AS we are the scout group called İZDOS,
We had a great weekend camp with 70 scouts and leaders in Çeşme-Paşalimanı Camp site, İzmir city, TURKEY.
We would like to explain that 48 hours to you...
( we prepared a photo albume for you with 100 SPECIAL SHOTS in facebook.. please visit and look them.. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.602842583095893&type=1 )
On Friday afternoon, camp director and coordinators had gone to camp firstly to prepare everything for the scouts.
Because although the time was limited, there were a lot to do including 9 featured challenges, 20 normal challenges, normal scouting processes ,ceremonies, campfire program, alltime joti and jota, daily routines,.... A great coordination was needed.
As educational coordinator, all challenges and activites were were divided into 3 stations and 3 sections:
1) COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP : This station had tried to make scouts notice different communication systems used from past to now including ; ( coordinated by Mehmet Ali YALÇIN)
a) semaphore ( http://scout.org/node/18838 )
b) Smoke signalling ( http://scout.org/node/18687 )
c) Secret codes ( http://scout.org/node/18842 )
d) Mirror signalling ( http://scout.org/node/18846 )
e) Morse signalling ( http://scout.org/node/18848 )
f) Phonetic alphabet ( http://scout.org/node/18849 )
g) Bullroarer practises ( http://scout.org/node/18683 )
h) Flag alphabet used by navy
2) ELECTRONIC-LAB WORKSHOP : This station had tried to make scouts notice different electronic devices and materials and also make them some experiments in fun including ; (coordinated by Ernam PEHLİVAN)
a) Electronic cards ( http://scout.org/node/18861 )
b) Creating motors ( http://scout.org/node/18854 )
c) True-false board ( http://scout.org/node/18851 )
d) Wobble Bots ( http://scout.org/node/18850 )
e) Learning electronic materials
3) FREE CHALLENGE WORKSHOP : This station had tried to make scouts notice their talents. All patrols had chosen 3 different duty in 8 different challenges and they made them including ; ( coordinated by Türkan HIZLI, Hülya BİLGEN, Neşe İŞCANLI, Cihan BİLGEN, Alev SELÇUK)
a) Mood texts ( http://scout.org/node/18840 )
b) Cave Paintings and shadow practises ( http://scout.org/node/18707 )
c) Freestyle practises ; origami, sketches, rhytems.. ( http://scout.org/node/18672 )
d) Flash MOP ( http://scout.org/node/18646 )
e) Sms Text art ( http://scout.org/node/18612 )
f) Short Videos ( http://scout.org/node/18558 )
g) Finger art ( http://scout.org/node/18514 )
h) Stomp Dance performances ( http://scout.org/node/18433 )
1st SECTION ; JOTI : During weekend, althought there was not any local internet connection, all participants had used their phonesi computers, all systems to connect to the world. As result; there was talked with 60 scouts from 25 countries. These countries are ;
SWEDEN (10), INDONESIA (5), UK(5), ITALY(4), PHILIPPINES(4), TURKEY(3), NORWAY(3), MALAYSIA (3), NICARAGUA (2), FINLAND(2), SPAIN(2), AUSTRALIA(2), GREECE(2), MALTA(2), MEXICO(1), NETHERLANDS (1), PORTUGAL (1), COLOMBIA(1), SOUTH AFRICA(1), ORLANDO(1), POLAND(1), FRANCE(1), USA(1), MAIRITIUS(1), SOUTH CYBRUS (1)
2nd SECTION; GLOBAL TORCH RACE : this was very excited event. We are the only group participated from our country for that race. As result we can collect 35 scouts from 4 country including Turkey, USA, Cosova and Phillipines. Onur team name is "Let's light a great scouting fire in New Century "
You can visit that our teams page : http://scout.org/node/10526
3rd SECTION ; DAILY AND SPECIAL CAMP ROUTINES : including
a) İstiklal Marşı and opening-closing Ceremonies ( http://scout.org/node/18399 )
b) Final camp fire program ( you can look in photo albume )
c) E-card exchange ( http://scout.org/node/18953 )
d) Taking a great shot of our team ( http://scout.org/node/18526 )
SEE YOU ON THE NEXT JOTA-JOTI...