11 Dec Woodstock School’s Advanced Trek Features In The Outdoor Journal
“In 2003, Woodstock opened a special facility dedicated to Outdoor Learning. The Hanifl Centre for Outdoor and Environmental Education promotes an interest in the outdoors amongst Woodstock students, as well as visiting groups from other schools and colleges. Along with its own Gap Semester programme, the centre hosts the University of Pittsburgh’s Semester in the Himalayas, which offers college courses and field trips that focus on Himalayan geography, culture and science. Students from a variety of institutions in India also get an opportunity to learn through camping, trekking, mountain biking, river rafting and other outdoor activities. Director of the Hanifl Centre, K. Krishnan Kutty, has worked in the field of outdoor learning for twenty years. He believes that Woodstock’s legacy and its location in the Himalaya, positions the Hanifl Centre as Asia’s leading institution of experiential education”.
To read the complete article click on the link: http://www.outdoorjournal.in/articles/focus/2013/12/10/woodstock-school-trek-to-baraadsar-lake-garhwal-mussoorie-himalaya