The National Award Authority organised an Award Training Camp at Tikkling Campsite of Rocksport at Aravali Hills, Haryana from 25th to 28th January 2012. The activities were supported by the Australian Sports Outreach Programme and the International Award for Young People. Sixty-five participants attended the camp for the first batch through ASOP partners NAZ Foundation and Magic Bus.
On 29th and 30th January 2013 a Special Project camp was also organised by NAA for Government Senior Secondary School, Jharsaintly Village, Haryana and Vivek Bharti School, Gurgaon at the Tikkling Campsite of Rocksport. Both the camps were for the Bronze and Silver level, with 67 participants.
Facilitated by Award Leaders and Trainers from the Institute of Climbers and Nature Lovers and Rocksports, participants engaged in a range of adventure activities from Rock Climbing and Rappelling to Survival Course and River Crossing. Under the leadership of Mr. Bivujit Mukhoty, Programme Manager, Award Programme Foundation, 3 instructors from ICNL and 1 from Rock Sports conducted the training. This training programme helped participants to explore themselves through Camping, Trekking with Nature Study, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, River Crossing, Rope Obstacles, Self-cooking, Fair making, Tent pitching, Orienteering etc. The participants are introduced to the activities through theoretical classes followed by practical training and experience. This camp experience proved to be a great opportunity for the participants to learn from the nature.
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