“Why” Camp for Youth Holds Summer Camps in Pearland and Cypress


MANVEL, TX: The Global Organization for Divinity (G.O.D.) USA’s Gopa Kuteeram camps have grown to become innovative, not-to-miss experiences for children and youth in Houston and several cities in the USA and the world!

This year G.O.D. Houston (Namadwaar group) once again presents an exciting array of 4 unique camps, with a wonderful blend of fun-filled creativity, culture and education. Two of these camps will be held in the Pearland area and two in Cypress area, and will be geared towards kids and youth of different ages.

The most innovative of these camps will be the “WHY?-5” Youth Camp for youth aged 12 to 17 years which will be held in the Pearland area, at Namadwaar Prayer House on Bailey avenue. This camp will aim to directly focus on the numerous questions of the younger generation – about the Indian culture and way of life, and more importantly, about ‘Life’ itself.

Here youngsters will be encouraged – in a youth-friendly manner – to think deeper about life and the future (beyond career and comfort, and even beyond religion and ‘doing good’), and open up with their questions, so they can be guided to discover the answers in a fun, inspiring environment. Apart from the interactive sessions and discussions, there will also be themed workshops in Cartooning, Culinary Arts, Cricket and Creative Writing. This camp will be held in the evenings, from July 24 to 27, with the timing set to accommodate any internships or summer jobs of high school youth.

Apart from the Why-5 camp, G.O.D. will also conduct three other camps for younger children. The uniqueness of these camps is that they blend creative themed workshops and value-based exercises with lots of games and fun trips and activities to present an exciting immersion in rich Indian culture.

The “Vibrant India” camp in Pearland (June 20-22) for children aged 5 to 10 years will provide an experience of India’s colorful diversity and educate children with information they never knew about India. There will be several creative workshops in art, sports, music, dance, culinary arts and many interactive sessions on India’s twisty languages, grounded traditions, all-embracing belief system and ancient royal history.

A highlight of the camp will be a field trip that includes a writing workshop with a writer from WITS Houston. Children of all cultural backgrounds will gain immensely in their knowledge and appreciation of India’s culture through this camp.

The Cypress area camps include “Crazy Kishkindha”, a Ramayana-themed camp (June 13-15) for children aged 8 to 12 years, and a Li’l Gopas culture camp (July 18-19) for children aged 4 to 7 years. Both these will include several creative and fun activities and themed workshops including art & craft, music, dance, yoga, story-telling, and much more. Both these camps will be held at the Cy-Fair Library on Barker-Cypress road.

Early-bird discount deadlines for all the camps end on different dates in June.

For more information about all the camps, their dates and times, and to register online, please visit www.godivinity.org. Please call 281-516-1596 or email houston.god@godivinity.org with any questions.