Camping goes virtual for a group of children last Friday, Nov 13.
Over 60 families took part in Camp-V, an overnight virtual family camp organised by the Character and Leadership Academy (CLA), where participants pitched tents, played games and even enjoyed a virtual campfire.
Conducted via Zoom video conferencing, Camp-V is the first in a series of e-camps aimed to bring families from different socio-economic backgrounds together through various activities and by bringing outdoor elements into the household setting.
Each family was given a camp kit, sponsored by sports and outdoor apparel and equipment company, Next Factor. The kit comprised of a four-man tent, ready-to-eat meals, flint, catapult-making materials, paint, buff, a 20-litre waterproof dry bag and traditional heritage games.
Said Mdm Siti Alina Talib, 40: “My family loves the outdoors, so…