Nature Camps & Farm Visits

All our Nature Camps take place at Organic and Biodiversity farms where day trips and overnight programmes are learning based with many  activities, exposure minds to outdoors and understanding the world of nature.

We cover nearly 15 activities like Waterfall trek/ Sunset Treks, Village walk & Livelihood learning, Bonfire, Astronomy, Yoga, Birdwatching, Hands-on farm activity, Cow washing, Harvest-prepare-cook process of farm produce, Honeybee behaviour, Composting with Earthworms, Baking over Bonfire, covering various areas of a farm like Horticulture knowledge, Medicinal plants, Mixed farming practice, Tree giants etc  

We use Storytelling and Imagination for children to learn, grasp and love the natural world and teach by demonstration and hands-on activities making this relevant to age groups 8 years to 15 years.

Our Itineraries for DAY TRIPS and OVERNIGHT CAMPS below   

DAY FIELD TRIP (9:30 am – 3:30 pm)

9:30  am – Reach the farm (1.5 hour drive from the city)

10:30 – 1:00 pm

1. The Big Banyan Tree
2. Rainwater harvesting practices
3. Composting with worms
4. Importance of cows and manure
5. Horticulture, practice of growing many together
5. Tree walk and explanation in detail with stories on biodiversity and plants
6. Beekeeping and how these insects are important
7. Solar energy stored at the farm
8. 100% sustainable space which recycles water and composts all food

1:30 pm -2:30 pm – Enjoy an authentic lunch spread, pure vegetarian, served on a banana leaf with many vegetables and pulses from the same soil!

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Outdoor games/ Fun Q & A session and depart

OVERNIGHT NATURE CAMPS (24 hours/ 2 Nights 3 days)

ITINERARY
MORNING Day 1
– Arrival and Breakfast (Organic, simple, south Indian)
– Farm walk and learning part 1, we cover all these areas
1. The Big Banyan Tree
2. Rainwater harvesting practices 
3. Composting with worms
4. Importance of cows and manure
5. Horticulture, practice of growing many together
5. Tree walk and explanation in detail with stories on biodiversity and plants
6. Beekeeping and how these insects are important
7. Solar energy stored at the farm
8. 100% sustainable space which recycles water and composts all food

AFTERNOON DAY 1

Activities
– We have pottery session called ‘Mitti under your hands’ each participant gets to make their own
– Fun tractor ride through the space

EVENING DAY 1
– Early evening – SUNSET TREK AND VILLAGE EXPOSURE to the nearby farm, this a truly spectacular experience. We leave at a certain time and watch a sunset on top of a hillock which overseas the forest reserve
– BONFIRE COOKING, children share what they have learnt with us and we take a feedback session for the day
– Light indoor games

MORNING Day 2
 – YOGA SESSION

Any 2 of the below FARM ACTIVITIES for the children
1. Building a soil bed
2. Mulching
3. Adding a rich organic farm made solution

Children will learn the importance of a nourished, insect and microbe filled soil as part of their present classroom learning. The connect between the natural world and a living soil will be observed

– Understanding how a Medicinal Herb area plays a large role in flora and fauna
– Harvesting for the kitchen and watch how fresh farm meals are made, the children interact with our cooks who are from the locality

AFTERNOON DAY 2
Lunch and rest
– Drawing on stone and sketching
– Memory games with a focus on environmental themes and topics
– Treasure hunt

EVENING DAY 3
Stargazing Workshop session (Optional) with Astronomy expert 

Dinner will be served

Day 3 MORNING
After breakfast the children depart back to school 

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