TRIP TO BHIMTAL
“TO MOVE, TO BREATHE,TO FLY, TO FLOAT, TO GAIN ALL WHILE YOU GIVE, TO ROAM THE ROADS OF LANDS REMOTE, TO TRAVEL IS TO LIVE”
Outdoor trips serve one vital function as far as education is concerned. It links the classroom experience with the outside world in so doing they not only improve learning, but also give both the learner and educator valued practical experience. This trip was important for kids as most of them were travelling away from their loved ones for the first time, everyone both parents and kids were anxious on how things will unfold.
A group of 17 students of class 4th & 5th and 2 teachers embarked on a trip to Bhimtal,a small town in the hills of Kumaon, is a lovely hill station surrounded by mountains on three sides for three days
The field trip owed its success to the tour group “explorars” who engaged the students throughout the trip. The peaceful Himalayan retreat nestled in lush green picturesque surrounding offered opportunities to participate learn and connect with nature. Students participated in activities like trekking, adventure activities, and environment sustainability
It was a fun filled trip away from school and home where students had the opportunity to learn in a totally different environment. They learnt to look after themselves and their belongings away from the supervision of their parents. They learnt to collaborate, cooperate, inculcate a feeling of team and adjusted themselves in the company of their colleagues and friends. They learnt to live off a suitcase, being on the move.
Departure took place from the New Delhi Railway Station on 3rd Oct morning at 5 am journey to Kathgodam (the last station to reach Nainital/ Bhimtal) on reaching Bhimtal students were lodged at Aamod resort nested among the hills and the lush green environment. During their two days’ stay at Bhimtal the students had a rendezvous with beauteous surroundings of the town and went for sightseeing to different ‘taals’. On their return, bonfire, D.J night and dinner, arranged at the hotel was thoroughly enjoyed by the students. The second day was marked with adventure activities. The adventure, as a whole was enjoyed by the students and they learnt enough about physical fitness as well. After returning to the hotel, tired and exhausted, dinner and bonfire was organized this was feisty treat for the students. On 5th evening students started back for Delhi