CMSD Membership

CMSD 2018-19 session commenced on September 9, 2018.

Please get in touch with our Membership sevak at (858) 215-2673 or send an e-mail to [email protected] for additional information.

Bala Vihar program logistics:

Bala Vihar program is for entire family’s spiritual growth. All adults in the family and children in grades Pre-K through 12 are enrolled when a family registration is completed. The sessions are held on Sundays with approximating the Poway Unified School district’s calendar (please read below for 2018-19 details). Children are in “Shishu Vihar” program (Pre-K) if they can attend a public school in KG grade in the following school year.

Venue: Chinmaya Jyoti

Address: 12249 Ninth Street, Poway CA 92064

Language classes are offered for the children in grades 1 through 8 and are dependent on sevak availability. They are part of the Bala Vihar program. For last two Bala Vihar years, we have been offering Hindi, and Tamil. Enrollment in language classes is optional.

Registration requirements for 2018-19 Bala Vihar program:

  • For each child we require:
    • The child to be 4 years on or before September 1, 2018
    • Details about medical conditions, allergies and medical issues
    • Emergency contact information
  • A family photo: All families must submit recent family photo.

2018-19 Sunday schedule

Start Date: Sunday, September 9, 2018

Last day: Sunday, June 16, 2019

Starts at: 9:00 AM (please arrive by 8:45 AM)

Pre-K and K session ends at:  11:00 AM (also, for children in grades 1-8 not enrolled in language classes)

Grades 1 through 12 session ends at:  12:30 PM (with break from 11:00 AM to 11:15 AM)

Discourse for adults ends at:  11:00 AM

High School Mentorship program with CHYKs: 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Discussion group for adults:  11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Language class enrollment : Enrollment will be on the first day of the session

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