2 Athletes to friendship camp Singapore

Events, International — By on December 14, 2009 at 7:50 am

Youth athletes from around the world gathered for the Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp (SFC) from 8 to 12 December 2009. A total of 417 participants, comprising 262 student athletes from 130 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and 155 student athletes from Singapore, aged between 15 and 17, learned about the Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect and experience an exciting range of activities during the camp.

NAOC decided previously to send Naomi Korstanje (Swimming-St. Maarten) and Charlten Keller (Baseball-Bonaire) as Antillean representatives to the Friendship camp.

Our athletes got a sneak preview of what they can expect at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games next year through the exciting Culture and Education Programme (CEP) at the camp.  They also participated in a variety of interactive workshops, venture outdoors for an Island Adventure at Pulau Ubin and learn more about the environment.

The Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp celebrated the rich diversity of global cultures and arts, through the World Festival featuring an intriguing blend of sports and the arts, and a fusion of the East and West.


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