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Summer camps are not only great way for kids to bolster their skills, but also are a platform for making new friends. They also offer a nurturing environment too. Children learn to work together, make choices, take responsibility, develop creative skills, and gain confidence

Published: 11th May 2015 06:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th May 2015 06:05 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Gone are the days when summer holidays were about visiting grandparents, the annual meeting with cousins, running riot in the neighborhood, and getting sun-burnt. Sending kids to summer camps is an incredibly effective way. Children get the experiences they need. They learn to take manageable amount of risks without the help of parents, as they step out of their comfort zones.

At Our Sacred Space which is located in Secunderabad summer camp is all about being confident, being creative, learning new skills, doing fun things and creating happy memories. They offer plethora of activities as a part of their camp from dancing to learning Kung fu

Yoga:

SUMMER SPECIAL.PNGTo promote spirituality among young children between age group of 7 and 13 years the camp focuses on teaching Sukshmayaam yoga which is related to stretching of joints and muscles in the body and also focuses on building self confidence, discipline, empathy, positive thinking and self awareness.

Kung Fu:

If your thriving to learn martial arts this place teaches you to twril, spin,duck under and move like a true kung fu master.

“Kids here learn punches, kicks and also learn self defence, Kung fu helps build strength and focus,” says Babu Roa, a Kung Fu trainer.

Dance:

A wide range of options to choose from,this place are offers a wide variety  of  dance forms like Kathak, Mohiniyattam, Kuchupudi and Salsa. They are taught in depth about various body movements and expressions. The noteable point here is ,this particular activity is taken up even by elderly women who are 65 plus.

Stitching:

For children who want to hone their skills in arts this camp is the perfect place for the budding designers who are interested in creative learning as they focus on teaching from  basic stitching to embroidery which is later used in various craft activities.

Cooking:

If you want your kid to learn and acquire a serious knife skills and cooking techniques this camp not only teaches how to cook in healthy but also teaches with the nutritive value. Some of the recipes include carrot halwa with jaggery, and baked samosa. “This is one of the most popular classes with boys and girls. Children here are very enthusiastic and eager to learn new recipes,”says Vyoma Shah, teacher.

Indian Sign Language:

Teaching about equality to kids, this activity focuses on integrating the hearing-impaired  community into the mainstream and therefore conducts a fun course in sign language. Here the kids are taught to use their hands and body effectively to express themselves, and thus they learn to express better.

Art and Craft:

Little bit of chaos and mess brings a good dose of creativity. And this is what is taught to the kids in their arts and craft class, where kids learn painting, drawing, flower making and clay modelling and various decorative elements.

Play for Peace:

It is an attempt to bring people together, heal rifts and build communities. This activity organises games to rediscover the joy of playing together through carefully designed win-win games that do not pit one against the other. This activity helps as a stress-buster.

Environmental Awareness:

To gain a real appreciation for nature, science and world around them the kids at the camp are taught about biodiversity and also about various species of plants and animals. Even a nature talk on natural fertilisers are organised to encourage children to use natural fertilisers.

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