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ARONYA SAPTHAHO-2016

SILIGURI GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL

Like yester years, “Aranya Sapthaho” is going to be celebrated from 14th-20th July 2016 all over West Bengal. Siliguri Sub-Divisional Programme will be held on all the seven days. The inaugural programme will be held at Siliguri Girls High School, Hakimapara on 14th July from 11 am onwards, starting with a colourful rally, followed by plantation of saplings in school and around Siliguri College Campus and quiz and cultural programme. All members are requested to attend the programme positively.

SUMMER CAMP 2016

PEMLING, KALIMPONG,Dist: DARJEELING

Annual Summer Nature Study cum Adventure Camp 2016 Organized by :Himalayan Nature & Adventure Foundation, Siliguri CAMP LOCATION: Pemling, Kalimpong, Dt, Darjeeling. An ideal location for nature study camp. CAMP DURATION: June 08-11, 20165 (3 nights 4 days). Team starts from Siliguri on 8th June at 7:00 AM from HNAF office at 16 Saibal Mansion, Hill Cart Road, Opp. State Bank . Team will return to Siliguri on 11th June by 3:00 PM. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Any boy or girl aged between 8-14 years and 15-17 years can participate with a duly filled Camp Application Form along with Camp Registration Fee. The Camp Fees is Rs 3000 per head. During camp days all necessary expenditure i.e. transport, food, training cost, will be borne by HNAF. ARTICLES TO BE BROUGHT: BEDDING: Poly sheet (2mts long) for Ground Sheet or Sataranchi. Two blankets or one Sleeping bag, colored bed sheet, air pillow. CLOTHING: one/two pairs of cotton trousers/churider(for girls), two cotton shirts, sunhat, balaclava or muffler , woolen socks , cotton/nylon socks. Outdoor shoe i.e. cades/hunters/jungle boots or sneakers, slippers (for indoor use). UTENSILS: Enamel/ steel lunch plate or messtin, mug, spoon, water bottle. OTHER MATERIALS: Gamcha/towel, toothbrush and paste, cold cream, pen with refill, small note book, torch with battery, 3mtr cotton rope, umbrella /raincoat. Campers Above 12 Years must bring the following articles: poly sheet- 12x10 ft. (1 pc ,Except transparent, black and white colors), Old Newspapers (3 sets). NOTE: Materials should not be brought in suitcases, trolley bags. Name and address affixed on luggage. Valuable articles, money, cell phone, should not be brought. Medical Assistance: will be readily available in the camp. Any camper taking regular medicines must bring personal medicine and prescription and inform the camp guide before joining camp. While every possible care is taken to ensure safety of the campers, the organizers cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness, or such other unforeseen eventualities. Seats are limited, therefore forms will be available on first come first serve basis. LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: 29th May 2016 FOR FURTHER DETAILS CONTACT: Himalayan Nature & Adventure Foundation 16 Saibal Mansion, Hill Cart Road, Siliguri. PH: 0353-2430324100 EMAIL: hnafsiliguri@gmail.com Website www.hnaf.in

Mt. Everest Summit 2016

We feel proud to inform that our members , Debraj Dutta, Pradip Sahoo and Chetna Sahoo , have summit Mt. Everest on 19th of May 2016.Some Pictures taken on 1st April 2016 and earlier on their see-off gathering.

26th Adventure Trekking Camping Course 2016

Neora Valley National Park (Kuapani - Laylakha - Doley - Achung – Badey)

Adventure Trekking Camping Course is an annual event of HNAF. This course offers a unique opportunity to discover the wilderness of North Bengal with higher degree of adventure. It develops self confidence and firsthand experience to understand our ecology & environment. During the camping days the participants will have to make their own shelter & cook food. They will be taught the technique of camp craft, art of trekking, nature study, map reading, adventure planning, survival techniques, etc. Etc. All the participants will be awarded with certificate & badge on completion of the course successfully. The Route: Kuapani - Laylakha - Doley - Achung – Badey. Each year the route of the course is either less known or lesser explored in adventurous terrain. This year the lush green pristine forest route will offer a unique opportunity for the higher degree of Adventure, Nature Study, and Bird Watching & Camping Activities. The area is under Neora Valley National Park (most of the area is newly added in the NVNP) in the district of Darjeeling. This wild route ranging around between 6000ft to 7500ft is one of the important biodiversity rich areas. Duration: From 20th March to 25th March 2016 (5nights & 6days). The team will start from Siliguri on 20th March and will return to Siliguri on 25th March by evening. The course is oriented on the following subjects: Shelter, Fire, Survival, Outdoor manners and other Camp craft. Plants and wild life study, Bird Watching, Trekking manners & Track sign, Tyrolean Traverse and other rope work. Outdoor planning, food planning, equipments/utensil, dress planning, budget making etc. Campfire/Cultural activities. Necessary training, knowledge will be imparted by a team of experts, well known for their knowledge, skill & experience in their respective fields.

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