Fort Canning Hill: The Security and Defence of Singapore™

Description of Programme

The best place to learn about our nation’s exciting 700-year history is Fort Canning Hill - through a fun-filled Treasure Hunt and quizzes! Lying in the city centre, the historic hill is where the nation’s story begins. Visit the hill to understand the defence and security of Singapore from the 14th to the 20th centuries, and how it transformed from an ancient sea port to a modern global city. Discover the role of security and defence in maintaining a prosperous nation in the past and the future. Sites covered on Fort Canning Hill: a. Keramat Iskandar Shah b. Archaeological Dig c. 9-Pound Cannon d. Fort Gate e. Sally Port Meeting Point: Outside the Battlebox Visitor Centre (2 Cox Terrace)

Learning Objective / Total Defence Pillars

1. Total Defence (Military and Psychological Defence) & Singapore Military History

2. Discover Singapore's historical links and important role in the region from ancient times to the present

3. Understand the importance of Fort Canning Hill in the defence and security of Singapore from the 14th century until the present day


2.5 - 3 hrs

Session Timings

Session 1: 0900 – 1130/1200 hours

Session 2: 1400 – 1630/1700 hours

Pricing (per participant)

Min/Max 20 pax: $23.00

Terms and Conditions

a. The units will be allowed to make a one-time amendment to their booking, to be communicated to SHC in writing at least ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity.

b. If the units submit an amendment to their booking less than ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity, they will be charged an amendment fee.

a. SHC will charge the full amount per participant who is absent from the NE Activity without any valid reason.

b. The charges will be waived in full for absent participants with a valid reason, subject to a maximum of 10 per cent of the agreed number of participants.

c. The following valid reasons for absenteeism are:
c.i. Submit a valid medical certificate or relevant medical documentation, or
c.ii. Furnish certain compelling reasons which are unrelated to work commitments, such as compassionate leave

d. Relevant documentation must be provided within 5 working days of the completion of the NE Activity.

a. In the event that units request cancellation of confirmed NE Activities, SHC may impose cancellation charges on these units, if a cancellation notice is not received (in writing) at least 10 working days prior to the confirmed date of the Activity. The cancellation charges will be as follows:

Cancellation notice (No. of Working Days) before confirmed date of NE Activity and maximum cancellation charges:
Less than 10 working days' notice - 10% of total fees for all participants
Less than 2 working days' notice - 50% of total fess for all participants
Less than 1 working days' notice - 100% of total fees

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