Student Jamboree is an annual
event of SLIA organized by the Board of Architectural Education (BAE)
commencing last year. Jamboree 2013 was held very successfully at the Army
Detachment Camp, Belihuloya from 06th to 09th September
2013.Participants for the Jamboree were nearly 100 students in total from
Department of Architecture of Moratuwa University (UOM) and the City School of
Architecture, Colombo 07 (CSA).
Talents, creative abilities and skills
of the students of two schools vary. Student Jamboree builds a stage for the
students of the two schools to get together, build closer friendships, exchange
ideas and so on. Finally they both are benefitted by such interaction in the
social, environmental and business arena where they live and work.
Student Jamboree 2013 at
Belihuloya had been strengthened with 2 major activities while the food and
lodging facilities were provided at the army detachment camp which is situated
in a rural village area in Belihuloya with eye catching sceneries of mountains,
paddy fields, forestry etc.
Team Build up and Survival
Students of the two schools were mixed
together and separated into 4 groups. Tasks given to the groups were full of
adventure and entertainment.Team work
and Responsibility was the main theme and marks were given accordingly. At the
end of the day each team displayed their creative abilities by staging a drama
around the camp fire mainly based on the experience gained by the adventure
activities performed during the day.
Community programme –
Held at Sri Shariputra Maha Vidyalaya. Imbulpe, Balangoda. One full day of the Jamboree was spent
to paint a school building. Paints and painting instructions were provide by
the kind sponsorship of CIC.