Anugraha, the charity club of Indian School Darsait organized its Annual Camp for students of classes VI to VIII on 11th and 12th December 2014. It was held in the school and was an unprecedented one in terms of participation, classes and entertainment programmes. The purpose of it was to hone the leadership skills of children as they play a pivotal role in their lives and also to give them a rich learning experience beyond classrooms.
Inaugurating the camp Dr. Sridevi P. Thashnath, Principal said “Camps like this is a wonderful opportunity for kids as it helps them to have unique experiences, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime. The objective of this camp is to bring out the best in the kids so that they may know the pulse of the society and get them involved in bringing about noticeable changes in society”. Followed which Mr. Markshim Karki, renowned yoga therapist inspired the students with ‘Yoga as an Alternative Medicine’
The highlights of the day’s programme included campfire accompanied by a variety entertainment programme such as skit, musical chair and melodious songs. Next morning, campers went on for a trekking along beach area where they attended an enriching session on Surya Namaskar and breath exercises. Mr. P.V. Gopinath, senior teacher in Fine Arts, ISD conducted a session ‘Nothing is Waste’ which was indeed an attempt to make use of waste materials to be converted in to beautiful decorative items while Mr. Jaikish delivered a lecture on ‘Morality and Motivation’.
Mr. C.R.Sankara Narayanan, GM of Al Raid Group of Companies and the sponsor of the camp inspired the students with his thought provoking speech, whereas Mr. Madan Mathew talked on ‘Challenges of Young Leaders’ and it was a wonderful session. The Principal conveyed her happiness over the success of the programme and commended the untiring efforts made by Mr. Radhakrishna Kurup, Coordinator, Clubs and Events, Mr. Lal A Pillai, HoD, Co-scholastic, Mr. Permanand, Camp Officer and their team in organizing the camp for the all-round development of students. It was indeed an unforgettable experience for the campers.