Green Crescent has been continuing its studies on preventing and informing about addictions in scout camps by providing basic addiction training for 80 volunteers and 15 thousand scouts in Beykoz Summer Scout Camp.
Green Crescent has been continuing its studies on preventing and informing about addictions in scout camps. Within this scope, Green Crescent provided basic addiction training for 80 volunteers and 15 thousand scouts in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Beykoz Summer Scout Camp. Board Member and Youth Commissioner of Green Crescent M. Esad Arar and General Manager of Green Crescent Sultan Işık visited IMM Beykoz Summer Scout Camp and came together with scouts in Beykoz Summer Scout Camp of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
“Camps are a great opportunity for young people!”
Pointing out the importance of addiction training for scouts, General Manager of Green Crescent, Sultan Işık said "Today, we provide young people with a structure in which we can keep them away from technology addiction and integrate with nature, establish social relations and take responsibility. Scout camps in which Green Crescent provided basic addiction training for 80 volunteers and 15 thousand scouts according to their age groups this year were a great advantage for children living in metropolises. The activities we have done in recent years in relation to healthy life and preventing addiction with Green Crescent’s contribution have become an integral part of the scout camps.”
Reached 50 thousand scouts!
Since 2013, in cooperation with Turkey Scouting Federation, various opportunities and activities to make use of spare time have been provided for children and young people in scout camps where they can have a good time away from addictions, obtain different life skills and treat time properly. By this time, Green Crescent has provided basic addiction training for over 50 thousand scouts in Green Crescent stations arranged in Basaksehir Kayabası Scout Camp, Beykoz Hekimbası Summer Scout Camp, Canakkale Gallipoli Scout Camp, Bolu Aladag Scout Camp, Kastamonu Scout Camp and Giresun Scout Camp. This training, along with tobacco, alcohol, drug and technology addiction trainings, includes healthy life training which is a part of Addiction Training Program of Turkey.