Bali, Indonesia (PressExposure) May 21, 2011 -- A partnership between two pioneers in education, the Green School and SuperCamp, has led to the world's first Junior Green SuperCamp for 11 to 13 year olds in Bali from July 5-11 2011.
The Green SuperCamp will bring together young leaders from around the world for an inspiring, interactive seven days. The camp will equip them with a far greater awareness of the impact they can have on their community, environment and the future of the planet.
Based in Bali, Indonesia, the Green School has been attracting global media attention for its radical approach to education: A school designed entirely of sustainable materials, where the children grow their own food and learn through nature. Based in the United States, SuperCamp has built a reputation after 30 years as the world leader in summer enrichment camp.
SuperCamp uses proven research from the fields of education, neuroscience, cognitive and behavioral psychology, and adolescent development to create an environment of engaged, joyful, successful learning. This is not your traditional summer camp.
Bobbi DePorter, co-founder and president of SuperCamp, and her elite team of educators have changed the lives of over five million kids worldwide through SuperCamp and Quantum Learning school programs. Today, more than 58,000 graduates from programs in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America are part of the SuperCamp family, and SuperCamp is recognized as the leader in youth academic and life skills development.
DePorter commented on the first Green SuperCamp, "Our partnership with Green School comes at an important time, when students are already seeking ways to be more globally aware and environmentally responsible. What better way to spend the summer than in the heart of Bali at a school that has built a name as the world's Green School."
Green SuperCamp builds on the reputation and track record of SuperCamp by taking place at the Green School in Bali with a modified program that integrates the program with nature, lessons on sustainability, and global responsibility. This is a SuperCamp for green citizens.
Cynthia Hardy, co-founder of the Green School, added, "Our Green School Curriculum has so much in common with the SuperCamp ethos of responsibility, learning by doing and putting the unique needs of each child first. This SuperCamp will be unique in combining many fun and engaging activities from nature with SuperCamp's proven formula for results."
Over seven action-packed days, young leaders from 11 to 13 will take part in a full schedule of fun, inspiration and experiential learning. This includes life skills, increasing confidence and motivation through the eight keys of excellence, leadership, creative skills, problem solving and becoming aware of the impact they can have through the choices they make. It also includes learning skills, increasing academic performance and improving grades through Quantum Study strategies, math mastery, mind-mapping, accelerated reading and memory skills.
Roger James Hamilton, a social entrepreneur and Green School parent, explains why he has enrolled his two younger children on the camp, "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity - the first Green SuperCamp. I've seen the transformation that children have had at SuperCamp and the change my own children have experienced at the Green School. To have the time outside of school, with world-class facilitators, to meet new friends and learn new skills is invaluable."
Green SuperCamp is currently accepting enrolments for both students and volunteers on their Website. They are also partnering with schools for class trips and organizing stays within Bali for parents to accompany their children to Bali and enjoy a vacation whilst their child attends the camp.
The Green SuperCamp Website is at http://www.greensupercamp.com.
About Green School: Founded by John and Cynthia Hardy in 2007, Green School has attracted worldwide attention for its unique approach to education. The inspiring environment, world-class teaching methods and connection to nature combine in a revolutionary way to help create the new leaders of tomorrow.
The Green School campus is on the banks of the Ayung River close to Ubud and has been noted for its distinctive architecture. The Heart of School is one of the largest bamboo structures in the world. Green School students from Pre-K to Grade 11 come from around the world with local scholarships going to Balinese students. The school is designed of all-natural materials and has its own vegetable gardens, learning farm and natural power sources. Recently, the 'Green School Effect', where children are visibly more engaged and active within the Green School, has been assessed and verified by independent studies.
Learn more about us at http://www.greenschool.org
SuperCamp is the original academic and life skills camp. Started in 1982, it was the first camp of its kind in the United States. Now, it has become the trusted worldwide leader in enhancing academic, leadership, communication and relationship skills for students. Co-founder Bobbi DePorter is acknowledged as a leading authority on effective learning and youth development.
SuperCamp's impressive results have gained the attention of top educators in the United States. This recognition led DePorter and her husband, Joe Chapon, to develop Quantum Learning Education school programs for students, teachers and school administrators. To date, over 70,000 teachers in thousands of schools and districts across the nation have been trained in the same Quantum Learning methods that are used so successfully at SuperCamp.
Learn more about us at http://www.supercamp.com.
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