The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KP-CTA) in collaboration with the experts of famed Discovery, National Geographic and Oxygen channels has arranged a training camp for the youth to learn skills to cope with harsh weather conditions, difficult situation and disasters in the hilly and forest areas.
Keeping in view the aspiration and spirit of the youth for the thrilling activities, the KP-CTA took the initiative to promote adventure tourism and attract the youth towards healthy activities in the province.
The survival camp is going on at the scenic resort of Malam Jabba in Swat Valley, where the expert trainers are imparting training and skills to the youth as to how to survive in disaster and difficult situation during adventure tourism.
Noted experts Chad Keel of the Discovery Channel, Reza Eric Allah Bakhshi of the National Geographic Channel, Kody Sheerwood from the Oxygen Channel and national athlete Samar Khan, are imparting training to the youth.
Around 75 youth, both male and female from across the country, are learning the skills about use of essential items and making fire at a difficult and tough situation, water filtration, establishing a shelter, getting out of challenging conditions and others at the survival camp.
The organizers said that the training would help encourage youth to go out for adventure tourism, including trekking, camping and other activities in the scenic hilly resorts of the province.