Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division headed by MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID conducted a two (2)-days Youth Camp 2016 to all Jungle Fighter youths and kids dubbed as, “Empowering the Jungle Fighters’ Children” (To be Compassionate and Socially Responsive members of the Society) on June 3 – 4, 2016 at Camp Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal.
Said undertaking, that is being participated by one hundred two (102) 2ID Military Dependents, and aims to develop social awareness and social responsibility, promote teamwork, increase the participants’ knowledge in child development and identify risk-taking behaviors of adolescents, was made possible with the active support and supervision of 2ID Ladies’ Club composed of Lady Officers, Female Enlisted Personnel and wives of 2ID Officers and Enlisted Personnel headed by Dra Cecilia Ocaban – Gan, 2ID Ladies’ Club Adviser and Ms. Bing Teofilo, 2ID Ladies’ Club President.
The Youth Camp includes Team Building Activities, Career Talks, Spiritual Enlightenment, and Fun Games which formally started with an Opening Ceremony at Division Training School (DTS) Grandstand on June 02, 2016, 8:00 in the morning with Ms. Patricia O Gan as the Keynote Speaker who will also serve as a facilitator along with Prinz Romeo O Gan during the activity and lecture proper.
On her message, she emphasized the importance of family and friends, and the need to know oneself.
The said activity is just among the programs of 2ID to capacitate and develop the potential of every youth. “This initiative is just a part and a continuation of our resolve to strengthen and empower the youth as they play an integral role in sustaining peace and development,” said Col Marceliano V Teofilo GSC (INF) PA, Chief of Staff, 2ID.