SINGAPORE DISCOVERY CENTRE / PROGRAMMES & TOURS​/ Secondary School PROGRAMMES​

Army Days

Learn the significance of National Service and the Army’s role in maintaining Singapore’s security.

Programme Details

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Appreciate the reasons behind the need for National Service (NS) and the Army’s role in maintaining Singapore’s continual security
  2. Understand the experiences of our NS men through basic soldiering experience
  3. Understand the role of NS in the future and the role that citizens play in Singapore’s defence through engaging activities

Through the programme, students will learn how to appreciate the significance of National Service (NS) and the Army’s role in maintaining Singapore’s security. Students will interact with Army veterans and gain valuable insights into national service training and basic soldiering. Students will also learn about the role of NS and the importance of NS in safeguarding Singapore’s national interest.

Classroom-Based Experience

Students will go through a hands-on basic soldiering experience:

a) Uniforms and Cover Concealment 
b) Combat Rations and Health & Hygiene
 

Tour / Short Film

Students can either go on a bus tour of the SAFTI military  institute, gaining first-hand knowledge of how an Officer Cadet  Army-training institute looks like, or interact with Army Veterans  over the screening of a short film – “Blood-Sweat and Tears”, to  understand the early years of the Singapore Armed Forces and  the difficulties they faced.

For enquiries and/or booking of educational programmes, please contact:

North & West Zones

Ariel Ong (Ms), Asst. Account Manager
Tel: (65) 9362 9675
Email: [email protected]

South & East Zones

Rick Lee (Mr), Asst. Account Manager
Tel: (65) 9693 4955
Email: [email protected]

Or email us at [email protected], our Education programme specialist will contact you shortly.