A regional youth summer camp was successfully conducted by AYUDH Delhi-NCR chapter from Friday 7th of June to Sunday 9th of June in Saket, New Delhi. The camp was attended by more than 90 participants from various North Indian states including Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar. The camp saw some very high profile dignitaries who graced the occasion with workshops and talks. The camp included adventure sports activities, theatre workshops, yoga, meditation, gardening workshops, group contests, a Q&A session, cultural performances, and a talent show, among other things. All activities focused on the four pillars of AYUDH: personality development, social service, sustainable initiatives, and intercultural exchange.
The camp was inaugurated on Friday 7th June by Mr. Satyananda Mishra, former Chief Information Commissioner of India in the presence of Brahmachari Vijayamrita Chaitanya, disciple of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma); Brahmachari Amit, AYUDH India National Coordinator; and Brahmacharini Samapika, Principal Amrita Vidyalayam. Maj. Gen. G.D. Bakshi (Retd.) and Ms. Lakshmi Menon, CEO of The New Indian Express, were the Guests of Honor at this occasion. The camp began with an inspiring video message from Amma for the participants.
Some of the highlights of the camp included theatre workshops by renowned Retd. National School of Drama Professor Ratna Panikkar; famous theatre actress Nishta Paliwal; theatre education teacher Kuldeep Singh; and theater counsellor Dipti Grover. Participants enjoyed the yoga session by yoga and meditation expert Brahmachari Amit and the Karate workshop by Commonwealth Silver Medalist Akshay Mahara.