Jamshedpur, May 10 : Sports Division, Tata Steel is organizing Summer Camp 2017 at JRD Tata Sports Complex.
The camp will be inaugurated by the chief guest Ms Ruchi Narendran on Thursday, May 11.
The camp which is scheduled from May 10 to May 30 includes sporting activities like Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Basketball, Chess, Cricket, Football, Golf, Handball, Karate, Kabaddi, Roller Skating, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga (for all) and Zumba (for all).
Till May 9, more than 1800 children had registered for the camp. Registrations is open till May 15, 2017. Children aged between 5 -18 years are eligible to participate in the camp.
Kabaddi Coaching will be held at Gopal Maidan, football coaching at Armoury Ground and golf camp will be held at Beldih Club.
Several special programmes have been lined up during the summer camp which includes health check-up (Blood Pressure) of parents and members of summer camp will be organized.
Tournaments will be conducted during the camp and winners will be awarded. Special fun events will be held every day at ‘Help Desk’ for waiting parents.
Poster-Making contest and ‘BE SMART’ fun events for children will be organized during the camp. Camps for special children are being organized during Summer Camp at Special Olympic Ground.
Each registered participant will be given a water bottle and a Certificate during the camp. Workshop for coaches was conducted on May 5, 2017. During the Camp, coaches will identify talented participants and they will be offered training center’s membership. A magic show will be held by Subir Mazumdar during the closing ceremony of Summer Camp on May 30, 2017.
The organisers have listed out some safety initiatives during Camp: Vehicle parking will be in front of Mohun Ahuja Stadium and Covent School. Daily announcements will be done on the importance of using helmets, seat belts, driving slow, making use zebra crossings and walking on marked pathways.
A session on Fire Safety and Vehicle Maintenance will be held. First Aid experts are going to be deputed at 4 places – JRD Tata Sports Complex, Swimming Pool, Keenan Stadium and Armoury Ground.
Qualified coaches are going to be assisted by senior players. Coaches from Sports Authority of India (SAI) have been invited for Boxing and Athletics trainings.
Ex-Ranji players have been invited to train the budding cricketers. Ms Purnima Mahato and Mr Dharmendra Tiwary, Coaches of Indian Archery Team will give special tips to New Archers.
The swimming timings for boys is 8:15 am to 11:15 am (1 hour session for each batch). For girls it will be 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (1 hour session for each batch). Registrations for swimming have been stopped since the target number of participants has been achieved.