Summer fun at Bal Bhavan

Bal bhavan has revised their summer camps this year to introduce classes like Sanskrit and Yoga to revive the traditional culture and also subjects like Animation to be at par with times.

Even before summer camps became the fad that it is now, Bal Bhavan in Cubbon Park has had summer camps. The camps have been going on for over 25 years now.

Divya Narayanappa, secretary of Bal Bhavan says, "We have modified the summer camps this year and introduced Sanskrit as a compulsory class to revive the traditional culture."

Around 142 children have already registered for the camps. With the registrations still on, they are expecting almost about 200 children to be enrolled in the Bal Bhavan summer camps this year.

Schedule

April 12 to May 20, 10 am – 4.30 pm

Batch: 5 to 10 year.

Activities: Yoga, meditation, Sanskrit (compulsory), painting, clay modelling, dance, theatre, singing. Price: Rs. 750

Batch: 8 to 14 years

Activities: Yoga, meditation, Sanskrit (compulsory), painting, clay modelling, dance, theatre, singing, mehendi, embroidery, metal embossing.  Price: Rs. 1200

Batch: 12 to 16 years

Activities: Yoga, meditation, Sanskrit (compulsory), painting, clay modelling, dance, theatre, singing, mehendi, embroidery, metal embossing, vegetable and fruits carving, aeromodelling, ship modelling. Price: Rs. 1500

Bal Bhavan has tied up with Reliance Big Aims Aquarius Animation Pvt. Ltd. for animation training. This training is free for all the batches.

The classes are held  by trained staff and school teachers who take these classes during vacations.

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