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The teenagers summer camp from Shenzhen was run in Leye-Fengshan UNESCO Global Geopark

Sources:    Time:2017-07-18

On July 11th of 2017, there were 50 teenagers from Longhua district of Shenzhen city, visiting Fengshan subarea of Leye-Fengshan UNESCO Global Geopark, and having five-day characteristic activities for summer camp.

During the activities, the teenagers visited the geological museum, Wangshougu cave, Sanmenhai scenic area to learn the knowledge about karst landform and biodiversity. Besides that, they learned the knowledge about geology, animals and plants of Leye-Fengshan UNESCO Global Geopark as well. From visiting and learning, they realized that its important to protect and cherish the geological heritages and resources. The earth is humans mother, the cradle of life, the home of living, everyone should protect it. The whole activity was run with the topic  Learn the nature, protect the ecology, cherish the resources, protect the earth, and they also did some actions that enriched the scientific traveling and protected the earth.

 

During the activities, the teenagers visited the centenarians of Poxin village, the Longevity village of the Geopark. They learned about the living habits and the secrets to living a long life from the centenarians. Besides that, the teenagers visited Fengshan Martyrs Cemetery, Zhongting Revolution Base of Red Army, the arsenal ruins of the 21 division of the seventh Red Army in Mawangdong Cave. They sang the revolution songs and presented the wreaths to recall the martyrs, and learned the spirit of selflessness.

Not only that, the teenagers experienced the farming and local lives, such as transplant rice seedings, picking corns, cooking with open fire and so on. The local farmers showed the basic skills of farming, and made them experience the life of countryside.

Meanwhile, Fengshan county encouraged the teenagers to communicate with them by taking this chance, and learned their advanced ideas.

Leye-Fengshan UNESCO Global Geopark is located in Yunnan-Guizhou plateau. Thanks to the unique natural conditions, the Geopark plans to an international outdoor experiential camp which includes science popularization, study trip, caving expedition, leisure and health-keeping, scientific expedition, entertainment. At present, the Geopark has received over 20 outdoors adventure organizations and rescue clubs, and over 30 schools and colleges to conduct the study trip and summer camp activities.