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BALAGRAMAM - Children's Camp

Date : 18/Apr/2017 - 23/Apr/2017

              BALAGRAMAM – THE CHILDREN’S HERITAGE AND NATURE CAMP

      18 to 23 APRIL 2017 at Salagramam, School of Bhagavad Gita, Trivandrum

Balagramam – the Children’s Heritage and Nature Camp – is here again, at Salagramam, to welcome children to an atmosphere of love, learning and laughter.

Conceptualised and guided personally by Swami Sandeepananda Giri, with the support of experts from the fields of culture and education, Balagramam will initiate children on to a journey of discovery of themselves and the universe which they are part of.

The Camp, which is fully residential, will be held from 18 to 23 APRIL 2017.

To register online: http://www.schoolofbhagavadgita.org/courses-and-retreats/for-children

In the relaxed and happy atmosphere of Salagramam, children learn to care and share with others, accept, adjust and appreciate themselves and the world around them. At the camp, they will be introduced to the richness of our heritage and scriptures. They will be taught to respect values and develop behavioral skills. Games, outdoor activities, yoga and meditation will strengthen them with physical and mental health. Lessons in Sanskrit, dance, music and crafts will enrich their talents. Along with team work, they develop a sense of identity, responsibility, self confidence and efficient time management.

In short, Balagramam strives to kindle the creative spirit within each child to attain the fullest potential.

Age Limit:  Children from 8  to 16 years can participate. They will be divided into groups according to age.

Accommodation: Children will be accommodated in dormitories. There will be separate dormitories for boys and girls.

Reporting at Camp:

Travel to and back from the ashram will have to be made by the participants themselves. Children accompanied by parent/guardian will have to report by 9.30 A.M on 18th APRIL 2017.Parents / guardians will have to leave the campus after the inaugural session.

Proposed Activities :

#Yoga and Meditation   # Introduction to Bhagavad Gita and other scriptures # Introduction to Dance, Music, Art, Literature # Craft workshop  # Interactive sessions and meeting with well- known cultural personalities  # Creative sessions on Dramatics and Speaking  # Talent time #Outdoor activities and games   # Picnic- One day picnic- cum- study tour to a nearby place of interest.

Medium of communication: Malayalam and English

Supervision and Safety: We fully appreciate the concerns of parents when their children are away from home. Parents may rest assured that the camp and the children will be under the supervision of adult volunteers and coordinators. There will be a Doctor on call and first aid facilities are also available.

Food:

All meals and snacks will be served at the camp .Food will be vegetarian – simple and nutritious.

Dress code and items to be brought
Children, both boys and girls will wear white kurta-pyjama, which they will have to bring with them to the camp. They will have to bring at least 2 sets to wear during the day. Other items to be brought by the children 
 

  1. Night wear
  2. Sufficient set of under clothes
  3. Towel
  4. Bedsheet
  5. Toilet kit with toothpaste and brush, soap and comb.

 

End of Camp Activities

The camp concludes by the evening of 23rd March 2017. Certificates will be awarded to participants. All campers will share what they have learned in this cultural experience by participating in a special program for family and friends. All parents and friends are invited to attend this performance.

Camp Donation
Camp Donation is Rs 5000 per child, which will cover all camp expenses including stay, food and materials. 

Mode of Payment
Please make the payment either by DD or cheque favoring School of Bhagavad Gita OR Bank Transfer to our A/c No:541501010050179, Union Bank Of India, Thycaud Branch, Trivandrum.
IFS Code - UBIN0556823 , Account Holder - School of Bhagavad Gita.

Payments by CASH may be made by registering at our office.

Registration 
Online registration – http://www.schoolofbhagavadgita.org/courses-and-retreats/for-children

Or fill in attached form and send it to:

School of Bhagavad Gita, Kundamankadavu, Thirumala P.O, Trivandrum- 695006

Phones : 0471-2367299 , 9446033331

Or email to admin@sobg.org