Date: 1 October 2017
SVG8- Tirthan Day 3
Weather is clear with sunny skies. Group Stunners, Kashipuria and Zero returned from their night out. They all had a fun experience & are full of stories of their adventures of the trek, cooking, born fires & camp out. Today, post-breakfast Stunners went for rappelling and they will do stream walk in the second half. Group Kashipuria went for stream walk this morning, post lunch they will do rappelling. Group Zero went for a trek to a nearby waterfall and post lunch they will also take on rappelling challenge. Group Namak Haram and The Explorers went out to learn outdoor skills like Bagpacking, Navigation, Tent pitching and other survival skills this morning. Post lunch they will leave for their night out. Kids will navigate themselves to a camping spot, pitch their tents, cook food for themselves and enjoy sleeping in the wilderness. All kids are doing well and enjoying the camping activities.
Date: 30 September 2017
Date: 29 September 2017
SVG8 – Tirthan Day 1
It is a bright sunny day at Tirthan. Kids reached safe and sound this morning at 7:00 AM. Hope all of you got our SMS. Kids are very energetic despite the long overnight journey. They have been divided into 5 groups. After campus orientation, they had a yummy breakfast and went out for expectation sharing and norms setting session. Post lunch, group 1 and 2 will navigate themselves to a nearby waterfall and enjoy natural waterfall slide. Group 3 will do rappelling and group 4 and 5 will do stream walk. There will be campfun in the evening and lights off will be early so that kids can rest and recover for the action-packed days ahead. All kids are doing great.
Date: 20 June 2017
G7- Tirthan Day 7
Weather is cloudy at the campus. Kids had fun during YPL, they enjoyed the talent and musical night yesterday. This morning kids went for appreciation and closing ceremonies. Post lunch they will bid goodbye to the campus and depart on their homeward journey. We hope you will listen to their stories and regularly expose them to nature. A growing body of research is showing that exposure to nature keeps kids emotionally, physically & mentally balanced and charged.
Date: 19 June 2017
Date: 18 June 2017
G7 - Tirthan Day 5
Weather is pleasant at Tirthan. "Lost and found" and "Kya Farak Padta Hai" are back from Night Out with excitement and a great experience. Kids are non-stop talking about tasty food, bone fire and solo night and the adventure they had last night.
"Swag Niggas 69" this morning left campus for their night out. Kids will reach a camping spot after a full day trek, pitch their tents, cook food for the dinner, enjoy the bonfire and sleep in the wilderness. "Kya Farak Padta Hai" went for night out reflection followed by the trust fall. Post lunch they will do the river crossing. "Lost and Found" went for river crossing this morning. Post lunch they will take on ropes courses challenge. All kids are doing great and enjoying the camping experience.
Date: 17 June 2017
Date: 16 June 2017
G7 – Tirthan Day 3
Weather is pleasant at Tirthan. Skies were clear last night and cloudy this morning. Kids enjoyed tug of war in camp fun last night after their silent hour of reflection. Both the groups “Kya Farak Padta Hai” and “Swag Niggas 69” navigated themselves to the waterfall and enjoyed the natural waterfall slide in the morning session. Post lunch “Swag Niggas 69” will test their marksmanship in a round of Archery and take on low ropes courses challenge. “Kya Farak Padta Hai” will learn fire building, shelter making, and other camping skills in their post-lunch session. Lost and Found group went for stream walk this morning. Post lunch they will make bracelets. Kids are doing fine and enjoying the camping activities.
Date: 15 June 2017
G7 – Tirthan Day 2
Weather is a little cloudy at the campus. It rained yesterday afternoon but cleared by evening. Activities have proceeded as planned. The groups went for expectations sharing yesterday and named their activity groups. The 2 groups of Black Star kids have named themselves “Kya Farak Padta Hai” & “Swag Niggas 69” while the Red Star group called themselves “Lost & Found”!
The groups played games at Chota Hazari and after breakfast, left for their activities. Lost & Found navigated themselves to the Waterfall and then had fun on the natural slide there. Post lunch, they will explore their creativity with crafts. Both the other groups went for an off trail hike, learning about “Leave No Trace’” principles and the flora & fauna of the area. After lunch, they will go for stream walking. Kids are in high spirits and all doing well.
Date: 14 June 2017
G7 – Tirthan Day 1
Skies are cloudy at the campus. Kids reached safe and sound at 11:30, group got delayed due to heavy traffic on the way. We hope all of you got our SMS. After campus orientation kids went for icebreakers, name games and did some funny energizers. Post lunch Black star kids will go for River walk and learn about hydrology and river walk techniques. They will also have their expectation sharing and norms settings during the session. Red star kids will do an off trail walk and have their expectation and norms settings during the walk. Both the groups will have camp fun activities after silent hour in the evening and lights off will be early so that they can rest & recover for the week ahead! All kids are fine and excited about action packed days ahead.