INME Campus Chief Reports (Grade 4,7 & 8)

Inventure Grade: 4
Date of report: 31st October 2012
Name of the campus chief: Pasang Bodh

A. My overall sense of the students

  • They were highly energetic, hence would constantly engage in both outbound and indoor activities – bouldering, rappelling, shelves.
  • Considering it’s their first ever visit as a group to the outdoors on a rain-bound program, they were predominantly adaptable and cheerful.

B. Top 3 strengths as a grade
1. Energetic and enthusiastic in the outdoors.
2. Physically fit and engaging as a group.
3. Emotionally Stable – Consistent – considering their 1st time tour out.

Comments: Would consider this group of children as commendable in terms of performance and adaptability to the environment.

Inventure Grade: 7
Date of report: 8th November 8, 2012
Name of the campus chief: Saurabh N. Saklani

A. My overall sense of the students: A very disciplined group in general

  • Soft spoken children overall
  • Right mix of respect for adult instructors & humor during interactions
  • Right from the first day, the children showed energy and enthusiasm for all activities and challenges.
  • There was no complaint about the travel to the destination and the children decided to instead focus on the wonders of the wilderness that they were about to embrace and experience.

B. Top 3 strengths as a grade
1. Disciplined
2. Interpersonal engagement was high (did not observe bullying or ganging up)
3. Curious and Engaged

Comments: The grade can truly become a model class for Inventure if these strengths are developed even more.

Inventure Grade: 8
Date of report: 12th November 2012
Name of the campus chief: Abhimanyu Sharma

A. My overall sense of the students

  • The group was full of enthusiasm. They were coordinated, well organized and curious to learn.
  • Their energies were high throughout the program. They were very quick to adapt to the outdoors and make the new environment their comfort zone altogether.
  • The group was always aware of the time guidelines and was always on time. They had a fair bit of understanding for each other and later started respecting roles.
  • It was amazing to see that every one on the group would look out for each other. This helped them understand Upholding Loyalties and Ethics.
  • They came with a positive attitude towards life, were very willful in doing things and would take every challenge with full commitment.
  • It was a very pleasant sight when the group during “YOT”(your own time) would sit and reflect on their learning. Their use of the learning handbooks was commendable as they would express their thoughts, feeling, and even draw pictures of memories.

B. Top 3 strengths as a grade
1. Knack for new learning.
2. Willingness to step out of their comfort zone.
3. Respect for their surroundings.

Comments: While on the village visit they were socially very well behaved and showed respect towards the villagers. Exchanged knowledge with the villagers’, children.