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Memorable event for HT PACE campers

THE THREE-day HT PACE Adventure Camp, conducted for the second consecutive year, concluded on Monday, as campers returned from Pachmarhi in the afternoon.

india Updated: May 30, 2006 14:55 IST

THE THREE-day HT PACE Adventure Camp, conducted for the second consecutive year, concluded on Monday, as campers returned from Pachmarhi in the afternoon.

During this adventure camp, the enthusiastic lot of students underwent various adventure activities like rapelling, rock climbing, firing, trekking, sight seeing and map reading, which made it a memorable camp for them.

Anuj Walia and Anubhav Walia students of Campion School who were active participants in each and every activity in this camp stated, “This camp was a great package of fun and frolic along with enjoyment and togetherness.”

Accompanying teacher from Carmel Convent S S School, Arti Kumar stated, “The camp was a memorable one - both for me as well as the children. PACE should continue to organise such camps every year, as they have much more to impart than just
adventure activities. The children learn a lot in such camps like team spirit, time management, discipline and most of all the quality of being responsible.”

On day one, students were taken to the NCC camp wherein they were acquainted with NCC cadet life, following which the campers visited Christ Church. Subsequent to this, the campers trekked their way to Jatashankar Temple located in the picturesque valley.

On the second day, the group was taken for rock climbing and many such adventure activities. On the same day, the students were also given hands on experience for dealing with various obstacles like Tyre Jump, Commando Bridge, and Balancing Bridge etc. Students also enjoyed a visit to the Boat Club.

On the third day, children went for sight seeing, and visited many places like Pandava Caves, Handi Kho and many other places of historical and religious importance.

Kirti Kalyani, Sakshi Sharma, and Shaan students of Carmel Convent S S School, BHEL who participated in the camp for the second consecutive year stated, “The camp was great fun for each one, as we enjoyed each minute of our stay at Pachmarhi and have brought back with us, new friends and lot of memories. It was a beautifully managed camp”.

The Adventure Camp was conducted by the Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare wherein NCC provided technical support. The camp was led by PACE manager Alpana Mishra.