YGIC YOUTH GROUP FOR INDIAN CULTURE
501 (c)(3) A Non-Profit Organization
BEAVERCREEK, OH 45431

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COVID-19 Update: Schools for the academic year 2020-2021 starts from October 18 th via remote learning. Please visit the admission page and send you registration(s) to admission@ygic.us.
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Founding Principles

1. Compassion should rein Supreme. Any one walks in for help, we should try everything in our power. Gita 12.13

2. No Discrimination whatsoever between human beings or any creation. Gita 5.18, 9.32

3. Every creation is created equal, and their legacy will be defined by their actions. Gita 16.1- 16.3

4. There should be no place for EGO or the word "ME". Gita 18.53

5. There is no place like Earth. Leave the earth a better place than we inherited it. Leave no foot print behind. Gita 7.9, 11.55

6. Seek truth, standup for right and act for Greater Good. Gita 4.42

7. Knowledge is exchanged by means of speech, book, exercise, discussion, charity, time, or non-verbal modes, to and from anyone, irrespective of age, color, or national origin. Gita 13.8- 13.12

8. Knowledge brings greater wisdom. Wisdom brings happiness and fulfillment. Gita 4.39

9. If fortunate enough, reach the highest potential and use it to make a difference for common Good. Gita 3.20

10. We are all ONE. Gita 6.29, 6.32
YGIC VISION: Educate the child to become a well rounded person in all aspects of life and be a productive member of the society.

Year 1 to 4: To nucleate, nurture, and reinforce universal values into young minds at an early age.
Year 5 to 8: To nourish the analytical, imaginative, and critical thinking mind with advanced curricula. To provide life-skills and technical skills needed for their success in both personal endeavors and careers.
Year 9 to 12: Working hands on - Learning to work in groups and fostering life long friendship, Giving back to the community. Participating in civic and leadership activities, learning to be entrepreneurial, Learning to handle situations in College life and beyond.

The curriculum is designed for 12 years. The vision for the 12 years are as follows. We have completed 11 years and 12 th year curriculum is a work in progress.

Visitors: Please feel free to browse through the detailed year-wise syllabus and content from the pages for respective years. You are welcome to copy, print and distribute the matter as you please for the benefit of youth development. We strongly believe it should not be used for profitable purposes of any individual or entity. We are developing the curriculum for the next few years. As we develop we will keep posting them. If you are in a community and you want to use the curriculum, feel free to do so. Please drop us a line if this material is of any benefit to you and your community. Also give your feedback and suggestions on how we can improve.
Year 1 Should be in Grade 1 in school during April. Please read Admission page for Age Restrictions Surya namaskar, 23 Slokas, 10 Bhajans, 10 Moral Stories and Discussion of 10 gods and goddesses through Activities Like Questions/Answers, Fill in the blanks, Word games, True or False, Coloring, and so on. Year I-Syllabus
Year 2 Should be in Grade 2 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year I 3 more Yogasanas, 42 Slokas, Bhajan - Aarathi Song - 'Om Jaya Jagadeesha Hare...', 12 classes - Watching visual presentation, Reading followed by Discussion and activities of Ramayana. 8 classes - Dasavatara stories and activities, Coloring. Year II-Syllabus
Year 3 Should be in Grade 3 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 - 2 13 more Yogasanas, 35 Slokas, 5 Stotra Bhajans like Lingaashtakam, Madhuraashtakam etc., Watching visual presentation, Reading followed by Discussion and activities of Mahabharatha. Year III-Syllabus
Year 4 Should be in Grade 4 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -3 12 more Yogasanas, 8 Stotras, 2 Bhajans - Hanuman Chalisa and Mahishasuramardini Stotram, Watching visual presentation, Reading followed by Discussion and activities of Bhagavatam, Introduction of Bhagavad Gita and Discussion of all 20 verses of Chapter 12 - Bhakti Yoga. Year IV-Syllabus
Year 5 Should be in Grade 5 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -4 Deeper knowledge on Hinduism. History and Contribution of India. Year V-Syllabus
Year 6 Should be in Grade 6 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -5 25 minutes of Chankya Neeti slokas, 45 minutes of Finance/Introduction to Professions, 25 minutes of Astronomy. Year VI-Syllabus
Year 7 Should be in Grade 7 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -6 Time Management, Problem Solving, Creativity, Decision Making, Project Management, Leadership, Communication, Stress Management, Social Skills, Personal Improvement. Year VII-Syllabus
Year 8 Should be in Grade 8 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -7 Volunteering - Voluntary public service, Personal development, Physical Fitness, Expedition/Exploration towards Congressional award
Year 9 Should be in Grade 9 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -8 25 minutes of Vedic Mathematics, 15 minutes of slokas, 15 minutes of meditation, 35 minutes presentation skills with practicals. Year IX-Syllabus
Year 10 Should be in Grade 10 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -9 Academic Preparation for College
Year 11 Should be in Grade 11 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -10 Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning
Year 12 Should be in Grade 12 in school during April with the successful completion of YGIC Year 1 -11 Preparing to be on your own - Cooking, Cleaning, Application of Moral Values in Situations, Networking for long term and group discussions