Created for young people ages 15-17, this unique camp experience will leave them feeling more balanced and established in their lives.
A work-study program designed for teenagers aged 15-17 and adapted to their needs and interests to inspire, empower and establish a deeper sense of self-respect and self-discipline so they can live a more balanced and fulfilled life. This two-week work study programme is designed to help young people participate in ashram life. They will follow the ashram schedule and enjoy the benefits of yoga classes and meditation, while working in the karma yoga (volunteer service) program under the supervision of senior ashram staff. The ashram schedule is adapted to meet the physiological and psychological needs of this age group. Weekly outings and daily group meetings are incorporated into the program. Students are expected to take part in all activities and are guided to work in the spirit of cooperation and mutual respect.
|7 am||Wake up|
|8 am – 10 am||Yoga Class|
|10 am||Vegetarian Brunch|
|11 am – 3:30 pm||Karma Yoga (selfless service)|
|4 pm – 5 pm||Rest and Showers|
|5 pm – 6 pm||Teen Meeting (Workshop, group activity, discussion)|
|6 pm||Vegetarian Dinner|
|8 pm||Satsang (guided meditation, group chanting and a spiritual development talk) or Silent Walk|
|10 pm||Lights Out|
Saraswati is a long time staff of the Sivananda organization and currently the director of the SYVC in Toronto. She has been serving as a director of the Kids’ Yoga Camp for many years. She has also developed Teen karma yoga programme as well as many community-based programs, including “From Yoga Mat to Peaceful Classroom” , program for Toronto District School Board. Saraswati is also a certified Child and Youth Counsellor and has worked enthusiastically with individuals and groups on mental health, substance abuse and social issues, within different settings, most recently at Toronto East General Hospital, Hincks Dellcrest youth mental health center and “Sketch” (agency for street involved and homeless youth).
Starting: August 4th, 2018
Ending: August 18th, 2018
CAD $350.00 – Program Price for two weeks
The accommodation price covers lodging, all meals in schedule, access to all Ashram amenities and activities.
In order to register, kindly contact [email protected] to request the application forms.
There will be a $150 CAD fee for cancellations made before the arrival date. Cancellations made on the arrival day or after will be charged 1 night accommodation in addition to the $150 CAD fee. No show, no refund.
Please bring: Sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, water bottle, sun hat.
673 8e Av
Val Morin, Quebec,
Canada JOT 2ROTelephone:
(+1) 819-322-3226 or
1-800-263-9642 (Canada/USA)Email Us:
Bookings: [email protected]