Our goal is to develop love for the Indian culture in every child that enters our program.
Our camp will have an emphasis on conversational Hindi and Indian music.
Week: July 8 -12
Time: 9 am – 12 pm
Age: 5 – 10 years
Venue: Trevor Day School (1 West 88th Street)
Children will experience the nuances of Indian culture through ancient structured musical scales called ragas, Sanskrit hymns, and folk music from different regions of India.
Language learning will include learning conversational phrases and sentences, vocabulary building exercises and games, book reading, script and alphabet identification.
We teach using a multi-sensorial approach, in which the child will experience Indian culture through language, songs, poems, music, stories, art, movement, meditation, yoga and even food!
The language session will be taught by Anu Sehgal and music & yoga by Charul Gopal.
Please register as soon as possible, as space is limited.
Tuition: $550 by March 1; $650 after March 1
10% sibling discount on the 2nd child’s tuition
Tuition will be non-refundable
Charul Gopal is an Indian Classical, Jazz, and Broadway music vocalist. She has sung at various musical venues in the city such as the West End Lounge, Don’t Tell Mama, LATEA Theater, and Duplex Theater. She holds a Master’s degree in Indian Classical music from Allahabad University and was an All India Radio classical singer. She has performed at the UN Headquarters, the Indian Consulate in New York, and the UN International School music festivals. She has led workshops on Indian Classical music for middle school at UNIS, and is the founder of Tarana, an Indian summer camp, and after school music classes at the International Preschools. Charul has studied Jazz and voice at City University of New York.
Anu Sehgal is the Founder of The Culture Tree. She lives in New York with her husband and her two sons. She is a marketer by profession. She holds an MBA from Yale University and has worked in the corporate sector for almost 15 years. She has worked with NYU's bilingual STARTALK program to develop the program and curriculum at The Culture Tree. Anu grew up in India and is a native Hindi speaker.
She has been teaching Hindi for 5 years.