Rabdan Academy Launches “Jahzeen Ya Watan” Summer Camp to Empower Leaders of Tomorrow

  • Registration is now open for students aged 15-17 years, and participation fees are waived as part of this unique initiative.
  • The initiative strives to enhance the participants’ abilities, knowledge, and future potential, while effectively utilizing their free time during the summer vacation.
  • The camp offers a diverse range of activities, competitions, enjoyable pastimes, educational field trips, and engaging workshops.

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Rabdan Academy, a specialized institution in safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness, and crisis management, has announced the launch of an exceptional summer camp aimed at empowering leaders of tomorrow. The camp, titled “Jahzeen Ya Watan,” is part of a comprehensive initiative in collaboration with relevant government and national entities.

The “Jahzeen Ya Watan” summer camp, scheduled to take place from 10 – 27 July 2023, at Rabdan Academy’s main campus in Abu Dhabi, seeks to utilize students’ free time during the summer break by enriching their knowledge, skills, and abilities through a diverse range of educational and interactive activities and workshops.

This initiative focuses on several strategic pillars, including the development of leadership, community engagement and cultural skills of the participants. It also aims to strengthen national identity by introducing participants to prominent national characters and offering practical workshops, panel discussions, and community trips.

H.E. James Morse, President of Rabdan Academy, expressed the Academy’s commitment to human development and credited the exceptional leadership of the United Arab Emirates for inspiring this initiative. He emphasized that the camp is designed to provide participants with essential skills, knowledge, and abilities for a promising future. The program aims to enhance self-reliance, independence, creativity, emotional intelligence, analytical and critical thinking, decision-making skills, communication with others, and other necessary skills for the current era.

The camp will feature a wide array of events, activities, exploratory field visits, and interactive workshops. Participants will engage in successful team-building activities, attend workshops on innovative and unconventional solutions, and benefit from specialized sessions on topics such as artificial intelligence, sustainability, communication and presentation skills, leadership, social media management, personal growth, and development.

In addition to these educational aspects, the camp will offer various competitions, recreational activities, and interactive experiences like crime scene simulations, first aid training, safety and fire prevention skills, time management exercises, and more. As part of a unique approach, Rabdan Academy students from master’s, bachelor’s, and diploma programs will actively participate in the camp’s activities, facilitating the transfer of knowledge and expertise to the next generation.

Registration for the “Jahzeen Ya Watan” camp is now open and will remain so until 16 June 2023.

About Rabdan Academy:

Rabdan Academy is a government-owned world class education institution established to coordinate and enhance learning outcomes for organizations and individuals in the Safety, Security, Defence, Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management (SSDEC) Sectors.

The Academy was officially established under Law No. 7 for 2013, issued by the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and is accredited by the UAE’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Education. 

The Academy is the first higher education institution in the world specialized in the SSDEC domain that achieves top ‘5 star’ ratings in the 2 categories of Teaching and Employability under the QS Stars University Rating System.

As a unique institution, the Academy provides learning in a dual approach, combining academic and vocational education in one place, whilst recognizing prior learning and experience and providing accredited and transferable credit from course to course and job to job.