DALHOUSIE, June 21: The spirit of adventure and panache for the outdoor life and activities has been related with the Armed Forces since times immemorial. Keeping to the rich traditions of an unrelenting and die-hard adventure spirit, Northern Command Children Summer Adventure Camp 2022 was inaugurated by Brig MS Bains, Deputy General Officer Commanding, Palampur Division at Balun Ground* with zeal on 20 Jun 2022.
Keeping the theme *Play, Fun, Learn and Create* the lamp was lit by Mrs Bains which was followed by unfurling of Adventure Camp flag and release of balloons by the campers. The team building with forming of groups and demonstration of tent pitching was conducted to give children a feel of a camper’s life followed by some first aid and life saving drills which can be helpful in saving one’s life. The camp is being conducted at Dalhousie Cantonment, Himachal Pradesh under the watchful eye of the Dalhousie Brigade.
The camp is aimed at inculcating adventure, team spirit, self-reliance and honing survival and social skills of the children.
The participation sported more than 70 children who are wards of Armed Forces personnel of Northern Command and other Commands and formations of the Indian Army. At the end the much awaited camp which was scheduled almost after two years of lockdown caused due to pandemic COVID 19 was very well appreciated by one and all.
At last the Campers took pledge to stay healthy, enjoy maximum, learn and take back home good practices of society and Indian Army.