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Smile Super Summer Camp    A Gateway to Children’s Development

Smile Foundation supports initiatives on Child-focused interventions, directly reaching out to over a hundred thousand beneficiaries across 15 states of Federal India through various welfare projects.

Taking its commitment for children’s quality education and growth, Smile Foundation is organizing a programme, named ‘Smile Super Summer Camp’ in Delhi and National Capital Region.

Introducing Summer Camp

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 horn certain life skills while having fun.

What can it Make a Difference

Children in the age group of seven to teen years are in the moulding stage. Right skills imparted now can help them shape their life and future. Smile Super Summer Camp has come up with ingredients to help children gain different life skills which will not only help themselves but also their surroundings. Saving water, sensitizing and helping fellow children in the immediate neighbourhood, maintaining a healthy dietary habit since such an early age, beginning to set clear goals in life, managing time, keeping discipline in day-to-day life, even sensitizing elders would be what the children are supposed to grasp through the innovative design of the modules.

 

 

 

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The Smile Super Summer Camp introduces innovative ways of learning life skills and management skills among children in the age group of 7–14 years belonging to various communities and schools.

Summer Camp Schedule:

Camp

Place

Dates

Children

1

East Delhi Mall, Kaushambi, Delhi NCR

May 15, 2006  to June 15, 2006.

200

2

Nai Disha, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh

May 18 to May 2006

52

3

NTPC, Dadri, Uttar Pradesh

May 25, 2006 to May 27, 2006

50


Vision of the Camps:

Smile Foundation’s vision of summer camp is focused on overall Personality Development along with creative sessions on art & craft and other activities.

“You can a make a difference”

“You can a make a difference” is also an inimitable and unique concept of the workshop, which helps children become creative, dynamic, productive and sensitive citizen of India and by instilling the belief that each individual is capable of making a difference.

 

What People Say About the Camps:

“In this summer camp all the sessions were enjoyable and it was made more interesting by the faculty members. I thank them for telling us the minute things which are often neglected by us, but in the long run these are the most useful. I thank SMILE Foundation for changing the way we look at the world and at ourselves”.
- Medhavi Saxena NTPC, Dadri.

“This camp has introduced me to myself. Now I see myself as a capable and confident person. I thank the faculty members for being so friendly with us and sparing some with.”

“I have no words to thank you for all that you have done for us, especially althrough you are pre-occupied. I also want to thank Smile Foundation for sending such perfect hands to mould us in a better channel”.
- Niladri, NTPC, Dadri

“Keeping in view the present scenario we strongly feel that a child should learn different skills of life, as it is a very important part of the growing stage of the child. We were thankful to Smile Foundation, who took the initiative and, more so, showed its interest in organizing this type of unique and purpose-based workshops and campaigns.
- Mr. S K Masuriha, General Secretary, NTPC Club.

“I enjoyed this camp a lot & want to join it again whenever it will organize. I also apprise all my friends about the camp,” said Shardul with effervescent.

“I learnt various art & craft i.e. pin wheel, pencil decoration, vegetable painting especially puppets and frogs”.
- Rehka, Nai Disha, Noida.

“We learnt various things first time in this camp which were not taught in the school. This workshop increases my confidence and also helped me to learn various skills”.
- Shyam 3rd class student of Nai Disha, Noida

 

Target Group

Children in the age group of 7 to 15 years from different organizations, communities, schools, in Delhi and NCR are the beneficiaries from this programme.

Objective

This programme is designed for the enhancement and management of skills required to achieve success and opportunities for personal growth that last a lifetime.

The core ingredients of the programme are as follows:

• Personality Development
• Life Skill Management
• Time management and goal setting skills
• Communication skills
• Basic safety and self-defence techniques
• A session on awareness regarding child abuse
• Health, nutrition and dietary habit
• Workshop on Parenting Skills

Methodology for Implementation:

• Role plays
• Dramatization and demonstrations
• Lectures and discussions
• Colouring and painting
• Pictorial and chart presentation
• Yogic Kriyas
• Quiz sessions

Age Groups:

• Set I: 7yrs. – 9yrs.
• Set II: 10yrs. – 15yrs.
• Set III: 15yrs. onwards