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Camp Auroville 2016 (9-day immersion program for 16-18 year olds)

Seminar / Training - Camp Auroville 2016 (9-day immersion program for 16-18 year olds)

Seminar / Training

Begin date : 5/15/2016

End date : 5/23/2016

Location : India / Auroville

By : AV Consulting

Venue : Auroville Green Practice

Event Subject :

9-day immersion program for 16-18 year olds, using Auroville as a campus and its outstanding experience in sustainable living as a curriculum for learning and personal growth. It is a learning-in-action program connecting core human values, design theory, ideation, and hands-on work.

Keywords :
Auroville, stewardship, 3H, summer camp, summer vacation, summer break, secondary school, high school, sustainable Water Management, sustainable, System Thinking, Energy, Energy system, Waste, Water, renewable energy, Green Architecture, Organic Food, Ecological thinking, India
Event/Product information

Camp Auroville is a 9-day immersion program for 16-18 year olds, using Auroville as a campus and its outstanding experience in sustainable living as a curriculum for learning and personal growth. It is a learning-in-action program connecting core human values, design theory, ideation, and hands-on work around personalized themes. The aim of this program is to empower youth to embody principles of ecological stewardship for the promotion of human and environmental wellbeing. - See more at: http://www.agpworkshops.com/workshop-details?workshop=6&date=4th+Jun+2016+-+12th+Jun+2016#sthash .R5K1LmQf.dpuf

OBJECTIVES

  • Introduce students into ecological principles and its applications
  • College readiness and an introduction to an independent residential campus living
  • Appreciate Auroville’s multicultural learning environment and its unique arts and cultural scene
  • Stimulate pattern thinking among students
  • Shadow work done at various service and production units in Auroville and get clarity about their career choice

WHO WILL ATTEND THE WORKSHOP

Expected participants are high-school students and recent graduates who will make a transition to college later in fall.

PROGRAM

This program integrates hands-on learning, which is designed and based on the 3H (hands, head and heart) approach, which attempts to actualize participants’ inner strength, to activate critical system thinking and to work on students’ technical capacities of designing and implementing projects.

PROJECT

Students will be working on a compulsory urban agriculture project. The project will be used as an entry point to learn about technical subjects such as: Sustainable Water Management, Organic Food Production, Ecological Thinking, Renewable Energy Systems, Sustainable Waste Management, Green Architecture.

Other activities: Appreciation of the Arts & Culture of Auroville, Theater Games and Awareness Through the Body, Capoeira.

- See more at: http://www.agpworkshops.com/workshop-details?workshop=6&date=4th+Jun+2016+-+12th+Jun+2016#sthash .R5K1LmQf.dpuf

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FACILITATOR PROFILE

Martin Scherfler

Martin Scherfler is a co-founder of Auroville Consulting. A sociologist and researcher, he has wide experience coordinating educational workshops in areas of sustainability. He is currently engaged in project management of integrated campus development and renewable energy research studies. He holds a Master degree in Sociology from Austria.

Balu Ramalingam

Balu is an event organizer with a main focus on organizing educational events that promote sustainable development and human well-being He holds Master in Business Administration.

Vimal Bhojraj

Vimal is a communication specialist with a passion for photography, video production and design. He was engaged in several social responsibility projects for over 7 years developing branding and marketing communications material. He has a diploma in Fashion Technology from NIFT-TEA. He has recenlty published a book ‘Creative Expressions from Auroville’, a visually rich book of inspiring art and crafts.

- See more at: http://www.agpworkshops.com/workshop-details?workshop=6&date=4th+Jun+2016+-+12th+Jun+2016#sthash.R5K1LmQf.dpuf

About the organizer

Organizer : AV Consulting

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