Year 2010 is almost over. Another challenging year is going to take over which is believed to be giving more challenges ahead. While our Mother earth is presently battling for survival in the midst of the climate change issue, our local setting is also facing with so much hardships.
Same with what happened to our young group called Local Government of Sta. Cruz Adventure Club. In a span of 3 years, this club has created so many shifts in the hearts and minds of its members while also fashioning a paradigm for responsible adventure and environmental conservation.
Year 2010 is extremely awesome. Our accomplishments are way beyond the expectations. Despite having financial scarcity, we still managed to defy all odds and carried on with our thrusts. Below are LOGSAC’s accomplishments in review for year 2010:
A. ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION. Two major events relating to environmental conservation, protection and rehabilitation were initiated by LOGSAC in 2010. First was the Nature Treat (Mangrove Growing at Tajos Beach, Sta. Cruz) held on February 19, 2010 in consonance to the observance of its 3rd Foundation Anniversary.
Second was the club’s participation to GASA SA SUBA, a Sibulan River Conservation Project with the LGU of Sta. Cruz as the lead implementer along with the private sectors, NGAs, EcoGov, Barangay Governments, etc.
There were also events wherein LOGSAC had been an active stakeholder such as the OPERATION KONTRA BAHA PARENTING STAGE, PISTA SA KINAIYAHAN MANGROVE PLANTING, HOLY WEEK MONITORING, MT. APO CLEAN UP DRIVE, EARTH DAY TREE PLANTING AT EDEN NATURE PARK, EARTH DAY COASTAL CLEAN UP AT PEARL FARM RESORT, among others.
B. ON CLUB CAMARADERIE. In order to strengthen the bond of the club, several out-of-town events were joined in by LOGSAC like the MFSM Foundation Day at Hi-Ponds Resort on January, MFSM Island Congress at Marix Resort on June and the Kalingawan sa Aylan at Bislig Surigao on September.
Club-initiated meetings were also customarily conducted, as well as the holding of LOGSAC 3rd year anniversary and the just-concluded 2010 Christmas party.
C. ON CLIMB, CLIMB AND MORE CLIMBS. If there was one thing notable in 2010, that’s basically the sudden twist of climbing destinations of the club. Our usual Mt. Apo backyard was not solely the venue of our climbs. There were members who have successfully scaled Mt. Pulag in Benguet, the 2nd highest peak in the Philippines. Papong also used to climb Pico de Loro, the highest point in Cavite.
Other mountains climbed by the rest of club members are Lake Holon in South Cotabato, Samal Traverse Trekking, Mt. Pandadagsaan (White Peak) in Compostela Valley, and Udalo Mountain Range in Malita, Davao del Sur.
D. OTHER ACTIVITIES PARTICIPATED. 2nd Annual Freedom Climb, Phoenix Race for the Heart, 3rd Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge, Octo-Trek Monitoring and Sibulan River Water Measurement.