coverage by: Vincent Haoson
To continue the momentum of the Brightscape Campfest event last May, Alviera will have it’s Christmas Jamboree this coming November 28-29 at Sandbox. Porac Pampanga.
The two-day event will be home to Yuletide-inspired series of activities for attendees in a camp-like setting within the Alviera landscape. The event currently has two kinds of packages available, there’s the one-day package which is aptly named the Day Dashers priced at 1,900 php per person. And the other available package, the Christmas Camper is priced at 2,850 php per person but has a bit more exclusive bonuses.
Both packages includes a roundtrip transportation from Manila to Alviera, free use of SandBox attractions, access to all Christmas Jamboree Day Workshops, passes to the evening entertainment, stage shows and Starlight Cinema outdoor movie theater. However, the Christmas Camper package, entitles attendees with an overnight campsite stay, access to campsite-exclusive activities, free use of Coleman tents, exclusive use of SandBox in the morning of the second day, a bonfire treat complete with a set grilled dinner and buffet breakfast on Sunday morning.
Attendees who’ll be coming in as a family will have special rates for kids at 1,050 php for day dashers and 1,750 php for Christmas Campers for children 4 feet below. Both packages with travel insurance, Alviera Camp bag, and a Christmas passport that serves as your event journal that contains raffle stubs for exciting prizes.
Here’s the list of activities you can enjoy during the Jamboree:
Christmas Cookie Corner - customize Christmas cookies with some candy
sprinkles and fondant ornaments, colorful icing, and other sweet stuff for you
to decorate your own holiday treats to feast on - or to give to your loved
Merry Angel-Making - design your own traditional Filipino ornaments with a
twist as you paint and decorate corn husk angels to hang on your Christmas trees
and to adorn your house with your own designs.
Parol-Making Sessions - add tails and paint your own Christmas lanterns that
allow you to add your own personality to this Christmas tradition.
Quiz Kringle - test your Christmas knowledge and win instant treats and more
raffle coupons in this fun holiday quiz bee for families and firends. The
top-scoring groups get a chance to battle it out on-stage during the evening
progam, where they can win BIG prizes.
SandBox Facilities - guests can try exciting rides and facilities of SandBox
all-day long such as our First Roller Coaster Zip Line in Asia, the hanging
obstacle course of the Air Walk, or the tallest Giant Swing in the Philippines
Prancing Poi - learn to dance and move with LED lights at the PRANCING POI
booth, where our expert LED artists teach you the basics of poi, hoop, and other
Chorale Serenades - top chorale groups in the country will serenade guests in
a one hour Chorale Concert.
Merry-oke Sessions - sing along and rock the stage with your favorite
Christmas songs complete with accompaniment of a live brass band.
Twinkle Tracking - track the Christmas sky for the brightest stars with
professional telescopes stationed along with astronomy experts to help you view
the night sky like never before.
Saint Nick’s Wishing Corner - make a wish or simply take an epic selfie with
- Starlight Cinema - wind blown the night and celebrate the season with some beautiful, heartwarming Christmas movies where you are invited to lay down your mats on the grass, cuddle up with your family and friends right under the stars.
Jamboree Jingle Night - sing around the campfire with ukuleles or learn the
instrument with the ukulele workshop while sharing free hot tsokolate and
Santa’s Campfire Smores - enjoy free grilled set dinner and roast smores
Christmas Stocking Suprise - design your Christmas stockings, hang them on
your tents, and let Santa fill it with holiday goodies.
Merry Morning Buffet - breakfast favorites await you the following morning to
keep the campers energized before they take the SandBox adventure.
For further details you can head to Travel Factor (http://travelfactor.org/ ).