The new National Outdoor Adventure Education Masterplan was outlined in Parliament by Acting Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng, who mentioned that school camps can help develop a culture of self-reliance and mutual support with peers.
A second Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) campus will be built on Coney Island by 2020, as part of a new National Outdoor Adventure Education Masterplan to expand outdoor adventure education to all students.
Hahn was instrumental in setting up the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme, which has introduced millions of 14 to 24-year-olds to outdoor adventure and community service.
He established Gordounstoun, the Scottish private school that has educated several members of the Royal Family, and inspired the creation of dozens more schools around the world. He co-founded the Outward Bound Trust, whose courses more than one million people have taken.
Nine lessons from Jim Koch of Sam Adams
1. Strive to be happy, not rich. “If you’re going to start a business, the chances that it’s going to make you fabulously wealthy or even really wealthy or even generally garden-variety rich are really pretty small,” he said. “Start a business that you think will make you happy.”
Dugald Cameron, who worked tirelessly at the Aberdovey Outward Bound Centre for more than three and a half decades, has been awarded a silver Royal Victorian Medal for his long service to his community.
A modest Mr Cameron, 64, retired from the outdoor activity centre last August. He had been with the organisation for more than 37 years, half of the time the Outward Bound Trust has been operational.
As the foremost outdoor experiential educator in the UK, many people are aware that the Outward Bound Trust has been working to develop character and resilience in young Scots for many years. As we approach the New Year and our 75th anniversary, this is a great moment to consider some of our pioneering initiatives and to think about what we can offer young people in the future.