Batam Trip

The  trips are organised by Youth Ambassadors (YA), whereby the aim is to provide a platform for students to have a chance to contribute back to the community hence, the tagline for this community service project will be “making a difference in the lives of those who have less means”.

 

In addition, throughout the trips, students will be able to gain various insights and new exposures and life skills as well as fostering a stronger bonds within their friends. Students will be expected to carry out activities in various orphanages and community schools and have the chance to interact with the Indonesia students/children through games.

 

Objectives

  • Cultivate a long-life passion for volunteerism in the participants
  • Instil a sense of compassion in the participants
  • Reinforce the learning, structured learning and reflection experiences that are incorporated in the programmes.
  • Develop students socially and morally through service to the school, the environment and the community.

Itinerary (SAMPLE)

 

Day 1 

0800hrs

Bus leaving from school to Harbourfront

0920hrs 

Arrive. Check in and collect boarding pass

1020hrs

Departure for Batam Centre Ferry Terminal

1020hrs 

(Indo Time) Arrive at Batam, Clear Custom

1100hrs

Arrive at the Hotel. Gather at the conference room for briefing on the orphanages/schools.

Learn some simple Bahasa

1230hrs

Check-In

1330hrs 

Lunch at Hotel

1430hrs 

Proceed to the orphanage/schools

(Divide the groups further into 2 sub-groups)

Group A will be doing the VIA activities while Group B will be able to interact with the local students through playing games.

1730hrs

Transfer back to Hotel

Wash Up

1900hrs

Dinner at Hotel

2000hrs 

– Gather at conference room

– Debrief & Reflection

2130hrs 

Rest for the day

 

Day 2 

0800hrs

Breakfast

0900hrs 

Proceed to the orphanage/schools

Continue Doing VIA Activities

1200hrs 

Lunch with packed food from the hotel

1300hrs 

Group B will be continuing the VIA activities while Group A will be able to interact with the local students by playing various games.

1700hrs

Transfer back to Hotel

Wash Up

1830hrs

Dinner at Hotel

1930hrs 

– Gather at conference room

– Debrief & Reflection

2030hrs 

Free & Easy / Supper

1030hrs

Rest for the day

 

 

Day 3

0800hrs

Breakfast

0900hrs 

Proceed to the orphanage/schools

Farewell

Photo Taking Session

1100hrs 

Back to Hotel

Check Out

1200hrs 

Lunch at local restaurant

1330hrs

Transfer to ferry terminal

1400hrs

Arrive at ferry terminal

Collect tickets & Clear custom

1510hrs 

(Indo Timing)Ferry back to Singapore

1730hrs  

(SG timing) Arrive, Clear Custom & Transfer back to school
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