Our Guests

Stories about and from our guests.

  • "The Best Student Seminar Ever!"

      Eighty-one Grade 5 students from PAREF-Southridge School spent three days and two nights in Forest Club last 19-21 September 2007 for their Student Seminar. And they were all unanimous in saying that this by far, was the best student seminar they've ever attended.     
  • A Special Treat for Special Children

    Thank you for the beautiful place and the wonderful experience!  Seventy-two students and faculty from The Child’s World – A Growing Center in Sta. Mesa Heights, Quezon City held an overnight camp last 19 to 20 February 2008. This was in line with the experiential phase of their program aimed at providing meaningful learning experiences for the students.
  • A Unique Birthday Celebration

    Abigail Yabot organized a unique birthday party for her son Tristan's 13th birthday last June 2, 2008 at the Forest Club. Here is her e-mailed account and pictues of the event.   Tristan enters teenhood in The Forest Club Tristan, 2nd of 4 siblings, celebrates his 13th birthday through a teen camp with his friends at The Forest Club.
  • BPOs Call on Forest Club for Team Building

    Forest Club has played host to the team building activities of many of the country's top BPO firms. Last 14 July 2007, fifty-four members of AIG-Business Processing Services, Inc.'s IDP Licensing and Commissions Team trooped to Forest Club for a whole day of team building activities.
  • Bankers Take Risks

    The Risk Management Group of banking leader Metrobank had a one day team building session at the Forest Club last 5 April 2008. Clad in color-coordinated shirts, the three groups successfully completed the Eco Adventure Program, proving to themselves that with proper team work and coordination, any challenge, no matter the risks involved, can be overcome.  
  • Beacon School Science Field Trip

    Despite the intermittent showers and the wet surroundings, 37 Grade 6 students from Beacon International School visited Forest Club last 21 February 2008 for a whole day of fun-filled learning activities. The field trip was organized by Teacher Trixie who brought her students to Forest Club to help them learn more about their current science studies on seed plants.
  • Birthday Celebrations at the Forest Club

    Forest Club has played host to more and more birthday celebrations in the past few months. But instead of the usual clowns, magicians and parlor games, birthday parties in Forest Club are marked with fun outdoor activities: the canopy walk, the bamboo rafting, the log crossing and many more games from Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program.
  • Brent Students Visit Forest Club

    Grade school students from Brent International School Manila visited Forest Club last 12 April 2008 and sampled many activities offered under the Eco Advanture Program.
  • Camp C.O.P.E. 2007

    Forest Club once again hosted the annual Camp COPE (Children Overcoming Diabetes Problems Everywhere) last 26 to 29 April 2007. About 40 insulin-dependent children and young adults joined close to 30 doctors, nurses, counselors and volunteers in this year’s camp.
  • Client's Blog: Accenture

    Everyone had fun going through all the games.. The food was great, the service was commendable, the games were fun and effective, and everyone there at forest club were so accommodating and so hospitable! -- Accenture Delivery Center in Manila   To view more photos of the event, please visit: Rhazhelle’s Multiply site
  • Client's Blog: Angeles University Foundation

    After Sitio Lucia, Bulacan, this year’s destination for the annual College Team Building was The Forest Club at Bay, Laguna. On August 2-3, the CSC, CYO, COR, and NMO officers, and the CBA faculty and staff travelled to this destination for an experience like no other.  
  • Client's Blog: Avon Cosmetics

    Avon SEAC Creative Conference 2008 that was held at Forest Club, Laguna, last 4-6 December 2008. Halo-halo pics from fellow creative-natives. It's a fun time to bond and chill and play poker. And alotta videoke nightS!!! To see the original blog and to view more photos of the event, please visit: Gio's Multiply site
  • Client's Blog: PLDT Global

    Went to Laguna for our first PGC team building (last 25 July 2008). Had a really great time. Here I figured out that I really have a bad sense of balance. First we had the crossing the swamp, walking and holding to ropes. Did it well.
  • College Org Holds Team Building Activity in Forest Club

    Thirty five student members of the Human Resources Management Society of the De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde visited Forest Club last 13 to 15 March 2009. Planning sessions and team building activities ---  highlighted by the different modules of Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program -- were scheduled throughout their three day, two night stay .  
  • College Students Promote Fitness for Life

    More than five hundred second year college students from Philippine Normal University (PNU) trooped to Forest Club last September 4 and September 12, 2007 for a whole day of Eco Adventure activities. Dubbed "Promoting Fitness for Life," the outdoor activity was organized by Corrie Duran of Primacor, the accredited Tour Operator of PNU.   To view more photos of the activity, kindly visit our multiply site.
  • English Tutors Hurdle Tough Test at the Forest Club

    "Walang hiya kayo, pinahirapan niyo kami!", Joel Aguada jokingly quipped as he and his seven-man team finally stumbled into the finish line. In the end though, after a hearty lunch and a refreshing dip in the heated pool, the head of Magister English Training Center was all praises for what he and thirty of his teachers and staff went through. "It was really an enjoyable and productive day. Thank you for hosting us."  
  • Foreign Students Visit Forest Club

    Forest Club played host to close to seventy students from the Study Program for International Students of the De La Salle Santiago Zobel School last 19 February 2009. The students participated in the Eco Adventure Program of the Forest Club. To view more photos of the event, please visit their blog site or our multiply site.
  • Go! Go! Go! ... Gang Green!

    Forest Club has hosted three team building sessions this summer for faculty and staff of Dela Salle University Dasmarinas. Last 28 March, the student council of the College of Engineering held a two day team building seminar. The faculty and staff of the Liberal Arts College, Department of Behavioral Sciences in turn had their team building workshops on two installments: the first on April 3 to 4 and the other one last May 6 to 7, 2008. All three groups made use of Forest Club's in-house team building program, the Eco Adventure Program.
  • Home Sweet Home!

    For the seventh straight year, Forest Club was once again home to Camp COPE (Children Overcoming Diabetes Problems Everywhere) last 1 to 4 May 2008. About 40 insulin-dependent children and young adults joined close to 30 doctors, nurses, counselors and volunteers in this year’s camp. Every summer, Camp COPE in Forest Club comes alive to adventurous campers with insulin dependent diabetes. Amidst the lush backdrop of trees, a rolling blanket of healthy green grass, and an inviting lagoon, children look forward to this camp.
  • ING Bank Sportsfest '07

      IING Bank held its annual summer sportsfest in Forest Club last 12 May 2007.   Competing in a number of activities that are part of Forest Club's own Eco Adventure Program, four teams tried to outdo each other in bamboo rafting, hanging bridge, forest canopy walk, carabao tug-of-war and obstacle course.
  • Just What The Doctors Ordered

    Even doctors are prescribed to take a break. And that's just what 35 doctors from St. Luke's Medical Hospital did last 27-28 April 2008 at the Forest Club. The doctors chose the special Adventure Race Module of The Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program for their team building activity. In the Adventure Race teams are given tasks that they have to complete one at a time. Most of the tasks were physical in nature though a few also required careful planning and a bit of strategizing.
  • Kita-Kits, Sabay-sa "Bay"!

    Leather Collection, Inc. held its annual company outing in Forest Club last 8 June, 2007. Led by its chairman himself, eighty-five Leather Collection employees participated in a whole day of activities under Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program: from fun-filled survival games to competitive relays and races. Leather Collection (www.leathercollection.ph) manufactures and exports genuine leather goods, from briefcases and bags to desk accessories, wallets and planners.  
  • Kythe Summer Camp 2007

    Forest Club hosted the 2007 Kythe Summer Camp last 13 to 15 April 2007. Forty-one pediatric patients from UST Hospital, AFP Medical Center, National Children's Hospital, National Kidney and Transplant Institute and Tarlac Provincial Hospital spent three fun-filled days in Forest Club. The activities were led by Kythe Executive Director Girlie Garcia and Camp Directors Ninin Sumapico and Dianne Jimenez. Volunteers and staff from Kythe, Kythe-Ateneo and the affiliated hospitals pitched in to help make the annual camp enjoyable and memorable for the kids.
  • Last Hurrah!

    With just a few days away to the end of the school year and the start of summer vacation, students from the University of Perpetual Help Grade School and High School Departments were able to squeeze in one more field trip to the Forest Club. More than 300 Grade 6, 1st and 2nd Year HS students travelled to the Forest Club last 9, 12 and 13 March to experience the club's Eco Adventure Program.  They went through the Survival Games, Field Games and Pool Games modules. The Mud Crawl and the Forest Canopy Walk were favorite activities. And of course, the pool games!
  • Makati Garden Club Visits Forest Club

    The Makati Garden Club visited Forest Club last 27 March 2007. Wawel Mercado toured the group of about 12 ladies around Forest Club's gardens and gave a short talk on the beginnings of Forest Club, the importance of planting dipterocarp trees, the advantages of vermiculture and our efforts at preserving the stone carving tradition of Laguna. The Makati Garden Club contingent was led by its President Ma. Luisa Perez-Rubio and included Ninit Paterno, Ging delos Reyes, Ruby Diaz-Roa, Maureen Sung, Ningning Manahan, among others.
  • PAREF-Northfield School Visits Forest Club

    Thirty-five Grade 5 students from PAREF-Northfield School had their Student Seminar in Forest Club last September 5 to 7, 2007. Led by their head teacher Mr. Buddy Ramos, the boys spent an activity-filled three day and two night seminar that featured among others, the Eco Adventure Program of Forest Club as well as talks, workshops and a cultural presentation night.   PAREF-Northfield is an exclusive boys school in Quezon City. It offers classes in the Preparatory, Elementary and High School Levels.
  • Real Estate Agents Train in Forest Club

    Proplus, Inc. organized four team building sessions for more than 150 of its in-house real estate agents in Forest Club last June 14-15, June 21-22, July 5-6 and July 20. Cheska de Leon of Filinvest Alabang, Inc. designed and executed a mixture of conference room activties and outdoor games for the sales agents. Proplus, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Filinvest Alabang, Inc., the company behind the sprawling Filinvest Corporate City in Alabang. Both companies belong to the Filinvest Group, one of the largest real estate companies in the Philippines.
  • Researchers Rice to the Challenge

    Thirty six Finance, COA and IAU employees from the Philippine Rice Research Institute in Munoz, Nueva Ecija travelled all the way to Forest Club for a series of teambuilding and bonding activities last 13 to 14 April 2009. It was a fun-filled stay at the Forest Club as the game researchers participated in all the modules of Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program.
  • SPi Taps Forest Club for Training

    One hundred thirty-four agents from SPi experienced a whole day of team building activities in Forest Club last 22 September 2007. Forest Club is fast becoming a favorite training venue for the giant BPO firm. SPi has had five bookings in Forest Club this year with at least 673 participants. And about 700 more are scheduled to underdo team building activities in the  month of October.    
  • STC-QC Ushers in a New School Year

    The new school year has just begun and already several schools have lined up for the Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program.   First on the list was the High School Department of St. Theresa's College, Quezon City which held its Leaders' Camp in Forest Club last 15 July 2007.  
  • Scholasticans Favor Forest Club

    Forest Club has become a favorite get away for both teachers and students from the St. Scholastica School system. In the last few months there has been no less than six bookings from three different St. Scholastica schools. A high school extra curricular club from St. Scholastica's College in Manila has been to Forest Club at least twice. Aptly called The Forest Club, the student organization teaches the importance of trees and promotes love for the environment.
  • Smart Employees Pause to Reload

    More than fifty hard working employees from Smart Communications took a well-deserved break last 25 April 2008 in Forest Club. It was a fun-filled day complete with several team building activities from Forest's Club's team building exercises. There was also ample time for bonding and R&R time. For more pictures of the event, please visit our multiply site.
  • Southridge Father and Son Activity

    Last Saturday, 23 February 2008, we hosted 19 pairs of Southridge Grade 7 fathers and sons for a whole day of outdoor activities. For three years now, we have been offering unique outdoor games in Forest Club to both schools and companies as an alternative to the usual field trips and team building exercises. Last Saturday was the first time we used the activities for a father son bonding session. Here's feedback from the father coordinator:
  • St. Scho Students Share Pics

    We, the Junior Financial Executives organization of St. Scholastica's College Manila, would like to extend our deepest thanks for welcoming us last May 26, 2008 for our teambuilding activity. The place was awesome, the activities were great, and the foods we ate are delicious. We would like to share some of our pics: rhea's site and loren's site.  
  • Sykes Asia's Team Building Weekend

    Sykes Asia's Emerson Process Management Web Support Team was in Forest Club last 30 June 2007 for an overnight teambuilding session.   With Account Manager Janet Serrano leading the way, thirty four members of the EPM Web Support Team went through all the activities included in Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program. The teambuilding weekend was organized by Richard Creencia and Troy Velez who made sure to include videoke singing and night swimming in the list of activities.
  • Teachers Take Time Out to Play in Forest Club

    It was the Southridge teachers' turn to experience Forest Club's Eco Adventure Program. Exactly a week after fifty five Southridge student leaders participated in a Leadership Seminar in Forest Club, close to eighty faculty members spent a whole day of Eco Adventure activities last 27 July 2007. The teachers were led by Nicolas Galvez, Jr., principal, high school; Ivan dela Fuente, principal, intermediate school; Luis Francisco Amado Barrientos, principal, primary school and Jigs Tadeo, principal, afternoon school.
  • Teachers' Pet

    Forest Club has become a favorite venue for teachers. This April alone, administrators, faculty and staff from St. Mary's Academy Caloocan, Ateneo de Manila University, Dela Salle Dasmarinas and St. Scholastica Pampanga visited Forest Club. The latest group was more than one hundred faculty and staff from Asia Pacific College who visited Forest Club for a whole day of team building activities last 23 April 2008, . The teachers experienced the Eco Adventure Program. They gamely tried most of the modules, including the Mud Crawl and the Forest Canopy Walk.
  • Waldorf School Camp Out

    Middle School students from the Manila Waldorf School camped out in Forest Club last March 2 to 4, 2008. The Manila Waldorf School, Inc. is the pioneer school of Steiner education in the Philippines. Founded in 1994, MWSI is a non-stock, non-profit educational foundation that is dedicated to spreading Steiner education in the country. For more information on the Waldorf school and the Steiner education philosophy, please visit www.manilawaldorfschool.edu.ph. And for more pictures of the camp out, please visit our multiply site.
  • Water Company Employees Cool Off in Forest Club

    Sixty employees of Prime Water Infrastructure Corporationspent an entire day of team building activities in Forest Club last 16 August 2008. PWIC is the exclusive water system management company of Camella Homes,  Crown Asia and Brittany Homes. At present, it serves a total of 250 subdivisions with about 51,000 households. To view more photos of the activity, kindly visit our multiply site.
  • Youth Camp for Children of Migrant Workers

    Close to forty participants joined the Youth Camp for Children of Migrant Workers held in the Forest Club last April 4 to 6, 2009.The first of its kind camp was organized by Asia Against Child Trafficking (Asia ACTs) with the help of the International Labour Organization and Save the Children UK. Designed specifically for children of Overseas Filipino Workers, the camp's aim was to help the children better understand and cope with their situation. In a recent blog entry, verabear describes the camp:

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