The annual Summer School for kids organised by the Kerala State Central Library will begin here on Thursday.
The month-long camp, which is in its 30th year and concludes on May 9, aims to make the ‘’vacation time a celebration for youngsters’’ and will include discussions, workshops and field trips apart from classes, said M B Gangaprasad, Library Chairman and P Suprabha, State Librarian in the leaflet about the Summer School.
Apart from personality development classes, the camp will include those on literary and cultural activities, media and telecommunications, magic, oration, folk songs and cartoon drawing.
These apart, there will also be classes and sessions held by departments like the Energy Management Centre and Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment. Institutions like the Breakthrough Science Society and English Academy will also hold sessions. The Swadeshi Council will be giving a class on attaining self-sufficiency through making articles of everyday use like soaps, umbrellas and candles.
Field trips to the Museum and Zoo and Priyadarshini Planetarium are also on the agenda.
The Summer School will be inaugurated by Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb at 11 am on Thursday. Health Minister V S Sivakumar is also expected to be present.