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The Philippine Buddhist Youth Camp has traveled around the country – Manila, Cebu, Iloilo and Bacolod – since the 90s and continues to gather young people to offer them a learning cultural and spiritual experience.

This year 2012, the Camp takes on Venerable Master Hsing Yun’s “Love and Peace” theme to inspire the youth into facing daily life’s challenges with a kinder, brighter perspective. The camp will be conducted in Bacolod’s Fo Guang Shan-Yuan Thong Temple for 4 days.

Schedule Overview

March 30 (Friday)

  • Campers can start arriving 1:00PM

  • Team-building Exercises

  • Opening Banquet at 6:00PM

March 31 (Saturday)

  • Morning Chanting

  • Tai Chi and Yoga

  • Workshops on Personal and Social Formation

  • Buddhist Meditation

  • Bonfire Night: Sharing of Young People’s Questions

April 1 (Sunday)

  • One with the Earth: Outdoor Meditation and Nature Trek

  • Picnic and Outdoor Games

  • Outreach Challenge

  • Jamming Night: Art, Music and Socializing

  • Closing at 10:30PM

April 2 (Monday)

  • Campers can start leaving after breakfast

  • Option for Adventure Trip (stay behind for one day more)

Please indicate in your registration forms your planned travel dates to and from Bacolod, and if you would like to avail of the optional Adventure Trip on the last day of the camp.


The Philippine Buddhist Youth Camp is a non-profit event of the International Buddhist Progress Society, Manila and the Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Philippines, co-organized by BLIA Young Adult Division (YAD). Registration fees are collected to cover costs of operation.

Registration fees:

  • P3,500 – regular rate

  • P2,500 – student rate (please present valid school ID)

  • P1,000 – additional fee for the optional Adventure Trip: Includes packed lunch, transportation to and from excursion site and additional night lodging at temple

Open to ages 15-35, registration deadline is on March 20, 2012. Parental consent is required for campers below the age of 18.


Please print, fill up and submit the registration form at any FGS branch temple (Bacolod, Manila, Cebu, Iloilo) with your registration payment. Contact 0917-8124424 for specific contact persons in the said temples.

* E-registration option: Fill out the form soft copy and send the file back to us via email to Contact 0917-8124424 for bank account information and where to deposit your registration payment.

For any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us through phone or email.

The registration fee covers:

  • Vegetarian meals from Mar. 30 dinner until Apr. 2 breakfast

  • Accommodation at Yuan Thong Temple from Mar. 30-Apr. 2

  • Transportation to outdoor locations during the camp

  • Honorarium for guest speakers and performers

  • Camp Kit: T-shirt, ID and handbook

  • Other necessary camp materials

Please arrange your own:

  • Travel to and from Bacolod Yuan Thong Temple (plane, ship, or bus – please inform us of your travel schedules)

  • Pocket money for personal expenses and miscellaneous travel costs such as airport taxes or in-transit meals

  • Necessary clothing, toiletries and personal effects

Please email or contact 0917-8124424 for questions, concerns or special requests.

© 2012 International Buddhist Progress Society Manila, Philippines