Program & General Information

Camp Dates – 12 July to 12 August 2020

@ Akal Academy, Baru Sahib, HP, India
Baru Sahib, Via Rajgarh,
Teh. Pachhad, Distt. Sirmore,
Himachal Pradesh – 173101, INDIA
Tel: 1799-241011, 9816400628
Fax: 1799-276041
E-Mail: camps@barusahib.org
Contact Person: Col. Anand
Mobile: +91-9816400628

Location
The camp will be held at Akal Academy, Baru Sahib, located in the lap of the majestic sylvan Himalayan Hills, ensconced in the valley surrounded by beautiful mountains from all sides, 135 km from Chandigarh, near Solan in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Education Exchange Donation (voluntary)
While you gain your education, please support Baru Sahib to sponsor an underprivileged child in exchange.
For example a donation of £315 provides a year’s student fees for one child. (The actual cost of camp is £175) Most of the young children in rural North India have to stay at home due to poverty and lack of educational opportunities around their villages. They indulge in household work or child labour. Your sponsorship could change that. Sponsor the value based education of a rural child in North India. Your sponsorship will make a difference to their life and their path, enabling them to develop into a responsible, honest and hardworking citizens helping in the creation of man ideal society
Program and Activates
You will learn Gurmukhi, Naam Simran, Nitnem, Gurbani Santhya (correct pronunciation of Gurbani), Kirtan, Gurmat, Sikh philosophy, Sikh history and practical way of Sikh living. Classes for learning musical instruments will also be provided. To sharpen the mind and body, Yoga exercises, Gatka (Sikh martial arts), Sports, hiking in the hills, picnics and many other fun activities will take place. Interested campers can also avail the opportunity for Amrit Sanchar at the camp.

Daily TIME TABLE ( excluding Sundays)

AKAl INTERNAIONAL YOUTH CAMP 2020
TIME GIRLS BOYS
5:00-6:15 am Nitnem Nitnem
6:15-8:30 am Rest Rest
8:30-9:00 am Breakfast Breakfast
9:00-9:45 am Punjabi/santhya Kirtan/Tabla
9:45-10:30 am Kirtan/Tabla Punjabi/Santheya
10:30-11:00 am Sikh History Sikh History
11:00-11:15 am Refreshment Refresment
11:15-12:00 noon Visit to Baba ji/ Gatka Punjabi/Santhya
12:00-12:45 pm Punjabi/Santhya Visit to Baba Ji/Gatka
12:45-1:15 pm Lunch Lunch
1:15-3:15 pm Rest Rest
3:15-3:30 pm Snacks Snacks
3:30-4:15 pm  Spoken Punjabi Kirtan/Tabla
4:15-5:00 pm Kirtan/Tabla Spoken Punjabi
5:00-6:00 pm Rehraas Sahib Rehraas Sahib
6:00-7:10 pm Sports Sports
7:10-7:20 pm Wash Up for Dinner Wash up for Dinner
7:20-7:50 pm Dinner Dinner
7:50-8:20 pm Sada Virsa Sada Virsa
8:20-8:50 pm Interaction with Students/Parents/Volunteers Interaction with Students/Parents/Volunteers
8:50-9:00 pm Get Set Get Set
9:00 pm Sohila Sahib Sohila Sahib
9:15 pm Lights off Lights off

Music Instrument Classes
You can choose to learn to play any of the following music instruments: Harmonium, Tabla, Sitar, Violin, Rabab, Saranda, Touse, Sarangi etc.
Camp Facilities
The camp will be housed in a new building with modern, sanitary facilities for boarding, lodging and classrooms. Students will be provided with distilled water for drinking. Separate facility will be available for parents.
■    Meals
Delicious and highly nutritious vegetarian meals will be provided. Pizzas, veggie burgers, French fries, milk shakes and other western dishes will also be served
■    Medical
Baru Sahib has a fully equipped 280-bed Akal Charitable Hospital with competent medical staff of 50.
■    Communication
Students may receive mail; phone communication may take place on the designated days; and e-mail messages may be sent, which will be printed and given to the student. Authorized visits are allowed.
■    Transportation
Air-conditioned Buses will arranged to travel to Baru Sahib. Campers will also be provided with transportation on trip to historic Gurdwaras.

■LAKHWINDER SINGH
email uk@barusahib.org Tel – 07702557495 or

■SUKHDEV SINGH RAI
email sukhdev@cleversocks.co.uk Tel 07774 160006 or

■RANBIR SINGH ATWALL
Tel – 07711382621

Registration Coordinators:
UK and Europe:

■Lakhwinder Singh, +447702557495 /+44 2085718139
E mail:-    uk@barusahib.org/ lakhwindersingh@barusahib.org

USA and other countries:

■Ravideep Kaur ‘Mukta’, +1 – 972-693-1077
E mail:-    mukta@barusahib.org

Canada:
■ S. Harpreet Singh, +1-403-404-8000
E mail:-    Canada@barusahib.org

Japan:
■Sarabjit Singh, 81669412179
Email:-    abnash_bhatia@yahoo.com
■Mandeep Singh, 81782416344
E mail:-    mschadha@recosoft.com

Registration Forms may be mailed to:

USA and other countries: 
192 Mohawk Drive West Hartford, CT 06117

UK and Europe:
uk@barusahib.org
OR
Baru Sahib UK camp ( Lakhwinder Singh, 1st Floor, 30 Merrick Road
Southall Middx UB2 4AU )

SS Rai, c/o Cleversocks Ltd., 101 Charles Henry Street,
Highgate, Birmingham, B12 0SJ

Canada: Akal Academy Surrey, #204-12639-80 ave, Surrey BC Canada, Fax: 1800-518-0740

Japan:Osaka-Shi, Chuo-ku, 1-1-8 nonibashi Tanimachi green heights 802 5400011