“Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced”
Excursions and educational trips provide opportunities for experiential learning and are an integral part of the curriculum at Delhi Public School Hathras. In its endeavour to focus on the holistic development of children and to make learning fun, an excursion to Chail-Shimla -Chandigarh was organized from 21 March to 26 March, 2023 for classes VII-VIII.
The group assembled at the school to board the AC coaches to Shimla. They boarded the buses with excitement. The early morning rays woke everyone up to the picturesque views of green pastures, mountains and valleys. They cherished the beauty of pine, deodar, oak forests and swaying fields enroute. The beautiful drive to Shimla was enjoyed by one and all. The weather welcomed the group with a soft breeze and drizzle which added to the pleasure.
The trip started with Chail Camp on Mar 22. Chail Camp Resort is a brand new camping resort. In Chail Camp, the students enjoyed different kind of activities like- Introduction of rock-climbing equipments, knot-tying practice and tent pitching demo, rope- climbing, dance and music etc. On 23 March, the students were involved in wall climbing, evening games, wood collections and campfire activities.
On Mar 24, the students went to Shimla via kufri and visited Zoo, Church, Watch Tower and Mall Road etc.
On 25 Mar, they moved from Shimla to Chandigarh and visited Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake there. It is an amazing garden which is made with waste materials. Then they returned back to school on Mar 26.
The enthusiastic troop enriched with experiences, memories and new learning’s, reached school where the parents were waiting to embrace their bundles of joy. The four day trip ended on a happy and contented note where each participant returned with memories to cherish forever.