The International Insitute of Gurmat Studies, Inc. (IIGS) is a religious, non-profit, Sikh organization. Founded 42 years ago in Lucknow, India in 1955, as "Young Sikh Missionaries," it was renamed as Institute of Gurmat Studies in 1972 and upgraded to International status in 1979. It's headquarters are in California, USA since January 1985.
Camp FATEH is held at a beautiful and scenic site, which also has facilities for swimming, horseback riding, archery and other activities. email@example.com or call 630.536.2701x1161
'Camp Khalsa' at Camp Nahelu. Curriculum - sikh history, gurmat studies, challenges for sikhs in western society, sikh youth in north america - the future, tabla/harmonium, kirtan, paath. Activities- archery, volleyball, hikin, canoeing, soccer, basketball,baseball. Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
"The Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp is an endeavor to expose these new Sikh generations of the western world to the principles and values of Sikhism. It is an attempt to create a Sikh environment and provide a glimpse of the Sikh way of life.To help our youth identify their roots, Sikh History has also been kept an important focus of the camp. There will also be organized seminars, discussions, sports, and various competitions." Check out their Web Page.
The Lohgarh Retreat is now one of the most recognized camps in the country. Check out their Web Page, which is filled with photos and information.
To subscribe to the Lohgarh Retreat Egroup (a listserv/email list) of past and present campers, send an email to email@example.com.