National WSWM Student Camp held from April 28th 2008 –May 1st 2008 at Nabisunsa Girls School
This four day residential camp involved WSWM students who had been selected as the best exhibitors in the WSWM 2007 project cycle regional exhibitions.
Participants were drawn from 31 schools across the country. These schools included: Ngora Girls SS, Bukomero SS, PMM Girls School, St. Peters SS Nsambya, Dabani Girls School, Kibibi SS, Kasaka SS, Hill Top College Nkokonjeru, St. Mary’s Edioffe Girls, Bweranyangi Girls SS, Moroto High School, Bwika Muslim SS, St. Joseph’s College Ombaci, Kabalega SS, Wanyange Girls School, Namilyango College, Bulo Parents School, St. Peters College Tororo, Awere SS, Dr. Obote College, Mt. Rwenzori Girls SS, Gulu High School, Teso College Aloet, Muntuyera High School, Masindi Army SS, Bishop SS Mukono, Kiira College Butiki, Luwero SS, Comboni College and Mvara SS.
Objectives of the camp
The students’ camp had a number of objectives and some of which included the following;
- Providing an opportunity of the best WSWM student exhibitors to meet as a family.
- Developing a team of National Student Peer Educators.
- Building participants’ knowledge and skills in communication, presentation, script writing, acting, video filming and editing.
- Providing students with an opportunity of hearing & interacting with inspirational National WSWM Student Peer Educators.
- Involve students in developing and producing youth friendly Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) materials.
- Getting students’ suggestions and ideas on how to improve the WSWM program qualitatively & quantitatively.
- Forging national unity an building team work spirit by working in teams made up of students from different schools.
Activities at the WSWM Student Camp
Activities at the WSWM student camp included:
- Brainstorming sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) issues affecting young people.
- Answering students’ burning SRHR questions.
- Listening and interacting with inspirational national student peer educators.
- Professional training in the development and production of educational skits, public speaking, art work and poems all aimed at delivering youth-friendly SRHR messages.
- Production of youth-friendly SRHR
materials by the young people.
The camp report can now be downloaded using the link below.