મારૂ ગોકુલધામ-તારુ ગોકુલધામ-આપણું ગોકુલધામ

Gokuldham Camp 2019

Camp Date:
Sunday, June 09, 2019 - Saturday, June 15, 2019
Location:
Check-in:
Sunday, June 09, 2019 between 10 AM and Noon
Parents' Orientation:
Sunday, June 09, 2019 between Noon and 1 PM
Camp Highlights:
Saturday, June 15, 2019 between 10 AM and Noon
Check-out:
Saturday, June 21, 2019 at Noon

Day Camp - Daily Check-in/out: (Mon-Fri) :

Check-in:
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-out:
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM



Goal

1. To provide knowledge and familiarity of the Hindu religion particularly of the Pushtimarg.
2. To provide knowledge and familiarity of Indian cultural heritage.
3. To develop camaraderie, responsibility, the spirit of volunteerism and participation in cultural activities.

Objective

1. Provide familiarity of the Pushtimarg through classes and activities.
2. Expose to the philosophy behind vegetarian food, values of good health via Yoga and exercise.
3. Expose campers to basic knowledge of Indian music, arts, dances, feasts, festivals, and languages - Sanskrit and Gujarati.
4. Provide experience of sharing, free and open communication and articulation of opinions, to enhance self-esteem and promote individual growth.
5. Develop sensitivity of respect, rights, and responsibility towards others; develop an outlook towards meeting and handling challenges.
6. Provide opportunities for the development of skills in leadership, self-presentation, and interpersonal relationships.
7. Provide models for volunteerism and civic duties.
8. Develop friendships and networks that go beyond camp.
9. Participate in various activities involving cooperation, public speaking, and teamwork.

1. Yoga
2. Class A - Pushtimarg shlokas, hymns, and understanding of rituals
3. Class B - Gujarati - recognizing basic writing and conversation
4. Class C - Indian Culture Indian history, geography, festivals, and heritage.
5. Afternoons include among the following various activities: Outings, Arts and crafts, cooking, Open forum, garba & mehndi night, bowling etc.
6. Group / Individual activities focusing on the preparation of two-minute skits, song, dance, musical
7. Small group discussions on topics such as knowledge, winning, anger and aggression.
8. Free time sports and other self-initiated activities: Soccer, Basketball, Frisbee, Volleyball, and Softball etc.

Sample Day for Campers

Sample Day for Counselors

Campers:

Registration starts:
February 11, 2019
Age Requirement:
Age - 7 years to 13 years, by May 31, 2019
Registration Payment:
$200.00 per child (Payable through PayPal or Gokuldham website)
Steps:

1. Please use the PayPal PayNow button to pay $200 camp registration. Please put your Camper's Name in "Add special instructions to the seller:" field while paying for the registration.

2. Please use the following link to register your camper.

3. Download / Print this document and follow the directions.

Counselors:

Registration starts:
February 11, 2019
Age Requirement:
Between 14 and 22 Years, by May 31, 2019
Registration Payment:
$25.00 (Payable through PayPal or Gokuldham website)

All counselors are required to submit a statement of interest “why they would like to attend camp as counselors” (minimum 200 words) and send along with their registration forms.

Registration may not be considered without a statement of interest.


Steps:

1. Please use the PayPal PayNow button to pay $25 camp registration. Please put your(Counselor's) Name in "Add special instructions to the seller:" field while paying for the registration.

2. Please use the following link to register.

3. Download / Print this document and follow the directions.

Adult Volunteer:

Age Requirement:
25 Years or above, by May 31, 2019

All volunteer should be available for the entire camp week to participate and render help in all aspects of the program

The volunteer can also contribute towards the program in some form (teaching, kitchen help, shopping, cleaning, guidance etc.)

Volunteer needs to communicate well and great at team-work.