2013 Girl Scout International Camp, Korea
22 February 2013
2013 Girl Scout International Camp, Korea has the aim of providing Girl Scouts/Guides and Scouts with opportunities:
- to radiate their youthfulness by participating in a variety of activities which meet their needs
- to foster an appreciation for nature and responsibility for nature conservation through camping in nature
- to enhance world citizenship by interacting with participants who have diverse backgrounds, sharing international friendship and caring each other through camping life
July 28(Sun.) - August 3(Sat.), 2013 (7 days and 6 nights)
※ Home Hospitality will be arranged to overseas guests from July 26 to 28 or from August 3 to 5 with prior request.
We, Lead the Change!
■ Camp Emblem
The emblem represents the joyful camping activity at recreation forest through active figure of leaf which symbolizes nature and diversity through various color of the emblem
■ Expected Participants
7,000 Girl Guides/Girl Scouts and non-member youths
- 6,250 Korean Guides/Girl Scouts, Scouts(age 11~18) and Troop Leaders including non-member youths
- 250 overseas guests from Member Organizations of WAGGGS
- 500 staff members
※ No limits to the number of overseas participants
Camp fee includes program, meals, tent, transportation between Incheon International Airport and camp site and camp souvenirs such as T-shirt, scarf, patch, camp handbook and ID card. The camp fee should be sent according to the number of your participants to our Bank Account by June 23, 2013.
• The camp fee for 7 days and 6 nights (Jul. 28 - Aug. 3) :USD 250
• Information about the Bank Account of Girl Scouts of Korea
Beneficiary Name : Girl Scouts of Korea
Bank Name : WOORI BANK CHAEDONG BR.
Bank Address : 111-5, Jae-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, 110-250, Korea
Account Number : 113-04-108162
Bank Swift Code : HVBKKRSE
- 50% of camp fee is non-refundable by June 22, 2013.
- Camp fee cannot be refunded after from June 23, 2013.
Cooked Korean meals will be served in order for your group to enjoy camping as much as possible and to have some spare time. The specific menu will be informed later. Also we hope your kind understanding that it brings lots of difficulty to meet the dietary need of each camper, because there are about 7,000 campers in the campsite. If you have problem with Korean food, you are kindly requested to bring some foodstuffs to cook by yourself. The cooking utensil will be provided to you at the NHQs of your Sub-Camp upon your prior request.
■ Tentative Program Highlights
- Opening Ceremony
- Troop Friendship Night
- Leaders’ Night
- Gatherings of Rose of Sharon Girl Scouts (the highest honor of Cadette Girl Scouts) and Gold Girl Scouts (the highest honor of Senior Girl Scouts)
- Movie Festival
- International Night & Closing Ceremony
- International Zone
- Empowerment Zone
- Healing Zone
3. Course Activity
- Adventure Activity : Eco-adventure / Military-adventure / Tracking / EPP Glider / Paragliding / Astronomical Observatory / BMX
- Water Activity : Kayak / Raft / Water Slide
- Region-friendly Activity : Regional products experience /Catholic pilgrimage site tour
- Girl Scout Activity : Interest Patches
- Field Trip: Jeonju traditional Korean Village tour / Buddhist temple pilgrimage site tour /Mugunghwa Garden / Party-Bike / S-Board /Fishing / Energy-Bus, etc
※ The above program is subject to change without prior notice.
■ The Preparation of overseas delegation
1. International Night
- Preparation for Performance : national costumes, digital music file, any materialsneeded for your performance
2. International Exhibition
- Preparation for Exhibition : all materials needed to show your own country and association
※ International Exhibition : This will be arranged during the whole camp period, and 2~3 countries will be assigned in a tent (5m x 5m). GSK will provide 1 or 2 table(s) (1.8m x 0.9m) for each country with prior request.
※ International Program : It is highly appreciated if you can introduce some programs that represent culture and tradition of your country such as song, game, dance and so on at the exhibition booth.
Summer in Korea is hot and humid with an average temperature of 23℃(73Ｆ) ~ 33℃(91Ｆ). It will be sunny with occasional rain showers. It may be cool at night and warm clothes are to be prepared.
■ Other Information
- The overseas delegation with large number of participants may be assigned to the different Sub-Camps which are managed by the Provincial Councils of the Girl Scouts of Korea.
- 1 troop leader per 9 girls is highly recommended.
- Each delegation is responsible for its own insurance. Each participant has to pay for all costs caused by medical treatment and hospital stays. The delegation is advised to consider travel or international health insurance.