2-Day Nature & Adventure Camp Outdoor Camp for School Students
India’s leading institution for outdoor education, the Hanifl Centre is located at an altitude of 7000 ft, is ideally placed to provide a facility through which students and visiting faculty can learn about the Himalaya, develop their skills and knowledge in outdoor and environmental education.
The Centre strives to make the best use of its unique location by providing a variety of educational and environmentally conscious programmes through treks, service projects, organic farming, language classes, etc. The centre also contributes to the sustainable development of the region by engendering an appreciation and understanding of the Himalayan environment in future leaders from around the world.
This camp is an introduction to being in the outdoors and includes sessions on tent pitching, staying warm & dry, camp cleanliness, short hikes in the neighbourhood. In addition, there are classroom sessions on the geography of the western Himalaya, environmental issues affecting this area and films on wildlife conservation.
Course Duration: 2 Days at Hanifl Centre & Woodstock School Campus
Participant Limit: Min 15 - Max 30
The Hanifl Centre is a very well designed campus that offers a safe and healthy learning environment. In addition it provides home comfort for upto 40 students and teachers. The campus has security 24×7 with access to Woodstock School’s Health Centre, ambulance service and nearby Landour Community Hospital.
Some of the outdoor learning experiences for students include:
- Creating awareness of Himalayan Biodiversity.
- Recognizing flora and fauna of this area.
- Learning about the people and culture.
- Learning about mountain agriculture and its challenges.
- Appreciating the beauty of the Himalaya.
- Importance of its conservation, with hands-on work at the Jabarkhet Nature Reserve.
- Learning outdoor climbing skills.
- Teamwork and team building exercises.
PROGRAMME & SCHEDULE:
Module Length: 2 Days
DAY 1 - Arrival & welcome at Hanifl Centre; introduction to outdoor living skills; introduction to local geography; camp activities.
DAY 2 - Introduction to climbing, nature walks, organic farming and discussions on conservation.
- Forests around Hanifl Centre & Landour, Mussoorie
- Jabarkhet Nature Reserve, Mussoorie
Hanifl Centre for Outdoor Education and Environmental Study is an outreach of Woodstock School - Celebrating over 164 years in the Himalaya. Since its inception, Hanifl Centre has attracted institutions from India and around the world for environmental education and outdoor learning experiences in the Himalaya.
Packing List Ideal for Courses at Hanifl Centre
Mentioned below are the inclusions of the course, along with a broad list of basic items we recommend all participants should carry. You can always create your own pack-list based on your personal needs and medical requirements.