Make this summer adventurous
Adventurous activities like trekking, hiking, kayaking, bouldering, caving, horse riding, cycling and the list goes on. These activities can really...
Adventurous activities like trekking, hiking, kayaking, bouldering, caving, horse riding, cycling and the list goes on. These activities can really add zest, verve and motivate teenagers with loads of self-confidence and the right amount of composure Victor Rao Come summer, a host of things captivates and mesmerises, if one in the age group above 15, the yearning will be inexhaustible. It is a time of leisure activities, gaiety, free will, and innovative things for budding children and teenagers to cherish on their hobbies and obsessions. A month-long breather from the mundane activities, summer break is a perfect time to hang on to their cherished things. However, a few times most teens squander time by watching television, music, and sleeping instead of spending the time judiciously. They only realise this on the last day when the school reopens and they start thinking like Norm Crosby who once quoted, "My school is so tough the school newspaper had an obituary section." Parents also play a vital role as a mentor. Their encouragement is very important for their kids in utilisation of this break effectively by putting them busy in inspiring activities. There are a plethora of activities that can really pull their socks up. The options are varied and diverse. Adventurous activities like trekking, hiking, kayaking, bouldering, caving, horse riding, cycling and the list goes on. These activities can really add zest and verve and motivate them with loads of self-confidence and the right amount of composure. If you are looking forward to some exhilarating summer activities, the list follows: Trekking This activity really calls for sheer valor and an exploring attitude. This lends quality time spending with friends away from the humdrum stuff. Get set your trekking bag and fix the spot you like to adventure. Summer camps There are various types of camps available. Some are adventurous, some are arts, some are entertainment, some are environmental or others. Swimming Swimming is something to beat the summer effectively. Teenagers enjoy splash-splashing in a cool and refreshing pool.A If saying about all these activities and not mentioning Great Hyderabad Adventure Club or GHAC is like disregarding Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. No, it is not that far, it is based in Hyderabad, Banjara Hills. GHAC is a not for profit organization registered with Government of India, vide section 25, licence number 101681. The membership is free and open to everyone above 18 years. "Safety is priority to us," goes their motto. The club's philosophy "get more out of life" prompts one to venture out in the wilderness on most weekends, says Diyanat Ali, the founder. It was founded in May 2008. It is totally volunteer based club. The club has 100 trained volunteers who are called group leaders, and known as organisers on the meet up website platform. They have been chosen for their ability to lead a group and serve selflessly. The club actively looks out for experienced members who love to share their passion and give back to the community. The experienced and trained organizers conduct a range of adventure activities from Rock climbing, Rappelling, Bouldering, Water Rafting, Sea sailing, trekking, Jungle Treks, Scaling hillocks, camping, caving, mountain climbing, paragliding, scuba diving, wildlife photography, time building, exploring new places and anything that spells adventure. "I love trekking and bouldering. My dad Jagjeet Singh introduced me to the site. I love adventures and it is a great adventurous spot and I can even reduce my weight," says 19 year old Amandeep who is is a member since March 2011.