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Spoken Sanskrit Residential Camp for Youth in United States by Samskrita Bharati

The Spoken Sanskrit Residential Camp for Youth in United States, named Shraddhaa 2008, will be conducted by Samskrita Bharati USA. Samskrita Bharati is a non-profit organization engaged in promoting Sanskrit – learning and speaking.

Shraddhaa 2008 is the second annual East Coast spoken Sanskrit residential camp conducted by the organization exclusively for teenagers in the USA. All teenagers aged between 12 and 16 can attend the camp. No prior knowledge of Sanskrit is required.

The camp will be held from June 22 to June 28, 2008, at Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Saylorsburg. The fees are $350 for the first teen from each family, and $300 per subsequent teen from the same family. Fee includes lodging, food, teaching and materials for the duration of the camp.

Sanskrit classes will be conducted by youth who have grown up in the US and has made Sanskrit a part of their daily lives.

In the camp, the participants would engage in different activities like hiking, play sports, indoor and outdoor games, treasure hunt, yoga and attend Sanskrit classes. In all activities, the language used for communication will be Sanskrit.

More details about Shraddhaa 2008 can be found here.