Summer camp for children, Urban Leaves, 29th May – 7th June 2011, Maharashtra Nature Park, Mumbai

Organizer: Urban Leaves

Venue: Maharashtra Nature Park, Opp Dharavi Bus Depot, Dharavi, Mumbai.

Description:

In our urban lifestyles, our children have lost touch with their earth, their soil and their food. Our lives are getting caught up in this automated world. We struggle to control our environment to suit our mechanical lifestyle.It  is our endeavour at Urban Leaves to learn, share and grow the free gifts and joys of nature, to create an ocean of greenery in the city sheerly by tuning ourselves to the harmony of nature. Children are most sensitive to such joys, and they deserve to be exposed to nature to learn the magic of creation by the hands on experience of building their own sustainable farms.

For the first time, Urban Leaves announces their Summer Camp for children. Activities at the summer camp would include:

  1. Compost kitchen waste
  2. Make nutrient rich soil  called Amrut Mitti
  3. Plant a veggie, and a butterfly garden
  4. Nature trail - Know your trees, birds, butterflies, insects, etc
  5. Create wetlands / fish tank
  6. Make self watering cans
  7. Plant a herb and learn about medicinal plants / home remedies
  8. Mosquito control without using chemicals
  9. Nature poetry / stories
  10. Fun with bird names - anagrams
  11. Build trellises, drip irrigation
  12. Re-cycle kitchen /wash basin water
  13. Know your seeds / masala ingredients

Course fee: Rs. 1,200/-

Click here for registration form and more details

Contact Details:
Uday Acharya ,
Vidya Varidhi Trust,
A-101 Mani Bhavan, 11th Road,
Chembur Mumbai 400071
Tel: 9833663108
email: urbanleaves@gmail.com
Website: http://www.urbanleavesinindia.com/

May 29, 2011 8:00AM - June 7, 2011 10:00AM

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