Treasure Island Schedule 2017*

Day 1 - 8th September 2017 (Friday)
4.10pm - 5.10pm Writer in You – The Art of Storytelling and Breaking Rules
9 & above This is going to be an interactive session to understand how we can make the process of writing easy and hence pleasurable. This is an endeavor to help find the writer in you. This creative writing workshop seeks to make the storytelling process friendly. It’s about making the classroom a playground.
5.10pm - 5.20pm -------- ------- -------------
5.20pm - 6.20pm Young Journeys
Asavari Singh
in conversation with
Samrudhdi Kerkar
------- The journey of Samrudhdi, the student of school without walls. She has learned various skills of writing stories, articles, poetry and other literary pursuits through informal education process.
Day 2 - 9th September 2017 (Saturday)
10.00am - 11.00am Little Yogis in Nature
Jyoti Motwani and Jaya Ramesh
6 to 12 Jyoti Motwani and Jaya Ramesh will teach children balance, focus, flexibility, stillness, peace, relaxation and health through Yoga in a creative way.
11.00am - 11.10am --------- --------- ---------
11.10am - 12.10pm Creating New World from Reality to Fantasy’
Workshop with
Monideepa Sahu
10 & above Adventures need not happen only in Hogwarts. Let's explore the 'what if ' factor in our own familiar world. Sharpening observation skills. Finding hidden facets to familiar objects and places.
12.10pm - 12.20pm --------- --------- ---------
12.20pm - 1.20pm The Hero’s Journey
Candy Gourlay
10 & above Award winning author Candy Gourlay reveals the secrets of the hero's journey within every epic story – from Star Wars to Monster’s Inc.
1.20pm - 1.30pm --------- --------- ---------
1.30pm - 2.30pm Money is Child’s Play (Handling Personal Finance)
Chenthil Iyer
7 to 14 “Money Is Child's Play!" is a unique and interactive program for children. This program takes children into the world of finance through activities and stories that make it easy for them to understand money.
2.30pm - 2.40pm --------- --------- ---------
2.40pm - 3.40pm My Elephant Wants You!
Vasudev Murthy
3 to 16 In this fun filled session, children of all ages will see a few videos, participate in a quiz, learn about what’s happening to elephants in India and will participate in a mysterious activity.
3.40pm - 3.50pm --------- --------- ---------
3.50pm - 4.50pm ‘Creative Writing : The First Words’
Neil Hollander (Author & Documentary Filmmaker)
10 & above To acquaint children with creative writing.
4.50pm - 5.00pm --------- --------- ---------
5.00pm - 6.00pm Treasure Hunt --------- ---------
Day 3 - 10th September 2017 (Sunday)
10.00am - 11.00am The Language of Dance
Workshop with
Saroj Nandgaokar                                      
10 & above Taking the kids through the art of communication - speech and expression through the simple language of dance that comes naturally to all. This session will basically help kids to realise and understand the language of dance.
11.00am - 11.10am ----- ------ ----------
11.10am - 12.10pm Feather Tales
New bird adventure stories

Deepak Dalal
7 to 10 We take birds for granted; blissfully unaware of the adventurous lives they lead. But they lead fascinating lives, travelling across oceans, mountains, forests and deserts - migrating to every corner of our planet. Enter the wondrous world of birds with author Deepak Dalal.
12.10pm - 12.20pm ----- ------ ----------
12.20pm - 1.20pm Bullock Cart Marvels, Poetry by children
Priyam Redican
8 to 16 Bullock Cart Poetry presents Bullock Cart Marvels a performance poetry initiative that present poetry written by school children aged 8-16 years. The poems promise to be fun entertaining and completely original serving as a platform for students to showcase their creative talent in writing and performance.
1.20pm - 1.30pm ----- ------ ----------
1.30pm - 2.30pm ‘Let’s Emote’
Theatre Workshop

Neeti Pherwani
12 & above An introductory theatre workshop for children through voice, movement and improvisation. The importance of voice and movement is introduced through games specially devised for absorption and memory. Going with the theme of Treasure Island, the children will get to pick characters from the story and create their own skits.
2.30pm - 2.40pm ----- ------ ----------
2.40pm - 3.40pm Express Yourself
Ameeta Menon
9 to 17 Using the power of spontaneous creativity to express, heal and transform oneself. Will be creating art work / painting / collages together to unlock our emotions.
3.40pm - 3.50pm ----- ------ ----------
3.50pm - 4.20pm
4.20pm – 4.50pm
Wild Tales – The VikramAditya Adventure Series
Deepak Dalal
10 to 15 Come, join writer Deepak Dalal on a journey from the coral reefs of the Lakshadweep Islands to the wild forests of the Andaman Islands; from our neighbouring Sahyadri Hills to the distant Himalayan peaks of Ladakh; and across India's great forests. Deepak Dalal presents a slideshow on these fabulous destinations and talks about his books.
4.50pm - 5.00pm ----- ------ ----------
5.00pm - 6.00pm Haiku and Limericks
Mona Verma
10 to 15 An interactive session by Mona Verma presenting Haiku and Limericks as a medium for both poetry and storytelling, with students.

*Subject to change

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