Camp 2016

06 July 2016

The 2016 Pro Ed camp was a resounding success.  The learners are to be commended for their attendance, perseverance and enthusiasm.  Being in a different environment away from their usual comforts of home and the boundaries of school, allowed the learners to engage on a different platform. It also encouraged them to be flexible, persevere and most importantly, develop their interdependent skills.  We have seen some otherwise quiet learners taking natural leadership roles. 

Others felt rejuvenated and free, discovering a whole new world of possibilities within themselves and wanting to stay longer!  We have seen a growth in some learners who, while needing much support on previous camps, becoming independent and self-sufficient.  Others felt a sense of freedom, coming into their own and developing a sense of confidence in their own abilities.

This is what makes camping worthwhile and rewarding for the teachers, and affirms our reason for undertaking this mammoth task each year!

Testimonial

"I remember so clearly the day when I was at the threshold of Pro Ed, holding back my tears and uncertain as to what would become of Steven (*). I cannot thank you enough for the kindness, care and humanity with which you received us and which you continue to show us. Thank you for having made a place for Steven at your special school."

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