An excellent opportunity for 100 young Sikh women and men from all over the world.

Inspired by the grand success of our 18th

camp in Salinas, Monterey, this year, the Inter-

national Institute of Gurmat Studies (Inc.) is

pleased to announce its 19th SIKH INTERNA-


Dec. 21 to Jan. 1, 1986 at Yuba City, California.

This Camp

Through this second camp in the US, IGS

plans to reach out to another 100 young Sikh

girls and boys and provide them an opportunity

to learn how to live according to the teachings

of the Gurus.

Sikh Fundamentals

Beginning with an expose on the fundamental

tenets of the faith, the camp curriculum will

cover the history of the Sikh religion, an

acquaintance with the scriptures and the

Socio-cultural aspect of the Sikh way of life.


Besides, the camp will provide avenues for

the young Sikhs to develop group consciousness, self-discipline, leadership qualities

and the art of public speaking.


Practical workshops will include classes in

‘Shabad Kirtan’, Gurmukhi’ and Turban-tying.

Fun and Games

Morning walk-and-run sessions, outdoor

games, trekking, a picnic, and a campfire will

add to the enjoyment of the camp experience.

Camp Accommodation

Separate dormitories for girls and boys, hot

and cold running water, proper rest rooms and

showers, open and sunny surroundings, full

time medical care.

Trained Counselors

Trained lady and gentlemen counselors will

look to the needs and comfort of the campers.

Camp Memento

On the last day of the camp, each camper will

be presented with an attractive personal camp

memento and a certificate of participation.

CAMP FEES: US $150.00 per child. It includes

board, lodging and tuition. All Checks must be

made payable to The IIGS 19th Camp Account.

ELIGIBILITY: Those of the young Sikh girls and

boys who are desirous of learning the Sikh way

of life and are between the age of 11 to 18 are

welcome to join. Lack of knowledge of Gurbani

or Gurmukhi is no restriction.

SELECTION: The number of seats being limited to 100, applications will be considered on a first come, first serve basis. The camp management reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason. Selected applicants will be sent complete joining instructions by Dec. 15, 1985. In case of an application not gaining acceptance, the camp fee will be refunded in full.

DEADLINE: The camp registration form duly completed along with a check for the full amount and a recent photo of the applicant must reach the Camp Director’s office no later than Dec. 10, 1985. All cash payments must be sent by

Registered post.



Hurry up young Khalsas!

Avail yourself of this unique opportunity that will make a difference in your life.

Article extracted from this publication >>  November 29, 1985