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Yercaud Kids' Camp (12-14 yrs, ex Bangalore/Chennai)
Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
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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 mountain biking.

    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 12-14 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 mountain biking in the great outdoors
    • 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

    Fine print

    Rules on the 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.

    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.

    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.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Bengaluru: Youreka office | Chennai: Chennai central railway station
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    Drop off point
    Bengaluru: Behind Cubbon Park police station; Chennai: Central railway station
    Mode of transport
    Tata coach/train
    Start point
    Jungle Outback Campus, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
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    End point
    Jungle Outback campsite
    Time of departure
    05:00 AM
    Time of return
    10:25 PM

    Activity Details

    Appropriate Age Group
    12-14 years
    Know How To Swim
    No
    Instructor/Student Ratio
    1:5
    Doctors On Call / At Location
    Yes
    Unisex Or Co-Ed Camp
    Co-ed campsite
    Guides & Instructors Gender
    Male and female both
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes
  • 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.
    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Perform adventurous activities at the campsite.

    Day 2: Activity at the campsite

    Participants wake up early at 6.30 a.m. and enjoy a hearty breakfast. They then spend the first half of the day enjoying a major activity/skill like mountain biking or outdoor survival skills.

    The second half of the day is usually spent on navigational or other activities like using a compass or learning to read a map etc.
    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Enjoy mountain biking and sharpen your skills while on the camp.

    Day 3: Activity at the campsite

    Campers start their day with an early breakfast and then engage in outdoor activities and learn outdoor survival skills. They are also taught about the different types of knots and their importance. Participants end their day with a delicious dinner at the campsite.
    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Enjoy long treks in the wilderness.

    Day 4: Activity at the campsite

    After an early breakfast session, participants learn some more outdoor survival skills like pitching tents, lighting a fire without matchsticks, cook their own food and go on long treks.

    Day 5: Activity at the campsite

    Participants polish their mountain biking skills as they learn to navigate through the twisting and turning terrain.

    They perform intense sessions under expert supervision. This is both a challenging and fun-filled session indeed!
    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Undertake the challenging ropes course and learn other outdoor survival skills.

    Day 6: Activity at the campsite

    Participants are trained to be responsible travellers and learn the significance of the 'leave no trace' principle.

    They also help in cleaning up the campsite and learn a host of outdoor survival skills.

    Day 7: Depart from campsite

    Participants leave the campsite and reach their respective destination by night.

    Bengaluru campers: Arrive at the Queen Victoria statue at 7:30 p.m.

    Chennai campers: Arrive at Chennai central railway station at 10:25 p.m.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chennai/Bengaluru
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    05:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Campsite
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    All Activities Mandatory
    Yes
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Campsite
    End point
    Chennai/Bengaluru
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
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  • 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)
      What not to Wear
    • Mobile phones
    • Expensive gadgets and jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Sleeping bag
    • Sleeping mat
    • Rucksack
    • Tents, stove
    • Cycles
    • Helmets
    • Gloves
    • Elbow pads
    • 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.
  • Day 1: Arrive at the campsite

    Tented accommodation

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

    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Clean and hygienic washrooms in the campsite.

    Day 2: Activity at the campsite

    Tented accommodation

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

    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Enjoy camping in the lap of nature.

    Day 3: Activity at the campsite

    Tented accommodation

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

    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps The beautiful campsite is surrounded by thick green cover.

    Day 4: Activity at the campsite

    Tented accommodation

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

    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Sleep in comfortable and sturdy tents in the wilderness.

    Day 5: Activity at the campsite

    Tented accommodation

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

    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Witness glorious sunsets from the campsite.

    Day 6: Activity at the campsite

    Tented accommodation

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

    /Yercaud Kids Camp Adventure Tamil Nadu Summercamps Make new friends and enjoy camping in the wilderness.

    Day 7: Depart from campsite

    Trip ends before nightfall

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