“Nature is the source of inspiration, mother of all creatures and the best gateway for all adventurous activities.”
In order to strengthen the mindset of the students towards the positive way, our institution organises different camps to all the students. The main motto is to nurture the life skills among children.
Goals and Objectives:-
- To create a different atmosphere for learning, apart from the classroom.
- To develop the positive mindset among children.
- To gain life values through real experience.
- To provide an opportunity to be with the nature.
To develop the positive spirit among students, an adventurous overnight camp was organised at Kippadi, nearly an hour journey to school.
Along with 9 escort teachers, 117 students left the campus at 10 a.m. on 16th December 2019 and reached the campsite by 11 a.m. To start with, children were divided into three groups along with the in-charge teachers for three different activities. First group went for trekking, where students observed the beauty of nature in the surroundings. The second group went for rope activity where as the third group involved in swimming under the guidance of resource person Mr. Gangadhara Jallare and his team. They guided the students in swimming with the help of life jacket. All the above activities made the participants to come out from their comfort zone. After this, all had lunch that was cooked by chef in the campsite itself. Post this, the groups were exchanged for respective activities.
In the evening, all students were set to build their own shelters under the guidance of resource persons, meanwhile few students collected wood for the fire camp. Sharp at 7 P.M, the CCA program was started by lighting the fire followed by various cultural program which included song, skit, dance, etc. The dignitaries who witnessed these program were, our honorable Principal Mrs. Shobha K, Middle Section HM Mrs. Rajashree, Physics Lecturer Mr. Rohith V Sagar and Ms. Vibha KR, student, Azim Premji University , Bangalore. Post this delicious dinner was served. Later, all children rested in their respective tents.
The next dawn, after morning chores students got ready for all faith prayer, to bring harmony among the participants. This was followed by a silent time amidst nature where they eared to the chirping of birds, babble of water and rustling of leaves. After this, all finished their breakfast and headed to different pre-scheduled activities.
Around 1.30 P.M the students gathered for lunch and started winding up activities like cleaning the area of campsite, setting their luggage and folding the tents etc. Around 3.00 P.M the whole program was ended with the feedback session of students as well as teachers.
They felt happy regarding the adventures camp which made them mentally strong. They enjoyed the rope climbing, water activity and staying in tent with the their friends.
Teachers enjoyed a lot in the camp along with the children. This camp became the best platform for them to overcome their fears and limitations (rope walk and swimming).
The camp exposed the students for experiential learning by persisting green memories. They learnt how to help others and how to adjust with everyone at different situations. Totally, it was a memorable experience to the students, where they have learnt many life values needed to land successfully in future.
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