The initiative positively impacts the personal and social development of young people and adolescents between 13 and 28 years old.
Bogotá, Tuesday, November 21, 2023. The national Youth Camp program successfully completed its journey through the national territory, with the visit to the department of Boyacá and the 200 campers from Arauca, Casanare, Cesar, Norte de Santander, Santander and Boyacá, who arrived in the city of Tunja, to participate in the Regional Meeting of Youth Camps?? Central East Zone.
From August to November, the Ministry of Sports liaised with departmental, municipal and district entities to hold five Regional Meetings in the Pacific, Coffee Region, Caribbean, Andean and Boyacá zones, as well as a National Meeting. in the city of Bogotá, which was attended by 700 campers from the 32 departments of the country, and which was carried out successfully in the Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park, thanks to the inter-institutional cooperation carried out with the District Institute for Recreation and Sports (IDRD).
“Camps are a space where you not only learn about practical skills and diverse cultures, but also about the importance of community and collaboration. It is a place that offers unique opportunities to develop leadership, empathy and problem-solving skills, while “You create a bond with people who share similar ideals. Here, personal growth is intertwined with fun and adventure, leaving indelible and unforgettable memories, along with meaningful connections that last over time”: added Ángela Tuesta, camper of the department of Casanare and leader of the Monterrey Forest.
For the Government of Change, the consolidation of spaces that promote cultural diversity and contribute to the construction of the social fabric in Colombia constitutes a guide for the successful implementation of the National Recreation Plan, the National Recreation Strategy for Adolescence and Youth, as well as the Youth Camps Program.
These efforts reflect the commitment of the Ministry of Sports, in the creation of inclusive and enriching environments, where recreation becomes an essential catalyst for the comprehensive development of society, accentuating the importance of cultural diversity as an engine of progress and social cohesion. .