A lover for tradition and culture has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hours of Peril

– Kellte Elmore

Summer is the 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 hone certain life skills while having fun. Therefore, taking its commitment for children’s quality education and growth, Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing has organised a fascinating Summer Camp for the children. The camp kicked off on the 1st of May 2018 on the premises of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Senior Wing.

The Camp has been organised for a period of 15 days. A total number of 316 students from Classes III to VI are attending the camp. The Camp commences with a session of Zumba Dance which is the favourite of all the students and a compulsory one. After which the students disperse for the activities of their choice. A short break for children to freshen up themselves has been set up between the two session. There are other activities that have been designed for the students under the two categories namely Outdoor and Indoor Activities such as:

1. Outdoor Activities: Cricket, Band, Martial Arts, Basket Ball and Horse Riding
2. Indoor Activities: Table Tennis, Chess, Aerobics, Public Speaking, Instrumental, Badminton and Classical Dance

The timing for Summer Camp is very convenient which is from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The students were full of zeal and enthusiasm during the camp. They energetically participated in all the activities and no task was left undone. All the sessions were enjoyable and it was made more interesting by the faculty members.


Adventure Camp is an event that offers a welcoming, lively, safe, positive, and diverse environment where children gain confidence and build self-esteem. Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing organized a fun-filled Day Adventure camp for Classes I to III and Day-Night Adventure Camp for Classes IV to VI at the premises of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Civil Lines on 19th and 20th March 2018 respectively. The Camp was exclusively designed and managed by RAN Tourista.

The camp was declared open by the Principal of DPS Civil Lines Ms. Raina Krishnatray. The students were briefed about the precautions to be taken during the camp and were divided into smaller groups with an instructor and two teachers. The students then assembled for breakfast to energize themselves for the long and challenging day ahead of them. Sumptuous meals were also served to all the students in a timely manner. Refreshments were served to them after the completion of all the activities for the day. Facilities for the basic medical aids were available at the Camp Site at all times.

Day Adventure Camp
There were 65 students from Class I to III escorted by 6 teachers who attended the Day Adventure Camp. The students were full of zeal and enthusiasm during the camp.
The activities featured in the Day Camp were:

  1. Obstacles: Tunnel, Crawl Net, Tyre Traverse, Port Hole, Alligator Walk, Leap of Faith, Zig-Zag beams, Tea Pea Shuffle, Horizontal Ladder.
  2. High Rope Adventures (Burma Bridge, Commando Bridge, Cross Net)
  3. Low Rope Adventures (Parallel Rope)
  4. Commando Board/ Commando Net, Flying Fox, Rappelling.

The students were too excited to participate in all the activities. The little ones managed to cross obstacles such as the Burma Bridge quite confidently. Throughout the day the students actively indulged in various activities and wished the day didn’t end.

Towards the end of the day, the students assembled for the awarding of certificates for participation in all the events of the camp. The Vice Principal of DPS Civil Lines Mr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma along with the Senior Mistress of DPS Civil Lines Ms. Hemlina Panwar awarded the certificates to the students. Thus, the Day Campers dispersed at 5:30 p.m. with lots of memories to cherish throughout their life.

Overnight Adventure Camp
There were 37 students who had participated in Overnight Adventure Camp accompanied by 8 teachers. One could clearly see the energy running in the veins of all the enthusiastic students who were all set and ready to face the challenges ahead of them.
The activities featured in the Overnight Adventure Camp were:

  1. Fun Games – Copy Cat, Fill the Bucket.
  2. Balancing, Roller Tank, Ladder Golf, Pipes and Marbles, Acid River
  3. Obstacles: Leap of Faith, Crawl Net, Zig-zag beams, Tyre Traverse, Tunnel, Tee- Pee Shuffle, Horizontal Ladder
  4. Adventure Zone: High Rope (Burma Bridge, Cross Net), Low Rope (Parallel Rope, Boson Rope) and Higher Up Adventures (Rappelling, Flying Fox, Vertical Ladder)

These activities helped to strengthen teamwork and personal accomplishment. Finally, the day was indeed well spent as the campers were exposed to a variety of challenging and exciting activities.

They energetically completed the activities and no task was left undone.

Post dinner, special arrangements were made for Bon Fire, music and dance. The students enjoyed singing and dancing under the night sky by the fire. Following this, the students retired to their tents for a good night sleep after a long and fun-filled day.

The next morning started off with exercise to freshen up the students for yet another exigent day ahead. After having their breakfast, the young campers set out to conquer the remaining of the challenges. The amount of energy and enthusiasm exhibited by students was enthralling.

After the Lunchtime, the students participated in some interesting fun-games like Tug of War, Filling the bucket with balls, etc. The students assembled as the time of dispersal drew near. All the adventurers were awarded a certificate of appreciation by the Principal of DPS Civil Lines Ms. Raina Krishnatray, Vice Principal of DPS Civil Lines Mr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma along with the Senior Mistress of DPS Civil Lines Ms. Hemlina Panwar after they completed the module successfully and bid farewell to the campers as they left. The students dispersed for their homes at around 3:00 p.m. Overall it was a joyful and enriching experience.

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