Bohicon 2011

Camp GLOW Bohicon

Girls’ or Boys’ Camp?: Girls

Dates of Camp: July 11-15, 2011

Location (town and venue used): Bohicon, CEG4

Participating villages/towns: Bohicon and outer-lying areas only

Size (number of campers): 50 invited, 42 participants

Grade Level of Campers: 6eme-4eme

Did this Camp use Junior Counselors and/or Tutrices?: No

Overnight or day camp?: Day camp

Theme of Camp: How to succeed in life/school

Partner Organizations and HCN guests (i.e.: This camp partnered with Victory Way for a sexual harassment session and included visits from a sage femme, the mayor, and Director of local CEG) :

CPS, AgeFib, Career panel which included local: nurse, teacher, woman from mayor’s office, head of NGO, entrepreneur, woman from CPS.

Description of activities (Please include main topics discussed):

Who Am I? activity, Myers/Briggs personality test, healthy relationships, sports, professional committee, family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and STIs, Goals and Aspirations, Self-Esteem building, sexual harassment in the school system, healthy diets, opportunities to study abroad, and how to succeed in life.

Describe successes of project:

I feel the camp was very successful with nearly every girl actively and eagerly participating. We had lots of time for interaction and we all really got to know the girls who cam. They all asked a lot of very good questions and were engaged in discussions. Also, their evaluation of the camp was very positive.

Describe any lessons learned through the implementation of project:

Please include any other pertinent logistical information for those attempting to re-create a similar camp:

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