DNGC participates in winter adventure camp

ITANAGAR, 11 May: Six National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers from Dera Natung Government College (DNGC) accompanied by a program officer, participated in a 10-day Winter Adventure Camp at National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (NIMAS), Dirang in West Kameng district.

During the camp which started on 30 April,  the team participated in various activities including, mountain trekking, wall-rock climbing, tent making, obstacle course (commando training), cycling, rescue operation training, river rafting, kayaking, river crossing, classes on survival skills, zip lining course, yoga class, cultural programmes etc.

The team trekked 9 km from NIMAS to Thupsung Dhargye Ling monastery on day 3 and 12 km from NIMAS to Helmet Top mountain, which is located at an altitude of about 9000 ft on day 5.

They underwent training on wall-rock climbing on day 4 and the obstacle training on day 6.

River-rafting, kayaking and river-crossing were conducted on day 7 at the confluence of Dirang and Sangti rivers, which is 10 km from NIMAS.

The team also trekked 11 km from NIMAS to Zimthung Village, followed by a class on survival skills on day 8.  The Zip lining course and yoga class followed by cultural programme were conducted on day 9 and day 10, respectively.

The participants were Jumge Doyom, Amor Mingki, Rotom Tod, Nyami Taso, Bamang Aka and Tarh Reyum. They were led by assistant prof.Botem Moyong, who is also the program officer of the NSS unit of the college.

Besides Arunachal, teams from Assam, Sikkim, Tripura and Manipur participated in the camp.

The event was organized by NIMAS in collaboration with the Guwahati-based regional directorate of the NSS.