National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) will organise a month-long summer camp for children under age 6 to 14 years of age to enhance their art skills from July 3.

During summer art camp students would be educated about various art forms including truck art, paper mache and pottery making.

According to the Lok Virsa official statement, the classes will be conducted from July 3 till July 31 at Lok Virsa Heritage Museum in Shakarparian.

The summer camp aimed at promoting traditional culture and inculcating awareness among younger generation, specially children, about the indigenous craft heritage of Pakistan.

Timings of the summer camp will be from 10 am to 1 pm (Tuesday to Friday), four days a week. 

There will be three periods of classes during summer camp.The first period will focus on history about the relevant craft.

The children will do practical work under master trainers/artisans in the second period, while the third period will focus on storytelling, folk music, folk games and drawings, etc.

During the summer camp, the participating children will also be provided an opportunity to visit local museums and get acquainted with the cultural heritage of Pakistan.

A non-refundable registration fee of Rs 3,000 per child will be charged in advance.The summer camp will culminate with a colourful closing ceremony, which will feature live performances by child folk artists and folk performers.

Certificates will also be awarded to the participating children in this ceremony in full view of the media.