francisco Integrated National High School, Masapang Integrated National High School, Banca-Banca Integrated National High School, San Roque National High School, San Benito National High School, Missionari dela Fede Montessori, Liceo de Victoria, and Saint Francis College Montessori.
The eco-camp was highlighted by field exposure trip to the lakeshore area of Victoria 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.
CLEAR partners –