The camp combines the discipline of yoga and the fun of camp. The program allows children to understand the principles of vegetarianism, respect for all religions, develop a love and respect for nature. Children are able to identify with the inner self within a group setting by practicing yoga. Yoga asana, meditation, breathing, relaxation, swimming, games, chanting and lectures are some of the daily activities. Organised day trips to places of interest are also part of the program. The camp is for children between 7 - 11 years of age.
Children stay in separate boys' and girls' dormitories supervised by counsellors. The dormitories are simple and comfortable. Bathroom facilities have cold water only.Two sheets, pillow, pillowcase and mosquito net are provided.
06:00 hrs Wake up
06:30 hrs Satsang (group meditation, chanting and talk)
07:30 hrs Tea & snacks
08:00 hrs Hatha yoga class
10:00 hrs Vegetarian meal
11:00 hrs Karma Yoga (selfless service)
12:00 hrs Bhagavad Gita lecture or chanting class
13:30 hrs Tea & snacks
14:00 hrs Arts & creativity / workshop / discussions
16:00 hrs Swimming / games
18:00 hrs Vegetarian meal
19:00 hrs Silent time - reading stories, writing home, likita japa etc.
19:30 hrs Satsang (group meditation, chanting and talk)
20:30 hrs Happy assembly - indoor games
21:30 hrs Lights out
The program is taught by ashram staff that are available throughout the course to care for the children's needs. Children learn the value of karma yoga (selfless service) as they help to maintain the ashram with their daily task. Yoga asana and meditation help to keep the body healthy, flexible and the mind focused. Your child will have fun with new friends and discover new interests. A unique and exciting way for your child to spend the summer.
Children are free to leave after graduation. Parents are invited to meet the staff on the day of graduation. Both children and parents are welcome to stay at the ashram on the night after graduation. Accommodation on the night of graduation is free of charge for both children and parents.
Dates and donations are subject to change without notice. For all programs guests are subject to the suggested donation in effect at the time of final payment.
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To reserve a place for Kids Camp, we require a non-refundable deposit of US$ 300 - for non Indian nationals and Rs 1000 for Indian nationals. Payment can be made by credit card (contact us for a credit card remittance form), Demand Draft (in India only), or bank draft. We do not accept direct bank transfer or personal cheques.