The 3-week “While (in) g Vacation” winter program for 2016-2017 concluded on 13th January at the YDF’s Nazhoen Pelri Centre in Thimphu. More than 250 children and youth between the ages of 7 and 24 attended the winter program this year. The program is designed for youth and children to while (verb means “to pass time leisurely”) away their vacation creatively and productively.
“While (in) g Vacation” has for the last 6 years offered educational activities that are fun, engaging, and empowering for youth. Topics this year included junior reading, dance, arts and crafts, sports, games, Ethical Leadership and Mind Training, Passport to Success life skills training, resilience skills training, forum theatre, masked dance, and more.