The 5th Inter-State Youth Training Camp of the Mahamandal is going to be held at Ramakrishna Mission English School, Sidhgora, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand from 12th August 2017 to 14th August 2017. The aim of the camp is to infuse in the youths idea of self-development (i.e. character building) social concern and citizenship, service to nation, and national integration, generally drawn from the teachings of Swami Vivekananda. Those who desire to join the camp must understand the purpose of the camp and apply only if they are serious.

Application for participation in the camp should reach the camp site office by 25th July, 2017. Applicants should retain a Xerox copy of application with them and should bring the same at the time of reporting in the camp. Participants should reach the camp site at 3 p.m. on August 12 and will be allowed to leave the camp only on August 15 in the morning.

The Camp is for men only. Students who are studying in 10th class or above and non-students who are at least 15 years old are eligible to apply. Campers are to pay a fee of Rs.100 on reaching the camp. Travelling expenses are to be borne by the campers. No other charges for food and lodging are to be paid.

Mahamandal Units / Associations / Educational Institutions may send applications under the signature of Secretaries or Heads of the Institutions enclosing a list of participants with required particulars. But they should explain the purpose and rules to each intending participant before including the names in the application. Interested individuals may also apply singly. Bedding, clothings, a dish and a mug and other personal requisites are to be brought. Mosquito curtain and garments will be necessary. For parade, prayer, etc. white shirts, white trousers/shorts, white cades or dhoti and ‘punjabi’ (Kurta) may also be brought, if possible. Campers should use separate bedding. Cots are not provided.

Campers are expected to perform any duty allotted to them in the camp and to participate in all the programmes. Campers should be prepared to take notes of the camp proceedings.

Campers should be ready to put up with any hardship that they may be required to undergo in the camp. Campers are not allowed to go out of the camp during the camp days. Discipline and camp rules must be strictly adhered to.

Units of the Mahamandal need not send any forwarding letter with the application.