Camps for Children – 2016

Camps had always played an important role to build relationships among the children. 92 children attended the camps this year – with lot of learning, brainstorming, fun, observations, discussions and reflections.

Children Participation Info:
Kattunayakan Betta kurumbha Paniya Boys Girls Total
Camp 1
Devala        May 3 – 6
1 1 24 4 22 26
Camp 2
Ayyankolly May 10 – 13
 –  – 26 5 21 26
Camp 3
Ponnani    May 20 – 23
2 2 36 20 20 40
Total 3 3 86 29 63 92

Activities in the Camps:

Village Visit:

Talking to the village Thalaivar

Observations about the village

Observations about the village

Discussing and Reflecting about the village

Discussing and Reflecting about the village

Cultural Songs and Dance:

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Cultural dance at the village

Anti-Alcoholism sessions:

Anti-alcoholism discussion

Anti-alcoholism discussion

Art & Craft:

T-shirt painting : Reflecting their adivasi values through art

T-shirt painting : Reflecting their adivasi values through art

Sports: Frisbee Training

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A sport that is enjoyed by both boys and the girls

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A sport that is enjoyed by both boys and the girls

Camp 1 (Devala):

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Camp 1

Camp 2 (Ayyankolly):

Camp 2

Camp 2

Camp 3 (Ponnani):

Camp 3

Camp 3

Feedback from the Children:

  • We wish the camps run for 2 weeks.
  • We got some ideas to tackle the problem of alcoholism
  • I have got one more family and will keep in touch.
  • We learnt about different adivasi culture.
  • We would like to have regular monthly camps with the teachers.

VBVT would like to thank the donors who supported the camps.

Name Amount (in Rs.)
Cavery Bopaiah 5000
Yesudoss 3000
Chanakya Kocherla 20000
Pamela Lima 20000
Mallika Ragavan 5000
Beatrice Marcel 14273
 Total 67273

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