Kuching Toastmasters Club expanding its International Youth Camp to include young adults aged 13 to 22

Some of the participants at a previous iteration of the Kuching Toastmaster Club’s International Youth Camp.

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KUCHING, Sept 24: Kuching Toastmasters Club is expanding its International Youth Camp to include interested parties aged 13 to 22-years-old.

Club president Wee Pei Chai in a statement today said the expansion is in response to requests from parents and keen interest shown by young adults, both local and abroad.

“We have been overwhelmed by the response so far and to cater for the greater than expected number of entries, we have increased the capacity of the Zoom lobby for this first virtual occasion, which is an extension of the previous face to face camps dating back to 2012,” he said.


Abdul Karim (second right) presenting the award to one of the camp’s participants during the previous Kuching Toastmaster Club International Youth Camp.

Wee, a well known and established Toastmaster and public speaking advocate noted that the one day Camp which is scheduled to take place on Oct 9 will begin at 9am with an address by the Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, who is also the Youth Communication Camp Patron.

“This will be followed by an intensive interactive programme covering elements of communication and public speaking, team bonding and talent showcase. Apart from that, there will be contests and cash prizes will be awarded,” he added.

Registration for free admission and participation in the Camp can be done online through Facebook or by contacting Wee Pei Chai at weepeichai@gmail.com or phone +61019 330 0503 or Sahil Dev at sahil.singh.dev@gmail.com or phone +61012 8891004).

The closing date for registration is now extended until Oct 8. — DayakDaily