Manama: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) held its annual Summer Camp Closing Ceremony for 2014 on Saturday, 6 September 2014 at the Bapco Club in Awali.
The Ceremony was held in the presence of Bapco’s Acting Manager Public Relations, Ali Yacoub Al Meftah and Manager Awali Services, Saeed Abdul Rahman as well as other senior officials from the company.
Almost 200 children were facilitated for their enthusiastic efforts and active participation in the Summer Camp programme, which has been an annual mainstay on Bapco’s calendar for several years.
At the outset of the evening’s proceedings, Bapco’s Fire Chief, Richard Carroll discussed the issue of child safety in cars as a SHEQ moment, in line with Bapco’s strong commitment to Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) endeavours.
Al Meftah then gave a speech welcoming attendees and congratulating participants for their efforts over the summer.
The Summer Camp programme involved a variety of educational and fun activities for the children, who ranged in age from 7 to 18 years old. The children participated in activities such as Taekwondo, Swimming, Bowling and a Youth Leadership programme, as well as numerous one-off Interactive Presentations which were conducted by qualified professionals in fields such as environment, health and safety in addition to others. Aside from the children, programme facilitators, instructors and support staff were also recognised at the event, where they were awarded and recognized for their concerted efforts.
Bapco regularly conducts social and cultural activities for the children of employees, fostering its vision of educating, nurturing and supporting its workforce and the society.