THE Girl Guides Association of Malaysia, Penang Branch, organised a six-day camp called George Town Heritage City Girl Guide International Camp in Penang for the very first time from April 3-8.
Some 1,000 participants aged 10–17 from all over Malaysia as well as UK, Australia, Canada, Philippines, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Maldives, Bangladesh and Singapore took part in the camp which was held at Penang City Park.
One of the objectives of this event was to impart positive values as well as to develop friendship amongst participants and while strengthening sisterhood while offering an opportunity for the Girl Guides to enjoy the cultural, historical and geographical aspect of host country.
The camp was the brainchild of Chief Commissioner of Girl Guides Association of Malaysia Penang Branch Datuk Chan Kit Sin.
Governor’s wife Toh Puan Majimor Shariff, who is the patron of the association, was the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the event.
Throughout the six-day camp, participants took part in many adventurous activities such as the Explorace in Pulau Aman and trip to ESCAPE the first Adventure Play Theme Park in Penang located at Teluk Bahang.
Apart from that, they unravelled the beauty of Penang’s heritage enclave during their heritage walk where they explored the routes within the George Town Unesco World Heritage site.
Also present were President of Girl Guides Association of Malaysia Penang branch Datin Seri Su Hashim and National Chief Commissioner Girl Guides Association of Malaysia Normala Baharudin.
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