Kefken Environment and Summer Camp Of Beyoğlu Municipality
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Beyoğlu Kefken Municipal Environment and Summer Camp is surrounded by the sea and forests in Izmit, Kefken and has been active for 7 years under the egide of the Municipality of Beyoğlu. Kefken Summer Camp welcomes every year more than 400 students, successful at school, between the age of 12 and 21, living not only in the District of Beyoğlu, but in different region of Turkey, and from abroad, Germany, Tunisia, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Hungry, Bulgaria, Azerbaidjan, Turkmenistan, as well. The residents of the Beyoğlu District have as well the opportunity to go to the Kefken Environment and Summer Camp.
The camp is established on 46 acres consisting of 45 bungalows and a social facility, it’s a social center complex, with administration offices, dining hall, cafeteria, computer room, conference room, advisory offices, lobby, and infirmary and there are also an amphitheatre, swimming pool, soccer area, volleyball field, basketball area and table-tennis. There are 55 staff at the camp to serve our students.
The aim of Kefken Environment and Summer Camp is to assist the social and physical development of children and youngs as well as develop their environmental consciousness at early ages. The subjects of the lectures are very eclectique, from history and culture of İstanbul and Beyoğlu, to mathematics, history, geography, languages, and other subjects. Children are accompanied by teachers, all professionalized, in different fields, such as basketball, volleyball, football, table tennis, cycling, mini golf, step, chess, computer, art, drama, music and folk dance courses.
At the end of the year 2010, Kefken Environment and Summer Camp has welcomed;
- 32.200 Students
- 78.500 Visitors-Municipality employees and their families-
- 2925 Disabled People,
- 4497 Students,
- 1004 Foreign students
- In total 113.625 people have visited the camp.
Kefken Environment and Summer Camp offers a great opportunity to youngs, where they have the opportunity to meet each other, to develop a friendship and to become acquantainted with other cultures. The training courses they receive in different fields during their journey at the camp gives the chance to children and young people to raise their counsciousness for culture, for science, for environment, for technology and prepare them as a world citizen to the future.