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Gurmat Sangeet Outreach Camp 2018

Detroit, Michigan USA


Raj Academy cordially invites all current students to attend the International Gurmat Sangeet Outreach (GSO) Camp. The camp will be held from 4th to 7th July in Detroit, Michigan, with a screening of our documentary 'Sikh Musical Heritage - The Untold Story' on Sunday 8th July.

GSO Camp offers a unique opportunity to come together for an incredible learning experience from Yogi of Sound Professor Surinder Singh and other Raj Academy teachers and staff.


The camp provides a highly inspirational environment where students gain a deeper understanding of the Sikh musical tradition, enrich individual learning and get an amazing opportunity to share the sacred art of Gurmat Sangeet.

The camp also brings forth new concepts and techniques best learned through interaction and exchange of knowledge (and life experiences) with a diverse group of individuals. So come and join us for the annual Gurmat Sangeet Outreach Camp in Detroit!

Please note that the camp is open to Raj Academy students only. If you are not a current student but are interested in learning with us or attending a camp, please email gso(at)rajacademy.com.


A special Kirtan Diwaan - Darbar-e'-Khalsa - will be organized for all students on the last day of camp. Darbar-e'-Khalsa provides an exceptional opportunity for each student learning on the Gurmat Sangeet Outreach program to gain valuable stage and performance experience while seeking blessings from the Sangat! 

Raj Academy also proudly sponsors The Khup Khanna - a delightful evening full of jokes, amazing skits, skill demonstrations, and original creativity. So come share with us your hidden talents!

We encourage all students to attend camp and participate in the various camp programs.


Individual: the camp fee is $270 per person for an individual student.
Family: for students on a Family Pack, the camp fee is $470 for two people, $620 for three people, $745 for four people and $820 for five people.

Please Note: the camp fee does not cover any travel or lodging costs.


camp registration was open until 23rd May 2018. All the above fees were discounted by $50.

REGISTRATION CLOSED on 24th June 2018.

Registrations received in a timely manner help us to plan accordingly and keep the overall cost low, so please register on time. 

Camp Dates & Location:

4 - 7 July 2018
Mata Tripta Ji Gurdwara Sahib (Hidden Falls)
40600 Schoolcraft Rd, Plymouth Township, MI 48170

8 July: Michigan screening of our documentary 'Sikh Musical Heritage - The Untold Story'

Students should arrive in Detroit on Tuesday 3 July as camp will start early on Wednesday morning: registration from 6.30am ready for the camp to begin at 7.04am.

We recommend that departure should be on Sunday AFTER 8PM, to enable attendance of the documentary screening (the Darbar e' Khalsa takes place on Saturday evening).

Lodging Options:

Hilton Garden Inn

14600 N Sheldon Rd
Plymouth, MI 48170
(866) 678 - 6350
~2 miles from Gurdwara Sahib
Typical Cost Per Night: $169 for 2 Queen Beds

Hyatt Place Detroit/Livonia

19300 Haggerty Rd
Livonia, MI 48152
(866) 538 - 6252
~2.8 miles from Gurdwara Sahib
Typical Cost Per Night: $130 for 2 Queen Beds

Mata Tripta Ji Gurdwara Sahib

40600 Schoolcraft Rd,
Plymouth Township, MI 48170
Typical Cost Per Night Per Person: $25 

A limited number of rooms are available at the Mata Tripta Ji Gurdwara Sahib, which upon request will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. The requested donation to stay at the Gurdwara is $25 per night.

Please note that if you are planning to stay at the Gurdwara, you will be partially responsible for its care-taking and maintenance. You will also be required to bring your own bedding, such as sheets and blankets.  

Please notify us of your preference to stay at the Gurdwara in the registration form and we will reach out to you if there is any availability.

Residential Lodging with Students from Michigan

Some local individuals and families who are part of our collective GSO family may be able to host other individuals and families travelling from outside Michigan. Please notify us in the registration form if you are interested in this lodging option and we will contact you if there is any availability.

Travel Accommodations:

If you are arriving at the airport, Raj Academy recommends the use of following transportation services. 


The cost of transportation offered by these services is lower than a standard taxi. Please note that Raj Academy is not affiliated with any of these services; we also do not provide any transportation services, so please plan accordingly. 

Questions? Contact Us:

For more information about the camp or questions, please contact: gso(at)rajacademy.com.