The Maharani Camp started off the year with 33 students enrolled in the first batch of the Teen Pilot programme, which was held from 31 March 2017 until 2 April 2017. The students, from SMK Abdul Haji Wahab in Sungai Siput attended the three-day-two-night event held at MH Sentral Hotel in Sungai Siput.
Under the watchful eye of chief trainers Mr. and Mrs. Rama Perumal from Q Life, who have been conducting the Maharani Camps since 2013, the girls participated in activities which included “Who is A Girl?,” Lion Dance, Rope-A-Dope and Dream Building. These girls also attended soft skills classes and training provided by our own Maharani Learning Lab. Volunteers from Quest International University Perak were on hand to assist the trainers during the programme.
The Teen Pilot programme aims to help increase confidence levels and self-esteem of young adolescent female participants, in addition to widening their mindset in preparation to becoming more responsible adults.
It is also to equip these girls with the necessary skills, so that they can fly high in life and reach their goals. The modules presented to the students aim to educate them on culture, realities of life, behavioral attitude and goal settings. At the end of the programme, the participants will go home with a goal setting target form, which is a timetable for achieving their set goal.
The students were happy to be given the opportunity to participate in the Maharani Camp. The Camp and indeed the programme hopes that the girls will feel more empowered and confident when they leave the camp as compared to when they first came to it.