HSC Summer Camp
HSC’s Annual Camp is a weekend full of fun and learning in the company of fellow students and recent graduates, in a beautiful setting that takes you away from the hustle and bustle of life and school pressures into a serene and uplifting environment.
Campers from all over the US get together to learn about our great heritage and culture, play exciting team building games, engage each other in stimulating discussions, enjoy blissful yoga and meditation sessions and many other activities. The evenings are filled with games and a camp fire, where campers relax, share memories and create new ones.
So, grab a couple friends and your siblings and come on over!
This year's theme is:
To Be Announced Soon! 👀
We will have discussions, speakers, and interactive sessions to engage with this topic!
To reserve a spot, please pay a refundable deposit of:
HSC Students (Graduate/Undergraduate): $75
Non-HSC member: $108
*…deposit refunds will be issued at the venue! Lodging and food included. Limited capacity, first come first serve!
**Free registration for anyone traveling more than 500 miles. For financial assistance available for HSC Students and Alumni, please reach out to [email protected].
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the goal of the 2022 Summer Camp?
A: Since 1990, HSC Annual Summer Camp has been the highlight of Hindu Youth activities throughout the year. The goal of HSC Summer Camp is to bring together Hindu students from across all HSC chapters to promote unity and provide a forum to discuss various spiritual and philosophical topics, enhancing their knowledge about Hindu heritage and history. At HSC Summer Camp, students relax and rejuvenate with yoga, meditation and Bhajans. Along with meeting all other Hindu Students from around the continent, there will also be plenty of opportunities for team bonding, fun, and games during the camp.
Q: Who is invited to HSC Summer Camp?
A: The 2022 HSC Summer Camp is open to all HSC chapter members both in college and highschool. High School students must be at least 15 years of age, and students under 18 years will be asked to sign a Parental Consent Form (to be sent after registration). Non-HSC members are also welcome to attend.
Q: Where will the Summit be taking place?
A: This year’s Summer Camp will be held at Vraj Hindu Temple, located in the serene valley of Central Pennsylvania. Address: 51 Manor Road Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Q: When is the Summer Camp?
Summer Camp will start on Friday, June 3rd at 5 PM ET till Sunday, June 5th at 5 PM ET. Attendees are welcome to arrive and leave at any time within the program time frame. However, possible options for dropoff/pickup will mostly be available on Friday and Sunday.
Q: What flights should I book?
Please book flights that arrive at the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). HSC Team members will do their best to provide transportation from EWR to Vraj Hindu Temple.
Flights can also be booked to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). Other airport options are: JFK, LGA, or MDT with less chances of pick up/drop off.
Please feel free to reach out to us for help in picking the correct flight times. Once you have booked, please email your itinerary to [email protected]
Q: How much is admission?
A: To book your spot, there is a refundable deposit of $75 for HSC members and $108 for non-HSC members. This deposit will be refunded upon arrival at the venue.
Admission is FREE for those attendees traveling from more than 500 miles away. However, in order to book a spot, they must submit a flight itinerary.
Capacity is limited. So please make sure to submit all deposits/ itineraries along with your registration form in order to reserve a spot.
Q: What does admission include?
Admission includes 2-day lodging and meals for the entire duration of the program.
Travel expenses are not covered in the registration fee. Please make your own arrangements. We can assist in picking appropriate arrival and departure times.
Q: How do I pay the registration fee?
Please pay the deposit per attendee using one of our donation methods at this link: http://www.hindustudentscouncil.org/donate-to-hsc/
Please make sure to indicate the attendee’s name that matches the registration form when submitting fees. After payment, please email your receipt to [email protected].
Q: What are the Covid guidelines for the event?
All attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination or a Negative Covid test taken within the last 72 hours.