Summer camps are the best way for kids to enjoy, learn and participate in various activities during the summer vacations. But, almost all the camps focus on one or two activities only which could be boring.
To counter that, Movindia has come up with a unique summer camp in the city of lakes that will have many indoor, outdoor, sports, fun, art and other activities for the kids to choose from.
Why should kids go to summer camps?
Going to summer camp is a very smart way to spend the summer holidays so that our children do not end up wasting their time in front of television. It is a time when a young mind can learn a new art and have a lot of new experiences which he is not able to have in monotonous schedule of the school. [..]
City’s whether became a bit hotter during the first week of March indicating an early onset of summers. Maximum recorded temperature during the days shot to 34 degrees while minimum temperature remained close to 23 degrees during the past week.
Today, sun rays felt more intense than the other days giving a feel of summers breaking the prolonged winter season that had number of ups and downs in temperature recorded.
According to metrological department, Udaipur, maximum temperature recorded on 4th March was 33 degrees and minimum 21 degrees. They also forecasted increase in the day time mercury levels to 36 degrees in the ongoing week.
MaxPro summer ‘activity’ camp concluded on June 30, 2012. This camp has been organized at three locations, Hiran Magri, Sector 4 (Opp. Hansa Palace), Surajpole (Opp. JMB) and Sunderwas.
Activities like craft, drawing, story writing / narrating, project work, hand writing, English (grammar, word games etc), clay modeling, puzzles (like maze, crossword, jumbled letters) etc were organized for children in the age group of 4-12 years. [..]
A meeting of school administrators from 10 major schools of the city was held today with Hemant Gera, District Collector of Udaipur, at collector’s office.
The agenda included placing a system in place whereby the schools in the city could be informed of any declarations of holidays for which it was assured that any such circulars in future will be emailed to them.
“The way it is now, even us [schools] come to know of holidays through the media sources which often creates an embarrassing situation from our side”, said Deepak Sharma, Director, CPS. “Parents as well having no knowledge of such declaration in most cases suffer a miscommunication”, he added. [..]
The Collector has declared an extension to the summer vacations and Schools will be closed till 8th July, 2012. This is applicable to all the students till class 8th.
However, students of class 9th – 12th and teaching staff as well as administration staff will be attending schools as usual. This decision was made in the light of ongoing heat wave.
In conversation with UT, Hemant Ghera, Collector (District) said ”This decision of extending the vacations till 8th is taken in favor of school going kids. Summer is on its peak and so is the heat waves. The extension would be applicable in all the schools of the district”.
Kidzee, Ambamata successfully concluded its first summer camp-2012 today. Director, Kidzee -Ambamata, Dr Atul Sharma informed that approximately 60 children of age group between 3 to 15 participated in the summer camp. Different activities like Dance, Art & Craft, Abacus, Calligraphy, Origami, Indoor and Outdoor games, Drawing Painting, Singing etc. were conducted during the camp. Certificates & prizes were given to the participants at the end of the ceremony. [..]
Article By : Razia Sanwari
‘Yippee!’ shriek the students! ‘Sigh’ say the parents!
Almost two months of non-stop gully cricket, long hours on the play station, incessant surfing of TV channels… vacations are made of this! shout the kids. Ask the moms and they have a different story to tell. Non-stop demand for snacks, sleeping late into the day, sunburns and sweats… vacations are made of these, they moan.
Give us a break, scream Moms. Take them away, they plead. [..]
Scorching heat of summer and long vacations, a break from schools and homework, if you’d had booked your journey for some hill stations to escape the hot wave then you’ve got the cake in your hand. But over budgeted tour packages and crowded trains and flights might break your dreams. [..]