Terratribes Sample Programs

TRIP FACTS

Best seasons: December to March
Best group size: 10 to 30
Ages: 7-18
Highlights: Outdoor adventure, culture awareness, environment care

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Knots, Climbing ability, Belaying, River reading, Hiking, Biking ,Caving, Camping , Zip-line, Abseiling, Navigation, Food Preparation and Cooking, Local handicraft, Tea ceremony, Leave No Trace Methods & Ethics, Self care

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Character, Communication, Empathy, Independence, Problem Solving, Responsibility, Self-Awareness, Self Confidence, Team Living

Yangshuo Winter Camp

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Yangshuo

Yangshuo Town,in Guangxi Province, the home of Terratribes, is a small picturesque Chinese village situated on the banks of the Li River. This rural and agricultural region is especially dominated by limestone karsts: steep tree covered mounds ranging from 100-300m high. Yangshuo makes the most of its natural beauty and caters well to travelers\' needs by offering a variety of adventurous activities such as rock climbing, caving, and bike riding and hiking. While maintaining its traditional laid-back feel, Yangshuo has a surprisingly large international community drawn by the traditional lifestyle, stunning environment and abundance of outdoor activities.

 

D1 Course start, welcome and introductions, course overview
Environment care lesson-Leave No Trace workshop/Campsite setup
Night walk and discovery the insects
Camping/Hut options

D2 Section 1: Orienteering skills development. Map reading, compass instruction and teamwork
Section 2: Orienteering skills practice in real, orienteering hike in small group with use of map and compass alone the Karst river
The camp chef lesson: hand-made wood fire pizza making
Camping/hut options

D3 Rock challenge (Use of gears, knot skills, belay skills and team encouragement)
Rope skills (Zip-line, abseiling and team achievement)
Camping/Hut options

D4 Culture awareness and achievement (Hand fan painting with local master)
Culture awareness and achievement (Tea picking and ceremony with local master)
Camping/hut options

D5 Explore the Karst peaks by the wheels, meet the local farmers in the rural villages
Explore the mysterious Karst cave in the dark
Camping/Hut options

D6 Culture awareness and achievement (Treasure hunt on West Street)
Course end. Departure home