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City gears up for Summer camps for vacation

Jamshedpur : Schools, independent groups and organisations are holding camps for children under every conceivable category.

While there are parents who wait for these camps to begin so that they can admit their kids, there are those who believe that these are nothing but a money-making proposition. They argue that the children receive the same training in schools all through the academic year.

With an aim to make students best utilise their summer holidays and help them cultivate some skills, a number of city-based educational and cultural bodies are organising summer camps. Summer camps are fast gaining popularity in the urban and semi-urban areas in the district. With the schools closed for vacation the summer camps are attracting
children by the dozens.

“Summer is the best time for children to take time off from the regular chore of going to school and getting down to the curriculum. So, the summer vacation is, in another way, an opportunity to horn certain life skills while having fun,” said Shweta Parikh, one of the city-based summer camps organisers.

Sports Department, Tata Steel is going to organise 19 days Summer Camp for children at JRD Tata Sports Complex in nineteen disciplines. The objective of this camp is to create awareness, about fitness and to encourage participation in sporting activities of students & community children of Jamshedpur.

Disciplines at JRD Tata Sports Complex: 1)Archery 2) Athletics 3) Basketball 4) Boxing 5) Handball 6) Karate 7) Football 8) Volleyball 9) Yoga & Meditation 10) Chess 11) Table Tennis 12) Badminton 13) Roller Skating 14) Golf 15) Lawn Tennis 16) Cricket 17) Swimming 18) Special Athletes 19) Community Sportspersons.

“Most parents are choosing summer camps to engage their children in some learning activity and also to tap the latent talent in them. Ours camp has always been the favourites and this time too we have received good number of registrations,” noted the official.

The summer camps are mostly being conducted by cultural associations, sports associations and dance schools among others in the. Training in sports and games, swimming, painting and other crafts, different forms of classical and modern dances and music are being taught in the summer camps.

Meanwhile camps are being organised at United Club and Beldih Club. “I always wanted to learn the nuances of break dance and I am happy to note that city is hosting a camp for dancers. I am really excited and looking forward to fulfill my cherished dream soon in summer camp,” said Diksha Tripathy, a student of DBMS English School.

From schools, colleges to educational institutes are all engaged hosting number of camps to woo children.“Summer is the best time for children to take time off from the regular chore of going to school and getting down to the curriculum.

Summer camps also provide welcome relief to working parents as they keep their child occupied for a part of the day,” said Priyanka Agrawal, one of the city-based summer camps organisers.

“I always wanted to learn the nuances of break dance and I am happy to note that city is hosting a camp for dancers.

I am really excited and looking forward to fulfill my cherished dream soon in summer camp,” said Rajni Srivastav, a student of DBMS English School.

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