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Group Volunteering and International Work Camps

[Environmental & General Camps]  [Mini program 'A Temptation']  [Things you need to Bring]

On arrival:

All Participants on arrival:

  1. Will be picked-up from The Airport, Train or Bus station (no extra charges - the registration fee includes pick-up and drop back to Bengaluru International Airport)
  2. Orientation (Activities of the Camp)
  3. One day Bangalore Sight Seeing
  4. One Night Stay in Bangalore
  5. On the 2nd Day will be sent/taken to the camp site / project
  6. On arrival at camp site / project introduction and briefing with do's and don'ts

Minimum no of participants in each group will be 10

  • All Camps Starts on the 1st & 3rd Monday of every Month
  • Participants can arrive on Sunday evening or Monday Morning
  • Those arriving on Sunday will have to pay for one night stay accommodation & food
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 Camp type & Participation Fee:
 
 
Environmental & General Camps Camp Fee 300usd + 200 Registration fee
 
 

The work camp activities:

  • Working with Disadvantaged Children

a) Schools, c) Anganvadies
b) Child care homes, d) Children with disabilities

  • Old age homes
  • Women and Rural Development
  • Organic Farming

Activities:

  • Harvesting - (depending on season)
  • Introduction to Herbal Medicines (depending on campsite)
  • Tree planting
  • Inter-cultural Education
  • Local Language, (English - Language enhancement classes if required)
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Village exposure
  • Introduction to Indian Culture and habits

Other attractions

  • Visiting Indian homes, weddings, functions / ceremonies (If happening)
  • Interaction with young Indian & International students studying in India.
  • Bangalore sight seeing
  • Visits to Social Work projects such as, Orphanages, Old age homes, etc.,

Day 1: Arrival - Orientation and briefing of the camp

Day 2: Bangalore - Known as the City of Gardens and Indian Silicon Valley. Kempe Gowda built the Bangalore Fort and Tippu Sultan expanded it. It houses 16th century Ganapathi Temple. Tippu Palace famous for its carving and paintings, Venkataramanaswamy temple built in the 17th century as a splendid example of Dravidian temple architecture, lal Bagh, the botanical gardens laid out by Hyder Ali, the Bull Temple with a giant Nandi, the Gangadhareshware temple or Cave Temple, the Dharmaraja Temple, the Ravindra Kalakshetra built to commemorate Rabindranath Tagore's centenary, St. Mary's Church and Gandhi Bhavan. One can also visit the famous racecourse here and the picnic spot of Ulsoor Lake. Vidhana Soudha is neo-Dravidian granite building near Cubbon Park.

Day 3 to 14: Yoga, Local Language and Environmental Activity.

Day 7: Free day

Program: Environmental & General Camp

Start dates: 1st Monday of each month

(We also accept groups (minimum 10 participants) if you have specific dates, you have to us inform us at-least one month in advance)

Arrival & Departure Point: Bengaluru International Airport
Language Requirement: Basic English
Accommodation and meals: Mostly Hostel or Host family and Indian food three times a day by the host
Activities: Vary with daily diary, please see details above
Working hours: 20-25 per week

Remarks: Program itineraries are sample itineraries and are subject to change to meet the needs of Volunteers and as decided by IVT-India’s Coordinators depending on the situation

 
 

Mini program 'A Temptation' (14days program) 400usd + registration fee

 
 

Mini Program 'A Temptation'
10 days work in a project of your choice - working with children (orphanage / ordinary school / visually impaired / mentally challenged / environmental project) and 4 days travel to Mysore, Ooty & Coonoor or Chickamagalur, Shravanabelagola, Belur and Halebidu

The program is being redesigned and will be hosted soon
Also check our page Mini Venture
Please feel free to contact us / write to us if you need any clarifications at breakingbarriers@ivtindia.org

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ACCOMPANYING EQUIPMENT BY THE PARTICIPANTS FOR THE WORK CAMP

 
 
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Few T' Shirts
  • Peak Caps
  • 2 pairs of shoes
  • A pair or two garden gloves
  • For an International food night, during the camp, in the participant's own interest, it is advisable to carry ingredients that they feel is not available in India.
  • Carrying Information pertaining to the participant's country, such as a Map, National anthem, some traditional native dress, games, and any other details, and photographs, small gifts which the participant feels to exchange or give with those they would be meeting for a better understanding of each other.
  • Medicine if any, as prescribed by personal physician / doctor.
  • Musical instruments if you play any (guitar, violin, flute, etc.,) Please don't carry your piano, drums etc.,
 
 
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Please feel free to contact us / write to us if you need any clarifications at breakingbarriers@ivtindia.org

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