Patna: Taking its commitment to children’s holistic development forward, the management of St. Karen’s Schools organized second Spring Camp, ‘Meraki 2023’ for all the students of St. Karen’s High School, St. Karen’s Secondary School and St. Karen’s Collegiate School. Students from classes VI to VIII participated enthusiastically in the various activities of the camp. The six – day spring camp held from 1st to 6th March 2023, offered a diverse range of activities, including Zumba, Rap, Acapella, Guitar, Drums, Synthesizer, Volleyball, Hand ball, Basketball, Hockey, Taekwondo, Pottery Making, Canvas Painting, Jewellery making, Public Speaking, Street play, Advertisement and other team- building activities.
Through these events, students had the opportunity to learn new skills, showcase their creativity, and engage in various activities.
The students were motivated to step out of their comfort zones and encouraged to collaborate and boost their confidence. This helped the children to embark on a journey of self-discovery by identifying their strengths and learning essential 21st-century skills.
The Rap and A capella activities proved to be a huge success during the festival. Aditya Raj from Class VII H expressed his delight, saying, “I have always had a passion for a capella, but I never received encouragement to pursue it. I am thrilled that my school provided me with training in this field that I love.”
Harshvardhan of 6F said that he was excited to join the spring camp because of the number of sports activities it offered. He enjoyed attending the Zumba sessions and playing Hockey. Chandraprakash Sharma of std. 6 said that he learnt to play Guitar which was an extraordinary experience for him.
Students who had joined to hone their literary skills had a great time with RJ Shashi, who spent quality time with them talking about Public Speaking and Storytelling.
The students loved playing handball, table tennis, basketball and volleyball. It was a memorable experience for them.
On March 4th, the students were taken on an outing to Sanjay Gandhi Botanical Park, where they enjoyed spending time with their friends and also staged a street play to bring awareness about cleanliness. They also had a memorable night’s stay within the school premises on 5th March 2023.
The festival culminated with a presentation by the participants of the many skills they had learned. Bedecked in colourful head gears and dazzling t-shirts, the children led out the carnival which reflected the enthusiasm of the participants.
The spring camp was hosted by St. Karen’s High School and inaugurated by the Director of the School, Mr. D P Galstaun. Overall, it was an exhilarating event that was enjoyable as well as educational.