Types of Centrally Organized Camps
The following types of centrally organised
camps are conducted :-
(i) Leadership Camps
These camps are conducted on All India basis to bring
out the leadership qualities in cadets. There are
four Advance Leadership Camps (ALC), one each for
SD, JD, SD Naval Wing Boys and SW Girls. Three Basic
Leadership Camps are held, one each for SD Boys, SW
and JW Girls.
(ii) Vayu Sainik Camp
This Centrally Organised Camp is organised for Air
Wing Cadets. 600 cadets (420 boys+180 girls) from
all Directorates attend the camp. For further details
see Air Wing Activities.
(iii) Nau Sainik Camp
This is held every year at Naval Base Vishakhapatnam.
560 cadets (400 boys +160 girls) from all Directorates
attend the camp.
(iv) Rock Climbing Camps
Eight rock climbing camps are held each year to expose
the cadets to the basics of elementary rock climbing
and to inculcate spirit of adventure amongst cadets.
Four of these camps are held at Gwalior in Madhya
Pradesh and other four camps at Nayyardam near Trivandrum
(v) National Integration Camps (NIC)
These camps are conducted on All India basis and
help bridge the cultural gap among various States
of India. In addition, There are five special NICs
conduced at Leh, Nagrota (J&K), Chakabama (NCR),
Lakshadweep and Port Blair.
(vi) Thal Sainik Camp ( TSC)
Two concurrent TSCs are conducted at RD Parade Ground,
Delhi Cantt every year. i.e. S D / JD boys and SW
/ JW girls. 640 Boy and 640 Girls cadets take part
in this camps.
(vii) Republic Day Camp (RDC)
(a) NCC Republic Day Camp is the culmination of all
NCC Training activities. RDC is held at Garrison Parade
Ground, Delhi Cantt from 01 to 29 Jan. 1850 selected
NCC Cadets from all States & Union Territories
attend the Camp. The Camp is inaugurated by the Vice
President of India and culminates with Prime Minister's
Rally on 27 Jan.
(b) During the camp visit of Raksha Mantri, Cabinet
Ministers, Chief Minister Delhi, three Service Chiefs
and various State Ministers/VIPs are also organised.
(c) During the RDC, various competitions are conducted
amongst the16 NCC Directorates to decide the Champion
Directorate for award of Prime Minister's Banner.
Competitions are keenly contested in various events
such as National Integration Awareness, Drill, Line
& Flag Area, Cultural items, Best Cadet of Senior
Division (Boys) and Senior Wing (Girls) in each Service
- Army, Navy & Air. Aero modelling and Ship modelling
are also conducted during RDC.