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2013

Father-Child Sleepover at Underwater World Sentosa on 4-5 October

2D1N programme for father & child packed with many engaging and educational activities that include Sea Life Talk (Slide Show of Underwater World / Conservation Talk), Underwater World Discovery Tour, Ocean Quiz, Talk for Fathers (Love Languages) / IMAX Presentation for Children, Marine Mammal Interaction session, Meet-The-Dolphins session and Get to know a Marine Mammal Trainer etc.  The most unforgettable part was the intimate moment when both father and child returned to the

Oceanarium at night and gazed at the rich marine life above them in the warm snuggle of each other’s arms in their sleeping bags.

 

I-CAN Fathering workshops on 13 Apr and 17 Aug

Designed by National Centre for Fathering (USA), recognized and validated by MSF and the Centre for Fathering of Singapore (CFF), this interactive workshop is based on research by Dr Ken Canfield, one of the leading researchers on fatherhood.  This workshop, conducted by our in-house trained father-facilitators by CFF, allows fathers to appreciate the importance of proactive fathering and explore vital skills for building lasting relationships with their children.  The I-CAN framework suggests practical ways for fathers to be more Involved, Consistent, Aware and Nurturing. 

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Father-Child Archery on 23 Feb

A novel and exciting activity – Archery! Instructors from Archery Club of Singapore were there to teach and guide fathers and children to shoot a bow and arrow and gear them up for the competition between father-child pairs!

 

Father-Child Annual School Camp on 7-8 June

The theme of the Camp was “R3ACT”, which focused on the 3 ‘R’s of RESPECT, RESPONSIBIILTY AND RAPPORT.  Which father does not want his children to look up to him with respect?  How do we nurture them to be responsible children as we model it by being responsible fathers?  How can we build rapport with them as we journey through life with them, trying to build a relationship that will withstand the test of time?  These qualities were highlighted through the various structured experiences planned for the father and child.