RCE Kunming - 2019

Taiwan Natural Adventure Summer Camp

Location

Chenggong District, Kunming, Yunnan, China
No. 768 Juxian Street
China
CN
Basic Information
Title of project : 
Taiwan Natural Adventure Summer Camp
Submitting RCE: 
RCE Kunming
Contributing organization(s) : 
1)Center of Environmental and Sustainable Development Education, Yunnan Normal University

2)Habitat Nature Studio
Format of project: 
powerpoint
Language of project: 
Chinese
Date of submission:
Saturday, April 27, 2019
《Strategies of the Ministry of Education and other Departments on Promoting the Study Travel of Primary and Secondary School students 》(Published by the Ministry of Education on November 30,2016)
At what level is the policy operating?: 
National
Geographical & Education Information
Region: 
Asia-Pacific
Country: 
China
Location(s): 
Kunming
Address of focal point institution for project: 
No. 768 Juxian Street, Chenggong, Kunming, Yunnan, China , PO Box 1901, Yunnan Normal University
Kunming 650500 P. R. China
Target Audience:
Description of sustainable development challenge(s) in the area the project addresses: 
Having firsthand experience about nature to establish a link with it for the purpose of learning how to live in harmony with nature and enhancing environmental awareness!
It empasizes individual field experience and growth in challenges from nature through some challenging and adventurous nature experiences.
Contents
Status: 
Completed
Period: 
August, 2018
Objectives: 
The objective of environmental education is not only to impart knowledge, but also to guide people to renew ideas, rediscover themselves, enhance their confidence, explore their capabilities in order to bring lifelong sustainable development of potential.
Activities and/or practices employed: 
1)Guide children in Yunnan to visit the Pingdong County Educational Museum of Nature and History
2)Nature experience: Manufacture of sea salt tofu
3)Adventure by hiking on the Pacific coast “Mystic Territory”
4)Night visit to hermit crabs
5)Looking for deers in Sheding Natural Park
6)Qingyang Farm: Organic agricultural methods
7)Collection of marione fossils
8)Overnight at marine museum
9)Experience of moving grassland in the Dongyuan Wetland
10)SUP experience
11)Observation of intertidal zone
12)Have a picinic without materials

Size of academic audience: 
25
Results: 
1) Children can develop their spirit of adventure and study safety rules of outdoor activity and cooperative ability through river tracing.
2)Tribal traditional ecological wisdom is converted into experienetial course of environmental education.
Inheritance of traditional culture,Tribal industry development,Young people go back home to improve social structure, Environmental education promotion,Several objectives achieved simultaneously
3) Intertidal zone is the first place for our proximity to the sea and the best classroom of nature education as well. But it can also be most easily damaged by human. Creature living in intertidal zone are suffering huge survival pressure for the wasteland, rubbish dumping, sewage and wasterwater pollution.
4)Children's five senses were activated by these experiences
5)Professional commentators arranged to guide in depth to make children acquire more marine ecological knowledge.
6)They learnt how to clean fossils, make specimen bottles and looked up shellfish fossils records for specimen identification.
They would develop a habit of being scrupulous in scientific study and learn to find anwsers by reading books.
7)Guided children and introduced healthy and kind farming practices, the relationship between butterflies and host plants vividly and further extended to the nature of life to come to the thoughts of learning to respect and protect life.
Lessons learned: 
Environmental education is a complicated, significant and creative undertaking.
The objective of environmental education is not only to impart knowledge, but also to guide people to renew ideas, rediscover themselves, enhance their confidence, explore their capabilities in order to bring lifelong sustainable development of potential.

Key messages: 
Having firsthand experience about nature to establish a link with it for the purpose of learning how to live in harmony with nature and enhancing environmental awareness!
It empasizes individual field experience and growth in challenges from nature through some challenging and adventurous nature experiences.
Funding: 
Campers paid for themselves

Pictures:

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References and reference materials: 
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs) and other themes of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
SDG 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere 
Indirect
SDG 2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture 
Indirect
SDG 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages 
Indirect
SDG 4 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 
Indirect
SDG 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 
Indirect
SDG 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all 
Indirect
SDG 7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all 
Direct
SDG 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all 
Direct
SDG 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation 
Direct
SDG 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries 
Indirect
SDG 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable 
Direct
SDG 12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns 
Direct
SDG 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts 
Direct
SDG 14 - Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 
Direct
SDG 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification and halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss 
Direct
SDG 16 - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels 
Indirect
SDG 17 - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development 
Indirect
Theme
Disaster Risk Reduction 
Indirect
Traditional Knowledge  
Direct
Agriculture 
Direct
Arts 
Direct
Curriculum Development 
Direct
Ecotourism 
Direct
Forests/Trees 
Direct
Plants & Animals 
Direct
Waste 
Direct
Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development – Priority Action Areas
Priority Action Area 1 - Advancing policy 
Direct
Priority Action Area 2 - Transforming learning and training environments 
Direct
Priority Action Area 3 - Building capacities of educators and trainers 
Direct
Priority Action Area 4 - Empowering and mobilizing youth 
Direct
Priority Action Area 5 - Accelerating sustainable solutions at local level 
Direct