Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi), an autonomous institute by government of NCT of Delhi, is organizing 5-week Summer Camp 2019 at its campus. The camp will end in the month of June and is fourth in the successful series. It is an exhilarating venture by the students and officers of IIITD, wherein students from Government Schools of nearby join and get up skilled by IIITD students in academic and extra-curricular activities. Four coordinators and around 30 undergraduate student volunteers from IIIT-Delhi engage themselves in building a curriculum that provides the students with the hands-on learning experience making learning process interactive and absorbing.
The goal of the summer camp is to focus on building school students’ confidence and aspirations, developing basic skills like communication, problem-solving, and computer skills. In the Summer Camp, a perfect balance is maintained between lessons and enjoyment throughout. This year IIIT-Delhi has more than 170 students from five Government Schools in Delhi — RPVV Lajpat Nagar, School of Excellence Kalkaji, GBSSS Harkesh Nagar, GBSS DDA Flats Kalkaji and GGSSS No. 3 Kalkaji.
Subjects such as Computer Science, Maths and Problem Solving, Science, General Knowledge, and Personality Development and Communication Skills are taught to the students. Apart from this, students are engaged in fun activities such as Theatre, Dance, Music, Art and Craft and Sports. All these co-curricular activities encourage students to unfold their hidden talents and nurture them in the future. Interactive Sessions are conducted to help students generate creative ideas and thoughts.