In a significant event that underscores the importance of responsible camping, Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa recently honored the winners of the best camp award for the 2023-2024 camping season in Bahrain.
This initiative, spearheaded by His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, reflects a commitment to promoting safety and environmental stewardship in camping.
The award, an integral part of a broader initiative to encourage responsible camping practices, aims to raise awareness among campers about adhering to security and environmental protection rules. It is a testament to Bahrain’s dedication to fostering a culture of safety and respect for nature among its camping community.
The ceremony was a proud moment for Mohammed Nasser Al Nuaimi and Abdullah Al Muhandi, the winners of the fourth week’s award, according to a media release.
Their achievement, celebrated in the presence of esteemed officers and officials, highlighted the excellence and commitment to standards that the award seeks to promote.
The initiative goes beyond mere recognition; it is a drive to instill a sense of responsibility among campers. By focusing on security, organizational, and environmental standards, the award sets a benchmark for what responsible camping should entail in Bahrain.
To participate in this prestigious award, campers are required to download the Southern Governorate app, select the (Tents) initiative, and complete a participation form. The organizing committee then meticulously evaluates the camps to ensure they meet the stringent criteria set for the award.
The evaluation criteria for the award are comprehensive, focusing on aspects like security measures, organizational efficiency, and adherence to environmental standards. These criteria ensure that the awarded camps are exemplary in their approach to camping.
The award has significantly influenced the camping culture in Bahrain, promoting a safer and more environmentally conscious approach. It underscores the importance of adhering to high safety standards during the camping season.
The winners expressed their heartfelt gratitude for the initiative, acknowledging its role in promoting the safety and well-being of campers. Their appreciation reflects the community’s recognition of the initiative’s value.
The initiative by His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa highlights the critical importance of camping safety and environmental protection. It serves as a model for other regions to emulate, showcasing how awards can drive positive change in community behaviors.
The award is set to continue every week until the end of the season, promising to keep raising the bar for camping standards in Bahrain. It stands as a beacon of excellence, inspiring campers to maintain high standards of safety and environmental care.