Types of Centrally Organized Camps (COC)
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 in Kerala.
(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. This page is under construction. Pl revisit after few days. Inconvenience caused is regretted.