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NATIONAL ADVENTURE INSTITUTE PACHMARHI

The National Adventure Institute of the Bharat Scouts and Guides, Pachmarhi, is committed to the promotion of Adventure amongst the youth. The Institute has been conducting the Adventure Programs regularly since January 1993 and has opened avenues to enjoy nature through adventure activities not only to the members of Bharat Scouts and Guides but also to the non-uniformed youth in various parts of the country. More than 1 lakh youth from all nooks & corners of the country as well as abroad have enjoyed National Adventure Programs till date.

Pachmarhi valley is enriched by hills from all sides with the western skyline dominated by high rising peaks of Chouragarh, Mahadeo & Dhoopgarh. There are number of springs, water falls & streams which originate from these hills and flow across the valley to the lower slopes creating amaze of deep gorges and ravines. Pachmarhi has been known for its trek-hikes, climbs and is popularly known as “Trekkers Paradise”

ADVENTURE WITH SIGHT SEEING PLEASURE

The Hill resort of Pachmarhi “Queen of the Satpuras” is a favoured tourist destination. The fine scenic beauty of Pachmarhi abounds with splendid waterfalls viz. Bee-fall, Dutchess Fall, Silver Fall; fern fringed forest pools like Pachmarhi Lake, Apsara Vihar, vantage points with a view of the breath taking scenery like Handi Khoh, Priyadarshini, Lot Shrung, Rajendragiri, Pachmarhi Garden, Eco Point, Reech Garh etc. There is fine flora and fauna and dense forests of the Satpuras all around. Cave shrines of Lord Shiva at Mahadev, Gupt Mahadev and Jata Shankar attract tourists from all over the country and abroad. Some more added attractions are the Rock Cut caves of Buddhist origin known as Pandav Caves; Chauragarh Temple famous for its numerous Trishuls, Sun Rise and Sun Set point at Dhoopgarh etc.

PROGRAMME:

To meet the urge and need of the young people, National Adventure Institute, Pachmarhi, is organizing following programs throughout the year in winter & summer seasons.

  • National Adventure Programmes 07 days.
  • International Adventure Program 10 days.

(Separate circulars are available at www.bsgindia.org)

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

It is open to all, the Bharat Scouts & Guides all the Educational Institutions, Adventure clubs and other Voluntary Youth Organisations who are interested in promoting and participating in adventure activities.

The participants should fulfill the following conditions:

  • Youth of age group 12 to 45 years.
  • Participants should be physically fit to undertake strenuous activities during the program.
  • In case of participants less than 18 years, one adult leader for every 06 to 08 members should accompany and he/ she should not be more than 45 years of age and should be physically fit.
  • Medical fitness certificate from a Registered Medical Practitioner should be sent along with the application form by the participants including escorts.

ACTIVITIES:

The program includes following activities: Mountaineering, Horse Riding, Patrol Expedition, Crossing and Encountering Obstacles, Nature Lore, Water Activities, Rifle and Pistol shooting Archery, Horse Riding, Children Park fun, in addition to the regular adventurous activities. Rock Climbing, Rapling are also included in the program. Sight seeing of Pachmarhi and knowing about Scout/Guide Movement are the other attractions of the program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications containing full postal address in prescribed form along with medical fitness certificate from a Registered Medical Practitioner and a Demand Draft of Rs. 100/- as Registration Fee per head (non-refundable) in favor of the National Adventure Institute of Bharat Scouts & Guides, Pachmarhi (M.P.) payable at State Bank of India, Pachmarhi (Code No. 1046) should be sent to the National Adventure Institute, Pachmarhi.

SELECTION:

Selection Information will be sent on receipt of Application form, medical form and registration fee. Only selected candidates will be allowed to join the Program.

CERTIFICATE:

Participants who have successfully completed the National Adventure Program will be awarded “Certificate of Merit”

WHAT TO BRING:

Woollen Jerseys or thick jackets, sleeping bags/ blankets (for winter), rucksack, bed sheet, Uniform (for Scouts & Guides) full sleeves cotton shirts or T-shirts, Cotton pants/ jeans, P-Cap, jungle boots or good sports shoes, 02 Pairs of cotton socks, light-water bottle, mug and plate including a lunch box, thread and needle, spare buttons, pen / pencil, note book, toilet gear including toilet requisites, nail-cutter, adhesive plaster and first aid kit, water purifying tablets and odomos as instructed in the circular

RISK MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY MEASURES:

Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of the adventure programs for ensuring the safety of the participants. Our field staff and experienced instructors have been visiting the area to check all details. Every care is taken in case of each participant regarding the program, accommodation, food, sanitation etc. Even then the Institute will not be responsible for any unforeseen events that may occur during the program.

INSURANCE

All the participants are insured by the Institute for the whole programme days.

MEDICAL FACILITY

During the programme, medical facility will be made available round the clock.

SANITATION

A Pucca toilet block with geyser facility is provided separately to Male and Female participants and staff. Adequate measures for cleanliness are made.

ACCOMMODATION

Tent accommodation is provided to the participants on raised cement platforms with mosquito nets. Daily Anti Mosquito spray is done in the evening.

FOOD

Nutritious cooked food is served to the participants keeping in view of the food habits of all parts of the Country. Vegetarian & Non- Vegetarian food is served. In addition to this the facility of Fridge, Aqua Guard, Water Cooler too are there.

RECREATIONAL FACILITIES:

The Institute has a well furnished dining hall, Colour T.V set, D.V.D Player.

EQUIPMENT SHOP:

Scout/ Guide equipment & literature, P-Cap, T-shirt, Metal Badge will be available at NAI/NTC office on sale.

HOW TO REACH:

Pachmarhi is a hill station and tourist place in Madhya Pradesh State and is about 200 kms from State Capital Bhopal. Pipariya is the nearest Railway station, 54 km away from Pachmarhi. Buses are available at every half an hour, Jeeps and Taxis can be hired easily. The nearest airport is Bhopal. Flights are available from Mumbai and Delhi for Bhopal. From Bhopal , Buses and Taxies are available for Pachmarhi. From Pachmarhi Bus Stand, Institute is just 5 K.M away.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

  • We protect wild life and nature
  • This is an environmental friendly program. Participants should not litter any wrappers except at specified places. In case they find any wrapper of plastic bag containing something left by others on the way, they should carry the same with them to deposit in the campsite.
  • Booking of any program is confirmed only on receipt of the Registration Fee.
  • Due to heavy rush, book early to avoid disappointment
  • Registration can be made for any program in any month but selection will be made on first come first served basis
  • Fee includes expenses on food, accommodation, equipment, first aid, Insurance and other training expenses during the program
  • No one will be admitted to any programme withoutreceiving selection letter issued from the Institute.
  • . A hearty welcome to one and all awaits at the National Adventure Institute, Pachmarhi.

NATIONAL YOUTH ADVENTURE INSTITUTE, GADPURI

National Youth Adventure Institute is developed the Bharat Scouts and Guides, National Youth Complex, Gadpuri, Palwal, Haryana it is committed to promote adventure among the Young.

The adventure institutes is opened to provide avenues to enjoy Scouting / Guiding and nature through adventure activities. Not only the members of the Bharat Scouts and Guides we welcome all the youth of our country to join the programme.

PROGRAMME

To meet the urge and needs of the young people, National Youth programmes throughout the year.

  • One Day Adventure Programme
  • Two Days Adventure programme
  • Three Days Adventure Programme
  • Five Days Adventure Programme

PARTICIPATE

Open to all the members of the Bharat Scouts and Guides, Educational Institutions, Adventure Clubs and Youth Organisations who are interested in promoting and participating in adventure activities .

The Participants should fulil the following Condition:

  • 08 to 45 years of age
  • Participants should be physically it to undertaken strenuous activities during the programme
  • In case the participant are less than 18 years, one adult leader for every 06 to 08 members should accompany and he/she should not be more than 45 years of age and should be physically it.
  • Medical Fitness Certiicate from registered Medical Practitioners should be submitted along with the application form by the participants and scorts.

ACTIVITIES :

The programme includes activities like Expedition, Trekking, Artiicial Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Zip Line, Rile & Pistol Shooting, Archery Crossing and Encountering obstacles, Fun Base, Water Activities, Delhi/Mathura/Agra Sightseeing, Water Park & Camp Fire in addition the daily morning physical jerks, inspection and information about Scout/Guide movement are the other attractions of the programme.

APPLY

Application form along with medical itness certiicate from a Registered Medical Practitioner to be submitted. Rs. 500/- towards Scout Guide Welfare Fund (non-refundable) in favour of National Youth Adventure Institute, Bharat Scouts and Guides to be paid through google form for registration .

REACH

Adventure institute is situated on Delhi—Mathura Highway between Ballabgarh and Palwal. (13 KM. from both Ballabgarh and Palwal). The Nearest Metro Station is Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabgarh) on Violet Line Metro. nearest Railway Stations are Palwal and Ballabgarh. Share Autos are available from both stations.

SELECTION

Selection information will be sent through E-mail/ Post on receipt of Application form, Medical Form and Registration fees.

CERTIFICATE

On successful completion of the Adventure Programme, participants will be Awarded. “National Level Participation Certiicate”.

BRING

One set of Scout / Guide Uniform (for Scouts/Guides only), Backpack / Haversack, Bed Sheet, Full Sleeves Cotton Shirts/T-Shirts, Cotton Pants/ Jeans/Tracksuit, P-Cap, Sports Shoes, 02 Cotton Socks, Water Bottle, Mug and Plate, Lunch Box, Pen/Pencil, Note Book, First Aid Kit, Odomos, Toilet Requisite etc. as instructed in package, (woollen Jerseys or Thick Jacket, Sleeping Bag/Blankets as per season.)

RISK MANAGEMENT & SAFETY MEASURES:

Extensive planning adventure programs for ensuring the safety of the participants. Our ield staff and experienced instructors have been the activity area details. as such every care is taken for each participant regarding the programme, accommodation, food, sanitation etc. Even then the Institute will not be responsible for any unforeseen events that may occur during the programme.

INSURANCE

All the participants are insured by the Institute for the whole programme days.

MEDICAL FACILITY

During the programme, Medical facilities will be made available round the clock.

SANITATION

A Pucca toilet block with geyser facility is provided separately for Male and Female participants.

ACCOMODATION

Tent accommodation is provided to the participants on raised cement platforms with mosquito nets, Anti mosquito spray is done daily in the evening.

FOOD

Nutritious cooked food is served to the participants keeping in view the food habits of all parts of the country, both Vegetarian & Non-Vegetarian food is served. In addition to this, the facilities of Fridge, Water puriier, Water Cooler are also available.

NATIONAL ADVENTURE INSTITUTE, DARJEELING

The Bharat Scouts and Guides have established another National Adventure Institute at Snow View Kurseong, Darjeeling to provide low-cost adventure to the youth of the country. The institute is committed to the promotion of adventure amongst the youth. The Bharat Scouts and Guides has conducted adventure programs from April, 2021 and has opened avenues to enjoy nature through adventure activities not only to the members of Bharat Scouts and Guides but also to the non-uniformed youth from various parts of the country.

ADVENTURE WITH SIGHT SEEING PLEASURE

Kurseong also known as the “Land of White orchids” is developing as a quiet hill station. Tea gardens include Castleton, Makaibari, Ambotia and Goomtee. These tea gardens also offer bed and breakfast type accommodation in workers quarters, etc. Kurseong was a rest town and medical town during the British days, with a TB Sanatorium and various villas and bungalows. The toy train station is the nucleus of the town. The train tracks run through the length of the town. Religious sites like - The Ambhotia Shiva Temple, Giddapahar Durga Mata Mandir, Jagdish Mandir on Bank Road (on way to the Eagle's Crag). This temple has very old idols (almost 300 years old) of Lord Jagannath, St. Paulseak Church, Buddhist Gompa in Montievit and Dowhill Road, Juma Mosque in Hat Bazaar, Natural sites - Eagle's Crag, Deer Park - now known as Dowhill Park, The Kholas (Water Falls - Springs) like Whistle Khola, Museum of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and NSC Bose Institute of Asiatic Studies. The house now displays priceless artifacts depicting the life of the freedom fighter, many rare photographs of his Indian National Army (INA), other memorabilia of the Indian freedom Movement.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

It is open to all, The Bharat Scouts and Guides, all the Educational Institutions, adventure clubs and other voluntary Youth organisations who are interested in promoting and participating in adventure activities.

ACTIVITIES

Tentative Programme will be including thrilling and challenging activities - Expedition, Trekking, Obstacles Crossing, Archery, Pistol Shooting, Fun base activities.

Visit to Darjeeling Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, (HMI- It was established in Darjeeling, on 4th November 1954 to encourage mountaineering as an sport in India.), Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (It is the largest high altitude zoo in India and named after the daughter of Sarojini Naidu. This park is well known for Protecting critically endangered animals like snow leopard and Red Pandas), Lloyd Botanical garden and Darjeeling sight seeing.

On the way to Darjeeling also known as “Queen of hills” you can see lush green tea gardens. Darjeeling is famous for the production of World’s best Tea.

Participants are also taken to Dowhill forest , Museum and Eagle Crag at Kurseong Daily Camp fire at night is another entertainment programme. Scouting/Guiding method is adopted in the programmes.

MEDICAL FACILITY

During the programme, medical facility will be made available round the clock.

ACCOMMODATION

Rooms will be provided Separately for both male & female.

SANITATION

A Pucca toilet block with geyser facility is provided separately to Male and Female participants and staff. Adequate measures for cleanliness are made.

FOOD

Nutritious food is served to the participants keeping in view the food habits of participants from all parts of country. Traditional food is also provided.

Its all about the institution and the places nearby. Come and explore the beauty of Kurseong & Darjeeling with the adventure.