Community & Service 22 Nov 2017

Grade 7 excursion Telunas Indonesia

By CIS Communications
Photograph by CIS Communications

Amidst the lush landscapes and pristine waters of Telunas, Indonesia, Grade 7 students from Canadian International School (CIS) embarked on an unforgettable excursion filled with adventure, learning, and cultural immersion. Nestled on the idyllic shores of Pulau Sugi, Telunas provided the perfect backdrop for students to explore the natural beauty of Indonesia while also gaining valuable insights into local culture, traditions, and sustainable living practices.

Grade 7 excursion Telunas Indonesia

The excursion to Telunas offered CIS Grade 7 students a unique opportunity to step out of their comfort zones and embrace new experiences in a stunning natural setting. From the moment they arrived, students were greeted with warm hospitality and immersed in the rich tapestry of Indonesian culture, from the vibrant colors of traditional Batik to the rhythmic beats of Gamelan music.

One of the highlights of the excursion was the chance to engage in hands-on learning experiences that brought classroom lessons to life. Guided by knowledgeable local guides, students participated in activities such as mangrove conservation efforts, traditional fishing techniques, and cultural workshops, gaining a deeper understanding of the delicate balance between human activity and environmental sustainability.

Grade 7 excursion Telunas Indonesia

Moreover, the excursion to Telunas provided students with ample opportunities for personal growth and self-discovery. Through challenging outdoor activities such as jungle trekking, kayaking, and beach clean-ups, students pushed themselves beyond their comfort zones, developed resilience, and forged lasting bonds with their classmates and teachers.

Beyond the adventure and exploration, the excursion to Telunas also fostered a sense of global citizenship and cultural appreciation among CIS Grade 7 students. Through interactions with local communities, students gained insights into the diverse perspectives, traditions, and way of life in Indonesia, fostering empathy, respect, and cross-cultural understanding.

Grade 7 excursion Telunas Indonesia

As students reflect on their time in Telunas, they carry with them a wealth of memories, lessons, and experiences that will shape their worldview and inspire them to become responsible global citizens. The excursion to Telunas has not only enriched their academic learning but also instilled in them a deeper appreciation for nature, culture, and the interconnectedness of our world.

Looking ahead, CIS remains committed to providing students with transformative learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom and cultivate a sense of curiosity, empathy, and lifelong learning. By embracing opportunities for adventure, exploration, and cultural immersion, CIS Grade 7 students are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of our increasingly globalized world and make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.