BPSS & Krishna Club 2021-22

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BPSS & Krishna Club theme for 2021: "Guru-Shishya"

For Kids and Teens!

BPSS: 6 to 12 years

Languages: English, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada & Telugu

 

Krishna Club: 13 to 17 years

Languages: English and Tamil

Check out our FAQ below. If you still have queries, you may call the helplines provided at the end of this page. Alternatively, e-mail any queries and suggestions to iskconchennaionline@gmail.com.

 

FAQ

What are BPSS and Krishna Club programs?

These are year-long weekly program conducted by the Children’s wing of ISKCON Chennai. Bhakta Prahlad Siksha Samaj (BPSS) program is for children in the age group 6 to 12 years. Krishna Club if for the teens, aged 13 to 17 years.

If you are not located in Chennai, please check if your local ISKCON Centre is doing a similar program.

What is the topic for this year?

This year's topic for both BPSS and Krishna Club is Guru-Sishya.

How long is the program?

The program is for 1.5 hrs. once a week, from end of June 2021 to March 2020.

 

What time slots and which day of the week is the program offered?

Depending on each teachers’ availability, the time slots and days vary. Most of the sessions are on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. There are a few batches offered on weekdays.

 

What is the content & course material?

1) BPSS program will include the following:

Stories, Bhajans, Slokas, Art & Craft, Quiz and Activities, non-fire cooking and festivities.

The Krishna Club program will include stories, discussions,

debates, dumb charades, role-plays & Just-a-minute (JAM)

sessions and games.

2) Class material will be provided in the form of pdfs, audios

and videos.

3) Live sessions will be conducted for 1.5 hours weekly during the program.

 

Who will conduct the online live sessions?

The online live sessions will be conducted by trained and

experienced teachers of ISKCON Chennai.

 

In what languages are the online sessions conducted?

For BPSS, the online live sessions will be conducted in Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, English or Tamil. We only have few batches in Kannada, Telugu and Hindi while majority of our classes are either in Tamil or English.

 

For Krishna Club, online sessions are available in English and Tamil only.

 

Are the non-English language classes given in spoken-style?

All our non- English language classes will be in commonly spoken-style with some English words mixed.

How much is the fee? How do I pay?

Registration should be done separately for each child. The fee for the course is Rs. 1200/- per student. It can be paid online via razorpay. First, fill the google form in the website to select the day, time-slot and language. Then, click the Pay now button and proceed to checkout. It will lead to a payment gateway to pay using netbanking, gpay or similar UPI payment or credit/ debit card options.

 

NOTE: If registering for siblings, use the coupon SIBLING2021 to avail a discount of Rs. 200 in the subsequent booking. The sibling discount CANNOT be used

while registering the first child or cousins.

 

Is there a Sibling Discount?

While registering for a second or third child (siblings), use the coupon SIBLING2021 to avail a discount of Rs. 200 during the subsequent booking. The sibling discount CANNOT be used while registering for first child/ cousins.

 

What will happen once I register for the course?

Once you register with us, and choose your time slot and language:

1) you will receive a confirmatory email about the booking  and details about the sessions. In case you don't receive

a confirmatory email, kindly email us @ iskconchennaionline@gmail.com or call the helplines (given below).

2) you will be assigned to the teacher, whose batch you have selected.

3) you will be sent a Google classroom link to access study materials.

4)The individual teacher will also create their WhatsApp group for interaction. The meeting link for online class will be posted there.

On which platform will the online sessions happen?

The online classes will be conducted through Google meet. Your respective teacher will send you the link to join the online sessions.

 

How big is the class size and will personal attention be given?

We are limiting the class size to 20 students per teacher. This is to provide individual attention to your child/ teen.

 

Where will course materials be posted?

The course materials will be posted in a Google Classroom. Your online teacher may also create a WhatsApp group for interaction.

Will there be any offline homework?

For BPSS, the art & craft has to be done at home following the videos that we provide. Also, some fun-filled activities will be provided to be done at home, offline.

For the Krishna Club program, preparatory homework for the online activities may be given.

Will I be able to change my time slot/ language/ teacher?

Preferably not, it will affect our logistics. So, carefully select

your slot.

What is the last date to register?

We have limited number of seats only. So, book as soon as possible, to avoid disappointments. Bookings open on first-come first-serve basis only.

 

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

You can e-mail your queries to iskconchennaionline@gmail.com. We also have devotee volunteers who can be contacted at the following timings of the day. Please contact them if you still need help despite going through the FAQ.

 

Helplines :
1) Sundari Gopika Mataji

8667608904 (All days 10am-4pm),

Languages- English, Tamil & Hindi

2) Sugopi Mataji

9791466520 (Sat & Sun 9am-9pm)

Languages- English, Tamil, Telugu & Hindi

3) Esvari mataji

9444708680 (All days 10am-6pm)

Languages- English & Tamil

4) Deepa Mataji 9962229140
(All days 10am-6pm)

NOTE: Click on REGISTER NOW. You will be leaving this page for form-filling and Razorpay payment. After the transaction is successful, WAIT please for the booking to get recorded on this page. In case you don't get a confirmatory email of the booking, email a screenshot of the transaction to iskconchennaionline@gmail.com