TRAINING: International Deaf Youth Leadership Camp

Posted on 5 March 2008. Filed under: Announcements, Capacity Building and Leadership, Deaf, Education and Training Opportunities, Human Rights, Opportunities, youth | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Asia-Pacific Deaf Youth Leadership Camp will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 22nd – 27th June 2008 and run by the Indonesian Association for the welfare of the Deaf Youth.

[Edited March 6 ’08: This announcement originally indicated that this was called the World Federation of the Deaf Youth Leadership Camp. However, it has been brought to my attention that this is not officially designated as a WFD camp, though WFD is aware of it. Rather, it seems to be primarily for the Asian-Pacific region. Interested individuals should contact Donny to inquire for further detail and clarification. Further corrections or clarifications will be made to this post if and when I receive them. Apologies for any inconvenience.]

The theme of the camp is “WE ARE ONE”.

The youth camp is aimed at identifying ways to advocate for Deaf people’s human rights and will involve training in leadership and organizational activities; stimulate networking so that Deaf people interchange rewarding experiences, access to communication and information. The camp will also provide an opportunity to Deaf youths around the world to participate in a gathering at international level and to gain experiences and exposure. For more information about this camp, kindly contact Donny in Indonesia on e-mail:

Because the host country is still developing, it is very hard to offer financial support.

Registration ends on 15th April 2008.

Delegates from the Asia Pacific region pay a registration fee of 250 US Dollars while those from other countries pay a total of 300 US dolars. The registration fee includes meals and accomodation. The delegates are expected to meet their flight costs (air tickets) to and from Indonesia. The age limit is 17 – 35 years. Email Donny for further information.

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Hi- I’m trying to find who’s the blogger for this site? How do I contact you directly about some information you posted?

Hi, Melissa

I’m the blogger for We Can Do, but I’m not responsible for the information I post. I’m simply a person who gathers information from a great many other sources and pulls them together for We Can Do readers into one blog site.

In order to learn more details about the Deaf Youth Leadership Camp, you should use the email address provided in the post itself (for Donny in Indonesia). The same idea applies for any other information provided at We Can Do: I always try to include, ideally, a web page that people can consult, or at minimum an email address for a responsible party that people can contact.

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Dear sir/madam,
How are you,generally?Am deaf student at A’level
.i want to ask you the question about Deaf youth camp and so that you can tell me how to improve it since in Uganda,there is no deaf camp,i want to open our own is called Makindye Deaf Youth Camp for the first time but we lack of sponsor from foreign assistance.
Thank you
Yours truly
Mr.Kafeero David
My or


Hello President,

I come by this you aware that we are a new National Association of the Deaf Youth Congo (NADYC), which at its headquarters in Brazzaville .

We work in the promotion of sign language in deaf and hearing, recovery of the rights of persons with disabilities (deaf), the fight against HIV / AIDS in young deaf.

We want to work in partnership with the Association for your actions for the development of young deaf people in our countries.

We wish you best wishes and happy New Year 2009. Please contact me about this new address.

Best regards

Hello.. I’m from Banswara, India. I want to apply deaf camp, communication, etc… Please you give to me…

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