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Suggested Time Table for Day-Camps (8:30am - 5:00pm)

This is the format used in one of the camps. This is only to give an idea of how to plan. On the last day of the camp, plan a field trip to a nearby Hindu Temple or an Ashram.

Refer to activities section to get an idea of variety of programs you can plan

9:00-9:30Udghatan (Inaguration)
Lighting the lamp by an elderly person;
Ganesha & Saraswati Vandana
Purpose of the camp, Instructions, Parichay of Karyakartas
9:30-9:45 Shlokas & Song
9:45-10:15 Surya Namaskar+Yoga
10:15-10:20 Break
10:20-11:00 Boudhik (Talk followed by Q/A)
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00 Video : Animated Ramayana Movie
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:00 Shlokas/Song
1:00-2:00 Arts & Crafts - Drawing
2:00-2:15 Break (Snacks)
2:15-3:15 Jeopardy & Dumb Charades
3:15-4:15 Games
4:15-4:45 Team Project Work
4:45-5:00 Prarthana

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Religious setting with pictures.
Learning atmosphere with the posters on Hindu's contribution, etc.
Sewa posters to create awareness about Sewa.
Sangh posters of big programs to give the feeling - "We're part of a BIG movement"
Keeping the shoes in line.
Keeping up the motivation to learn
For all boudhik sessions, sitting in proper formation (either lines or ardha-mandal).
Making four gatas on first day and rotating the task of serving food and cleaning.

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