Elephant Conservation Project

Hello Parents,

Welcome to M.A.E. Group’s Elephant Conservation Project

The Elephant Conservation Project

The Elephant Conservation Project is part of the Conservation Program that is designed for children to understand about the importance of protecting and conserving the elephants in our country.  This 5 weeks project is a collaboration with the National Elephant Conservation Center located in Kuala Gandah, Pahang and is suited for children 10 years old and above.  During the 5 weeks, children will have hands-on experience on elephant husbandry, learning the ins and outs of caring, protecting, conserving and preserving these elephants.  The children will also be doing a funding project to raise funds for the Elephant Sanctuary.

The objectives of this project are:

  1. To learn the concept of elephant conservation and the importance of it.
  2. To have hands-on experience on animal husbandry, learning to care, protect, conserve and preserve the elephants
  3. To learn more about Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, their workscope, philosophy and volunteering work with the center
  4. To learn about raising funds and charity work for the center.

Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary is located at Kuala Gandah, Pahang, about 1.5 hour’s drive from KL city center.  Classes are every Saturday and during these 5 weeks, children will be transported to the Sanctuary for 4 Saturdays with 1 Saturday they will be learning to raise fund for the Sanctuary at a flea market in Klang Valley.

Every Saturday from 15th Feb – 14th March 2020

Venue: National Elephant Conservation Center, Kuala Gandah

Age Group: 9 – 15 years old

Price: RM850 per pax – siblings 10%

*transportation to Kuala Gandah will be provided
*Project will be limited to 12 pax only

To learn more about the program, fill in the form or email us at enquiry@madabouteducation.com

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Schedule

Week 1, 15th Feb 2020

6.30am:             Meet at Cratze Art *

6.30-8.00am:     Depart to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

8.00-10.00am:   Field work on basic elephant husbandry

10.00-10.30am: Tea break

10.30-12.30pm: Educational tour within the Sanctuary compound 

12.30-1.30pm:   Lunch

1.30-2.00pm:     Documentary on Elephant rescue operation

2.00-4.00pm:     Feedings of adult elephant + Bathing with baby elephants

4.00-5.30pm:     Depart to KL

5.30pm:             Pick up children from Cratze Art

2.00-4.00pm:     Feedings of adult elephant + Bathing with baby elephants

4.00-5.30pm:     Depart to KL

5.30pm:              Pick up children from Cratze Art

Week 2, 22nd Feb 2020

6.30am:             Meet at Cratze Art

6.30-8.00am:     Depart to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

8.00-10.00am:   Field work on basic elephant husbandry

10.00-10.30am: Tea break

10.30-1.00pm:   Survey on Elephant Trail + Learning about Elephant natural behaviour

1.00-1.30pm:     Lunch

1.30-2.30pm:     Discussion on fund raising project for the Sanctuary

2.30-4.00pm:     Depart to KL

4.00pm:             Pick up children from Cratze Art

Week 3, 29th Feb 2020

6.30am:             Meet at Cratze Art

6.30-8.00am:     Depart to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

8.00-10.00am:   Field work on basic elephant husbandry

10.00-10.30am: Tea break

10.30-1.00pm:   Fund raising project – making elephant hoof print plaster cast 

1.00-1.30pm:     Lunch

1.30-2.30pm:     Discussion on fund raising project for the Sanctuary

2.30-4.00pm:     Depart to KL

4.00pm:             Pick up children from Cratze Art

Week 4, 7th March 2020

9.30am:         Meet at fund raising place ** (Fund raising place will be within the Klang Valley area. Exact location will be advised again)

9.30-1.00pm: Fund raising + creating awareness to the public about Elephant conservation

1.00-1.30pm: Lunch

1.30-5.00pm: Fund Raising continues

5.00pm:         Pick up children

Week 5, 14th March 2020

6.30am:             Meet at Cratze Art *

6.30-8.00am:     Depart to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

8.00-10.00am:   Field work on basic elephant husbandry

10.00-10.30am: Tea break

10.30-1.00pm:   Practical session as the sanctuary’s Nature Guide

1.00-1.30pm:     Lunch

1.30-2.00pm:     Presentation of funds to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

2.00-3.30pm:     Depart to KL

3.30pm:             Pick up children from Cratze Art

Location for drop of and pick up

*Cratze Art – Unit 17, Nova Saujana, Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang, Saujana, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor

Waze: Nova Saujana

Things to bring

1) Mosquito repellent

2) Sun Block

3) Water bottle

4) Extra pair of clothing and towel

Note: Children to wear sports attire on their trips to the Elephant Sanctuary

The Conservation Program is an important program that we truly believe in.  We want our children to understand the significant importance of protecting and conserving our environment, the correlation between humans and the natural environment, the current issues that are happening and the impact that it can bring to us in the near future.  We would like to empower our children in playing their part to preserve and safe keep our nature and its surroundings for the sake of our future generations.

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