The volunteers are expected to encourage school children to channelize their abundant energy in right direction & actively participate in outdoor and indoor games, physical exercises to stay physically fit and mentally healthy.
You shall be playing sports with kids and during process creating awareness about importance of warming up, cooling down, hydration, safety equipments, right technique etc. Volunteers can teach different games, play sports in schools and organise a sports camp for the children. You will get an opportunity to learn traditional Indian games like Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Cricket, Lagorcha, Langdi and others.
Depending on circumstances, volunteers can assist in creating plan to build the Eco Adventure Camp area on RUCHI campus where we are planning to install and construct different sports like Rope Climbing, Tyre hurdle, tree house, net climbing, balancing Pole and other fun amenities. The aim is to build this space for school children and future volunteers where they can participate in sports, Summer and winter camps and recreational fitness activities on a regular basis.
Volunteers will live under simple conditions and share accommodation with other volunteers. English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. Sleeping bags are also necessary.
The project site is Ruchi campus and nearby schools in Solan district. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. The village is small with 35 families.
Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.
RUCHI – an NGO working in areas of community development since 1983.
Persons with disability are expected to be mobile.
With this project we wish to reach village schools where kids do not have access to even minimum sporting infrastructure and there is lack of general instruction provided to them to play game the right way. Through sports education we aim to encourage kids to play sports the right way and avoid injuries along with improving physical and mental fitness.