Junior Ranger Camp is two nights experience in the wild and children will receive a junior ranger T-shirt and cap as well as a wildlife module booklet.
During game drives and other activities, children will be taught how to identify mammals, birds, plant species and even stars. They will gain a great understanding of conservation and our precious ecosystems.
They will be quizzed on the content and will receive a certificate of completion.
This experience aims at:
1. Enriching young minds
2. Being a once in a lifetime experience
3. Teaching Conservation
Day 01: Grahamstown – Kuzuko Lodge (Addo Elephant National Park)
09:15 – Depart Albany sports field and head towards Kuzuko Lodge via the R400.
11:15 – Arrival at Kuzuko, we set up camp at the foot of the Zuurberg mountain range. Safety briefing.
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Junior Rangers will be split in two groups of 4 and given their first task of assembling a Totem animal out of material found around the lodge.
16:00 – Team presentations on their totem animal
19:00 – Braai time
20:00 – Astronomy / Star Gazing.
Day 2: Kuzuko Lodge – Addo Elephant National Park – Kuzuko Lodge
05:30-06:30 – Wake up / Breakfast.
06:45 – Depart for Addo Elephant National Park.
During our trip to Addo we will cover workbook modules on:
- History of Addo Elephant National Park
- Plants and trees
- Animal behaviour.
13:30 – Lunch.
14:30 – Depart Addo Elephant National Park.
15:30 – Arrival at Kuzuko Lodge.
16:00 – Power point presentation given by wildlife guide Luke Beckmann on the days modules.
17:30 – Short hike into the Zuurberg Mountains.
During our hike we will cover workbook modules on:
- Khoi / San Rock Paintings.
- Collecting water.
- Basic biomes.
- Spiders / Scorpions. (special light to find scorpions in the dark)
19:30 – Braai time
21:30 – Lalapanzi