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  • Trip introduction

    Send your kids on this week-long trip to a beautiful campsite in Yercaud where they can master outdoor survival skills and learn rock climbing.

    In this fun summer camp, children get to spend most of their time learning new skills like tying different knots, navigational skills like reading maps and using a compass, all while camping in the lap of nature.

    This camp is the perfect opportunity for your 9-12 year olds to learn something new, polish their team-building skills and boost their confidence levels.

    Destination

    Located about 1.5 hours from Salem in the Yercaud hills in Tamil Nadu, the 'Jungle Outback' campsite is nestled in a beautiful estate at a height of 5100 ft., with the unique distinction of being the highest permanent nature camp in South India. Situated within picturesque coffee plantations and orchards of orange trees, the campsite allows for exciting adventure activities amongst the tranquil natural surroundings.

    Destination highlights

    Experience the thrill of climbing and then descending a steep rock face | Challenge yourself at the ropes course | Trek through coffee plantations | Learn a host of navigational outdoor survival skills | Learn to pitch your own tents and cook your own food | Camp in the midst of nature under the stars

    Activity Details

    9-12 years

    No

    1:5

    Yes

    Co-ed campsite

    Male and female both

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Day 1: Arrive at the campsite

    Chennai campers: Arrive at Chennai central railway station at 5:15 a.m. and board the train from Salem.

    Bengaluru campers: Arrive at the Youreka office at 5 a.m. and depart for the campsite by coach.

    Tented accommodation

    Sleep in clean and comfortable tents in the lap of nature.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Chennai/Bengaluru

    Campsite

    05:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg | Non veg
    Day 2: Activity at the campsite
    Day 3: Activity at the campsite
    Day 4: Activity at the campsite
    Day 5: Activity at the campsite
    Day 6: Activity at the campsite
    Day 7: Depart from campsite
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  • Cancellation policy

    If cancellation is done with more than 7 days to departure, a fixed cost of Rs 2000 is charged

    If cancellation is done within 2 to 7 days for departure, 50% of the total fee is charged

    If cancellation is done in less than 2 days to departure, there will be no refund

    An additional cancellation fee of Rs 500 will be deducted as processing fee where applicable.

    Rules on trip

    Mobile phones are not allowed on the program. The attempt to use phones disrupts the program and engagement of the child. If carried, cell phones can be confiscated, and any violation of this rule will be dealt with strictly.

    Youreka will accept no responsibility for loss or theft of any article.

    Food items like cola cans, chips, biscuits, snacks etc. are not allowed on campus. It makes the wilderness campuses unsafe.

    Participants have to carry their own bags. Parents can put a name tag on their child's bag.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    There will be no direct communication with children or staff on campus during the course of the program. Parents can check-in with the supplier for updates on their child's progress if required.

    No cash is required on the programme. Children may carry a maximum of Rs. 2000 to buy some memorabilia on campus.

    The campuses are substance free. Participants found using tobacco or alcohol will be sent back without any refund and the costs will be borne by the parent.

    Participants will be briefed regarding the rules and regulations, especially those related to safety and discipline before the program starts, and during the program. They are expected to abide by the rules or risk being sent back at own cost.
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
    • Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • All accommodation in tents on sharing basis

    • All meals as specified
    • Expert supervision
    • Pick-up and drop facility from specified points in Bengaluru and Chennai

    Excludes

    • Any costs or services not mentioned in the Inclusions (Jain food can be arranged on special request)

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirt (long/short sleeved)- 5/6
    • Long pants (no tight jeans) 3/4
    • Shorts - 2/3
    • Sweat shirt/thick shirt
    • Track suit
    • Warm/wind proof jacket/sweater
    • Rain coat or waterproof jacket
    • Night dress/loose clothing
    • Towel
    • Undergarments for 7 days (as required)
    • Not to wear - Mobile phones
    • Expensive gadgets and jewellery

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Sleeping bag
    • Sleeping mat
    • Rucksack
    • Tents, stove
    • Relevant safety and technical equipment (based on the activity)

    You need to get

    • Pack everything in one bag that’s easy to carry, preferably a duffle bag/backpack
    • Sports shoes (sturdy-rubber soled) - 2 pairs
    • Sandals/slippers - 1 pair
    • Socks for 7 days (as required)
    • Torch and spare batteries (important)
    • Water bottles (1 ltr) [Important]
    • Whistle [Important]
    • Mosquito repellent tube
    • Sun protection hat/cap
    • Sun-block, lip balm
    • Soap, toothbrush, toothpaste
    • Prescription glasses (If applicable) - 1 extra pair

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.