Youth Camp 2017



A total of 27 participant aged of 14 to 18 year olds from secondary school in Penang and Kedah attended in Youth Camp 2017 organised by Penang Green Council. The camp enters its third year with themed 'Renewable Energy: Power of Nature' runs for two days and one night (4&5 Nov) at the Water Sports Activities Center Tanjung Bungah, Penang.

The camp is designed specifically to empower students to think critically and prepare them for a more sustainable future. It aims to emphasize on the vital roles of youth in environmental conservation focusing on renewable energy.

"During the sharing session, I was excited about the ideas that were presented by the participants as it was very interesting and impressive. Congratulations and thank you to PGC for giving participants the opportunity to share their ideas and opinions," said Ms Loo Qiu Xi from Solarvest Energy Sdn Bhd. She has shared about Renewable Energy and its importance to the environment. Besides from that, Mr Lai Chee Hui from Water Watch Penang was invited to share about climate change mitigation.

Apart from sharing sessions, there were several interesting activities held throughout the camp such as DIY solar oven using recyclable materials, Explorace Energy, and environmental movie screening. Participants are given the opportunity to present their ideas about models using renewable energy. Through the activities, the participants have acquired a handful of useful information on renewable energy in Malaysia as well as its importance to the environment.

Youth Camp is also supported by a group of volunteers from Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang. Special thanks to Solarvest Energy Sdn Bhd, Water Watch Penang, and everyone who has help to made this camp a fruitful and successful event.

Penang Green Council (PGC) is a non-profit governmental organisation which nurture and promote environmental awareness and education in Penang. PGC organise series of environmental camps and workshops such as environmental-themed Green Camps and workshops, Youth Camp, and Consumerism Thinking Cap workshop as part of community outreach efforts. For those who are interested to be our co-organiser, please contact us at 04-2503322/3321 or email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .